As many as one million jobs is being lost every day in the travel and tourism sector due to coronavirus outbreak in less than two weeks, according to the latest research from an industry group on Wednesday.

Up to 75 million jobs are at immediate risk, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) said, corresponding a 50% rise from its previous study. 

The figure, due to the sweeping effect of the pandemic, indicates a $2.1 trillion travel and tourism GDP loss globally this year.

The council also revealed the depth of the crisis for individual regions.

Asia-Pacific is expected

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