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A new U.N. report estimates that the tourism industry's contribution to the world economy will be $1.9 trillion this year, a slight improvement over last year but down drastically from $3.5 trillion in 2019.

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NPR Cookie Consent and ChoicesIf it's not cause for panic and it's likely already in the U.S.... why implement the travel ban? Why not simply strengthen vaccine, testing and quarantine protocols for all incoming international visitors? The take away is unchanging. Get vaccinated. 1st world must vaccinate 3rd. There’s no amount of shutdown that can keep up with microscopic virus. So, don’t panic, it’s a cautionary pause.

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