What is it about?

The coronavirus pandemic has led to revenue loss for tourism enterprises and workers due to restrictions on movement. In response, governments have made available temporary financial support, but not to those tourist enterprises and workers in the undeclared economy.

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Why is it important?

Reporting a 2019 Eurobarometer survey, this paper reveals that one in 165 European citizens engage in undeclared work in tourism and the groups involved. To bring these enterprises and workers onto the radar of the state, a voluntary disclosure initiative is advocated offering access to the temporary financial support for undeclared enterprises and workers disclosing their previous undeclared work


Displays the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on tourism workers

Professor Colin C Williams
University of Sheffield

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This page is a summary of: Impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on Europe's tourism industry: Addressing tourism enterprises and workers in the undeclared economy, International Journal of Tourism Research, July 2020, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/jtr.2395.
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