A veteran actor and the chief Executive Officer of the Summit Concept Limited (SCL), Abeiku Sagoe, has emphatically admitted that the outbreak of the novel Corona virus has been a major blow to the Tourism and the Entertainment industry.
Speaking to Homebase News, the Veteran entertainer said the industry was affected because Tourism is always associated with travelling, however, the imposing of ban on flight and other social gatherings making it impossible to run.
He said borders have had to be closed to all categories of travelers, social events and other related events have been curtailed to stem the tide of the virus.
Indeed, the travel and tourism industry was the first economic casualty of the novel covid-19 pandemic; he added.
Mr. Sagoe however added that the damage caused by the virus will go a long way to affect Individuals, Hotel management, entertainment industry, as well as the Government since tourism is the third highest foreign exchange earnings in the country.
He said the fracture caused by the pandemic in the Tourism and the Entertainment fraternity will take a very long time recover.
SOURCE: GORDON DESMOND SACKITEY