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Global tourism lost £244 billion in five months – UN


The global tourism industry has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, with 320 billion US dollars (£244 billion) lost in exports in the first five months of the year and more than 120 million jobs put at risk, the UN chief has said.

VisitAberdeenshire CEO Chris Foy. Picture by Heather Fowlie

Fears for tourism business during Aberdeen lockdown


There has been concern over the local lockdown’s impact on the tourism sector, which only officially "reopened" three weeks ago when guests were allowed to stay in hotels again following the lifting of restrictions.