Coronavirus costs global tourism $ 460 billion January to June: United Nations


The number of travelers fell in the first six months of 2020, the UN said (Act)


The coronavirus crisis cost the global tourism sector $ 460 billion in lost revenue in the first six months of 2020 as the number of travelers fell, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

The revenue lost between January and June is “about five times the loss in international tourism revenue that was recorded in the global economic and financial crisis in 2009,” said a statement from the Madrid-based World Tourism Organization.

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