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DW News 27 Apr 2020

Coronavirus puts tourism industry on the edge of collapse

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Tourism is one of the industries that have been worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdowns and travel restrictions. It is estimated global travel will fall by up to 30 percent this year. Europe accounts for half of the world's tourist arrivals and is facing staggering losses. EU ministers are due to hold a virtual summit later today to discuss how they can help an industry in crisis.


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