Leaving behind a year in Turkey pandemic, vacation plans began to be made in the arrival of spring. According to the survey conducted by 24 Hours of Business, the application that brings candidates and employers together, 90 percent of employees think they need a vacation. 61 percent of the respondents stated that they will make a vacation plan this summer, while 68 percent stated that they can do everything they want such as vaccines, tests, extra documents that can be requested to go on vacation. While 72 percent of the participants said they think the tourism sector will revive this summer, 80 percent stated that the employment rate in tourism should increase.
As we entered the spring month, vacation plans started to be made. While another summer that will pass in the shadow of the pandemic awaits us, the number of people waiting for the revival of tourism with the measures taken is quite high. According to the survey conducted by 24 Hours of Business, the application that brings candidates and employers together, 90 percent of employees think they need a vacation. 61 percent of the respondents stated that they will plan a vacation this summer.
57 percent did not take a vacation last summer
The first case was found in March 2020 in Turkey. Last summer was the first summer in the shadow of the pandemic. As well as those who went on holiday, there were also those who found the holiday risky against the measures taken and spent it at the summer house. While 57 percent of the respondents stated that they did not take a vacation last year, 43 percent stated that they went on holiday. "Do you find it dangerous to go on vacation?" While 57 percent of the participants answered yes to the question, 43 percent stated that they did not have any hesitation.
80 percent wanted an increase in tourism employment
Tourism was one of the sectors most affected by the pandemic. Therefore, employees in this sector were also affected, many employees faced unemployment. 72 percent of the respondents said they think tourism will revive this summer. While 81 percent of the participants stated that the employment rate in the tourism sector decreased during the pandemic, 80 percent stated that the employment rate in tourism should increase.
Destination local tourism
The priority of those who plan a vacation is domestic travel. 64 percent of the participants stated that they will have a domestic holiday, while 36 percent stated that they can make a plan abroad. It was seen that the course of the pandemic in America was effective in holiday plans. While 71 percent of those who said that they could have a holiday abroad stated that they would prefer Europe, the rate of those who said that they would prefer America was 29 percent. "Can you investigate the epidemic situation in the country / city you will go to?" 85 percent of the participants answered "yes" to the question.
The price still matters
Although hygiene and non-crowded environments come to the fore in our preferences, materiality still maintains its importance during the holiday. 54 percent of the respondents stated that they will pay attention to the location and price of the hotel they will prefer, while 46 percent stated that they will pay attention to not being crowded and being clean.
The rate of those who say "we can do whatever is necessary" is 68 percent.
In pandemic conditions, especially relocation is possible under strict control. However, this does not seem to deter holidaymakers. 68 percent of the participants answered yes to the question, would you do anything you want to go on vacation, such as vaccines, tests and extra documents.
Vaccination passport found positive
In the shadow of the epidemic, new applications for a holiday are also on the agenda. The European Union continues to work for the vaccine passport, which will include coronavirus vaccines and negative test results. The World Health Organization announced that the vaccine passport is perhaps inevitable for this summer, but it is not a mandatory recommendation by them. While 67 percent of the participants thought that the vaccine passport would be a good practice, 33 percent did not see it as a necessary practice.
"The tourism sector is expected to become active"
Mert Yıldız, one of the founders of 24 Hours Is, stated that the pandemic affected sectors such as food and beverage, tourism and retail the most and said: “
“With the normalization and summer months, we think that the tourism, food and beverage, real estate and retail sector will re-activate. We predict that there will be an increase in jobs, especially in professions such as waiter, barista and cook. With the arrival of summer and the spread of the vaccine, it is predicted that the tourism sector will become active. In these sectors, there will be an increase in both the search for employees and the job demand. "
"We started our preparations as 24 Hours Work"
Gizem Yasa, one of the founders of 24 Hours Business, stated that they will be with the job seekers and companies seeking employees as 24 Hours Job in this process and said, “Especially when sectors such as food and beverage and tourism become active, both companies seeking employment and job seekers will increase and at this point 24 There will be a lot of work per hour. We started our preparations on this subject. We have established an infrastructure where we can follow up the new candidates in the sector and inform both sides immediately about the correct matches according to the opened sectors.