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1. Maldives

1. Maldives: The Maldives is located in Asia, southwest of Sri Lanka and India in the Indian Ocean. It is such an important touristic spot that attracts tourists from all over the world. The Maldives derives 38.92% of its GDP from tourism.

2. British Virgin Islands

2. British Virgin Islands: A group of nine islands in the Caribbean Sea, located 64 kilometers to the east of Puerto Rico. The British government closed these islands to visitors on March 19. It derives 32.96% of its GDP from tourism.

3. Macao

3. Macao: A special administrative region of the People's Republic of China. It was one of the first places to record a coronavirus case due to its proximity to the Chinese mainland. It derives 28.05% of its GDP from tourism.

4. Aruba

4. Aruba: Aruba is a Dutch island in the Caribbean. It has recorded just 101 coronavirus cases throughout the outbreak and has reported zero cases in June. This region is outside the hurricane belt and derives 27.64% of its GDP from tourism.

5. Vanuatu

5. Vanuatu: Vanuatu is an island located in the South of the Pacific Ocean. The island closed its borders and banned flights between its islands on March 26. The island derives 18.16% of its GDP from tourism.

6. Cape Verde

6. Cape Verde: It is an island in the Atlantic Ocean, and it derives 17.66% of its GDP from tourism. It recorded around 800 COVID-19 cases and began allowing flights between its islands again on June 30.

7. St. Lucia

7. St. Lucia: Saint Lucia is an island located in the Caribbean Sea. It reported less than 20 COVID-19 cases, and it has allowed visitors to come since June 4 with tourists being required to show a negative test result taken within 48 hours of their trip. They are also required to wear a mask while in the country.The island derives 15.61% of its GDP from tourism.

8. Belize

8. Belize: The Caribbean country that derives 14.95% of its GDP from tourism. Belize recorded 22 COVID-19 cases, and its airports and ports have been closed with the cruise trips suspended.

9. Fiji Islands

9. Fiji Islands: Fiji Islands is a country located in the South Pacific Ocean. It recorded less than 20 COVID-19 cases, and as a result, the country's borders have been closed since March 25, allowing citizens only to return. The country derives 14.09% of its GDP from tourism.

10. Malta

10. Malta: Malta is a European country located in the Mediterranean Sea, and it is one of the smallest countries in the world. This European country reported more than 600 COVID-19 cases. The island derives 14.08% of its GDP from tourism.

1. Maldives
2. British Virgin Islands
3. Macao
4. Aruba
5. Vanuatu
6. Cape Verde
7. St. Lucia
8. Belize
9. Fiji Islands
10. Malta
1. Healthcare specialist

1. Healthcare specialist: Healthcare specialists are medical professionals who work in the healthcare field in either a clinical or non-clinical setting. With the high demands on hospitals and medical care during COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare specialists remained one of the jobs needed the most during these unprecedented times; making it one of the financially secure jobs during COVID-19.

2. Pharmacist

2. Pharmacist: Pharmacist was one of top 10 financially secure jobs during COVID-19 crisis. During the lockdown, people headed to pharmacies not just to get their prescriptions ahead of time, but to buy everything and anything they might need from vitamins, supplements, etc. Pharmacies continued to provide delivery service even during lockdown.

3. Nurse

3. Nurse: Nursing was one of the professions highly needed during the COVID-19 crisis. It’s essential to remember that nurses have different job functions and specializations in specific areas of medicine where some of those that were not linked to COVID-19 medical care were less demanded. However, this profession remained one of the 10 financially secure jobs during COVID-19.

4. Psychologist

4. Psychologist: The lockdown affected largely the mental health of so many individuals; particularly individuals who were far from their loved ones for an extended period of time. The uncertainty and fear of what’s coming next also had a negative impact on our mental health creating an increased demand for psychologists.

5. Delivery driver

5. Delivery driver: With the lockdown forced due to COVID-19, most restaurants, supermarkets, bakeries and pharmacies switched to delivery service creating an urgent need for delivery drivers, making it one of the financially secure jobs during COVID-19.

6.  Programmer

6. Programmer: Due to COVID-19, many businesses had to change their business model from a brick and mortar model to a click-and-mortar model. Some even transformed completely to a click only business. Working online requires online platforms and programs that enable entities to work remotely, creating a larger need for programmers.

