In an interview, the CEO of the Accor hotel chain declared that the pandemic will have a very large impact on the tourism sector in Brazil.

Tourism will be one of the areas most economically affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil. According to the CEO of Accor Hotels in Brazil, Patrick Mendes, the sector calculates a drop of 90% in business, which could result in the closing of 300 units of the chain in the country. The businessman, however, did not make it clear whether the closing of the hotels will be definitive or just an emergency due to the situation of the pandemic.

“The rsector recovery can take years. We have hotels closing every day,” he said in a videoconference with President Jair Bolsonaro. On the other hand, the secretary special secretary for Productivity, Employment and Competitiveness (Sepec), Carlos da Costa, said he believes that the situation is temporary and that the sector will recover soon. “We are absolutely sure that it is a temporary crisis, then tourism continues”, he said. 

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About the Accor network

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THE Accor has more than 50 years in the sector and has  5000 hotels and residential complexes spread across 110 countries. The chain features more than 39 highly diversified hotel brands, including Sofitel, Ibis, Delano, F1, Mercure, among others.

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