005: COVID19 Impact on Daily Life And Travel
Release Date: 03/30/2020
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In this episode, we talk about COVID19’s impact on the travel industry and our daily lives.
We start with how fast the pandemic spread in Italy, and our decision-making process to reschedule TBEX Europe 2020 in Catania Italy. We also talk about new dates for TBEX Europe 2020.
We then have an in-depth discussion with Angelo Carotenuto; Founder and CEO of LivItaly Tours. Angelo is joining us from Rome and his story gives you a glimpse into what a tour operator’s business looks like and how COVID19 changed everything. We discuss how Covid-19 has impacted their business, the travel industry and daily life in Italy.
We also check in with our NEW Co-Conference Director for TBEX North America; Tomiko Harvey and TBEX Europe Conference Director Shane Dallas to hear about life on the ground in Murfreesboro Tennessee and Nairobi Kenya. Tomiko and Shane share some tips and suggestions that content creators work on while the world is standing still.
Palle talks about the current status in Cape Town, South Africa, and Rick shares what life is like Temecula California during the COVID19 Pandemic.
Rick Calvert, TBEX.
Palle Bo, The Radio Vagabond.
Produced by Radioguru.