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Opinion

Old-fashioned tourism will never return

All countries must start taking this into account

| Japan
Two women walk on an unusually empty street in Kyoto on Jan. 13: we must have the courage to recognize that old-fashioned tourism is over.   © Kyodo

Jacques Attali is a writer and the president of Positive Planet. He served as a counselor to French President Francois Mitterrand and was the first head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

The current crisis has brought a large part of the world's travel industry to a halt, and the sector is slowly starting to wake up.

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