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Montevideo, December 3rd 2020 - 05:01 UTC

Tag: mallorca

  • Friday, July 24th 2020 - 08:42 UTC

    An estimated 40,000 tourism related businesses permanently closed in Spain

    A man works last Thursday on the front of a recently closed bar in the major holiday resort of Magaluf in Mallorca Island. SEBASTIÁN ASTORGA

    Devastated by the loss of customers during the virus crisis, around 40,000 bars, hotels, and restaurants in Spain have permanently closed, the hotel and catering industry said. The figure amounts to 13% of such establishments in Spain, a country in which tourism plays a major role in the economy, and where the population tends to eat out very often, Spain's hostelry federation said.