April 1, 2020
COVID-19 INDUSTRY UPDATE #5
Hello Partners and Friends,
As we head into further social distancing and the stay-at-home order through May 4, it is hard to believe that only a few weeks ago, we were going about our business in a normal world. It has been amazing to see the many ways people are taking advantage of this time to reconnect with family and friends, in spite of the challenges ahead.
As we work together, in addition to the confidence that we will beat this virus, there is worry about the economy. This update will be filled with information about grants, loans and other aid offered to those of us in the hospitality and tourism industry.
We have added links to travel and tourism sites like
U.S. Travel Association
MA Lodging Association
American Bus Association
the town of Plymouth
mong others. On our website, for future visitors, we have added a
The See Plymouth staff is working remotely during the stay-at-home order. Our Guidebook and Map have gone to print after a week of final approvals. We are now working on the See Plymouth mini maps that will be available to our visitors and local residents at the MA Visitor Center at Route 3 Exit 5 as well as the See Plymouth Waterfront Visitor Center.
In coming weeks, we will be contacting every member to check in and see how you are weathering the COVID-19 crisis. We have halted all advertising until we have a better handle on what we are facing, and we will begin a new campaign to bring visitors back once we are on the other side of the curve.
Stay safe and healthy and we will see you soon.
Lea Filson, Paula Fisher, Georgia Stanley, Claire MacPherson, John Joyce, Tricia Ellis, Ted Curtin, and Jack Girard