Just to clarify, you ARE joking, right?? No one in their right mind would spend lots of money to go on vacation where they are imprisoned in a single city/island, despite any mental gymnastics and wishful thinking applied by great minds.
I'm surprised that you're surprised.
Yes Marie-Antoinette. Considering half the country is heading towards starvation, sure, why not let them eat cake, I mean, focus on something else. Tourism lifted a big chunk of the population from poverty, and lack of it is plunging them back in. Needed ASAP.