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MADRID — The UNWTO has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support global tourism amid the pandemic.
Calling it “the most comprehensive tourism dashboard to date,” the Tracker is available for free and covers key tourism performance indicators by month, regions and sub-regions.
With these metrics, travel and tourism companies, and governments, can analyze and compare, in real time, the sector’s recovery around the world.
The tracker includes data on:
The UNWTO says that the massive drop in international travel demand from January through June 2020 has seen a loss of 440 million international arrivals and about US$460 billion in export revenues from international tourism.
That’s five times the loss in international tourism receipts recorded in 2009 amid the global economic and financial crisis.