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International tourist arrivals go down by 70% during the first eight months of 2020

27 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

International tourist arrivals went down by an annualized 70% during the first eight months of this year due to the corona virus pandemic, said the World Tourism Organization .
The Northern Hemisphere's peak summer season was wrecked by travel restrictions, with tourist arrivals down by 81% in July, and by 79% in August, said the UNWTO.
There were 700 million fewer arrivals between January and August compared to the same period last year, leading to a loss in revenue of $730 billion. “This unprecedented decline is having dramatic social and economic consequences, and puts millions of jobs...
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Recovery in international tourism wouldn't happen before the third quarter of 2021

Recovery in international tourism wouldn't happen before the third quarter of 2021

27 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

A United Nations panel forecasts that a return in international tourism wouldn't happen before the third quarter of 2021, due to travel restrictions concerning the corona virus pandemic.
However, few experts from the UNWTO think that the rebound wouldn't happen till 2022. They opined that travel restrictions and border closures are the main obstacle, along with slow containment of the corona virus and low traveler confidence.
The panel said that weak economic conditions and lack of a coordinated response among countries to the pandemic are additional factors affecting international...
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