Rapid Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on Bhutan's Tourism Sector
May 19, 2020
The assessment is an analysis of the vulnerability of individuals, households and businesses engaged in the tourism sector. The key findings show the impact of COVID-19 crisis on Bhutan’s tourism sector is already deep, widespread and cross-cutting. It reveals while the impact of COVID-19 pandemic is hard hitting, the coping capacity of the affected is limited. Another key finding is that there is a strong interest among the respondent in alternative employment to cope with the crisis.