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IAAPA assembles member resources for Coronavirus outbreak


IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, has gathered a range of resources for members regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

IAAPA has assembled resources to help aid its members affected by and during the outbreak of the coronavirus. The association is carefully monitoring the situation around the world and has made the below resources available for members.

Members who require immediate assistance should email Joey Zhang or June Ko.

IAAPA Asia Pacific Information Exchange Group

IAAPA has coordinated an information exchange group of attractions industry professionals based in the Asia-Pacific region. This group will be available for IAAPA members to connect with if they are in need of support due to the outbreak.

IAAPA members and facilities will be able to discuss a range of issues with members of this group. For example, communication with guests, operational protocols, prior epidemic communications used in the past and more. When contacting the group by email, members must include their IAAPA member ID and company name.

Details of how to contact the group can be found here. The opinions and advice offered by this group may not reflect the official position of IAAPA, but are a gesture of goodwill and sharing within the global attractions community.

IAAPA Webinar: Coronavirus Protocols for Visitor Attractions

A webinar dealing with coronavirus protocols for visitor attractions will take place on Tuesday 18 February, from 7 – 8.15 pm HKT. During this session, members will be able to hear from attractions industry leaders from facilities, both open and currently closed, across the Asia Pacific region. These professionals will share what protocols are in place at their facilities in response to the situation. They will also discuss best practice and the best way to maintain effective communication.

More information on the seminar and how to join can be found here.

IAAPA also recently announced that registration is now open for its annual Leadership Summit, which takes place in Los Angeles, California, from 11 – 13 March 2020.

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Charlotte Coates is Features Editor at Blooloop. She is from Brighton, UK and previously worked as a librarian. She has a strong interest in arts, culture and information and graduated from the University of Sussex with a degree in English Literature. Charlotte can usually be found either with her head in a book or planning her next travel adventure.

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