Slow recovery ahead of Hungary's tourism industry

Tourism

Hungary's tourism industry, which generates more than 13% of GDP, could restart in the summer, but will take at least 10 months to recover to pre-pandemic levels in the "best-case scenario", the head of the Hungarian Tourism Agency said in a video posted on his Facebook page on Monday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Zoltán Guller said a fundamental goal in the present situation is to ensure companies are ready to welcome back tourists when they do come back.

He added that government support for the tourism industry, which has been hard hit by the pandemic, adds up to HUF 800 billion.

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