The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions in the global economy. By the end of the first quarter of 2020, the travel to an abrupt halt and significantly impacted the tourism industry. For many developed and developing countries, the tourism sector is a major source of employment, government revenue and foreign exchange earnings.

The Travel & Tourism sector faces a staggering 100 million jobs losses due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The startling figure, based on research from WTTC, has increased by over 30% in the last four weeks, indicating the sheer crisis affecting the sector. The WTTC has alerted G20 Tourism Ministers to the extent of the crisis, as they gathered by virtual conference earlier today. Of the 100.8 million jobs at risk, almost 75 million of them are in G20 countries.

Based on World Economic Forum partner research and the Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index, Argentina’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness study examines ways for Argentina to strengthen these key sectors.

India has moved up six places to rank 34th on world travel and tourism competitiveness index, driven by rich natural and cultural resources and strong price competitiveness, a WEF report said. India's ranking improved from 40th to 34th, the greatest improvement over 2017 among the top 25 per cent of all countries ranked in the report.

A popular tourism destination that opened in recent years in the Tibet autonomous region's rural Nyingchi city has helped local residents shake off poverty.

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is delighted to present the 5th edition of Africa Tourism Monitor, which highlights travel and tourism as one of the fastest-growing and most interconnected sectors in the

The world’s domestic and international tourism industry contributes to 8% of the global greenhouse gas emissions — about four times greater than previously estimated — scientists, including one of

The Climate Council’s ‘Icons at Risk: Climate Change Threatening Australian Tourism’ report shows Australia’s top five natural tourist attractions could be hit by extreme heatwaves, increasing temperatures, rising sea-levels, coastal flooding and catastrophic coral bleaching.

Nainital: The Supreme Court has stayed Uttarakhand high court’s order banning any construction within a radius of 2 km from major lakes in Nainital, including Naini lake.

In his maiden meeting of Tourism Deptt, vows to make J&K sustainable tourism destination

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