Up to $ 120 billion in GDP
At the worst-case scenario that this pandemic will bring about to the continent is that the GDP from the tourism industry will go down 71% from 2019 to bring in a total loss of $120 billion.
Tourism Statistics Special Edition: Key points about the travel and tourism market in 2020
At the end of last year, JTB published on travel and tourism in 2020 in its Travel Trend Forecast for 2020. Based on its content, this article introduces some noteworthy trends for the future, with travelers as the starting point.
350 Million Trees in a Single Day
Ethiopia, a country with a population of 100 million in sub-Saharan Africa, launched a tree-planting campaign in July 2019 led by Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. Many Ethiopians volunteered and planted over 350 million trees in a single day across Ethiopia.