COVID-19 Impact Briefing - Brazil Tourism and Leisure SectorAn EMIS Insights Industry Report
EMIS is an ISI Emerging Markets Group Company Date: May 2020
Available in: English
The direct and indirect economic contribution of Brazil’s tourism and leisure sector reached BRL 551.5bn (USD 139.9bn) in 2019 or 7.7% of the country’s GDP, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). The sector has a major social role, as at end-2019 it was responsible for the creation of 7.4mn jobs –including direct, indirect and induced jobs –or 7.9% of the total in Brazil. It is also a key generator of foreign exchange earnings, attracting USD 5.9bn in the form of international tourism receipts in 2019.
This report sheds light on the impact of COVID-19 on tourism and leisure, one of the major industries of Brazil.
- Timeline: Government-Mandated Measures
- Economic Importance of Brazil’s Tourism & Leisure Sector
- COVID-19 Impact
- Government Response
- Sector Outlook
- Sector Outlook in Five Charts