Covid-19 travel restrictions leave content creators in limbo

Tan regularly participates in trips organised by tourism agencies for her work. — MIERA NADHIRAH TAN

For many people, travelling is a leisurely activity that allows them to see the world, learn new cultures and experience many wonderful things. But for some, travel is an important part of what they do for a living, and the Covid-19 crisis is threatening their livelihoods.

This is particularly true for social media content creators and travel writers. Many influencers who once fill social media platforms such as Instagram and YouTube with breathtaking travel photos and vlogs now struggle to generate content and keep business afloat.

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