• Empty hotel rooms and canceled festivals: How the coronavirus has devastated tourism in Myrtle Beach, one of the most popular beach towns in the US

    One year ago - By Business Insider

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    The coronavirus has brought life and business to a screeching halt in South Carolina's famous beach town, Myrtle Beach.
    As Karen Riordan, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, told Business Insider, "the vast majority of the Grand Strand's 1,800 restaurants are closed."
    Hotel and restaurant owners alike are now finding ways to adapt their businesses before the summer tourism season kicks off.
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