Tourism sector in dire straits due to COVID-19

07 Sept 2020

Tourism sector in dire straits due to COVID-19

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.