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COVID-19 has spread to many countries
COVID-19 has spread to many countries
COVID-19 has spread to many countries

Originating in Wuhan, China, the COVID-19 pandemic (82,164 infections, 2,800 deaths, 33,129 cured, WHO on February 27, 2020) in almost all developed countries of the world affects human health, society, psychology, economy and the environment. (https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-coronavirus-has-tempor…) and you know that the whole world is on high alert. In particular, the sector most affected by the plague is tourism. Since the 2003 SARS, China's economy has grown fivefold, from 38 million tourists to 142 million, from 17 million to 134 million, and 5.5 billion from China. happened. As a result, it has a direct impact on international tourism and travel services, and in recent days the virus has spread rapidly to South Korea, Japan, Italy and Iran, accounting for 10.4% of global GDP. , a large "car" called tourism, which accounts for 10% of employment, has slowed down and almost froze. In just a few days, the so-called infection of one city, then one country, one region, became a global alarm.

The Government of Mongolia, the World Health Organization, the Ministry of Health, the Capital City Special Commission, and MIAT JSC have all acted responsibly during the disaster. So far, not even the World Tourism Organization has developed a clear policy and estimate. Representing the Mongolian Tourism Association as a professional umbrella organization, and as an individual researcher, I would like to share with you the following key ideas on “Tourism and the Coronavirus Impact”. These include:

1. Although the main tourist season in Mongolia lasts from May to September, March and April are the main pre-seasons for tourists to make their final decisions (whether to travel or cancel). Please note that a security curfew has been imposed today in order to conduct caution, use official information, prevent and protect the summer travel season.

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