COVID-19 and Its Impacts on Tourism in Meghalaya, India

Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR), September 2020, Volume 7, Issue 9

7 Pages Posted: 12 Oct 2020 Last revised: 13 Oct 2020

Date Written: September 1, 2020

Abstract

Coronavirus collectively known as COVID-19 affected the health of many people and snatched away the soul of many lives worldwide without any discrimination on rich or poor people. This pandemic which started in China’s wet market of Wuhan, sparked and spread like a wild fire to different corner of the earth not only severely affected the public health, but socially, politically and most importantly on economy of every country at present. This paper intends to write particularly on how this deadly virus crept in the land and suddenly looted the economy contributed by Tourism industry in Meghalaya (India), one of the most famous tourist states in North East India and even in the world and how this pandemic affected the socio-economic life of the people who generated their income from tourism sectors.

Keywords: Coronavirus, pandemic, impact, tourist industry, Meghalaya, caves. separated

JEL Classification: Z32

Suggested Citation

Hoojon, Nangtyngshain, COVID-19 and Its Impacts on Tourism in Meghalaya, India (September 1, 2020). Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR), September 2020, Volume 7, Issue 9, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3708415

Nangtyngshain Hoojon (Contact Author)

Nehu ( email )

3Mile, Lumpdeng Upper Shillong East Khasi Hills Di
3rd Mile, Lumpdeng Upper Shillong East Khasi Hills
Shillong, ME 793005
India

North Eastern Hill University ( email )

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3rd Mile, Lumpdeng Upper Shillong East Khasi Hills
Shillong, ME 793005
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