This year when coronavirus swept across the entire world, many governments were not prepared to face the economic crash. And when it hit, it hit hard and many places where tourism was the major contributor of GDP saw a huge dip with GDP as many places closed its borders for international tourism and as well as domestic tourism.

The Caribbean Islands which was once a hotspot for tourism also faced the same and Allen Chastanet, St. Lucia’s Prime Minister said: “It’s had a devastating effect on our economy and the livelihood of our citizens.” The island used to get 65% of GDP from tourism however, as coronavirus lockdown became effective and many tourists not visiting made the government lose around 60% of income from tourism. Also, the employment sector saw more than 25% increase in the employment rate.

Tourism at other parts of the Caribbean islands saw a good…

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