Travel and Corona Virus Covid 19 Pandemic

How The CoronaVirus (Covid-19) Pandemic Will Influence On The World Tourism

The novel Corona spread around the globe. This Covid-19 pandemic is truly terrifying. This pandemic is not only limited to humans. It also becomes terror for the travel industry and causes masses of revenue losses in world tourism.

After the break of Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, tourism and other industries of the world have fallen compared to sectors like agriculture, farming, fishing, forestry, fishing, real estate, or others.

Travel Restrictions During Coronavirus Pandemic
Travel Restrictions

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, if the pandemic continues for some more months then there will be a global loss of 80 million jobs and $2.1 trillion in revenue.

Here the question comes…What is Coronavirus?

What is the Corona Virus and its Symptoms?

CoronaVirus are a large family of viruses transmitted between animals and people that cause illness starting from the common cold to several severe problems such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV)

Reports say that Corona infection may cause mild to several and can be incurable in some. The common symptoms are fever, cough, and shortness of breath, sore throat, and problems in breathing.

In much more severe cases, the patient can suffer from pneumonia or severe acute respiratory syndrome, particularly in those chronic it’s dominated the health conditions, and caused death.

As per the data of WHO, there are 6.45 Million confirmed cases, 387K deaths, and around 2.56 million people have recovered worldwide.

Coronavirus Pandemic

Influence of CoronaVirus (Covid-19) Pandemic on the World Tourism:

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, several tourists’ places around the globe which include museums, amusement parks, and sports complexes are affected.

As a 2019-20 coronavirus outflow, 216 countries, areas, and territories have applied entry bans, quarantines and travel restrictions in their most affected areas.

No visitors on the beach

Travel restrictions by the different countries


As of the latest reports from the tourism board of Australia, the total economic sector cost will be $5.5 billion. The earnings of the Casinos are the downfall. The locality of Australia like the Gold Coast and Cairns lost apparently more than $700 million.


As per the statistical office of Bosnia, the number of foreign tourists who visited the Bosnian Federation in March fell by 79 percent to 9,660 annually.  The tourists in Bosnia tear down by 73 percent to 31,181 within 24 hours.

By March 2020, international arrivals in Bosnia are down by 81 percent year on year.


As we speak about Bulgaria, the entry of International travelers in March-April drops by 43.7% per year. Travelers from Serbia and Greece are allowed for business trips, family ties, transport purposes, and charitable causes by June 1, 2020, without undergoing quarantine for 14 days.


COVID-19 also influenced the tourism sector of Croatia. The data showed that foreign entrances in Croatia in March drop down 75% year-by-year.


According to earlier data, the foreign income in Cyprus demolished by 67.4% year-on-year. Now Cyprus is back on the tourism track

Currently, the Cyprus government announced to pay holiday costs of infected tourists.

The government is all set to pay their accommodations, medications, and nutritious food for the patients and their families.

Cyprus tourism accounted for around 15% of the country’s GDP last year, and so the government is trying to bring tourists back as soon as possible.

Hong Kong

The most popular tourist places in Hong Kong also slashed their border due to the Coronavirus. Till the date Hong Kong has 1,103 confirmed cases, 1,045 recovered, and 4 deaths.

Going through the sources, foreign entrances in Hong Kong tear down by 99.3 year-on-year in April 2020.

Covid 19 Cases in Hong Kong
Covid-19 Cases in Hong Kong


The world’s largest coronavirus lockdown is having a negative impact on the tourism of India. Till the date, India has more than 237K confirmed cases, 114K recovered, and more than 6642 deaths as of 6th June 2020 data.

As per the sources, foreign entrances in India fell down by 75% by April 2020.

Covid 19 India Data
Covid-19 India


Japan is also one of the most visited countries in the world. The corona lockdown has blocked the tourist’s arrival in Japan.

As per the current sources, foreign arrivals in April 2020 teardown by 99.9% year by year.


On 16 March 2020, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture announced that a variety of tourist attractions across Malaysia will remain closed until 30 March 2020 including a tourist information center, the National Arts Gallery, craft centers, the Lenggong Archeological Museum, the Malaysian National Archives, memorial centers, and the Malaysian National Library.


As per the current data the foreign incoming in Serbia downfall by 75% due to the influence of the pandemic coronavirus.


The country Slovenia is badly affected by COVID-19. Till the date the nation has more than 1,481 confirmed cases, 1359 recovered and more than 109 deaths.

Covid 19 Cases in Slovenia
Covid-19 Cases in Slovenia

Not only are the sectors like farming, fishing, construction industries badly affected. However, due to the pandemic attacks, tourist arrivals dropped down by 84 percent year-on-year in April 2020.

South Korea

The outbreak of coronavirus poorly affected the tourism of South Korea. Till the date, there are 11,719 cases, 10,531 recovered and more than 273 confirmed deaths in South Korea.

Covid 19 Cases in South Korea
Covid-19 Cases in South Korea

South Korea is expected to lose more than 3 trillion which the country earned in the tourism revenue.

The arrivals of foreigners tear down by 99.6 percent by April 2020 year-on-year.

Sri Lanka

The coronavirus outbreak badly affected the tourism sector of the country. Till the date the beautiful country Sri Lanka has more than 1806 confirmed cases, 891 recovered, and 11 death cases.

Covid 19 Cases in Sri Lanka
Covid-19 Cases in Sri Lanka

As per the current sources, the foreign arrivals decreased by 70.8% year-on-year in March 2020.


The coronavirus outbreak shut down places like Pattaya, Phuket, Krabi, and others.

As per the current statistics, the foreign arrivals in Thailand broke down by 80 percent year on year.


The Corona Virus outbreak badly affected the tourism sectors of Turkey.

As per the current sources, the incoming foreigners in March 2020 tore down by 68% annually.


As we all know for Nepal, tourism is the most important factor for the development of the nation. Nepal is highly rich in natural heritage and cultural diversity, and also depends on the tourist for the overall development.

In the current situation, Nepal planned to host the Visit Nepal Year 2020, but unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic caused the entire event to be postponed that was going to happen this year.

Covid 19 Cases in Nepal
Covid-19 Cases Nepal

Till now, there are more than 3,235 cases, 365 recovered and 13 deaths in Nepal as of 6th June 2020 reports.

Note: All the Covid-19 cases and their data mentioned above are till the date of 6th June 2020.

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Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on the World Tourism
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Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on the World Tourism
Covid-19 pandemic has badly impacted the world economy and in the future, its high effect will continue on World Tourism. According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, if the pandemic continues for some more months then there will be a global loss of 80 million jobs and $2.1 trillion in revenue. In this article, you will know how the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic will impact world tourism and different country's travel industry.
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