Almost Half a Million Tourism Jobs Lost due to Covid-19

28th May, 2020 News and Updates

Covid-19 Pandemic has resulted in almost 450,000 workers attached to the Tourism industry both directly and indirectly losing their jobs. Almost all tourist service providers including hotels, destination management companies (DMCs), tourist shops, cultural sites, national parks and restaurants, have been badly affected by the pandemic resulting in temporary and contract workers being out of jobs. Government assistance vital in keeping tourism business afloat during these unprecedented times.

Source: World Socialist Website