Tourism in Quarantine; Living in the COVID-19 Era

  • Mohammad Alam Lecturer, Department of Tourism & Hospitality, Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan
  • Mohammad Hanif Khan Assistant Professor, Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, University of Malakand, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Altaf Hussain Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management Sciences, University of Malakand, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Keywords: Corona-virus, COVID-19, Lockdown, Pandemic, Quarantine, Risk, Vulnerability


The Global tourism industry goes through considerable setbacks as a result of the global economic situation on one side and COVID-19 on the other side. The sea, sun, and shrine, silence created a collapsing of tourism economies include small and large tourism-based businesses. The disastrous impact of COVID-19 nearly on every global state has created a situation of life, business, and all at risk. Risks are considered proportional to mobility of tourist while crisis-hit travel business is harder than leisure as travel affect tourism demand. The pandemic converted into a disastrous situation globally. The controlled movement, social distancing, ban of recreational visits, closer of destination and businesses dropped the international and domestic tourism.  The Global tourism peace is in sharp decline up to 70% and the experts expect a loss to business, jobs, and lifestyle activities. The COVID-19 pandemic spreads, shaken the tourism numbers drastically, and will also affect the long-term growth and momentum. The situation of Pakistan is not different from the rest of the world and seems more vulnerable to the tourism rejuvenation strategies by the present Government and the economic situation in the country.

How to Cite
Mohammad Alam, Mohammad Hanif Khan, & Altaf Hussain. (2021). Tourism in Quarantine; Living in the COVID-19 Era. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Economics Review, 2(2), 179-183.