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These are the places that rely the most on tourism around the world, and could be the worst-hit as travel collapses

Business Insider Logo By sbaker@businessinsider.com (Sinéad Baker) of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 26: The coronavirus pandemic has halted global travel, hammering tourism around the world.Some countries rely heavily on tourism for their economies. They will most likely be the worst affected as borders stay closed and people fear traveling.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Global travel has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, which has reached almost every country and prompted lockdowns and border closings.As some countries get their outbreaks under control, tourism hot spots are rushing to find ways to attract tourists and reassure them that they will be safe.But even with their best efforts, travel will be hampered by government restrictions, lingering fears from travelers themselves, and household budgets that can ill-afford lavish vacations in the inevitable recessions around the world.These are the countries and territories, based on World Bank data for tourism as a percentage of gross domestic product reported by Quartz, that rely the most on visitors:Read the original article on Business Insider

These are the places that rely the most on tourism around the world, and could be the worst-hit as travel collapses

  • The coronavirus pandemic has halted global travel, hammering tourism around the world.
  • Some countries rely heavily on tourism for their economies. They will most likely be the worst affected as borders stay closed and people fear traveling.
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

Global travel has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, which has reached almost every country and prompted lockdowns and border closings.

As some countries get their outbreaks under control, tourism hot spots are rushing to find ways to attract tourists and reassure them that they will be safe.

But even with their best efforts, travel will be hampered by government restrictions, lingering fears from travelers themselves, and household budgets that can ill-afford lavish vacations in the inevitable recessions around the world.

These are the countries and territories, based on World Bank data for tourism as a percentage of gross domestic product reported by Quartz, that rely the most on visitors:

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