Hoteliers and restaurant owners say coronavirus is biggest crisis since second world war
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Wednesday may be the deadline by which all of Spain’s hotels and tourist lodgings must shut down, but most closed their doors two weeks ago when the coronavirus epidemic began emptying out rooms and reservation schedules.
“A tsunami has arrived,” Ramón Estalella of the Confederation of Spanish Hotels said on 12 March. “A meteorite has fallen on us and we have to see how we survive.”