Tourism sector in dire straits due to COVID-19
07 Sept 2020
The tour operators are forced to lay staff on furlough and the remaining are getting less than 30 per cent salary, the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) said in a statement.
IATO has asked for various relief measures from the government. This includes one-time financial grant of the gross salaries amount paid to the staff of tour operators on the basis of the balance sheet of fiscal year 2018-19 which is submitted with the government authorities, IATO said.