Exploring Innovative Digitalisation for Tourism MSMEs in Developing APEC Economies: What Can We Learn from Tourism's Response to COVID-19?

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Exploring Innovative Digitalisation for Tourism MSMEs in Developing APEC Economies: What Can We Learn from Tourism's Response to COVID-19?

Publication Number

APEC#221-TO-04.1

Published Date

October 2021

Type of Publication

Proceedings

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Tourism Working Group(TWG)

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166

Pages

36

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Description

This report lists the key insights and resulting recommendations identified during the online workshops to support the resilience, immediate outcomes, and longer-term growth of successful digital innovation for tourism MSMEs and their support organizations. The report distils down to key learnings and opportunities, the conversations, presentations, research, and outputs from the online digital workshops. These are summarized under the following four key response areas: barriers; benefits; innovative solutions being implemented; and solutions for how economies can offer support for MSMEs to overcome the challenges of digitalization.