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Coronavirus Cost Global Tourism $460 Billion In January-June: United Nations

The variety of individuals travelling plunged within the first six months of 2020, UN stated (File)


The coronavirus disaster value the worldwide tourism sector $460 billion in misplaced income throughout the first six months of 2020 because the variety of individuals travelling plunged, the UN stated Tuesday.

The quantity of income misplaced between January and June is “around five times the loss in international tourism receipts recorded in 2009 amid the global economic and financial crisis,” the Madrid-based World Tourism Organization stated in a press release.

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