Up to 75 million jobs are at immediate risk in global tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. The alarming figure shows a tourism GDP loss to the world economy of up to US$2.1 trillion in 2020.
The Singapore Tourism Board has rolled out the SG Clean quality mark to the tourism and lifestyle sectors as it seeks to rebuild trust in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
The Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic games will be moved to next year as the world battles the coronavirus outbreak. The event had been due to begin on July 24th.
The government body warned international travel is becoming very limited as air routes are suspended, land borders close and new restrictions are put in place that prevent flights from leaving.