According to the head of the Syndicate of Maritime Firms, Jean Beiruty, 80% of swimming pools/complexes did not open their doors this summer due to the crisis, reported MTV News.
He described this as a “huge disaster.”
He further expressed (in the tweet below) that the tourism sector is paying the price of the crisis, adding that this is the worst thing that ever happened to it, directly impacting the economy.
Swimming pools were allowed to reopen as of May 18th. Some of them have done so, but according to the head of maritime firms, many are undergoing the detrimental effects of the economic crisis and the pandemic.