7. Web developer

7. Web developer: As many businesses shifted to the online world and started offering their products and services remotely, a need for websites became higher. Although people can now create websites by themselves using templates, the need for web developers remains high because of their high quality work, and glitch free websites.

8. Cyber security expert

8. Cyber security expert: COVID-19 forced a lot of services to be offered strictly online including government services. Therefore, the need for protection of computers and data from theft, hacking or damage became high, making cyber security experts one of the financially secure jobs during COVID-19.

9. News Editor

9. News Editor: Because of COVID-19 and its constant updates on a global scale, people from all over the world have become glued to any source of news. Hence, news editors have been indispensable during these unprecedented times.

10. Government employee

10. Government employee: As governments tried to show their control over the pandemic and their ability to financially overcome this financial crisis, governments’ employees have been blessed with high levels of financial security during the COVID pandemic.

1. Healthcare specialist
2. Pharmacist
3. Nurse
4. Psychologist
5. Delivery driver
6.  Programmer
7. Web developer
8. Cyber security expert
9. News Editor
10. Government employee
1. Witches Market in La Paz in Bolivia

1.Witches Market in La Paz in Bolivia: If you’re a believer of supernatural powers then this market is a must visit! This unique market is known for its weird products which are used to influence supernatural elements which exist in the Aymara world.

2. Ka Firushi Bird Market in Kabul

2. Ka Firushi Bird Market in Kabul: Birds are the favorite pet of Kabuli people and that’s why they created an entire market in Kabul for birds only! In this market, you can find various birds in all shapes, sizes and colors.

3. Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Chiang Mai in Thailand

3. Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Chiang Mai in Thailand: The Night Bazaar consists of countless stalls packed along the sidewalks and spilling out into the street. Here you can find vendors selling almost anything you can think of. The selection is simply staggering and items on offer include CDs, DVDs, clothes, shoes, Thai silk, handicrafts, purses, wallets, watches, video games, luggage, home accessories, furniture, statues of aliens made from auto parts, spices, souvenirs, samurai swords, art, jewelry, silver, antiques, and several hundred other items of knick-knack and goo-gah that defy categorization. Quality varies from vendor to vendor but low prices mean you almost always get good value for your money.

4. Gypsy Brides Market in Mogila

4. Gypsy Brides Market in Mogila: It seems like Tinder hasn't made it yet to Mogila city in Bulgaria! The city hosts a market once a year where young girls visit this market in their finery, hoping to find a good and handsome husband.At this market the “price” of a young and beautiful woman might reach several thousand Euros!

5. Lome Voodoo Market in Togo

5. Lome Voodoo Market in Togo: The Akodessawa Fetish Market or Marche des Feticheurs is the world's largest voodoo market. The market features monkey heads, skulls, dead birds, crocodiles, skins and other products of dead animals.

6. Wesker & Son Popup Human Meat Market in London

6. Wesker & Son Popup Human Meat Market in London: If you’re a vegetarian vegan or a pescitarian this market won’t be any of your interest. And if you’re thinking Hannibal is the owner of this shop, then you’re definitely wrong. It’s true that you can buy edible human hands, limbs, feet and heads as well. However, all these items were made from pork and beef, and the processing was done in a way that takes the form of human body parts.

7. Muara Kuin Floating Market in Indonesia

7. Muara Kuin Floating Market in Indonesia: Muara Kuin Floating Market is a typical traditional market in the outfall of Barito River. It offers a fascinating panorama for many local and foreign visitors where one can witness both sellers and buyers in intense negotiations on jukung or traditional boats , It is a beautiful scene to catch the sunrise between the Jukung while sellers offer fresh vegetables from the surrounding agricultural areas along the Barito River and its watercourses.

8. Izmailovsky Market in Moscow, Russia

8. Izmailovsky Market in Moscow, Russia: You cannot skip this market if you’re planning to buy souvenirs from Russia! In this market one can buy beautiful and colorful dolls in every size and style. Although the market is well known for the variety of Matryokshi (nesting dolls), there are other products too which you can buy there.

1. Witches Market in La Paz in Bolivia
2. Ka Firushi Bird Market in Kabul
3. Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Chiang Mai in Thailand
4. Gypsy Brides Market in Mogila
5. Lome Voodoo Market in Togo
6. Wesker & Son Popup Human Meat Market in London
7. Muara Kuin Floating Market in Indonesia
8. Izmailovsky Market in Moscow, Russia
1. Ralph Lauren (Net worth: $5.6 billion)

1. Ralph Lauren (Net worth: $5.6 billion): He’s known as “the man who made American fashion cool”. The founder, executive chairman and chief creative officer of the Ralph Lauren empire went to Baruch College where he studied business But he dropped out after two years.

