This Italian Island Is Paying To Travelers To Enjoy A Vacation Under A New Scheme Post Coronavirus
The situation in the world is quite frightening at the moment due to the coronavirus pandemic which has brought down the most powerful countries of the world on their knees. The countries with most advanced medical facilities were left helpless as huge number of their citizens took their last breath and many people are still in serious condition. This pandemic will definitely affect the world economy in an adverse manner and the most affected sector will be tourism because for quite some time in future, people will avoid travelling and will prefer to stay at home even on holidays.
However, there is an Italian island which has already started planning on how to attract tourists after the lockdown gets over:
1 Coronavirus in Italy
Italy is one of the most affected countries of the world, it has lost around 26K citizens to the novel COVID-19 and more than 199K are still undergoing treatment. Italy faced this nightmarish situation despite being one of the most technologically advanced in medical field because its citizens didn’t understood the seriousness of the situation in the initial stage
All the requests made by the Italian government to stay at home and maintain social distancing fell on deaf ears and people got locked inside their houses only after government become strict in this regard.
2Tourism in Italy
The tourism in Italy is one of the most important sectors of the economy as it accounts for nearly 13 percent of GDP. How important tourism is for Italy can be understood by the fact that it is the fifth most visited country of the world.
3The effect on tourism
There is no denying the fact that tourism in Italy will be severely affected for a long time due to the coronavirus pandemic as it was one of the hotspots in Europe. However, the good thing is that Italy is slowly recovering from this difficult situation but tourists will surely like to avoid visiting it for some time in the future.
4The offers for tourists who will visit Sicily
Sicily is an island which is located in the south of Italy and it has come up with some really great offers which will be available for the foreign tourists after the lockdown gets lifted on May 4. The tourists can also visit the tourism website of the island in order to know about these offers.