Demonstrators stand in a queue for food in a protest area, dubbed the Gota-Go village, as people gather in opposition to Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa near the Presidential Secretariat, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Apr 22, 2022. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Sri Lanka's economic crisis
dashes tourism recovery hopes

Tourism earned Sri Lanka $4.4 billion and contributed 5.6% to GDP in 2018, but this dropped to just 0.8% in 2020