How bad was it? 50% to 70% loss, cry stakeholders
Come COVID and tourism along with few other industries and sectors have fallen flat and that was quick and fast. The technological revolution that brought us closer together by making travel and tourism easy and affordable is of no use as tourists are not willing to risk and travel but the good news is that the hospitality sector, especially the high-end ones, are taking all precautions for their guests. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, the trade group, representing major global travel companies, projects a global loss of 75 million jobs and $ 2.1 trillion in revenue. In India domestic tourists kept it going for Goa for a brief period till the second wave hit. VIKANT SAHAY talked to tourism stakeholders in Goa to know more about how their businesses were affected.
The business of tourism is not showing good signs. With no chartered flights and virtually no foreign…