The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all industries, including the escort industry. Even though the vaccination drive in the UK is in full force, the escort industry is not functioning like the pre-COVID days. In fact, many escort agencies and escorts have changed the way they work.
Social distancing is the key to keeping yourself safe in these times. That is why several escorts are shifting to new ways to cater to their clients and also enjoy a sustainable livelihood. Some of the new measures adopted by the escort industry due to COVID-19 are as follows:
Since clients and escorts are wary of physical contact, many escorts have taken their services online. They are opting for cam work that enables them to provide virtual escort services to their clients and still maintain a relationship with them. Of course, this is a relatively new concept for the escort industry but it is catching on like wildfire and many escorts and their clients are comfortable with it.
While this is not a new line of work as several escorts love to talk dirty and naughty with their regular clients, it is quite a shift in an industry where physical contact between escorts and clients was a necessity. Since the pandemic is not showing signs of going away, phone sex is slowly becoming popular in the escort industry. Many escorts find out from their clients what persona titillates them and they create that persona to fit into the clients’ fantasies. Many industry experts believe that phone sex will become popular in the escort industry as it is convenient, quick, and easy.
COVID Negative Report
The escorts who are still providing physical escort services are performing due diligence to make sure that their clients are infection-free. Some ask clients about their travel and contact history while others ask for a COVID-negative test report. This varies from escort to escort. Even clients want to make sure that escorts have not been exposed to COVID-19 and will choose just those escorts who can assure them. Of course, these discussions are long and lengthy, and as a result, escorts do not provide services to many clients in a single day.
The Bottom Line
There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the escort industry. However, this industry is extremely resilient and the escorts who work as full-time escorts and depend on escort services for their livelihood are resorting to newer ways to meet the needs of their clients.
The pandemic has reduced the work that escorts have and this has impacted their monthly income. Thankfully, with the vaccination drive going in full force, it is anticipated that the UK will be able to beat the pandemic in the near future and that will help to restore order. Once that happens, the escort industry will begin booming again and it will embrace some of the new ways to provide the necessary services to the clients. This industry is known for its creativity and that has come to the forefront during the pandemic.