According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the coronavirus threatens the existence of up to 75 million jobs of Travel & Tourism, translated to sector losses of up to US$2.1 trillion in 2020. 6.4 million of these jobs are located within the EU.

Through its newest report, WTTC highlighted the importance of Travel & Tourism as a major contributor to the EU economy. In 2019, the sector was responsible for 22.6 million jobs in the EU (11.2% of its total workforce) and 9.5% of its GDP. 

Read more about the report here