Written by: Lin Yingxian
Last update date: 2021-01-20 13:07
The new crown pneumonia epidemic has lasted for a year, and the tourism industry is close to shutting down. Dongying Tour announced yesterday (19th) the demobilization of 120 Japanese and long-line tour guides, involving 20 million severance payments.
The executive director of Dongying Tour, Yun Guoquan, described the decision as “sad but very positive” and “extraordinary arrangements”. He hoped that employees would have money to spend the Lunar New Year. He described his colleagues that he understood that the company would spend 20 million yuan to compensate employees during this difficult period. He was very supportive The company's decision.
Bao Guoquan emphasized that there is no further layoff plan for the time being. The company is very confident about the prospects of the tourism industry. It is believed that after the epidemic eases, the public will travel in "retaliatory style" and urge the authorities to arrange for citizens to be vaccinated as soon as possible. The confidence of tourists.
Dongyingyou opened an online store last year to sell Japanese and Korean fruit and food. Bao Guoquan described the online store as operating well, but frankly it cannot be compared with the previous travel business.
Bao Guoquan said on the Hong Kong and Taiwan program "Millenniums" this morning (20th) that he notified 120 Japanese and long-term tour guides to return to the company and told them to dismiss the entire department. He described the company's actions as "sad but very positive. Extraordinary arrangements.”
He said that as the Lunar New Year is approaching, it is difficult for colleagues to earn a living on basic salary alone. Most of the unpaid colleagues have now switched to other occupations, such as taxi driving or food delivery. There is a certain gap between their income and their own income. He hopes to calculate severance pay as soon as possible to allow them "You have money to help you."
He continued that the company opened an online store in May last year to sell Japanese and Korean fruit foods. He described that the online store is operating well and already has "fans", but frankly it cannot be compared with the previous travel business. "Next", there is no further layoff plan for the time being, but depending on the needs of different departments, unpaid leave will continue to be implemented.
Bao Guoquan said frankly that the company faced huge losses in the first half of last year, but he still has great confidence in his future career and tourism.
The dawn of the epidemic has not yet appeared, and the tourism industry has been frozen for a year. Bao Guoquan admitted that the company faced huge losses in the first half of last year and is now using reserves and capital injections. However, he still has great confidence in the future business and tourism and emphasized that the company must We will continue to do so. If the tourism industry is lucky enough to resume in September, different tourist spots, such as Southeast Asia and Japan, will be resumed in order, and long-term tours will be resumed later.
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He expects that Japan will recover faster than the European group. The company has booked seats and hotels with airlines and is ready to pick up the group at any time. He believes that after the epidemic eases, the tourism industry will have retaliatory consumption. He believes that it is only with dismissed colleagues. Break up briefly" and will re-employ them in the future.
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He continued that Hong Kong's tourism industry has to wait for the vaccine. It does not rule out that other countries require travelers to show proof of vaccination before entering the country. He hopes that citizens will work together and experts will clearly guide citizens on what to do. He hopes that most people will be vaccinated in the next few months. Can increase the confidence of overseas travelers.
He also pointed out that Hong Kong is now defending itself. "The long gate is defending and the forwards are defending." He urged the Hong Kong government to think about how to attack and implement the vaccination plan as soon as possible.
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