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Chapter 5 The economic, social and environmental impacts of COVID 19

DOI: 10.23912/9781911635703-4429

ISBN: 9781911635703

Published: August 2020

Component type: chapter

Published in: COVID-19 and Travel

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635703-4387

Abstract

As mentioned in Chapter 1, the tourism and hospitality sector was particularly vulnerable to the COVID-19 crisis, especially in destinations like Aruba that were so dependent on tourism. This vulnerability has already been highlighted throughout the book, but Chapter 5 will look in more detail at the economic, social and environmental impacts of COVID-19. Most of the studies to date about the consequences of the pandemic have emphasized the economic impacts, so a synopsis of those studies will be provided. However, there have been significant social and environmental impacts from the crisis that have affected the travel sector, so these are also discussed in this chapter.

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  • Dr Simon Hudson, University of South Carolina, USA (Author)

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Hudson, D.S. (2020) "Chapter 5 The economic, social and environmental impacts of COVID 19" In: Hudson, D.S. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635703-4429

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