Changes to your business

                                                                       Informed Consent

Dear Participant,

We are the MBA in Global Leadership 2020 class in the Faculty of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island, and we would like to inform you about the aim of the present study “PEI Tourism & COVID 19” which we undertaking as part of the course Business 6610- International Capstone Course

By participating in this survey, you are consenting to participate in this study, which will take approximately 13 minutes to complete. This research has been reviewed and approved by the Business 6610 course instructor, Dr. Melissa James, in accordance with the requirements of the Faculty of Business Departmental Research Ethics Committee.

If you have any questions about the ethical conduct of this study, or about your rights as a participant in the study, please contact Dr. Tina Saksida of the Faculty of Business Departmental Research Ethics Committee, at

Confidentiality of the data and your rights

All the information that you supply during the research will be held in confidence and your name will not appear in any report or publication of the research.

There are no known risks associated with this research. Your participation in this research is completely voluntary. Your decision to stop participating, or to refuse to answer particular questions, will not affect your relationship with the researcher or the University of Prince Edward Island. In the event you withdraw from the study, all associated data collected will be immediately destroyed.

Thank you for your cooperation in this research!

I understand what this study involves and agree to participate. I am not waiving any of my legal rights by agreeing to take part in this study.

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* 1. Are you currently open for the 2020 tourist season?

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* 2. Does your business require physical contact with customers?

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* 3. Has your business adapted any changes in operating procedure due to COVID-19?

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* 4. If yes to Q3, please check all that apply:

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* 5. Has the cost of doing business increased since COVID-19?

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* 6. If yes to Q5, how much has the cost of business increased to-date?