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The South African Tourism Industry After Covid-19

22 June 2022 | PUBLISHED BY admin

The Covid-19 pandemic has devastated the global travel industry with the concomitant bankruptcies, restructurings, and job losses. A less obvious but concerning consequence is how it will impact conservation. In 2018 the United Nations World Tourism Organisation marked a milestone when it estimated that worldwide international tourist arrivals increased by 6% reaching 1.4 billion. This happened two years ahead of its projections. Its latest assessment of the impact of Covid-19 shows a decrease of 22% in the first quarter of 2020 with arrivals in March down 57%. This equates to a loss of 67 million international arrivals and US$80 billion

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