We’re rounding the bend and heading for normalcy, sort of. Normalcy now means a very different world than when we began this historic situation. Even with social distancing, wearing a mask, and smaller crowds, I truly yearn to be around other people. We are all anxious to see if we can survive in this new normal. Our end game must be to survive and continue offering our visitors and locals a reason to spend time and money in the town and county of Plymouth.
Tourism, as we go through the recovery phases set by the Commonwealth, will have starts and stops. We may move ahead, or go back, depending on the possibility of a virus resurgence in Massachusetts. On our end, See Plymouth has continued working remotely and is returning to the office as of June 8. Our office was sanitized by ServePro this week and we have closed all interior doors to each office separating us from each other. Our hours are such that only one person will occupy an office at a time, except for Tricia and Georgia who are nine feet apart.
By now you have received your See Plymouth guide. Soon we will begin distributing them to those who can use them. Please let us know, as some are no longer allowing anything but digital communications with visitors. When it went to print, we were anticipating a brisk year of activity for the 400th anniversary of the
voyage and the founding of Plymouth. My how things have changed.
We will now pivot our advertising plans toward local and regional visitation and promote our partners as well as the new Plymouth 400 anniversary schedule.
We will be conducting a ZOOM joint board meeting for Destination Plymouth and the Plymouth County CVB on Thursday, June 25 at 9:00 a.m
. We will send out an email blast to remind you. We’d love you to join as we discuss our tourism needs and options. We will also exchange ideas among each other to solve problems we are experiencing.
As a member of the Plymouth Recovery Task Force, I am collaboratively working to share information from this important group. Any problems you need help with, please email or call me and I’ll take it to the task force to help solve. As a way to dispel anxiety, we have come up with a