Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, the tourist industry around the world has suffered a great loss. Let us know about the 10 countries which have suffered the most.
The tourism industry has suffered greatly due to the coronavirus epidemic worldwide. The industry has broken back due to the closure of airlines and then the hotels turning into quarantine centers. Due to this, the countries whose tourism has contributed a lot in the economy have suffered a lot. Let us know about 10 such countries.
America: America ranks first in the list of countries most affected by Corona in the world. During the epidemic, there has been a big drop in tourism earnings of America. It incurred a loss of $ 147 billion in the first 10 months of the year 2020 and these losses are still continuing.
Spain: According to official ESTA data, only 20 million foreign tourists arrived in Spain in 2020, which is much lower than Spain’s tourism history. In this way it incurred a loss of 46 billion dollars. However, now some tourists have started turning to Spain once again.
France: Most tourists in the world reach France to visit. Every year more than 89 million tourists come to France. However, due to the Corona crisis, there has been a big decline in it. France’s tourism industry has lost 42 billion dollars due to Corona.
Thailand: Thailand has started opening its doors cautiously for foreign tourists and travelers. However, Thailand’s tourism industry has suffered a loss of $ 37 billion due to Corona being the cause of the crisis worldwide. This is the biggest loss to any country in Asia.
Germany: Germany’s tourism industry suffered a loss of $ 34 billion from January to October 2020, the fifth highest in the world. Sanctions were enforced due to the increasing cases of Corona, which are still ongoing. Due to this, the doors of Germany have not been opened to tourists yet.
Italy: Italy emerged as a hotspot at the beginning of Corona. As a result, its tourism industry suffered a lot. Italy suffered a loss of $ 29 billion.
Britain: In the present times, the situation in Britain has started returning again, but there was a time when Corona became uncontrollable here. In a hurry, the government closed the doors for tourists and as a result, the tourism industry suffered a loss of $ 27 billion. However, now things are slowly becoming normal.
Australia: Australia is only slightly behind the UK in terms of losses to the tourism industry. The country’s tourism industry has suffered a loss of $ 27 billion. But now things are looking better. It is being praised all over the world for controlling the corona.
Japan: Japan’s tourism industry has been greatly affected by the Corona epidemic. Japan’s tourism industry has lost 26 billion dollars due to Corona.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong has also been badly affected due to the Corona crisis and its tourism industry has suffered a loss of $ 24 billion. Recently the Hong Kong Tourism Board has prepared a SOP regarding hygiene, through which tourists will be given protection from infection during the journey.