When Will Travel and Tourism Recover?
While the COVID-19 shock is severe in the near term, we think it will be temporary.
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Previous epidemics or recessionary events have depressed travel demand for four to seven months before beginning to recover, according to Dufry (DUFN) and Amadeus (AMS). As discussed in "Morningstar’s View: The Impact of Coronavirus on the Economy," aggressive containment measures with an immediate severe economic impact could help contain the virus spread, leading to lesser long-term negative economic implications.
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