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WTTC opposes travel quarantine, calls for balance between health and economic priorities

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has responded to the UK government’s focus on 10-day quarantines for travellers from ‘high risk’ countries, saying it will cause “enormous damage” to the travel and tourism sector.

Gloria Guevara (pictured), WTTC president & CEO, said: “WTTC is implacably opposed to quarantines as, while protecting the public is paramount, there needs to be a balance struck between health and economic priorities.