The travel, tourism and hospitality industry has been decimated by the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.
Countries are still actively battling the deadly virus but societies and industries are now also looking to rebuild and reemerge from the crisis.
The recovery process for the travel industry will be complicated and lengthy.
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Here are some of the key details about COVID-19:
- Over 22,052,770 cases have been confirmed.
- Almost 777,480 deaths recorded.
- Number of cases “recovering” from symptoms over 14,795,840. The remainder are still under observation or quarantine.