Businesses in the tourism and hospitality sector are locked in a dispute with short-term insurers over their claims for Covid-19 related damages.

Since the lockdown was imposed in March, tourism and hospitality businesses have had to close, many of them permanently due to the financial losses suffered. Business interruption insurance exists to help companies survive following an unanticipated event.

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