Sustainable Tourism after COVID-19: Insights and recommendations for Asia and the Pacific
Hear from Dr Johanna Loehr on the six steps to sustainable tourism post pandemic as detailed in the Asian Development Bank Study - Sustainable Tourism after COVID-19: Insights and recommendations for Asia and the Pacific.
The report looks at recovery post COVID-19 and the opportunity presented to address tourism’s existing shortfalls and vulnerabilities by putting in place measures that enable tourism to contribute more holistically to sustainable, inclusive and resilient development.
Dr Johanna Loehr is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Griffith Institute for Tourism.
Johanna’s research focuses on increasing the net benefits tourism creates for the wider system in which it occurs. She conducted her PhD on reducing climate change risk to destinations in Vanuatu holistically.
Beyond tourism and climate change, her research interests cover sustainability, regeneration and well-being, resilience and policy making in tourism. Johanna has years of experience working in sustainable tourism, having completed projects for both governments and the private sector.
She was a contributing author to Chapter 15 Small Islands of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6, WGII).