The study investigated impact of COVID-19 pandemic in global travel system. The aim of the study is to ascertain the implication of the COVID-19 on the travel system. Survey research design was used as the study design and structured questionnaire addressing the objectives of the study was developed as instrument for data collection. Eighty (80) participants made up of 40 males and 40 females were purposefully selected bearing in mind the major aim of the study and objectives. Data collected were analyzed using simple descriptive analysis which comprises of frequency of responses and percentage responses from participants. From the analysis of data, result findings showed that COVID1-19 has a significant negative impact on global travel system as it infringes on the level of revenue generation from transport system, makes accessibility to both local and international travel and tourism more difficult from users. Hence, contributing to low economic growth as well as making the standard and mode of travelling quite inaccessible. The study therefore concluded that COVID-19 pandemic has as really caused damage in global travel system, as it has declined the level of revenue generation from the industry which can be used to uplift the standard of living of the individual as well as for economic development. Not only that it reduced revenue generation, but it made it more difficult for tourist, travelers, business men and women alike find it more difficult to get mobility and to access their destination with easy. This as result create economic hardship and inflation.
COVID-19, Impact, Pandemic, Global Travel System
Abaekih Charles Emeka , Prof. Okoye C. , Abaekih Ifeyinwa Stella "Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Global Travel System" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 7 Issue 4 2023 Page 156-164
Abaekih Charles Emeka , Prof. Okoye C. , Abaekih Ifeyinwa Stella "Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Global Travel System" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 7(4)