Renew Europe Paper on Tourism: Swift short-term support to the sector is necessary to ensure its survival



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The Renew Europe Group in the European Parliament, today adopted its Position Paper on Tourism, focusing on the recovery plan from the COVID-19 crisis and on the future of this important sector of our economy which generated 9.5% of the EU GDP in 2019. Completely paralysed by the outbreak of the coronavirus, the travel and tourism industry could lose 6.4 million jobs in the EU, due to a reduction of bookings in the range of 60 to 90 percent compared to the previous years.

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