Strong cohesion in times of crisis: bookingkit starts webinar series with tips & tricks for leisure providersFrank Scheibe
bookingkit, Europe’s leading booking software for the digitalisation of leisure experiences, is reacting to the effects of the coronavirus with its own webinar series. In the weekly «help talk», business partners and providers in the tour and activity industry receive helpful advice from industry experts to help them continue to thrive in uncertain times.
Especially in times of crisis it is more important than ever to pull together. Due to the effects of the coronavirus, providers of the experience industry worldwide are facing unexpected challenges. In order to support them in the current situation and to strengthen the idea of partnership, bookingkit is setting up a weekly webinar series with helpful advice for tourism providers. Industry experts will offer, for example, insights into the current market situation and its development. They will also advice on pricing and maintaining sales in times of crisis, how to deal with mass cancellations, the current legal bases and government support measures for providers.
The next «help talk» will take place on Thursday, 26 March, with the German webinar starting at 10 a.m. and the English webinar at 11 a.m.
Immediate measures and long-term options for action
«We want to support our partners as best we can in successfully overcoming the current situation. To this end we provide our expertise and a network of over 6,000 players in the tour and activity industry free of charge», says Lukas Hempel. As founder and managing director of bookingkit, he will answer participants’ questions in the weekly webinar, give helpful tips for immediate measures and point out options for action for a quick re-entry for the time after the Corona crisis. The regular exchange with other players in the industry, such as marketplaces like GetYourGuide or large online travel agencies (OTAs), also plays an important role for bookingkit.