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Covid, $ 2 trillion loss for tourism in 2021


Nov 29, 2021

Tourism continues to be particularly affected by the Covid emergency. The direct GDP of truism could lose 2 trillion dollars in 2021, as in 2020. Exports related to tourism should remain at 700-800 million dollars, far from the 1,700 billion dollars recorded in 2019. tourism world (OMT), underlining that in 2021 “international tourist arrivals should remain 70-75% lower than in 2019”. Despite recent improvements, stresses the OMT, “the unequal vaccination rates around the world and the new variants could impact a recovery that is already slow and fragile. The economic pressure linked to the pandemic could also weigh on the demand for travel. which is also weighed down by the increase in oil prices and problems related to supply chains “.

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