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Country Economist, Indonesia Resident Mission, Asian Development Bank
Anna Fink is Country Economist at the Indonesia Resident Mission of ADB where she is responsible for implementation of the Country Partnership Strategy and Country Knowledge Plan. She is also the country focal for operations and knowledge related to climate change and sustainable tourism. She was formerly a member of ADB’s Regional Cooperation and Integration Thematic Group. She has a master’s degree in Development Management from the London School of Economics and has volunteered on a wide variety of development projects in Africa and South America.
Instead of recapturing the tourism of the pre-pandemic era, countries should strive to create a new kind of tourism that is more closely aligned to the SDGs.
Real-time data is critical for reopening borders, managing destinations, and for the industry to build back better from the crisis.
This policy brief looks at three scenarios for reviving tourism: promoting domestic tourism, bilateral travel bubbles, and subregional travel bubbles.