Journalists and travel bloggers are questioning how to talk about travel these days and whether to talk about it at all. Social media users are shying away from posting their locations in fear of being shamed. In the meantime, the travel industry continues to struggle and is experiencing the largest downturn in its history.
After months of stay-at-home orders, many people have slowly started reuniting with their loved ones, getting out of their hometowns and visiting tourist sites. Some would consider this irresponsible behavior that can put thousands of people at risk.
So, is it bad to travel and promote traveling these days? As I’ve realized while browsing articles on this topic, the answer is complicated and comes with numerous caveats.
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