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COVID-19 Industry Pulse Check

Data Snapshot: March 27-30, 2020

Destination Organization Operations

Virtually all destination organizations have moved to full-time remote operations, with 98% of survey respondants reporting a minimum of part-time remote work.
KEY: MAR. 27 | APR. 2

Graph: 48% of CVBs are operating at normal hours

Graph: 84% of CVBs are working remotely

Anticipated Short-Term Budget Cuts

Anticipated short-term budget cuts have significantly increased since last week's survey, with 40% of organizations anticipating budget cuts of at least 50%. This is an increase of 23% over last week's results.
KEY: MAR. 27 | APR. 2

Graph: 60% of CVBs anticipate budget cuts of at least 35%

Personnel

Destination organizations are looking to cut costs in a variety of ways, with the most popular being reduction of professional development. The largest increase in cost reduction from the previous week is the elimination of positions.
KEY: MAR. 27 | APR. 2

Graph: 74% of CVBs anticipate a reduction of professional development

Data Snapshot: March 20-24, 2020

Destination Organization Operations

We have found that that majority of destination organizations globally are maintaining normal operating hours, with almost all FTE staff working at least part-time remote.

Graph: 74% of CVBs are working normal hours

Graph: 63% of CVBs are working remotely

Anticipated Short-Term Budget Cuts

The majority of destination organizations anticipate some kind of short-term budget cuts, with most expecting cuts in the range of 20-50%.

Graph: 83% of CVBs anticipate budget cuts of less than 50%

Personnel

Destination organizations are looking to cut costs in a variety of ways, with the most popular being reduction of professional development.

Graph: 52% of CVBs anticipate a reduction of professional development