The number of international tours decreased by 1 billion or 74% in 2020. The year was the worst for tourism, according to the UN World Tourism Organization.
According to the organization, due to the situation created by the epidemic, the sector’s revenues fell by $ 1.3 billion. That is eleven times more than the losses due to the economic crisis of 2009. It is noted that the epidemic has affected 100-120 million jobs in tourism, most of which are small and medium businesses.
According to the UN World Tourism Organization, tourism in the Asia-Pacific region suffered the most 84% of the epidemic. The number of foreign tourists decreased by 74% in the Middle East and Africa, by 70% in Europe, by 69% in South and North America.