The cancellation of the Mobile World Congress has thrown a huge chill on global business tourism. The largest telecoms fair should have hosted 110,000 participants from February 24 to 26 in Barcelona. Because of the coronavirus, the biggest exhibitors preferred to cancel their participation. Off the coast of Japan, 3,711 passengers are confined to the cruise ship Diamond princess. Their vacation turned into a nightmare: 218 people have already been declared sick.
In recent days, the effects of the coronavirus on global tourism have taken a very disturbing turn.“At first, the impact was limited to Chinese departures abroad, says Olivier Ponti, vice-president of ForwardKeys, specializing in air traffic data. The dropout is now spreading throughout the Asia-Pacific region: the closer countries are to China, the less their nationals travel. ” The Chinese New Year holidays have been saved in Europe because a great deal