EU tourism turnover in June down 75 pct from pre-pandemic levelChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 6, 2020
The tourism services sector fell by 75 percent in the European Union (EU) in June compared with February due to the coronavirus pandemic, Eurostat, the EU's statistical office, said.
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However, a recovery was observed in June compared with April as restrictive public health measures started to be lifted and restaurants began to reopen.
The restaurant sector registered the largest recovery, followed by the accommodation sector. Air transport had only a slight recovery, while the travel agencies and tour operators sector was on the same level in June as in April.
The total services sector in the EU decreased by 16.4 percent during the four months, said Eurostat. ■