/ Modified mar 13, 2020 5:45 p.m.

Coronavirus-related cancellations hit Tucson tourism industry

Visit Tucson says the cancellations coincide with the apex of the event season.

Within the week, municipalities and groups in Pima County have canceled dozens of events in response to COVID-19 concerns. The cancellations come during what is normally a busy time of the year for tourism, according to Visit Tucson President Brent DeRaad. DeRaad discussed some of the short-term impacts the group anticipates and what the community can do to mitigate some of effects.

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