Madrid — The coronavirus pandemic is putting up to 50-million jobs in the global travel and tourism sector at risk, with travel likely to slump by a quarter this year, Asia being the most affected continent, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) says.

This impact would depend on how long the epidemic lasts and could still be worsened by recent restrictive measures, such as those taken by the US administration on travel to Europe, the council's MD, Virginia Messina, said...

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