Global economy

Tourism is a significant part of many economies

05/06/2020 JPG

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had very tangible impacts on tourism, and the immediate and immense shock to the sector is affecting the wider economy. As governments around the world have introduced unprecedented measures to contain the virus, restrictions on travel, business operations and people-to-people interactions have brought the tourism economy to a standstill.

See: Tourism Policy Responses to the coronavirus (COVID-19)