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Los Angeles businesses feel sting of COVID-19 travel restrictions

Robert Garrova Mar 5, 2020
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A woman wears a face mask at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on March 2, 2020. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images
COVID-19

Los Angeles businesses feel sting of COVID-19 travel restrictions

Robert Garrova Mar 5, 2020
A woman wears a face mask at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on March 2, 2020. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images
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The U.S. government’s travel restrictions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak bars foreign visitors who have visited China recently from entering the United States. Some of Los Angeles’ tourism and retail businesses are starting to feel the loss of business that comes with fewer travelers. The city welcomed more than 1.2 million visitors from China in 2019. That has some tour operators looking to other markets to fill the void.

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