Foreign tourists may not see India as travel hotspot for a while amid surge in Covid cases.
New Delhi: India’s tourism and hospitality sector is likely to suffer a massive setback in business in view of the second wave of novel coronavirus sweeping the country amid heightened expectations that it was moving towards a sound recovery in 2021.
Because of the rapid surge in coronavirus infections, overseas tourists won’t visit India in haste after the country’s image as a safe tourist destination has taken a beating in foreign countries with India becoming the second country in the world to record over 20 million Covid cases. With vaccine rollouts delayed in some places and criticism over the Centre’s handling of the deadly second wave, it seems that international travel could be stalled for years.
Worth mentioning here that international media rubbed salt into tourism wounds by projecting a…