Cruise operator Carnival Corporation halted business at Chinese ports and received trip cancellations in other parts of Asia.
ICAO forecast a decline in global traffic of 16.4 million passengers, the hotel industry could end up having to deal with the virus impact for the next 12 months.
At least 61 people onboard a cruise ship off Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus; Hong Kong Airlines will cut 10% of its workforce.
The new cases raise the number of confirmed infections on the Diamond Princess to at least 61.
Formula One's Shanghai Grand Prix is in jeopardy amid growing fears over the coronavirus; Tokyo Olympic organizers worried the virus outbreak could "pour cold water" on the upcoming games.
Hong Kong will quarantine tourist arrivals from mainland China; at least two Asian airlines have asked their staff to take unpaid leave.
Indonesia decided on imposing China travel ban to prevent virus from spreading; Macao casinos to close for 2 weeks.
2,666 guests and 1,045 crew members will now be required to stay on board until at least Tuesday night.
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