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Published Mar 19, 2020 12:00AM


As the ramifications from the coronavirus outbreak mount, travel industry association leaders came together for an unprecedented meeting.

Representatives from 11 associations in various areas of the travel industry gathered in person and by phone to discuss the key issues facing the industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure that small businesses are not overlooked as government relief is addressed.

The leaders agreed that there is an urgent need for action by the federal government that is swift, clear in its direction, and provides grants, favorable loans and other relief mechanisms to address the market failure small businesses face within the travel and tourism industry.

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