According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, the tourism sector faces a staggering 100 million jobs losses due to the coronavirus pandemic, increasing by over 30% in the last four weeks.

The WTTC has alerted G20 Tourism Ministers to the extent of the crisis, with almost 75 million of the 100.2 million are in G20 countries.

Its analysis also shows the economic loss to the world economy is up to US$2.7 trillion of GDP, from US$2.1 trillion a month ago.

Travel & Tourism contributes more than 10% of Global GDP, and for nine successive years has outpaced the growth of the global economy.

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