Impact of COVID-19 on Tourism in Small Island Developing States: The COVID-19 pandemic and the mea

The COVID-19 pandemic and the measures introduced to curb its spread take a heavy toll on the tourism sector. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the COVID-19 pandemic will lead to a 20 percent to 30 percent contraction in the tourism sector by 2020.
This prediction is likely to be optimistic for countries that rely on international visitors, as recent regular air traffic data show a decrease of nearly 80% since January 2020.