PBS NewsHour

Lesbos braces for hardship as tourism declines

Clip: 04/19/2016 | 8m 3s

The island of Lesbos is one of the Aegean’s most idyllic locales, and long a destination for tourism in Greece. But local residents and businesses are bracing for potential economic catastrophe, as tens of thousands of vacationers are staying away because of the island’s new role as a landing zone for refugees. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on efforts to reinvigorate tourism.

Aired: 04/19/16

Rating: NR

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