Virus cost global tourism $460 billion in January-June: UN

SourceArab News
SectorTourism
CountryMiddle east

Virus cost global tourism $460 billion in January-June: UN Virus cost global tourism $460 billion in January-June: UN Virus cost global tourism $460 billion in January-June: UN Teenagers wearing a face mask stroll past a restaurant across Rome's Jewish Quarter on September 15, 2020 during the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus. (AFP) Short Url Virus cost global tourism $460 billion in January-June: UN The last time international tourist arrivals posted an annual decline was in 2009 Updated 15 September 2020 Follow @arabnews MADRID: The coronavirus crisis cost the global tourism sector $460 billion in lost revenue during the first six months of 2020 as the number of people traveling plunged, the UN said Tuesday. Revenue lost between January and June amounted to “around five times the loss in international tourism receipts recorded in 2009 amid the global economic ...read more...