2. Jan Koum (Net worth: $10.2 billion)

2.Jan Koum (Net worth: $10.2 billion): The cofounder of the world's biggest mobile messaging service (WhatsApp) dropped out of San Jose State University. Jan Koum worked in Yahoo for 9 years before founding Whatsapp in 2009.

3. Mark Zuckerberg (Net worth: $107.8 billion)

3.Mark Zuckerberg (Net worth: $107.8 billion): The founder of Facebook left the renowned university of Harvard and started Facebook in 2004 at the age of 19 for students to match names with photos of classmates.

4. Ted Turner (Net worth: $2.2 billion)

4.Ted Turner (Net worth: $2.2 billion):The founder of the Cable News Network (CNN) was expelled from Brown University.

5. Ty Warner (Net worth: $2.3 billion)

5.Ty Warner (Net worth: $2.3 billion): Warner dropped out of Kalamazoo College because he couldn’t afford it. He is the creator of Beanie Babies, and gets a chunk of his fortune from his high-end hotel portfolio, which includes the Four Seasons in New York.

6. David Geffen (Net worth: $9.4 billion)

6.David Geffen (Net worth: $9.4 billion): David Geffen is the founder of record labels Asylum Records, Geffen Records and DGC Records, as well as film studio DreamWorks. He dropped out of The University of Texas at Austin.

7. Michael S. Dell (Net worth: $37.7 billion)

7.Michael S. Dell (Net worth: $37.7 billion): The founder of the Dell technologies empire spent his spare time as a student upgrading PCs and selling them. After his first year at The University of Texas at Austin, he dropped out of school and never came back.

8. Larry Ellison (Net worth: $76.9 billion)

8. Larry Ellison (Net worth: $76.9 billion): He is the co-founder and the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. Ellison dropped out of two different universities; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Chicago.

9. Bill Gates (Net worth: $117.3 billion)

9. Bill Gates (Net worth: $117.3 billion) Bill Gates decided to leave Harvard University after studying there for two years, and cofounded Microsoft with Paul Allen.

10. Steve Jobs (Net worth: $10.2 billion)

10. Steve Jobs (Net worth:$10.2 billion): He was one of the cofounders of one of the most valuable brands Apple. Jobs attended Reed College in Portland and reportedly dropped out after one semester.

1. Ralph Lauren (Net worth: $5.6 billion)
2. Jan Koum (Net worth: $10.2 billion)
3. Mark Zuckerberg (Net worth: $107.8 billion)
4. Ted Turner (Net worth: $2.2 billion)
5. Ty Warner (Net worth: $2.3 billion)
6. David Geffen (Net worth: $9.4 billion)
7. Michael S. Dell (Net worth: $37.7 billion)
8. Larry Ellison (Net worth: $76.9 billion)
9. Bill Gates (Net worth: $117.3 billion)
10. Steve Jobs (Net worth: $10.2 billion)
1. Raja Easa Al Gurg

1.Raja Easa Al Gurg: Raja Al Gurg was the first Emirati woman to be appointed to the board of HSBC Bank Middle East Limited. She is currently the Managing Director and Vice Chairperson of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group. Al Gurg is also president of the Dubai Business Women Council and works to improve female entrepreneurship in the U.A.E.

2. Aisha Bin Bishr

2. Aisha Bin Bishr : Aisha Bin Bishr is the Director General of the Smart Dubai Office, the government entity entrusted with Dubai’s city-wide smart transformation. Bin Bishr is also the chairperson of the Sustainable Development Goals 11 Global Council, and serves as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils, and The Fourth Industrial Revolution’s Smart Cities Readiness Index Team.

3. Suzanne Al Anani

3.Suzanne Al Anani: She is the CEO of Dubai Aviation Engineering Products (DAEP) which is in charge of building airports in Dubai. Under Al Anani’s leadership, the U.A.E.’s ranking for “Quality of Air Transport Infrastructure” improved from number three worldwide in 2018 to number two in 2019.

4. Dalya Al Muthanna

4. Dalya Al Muthanna: Dalya Al Muthanna is the president and CEO of GE Gulf. She joined GE in 2008 and was the first Emirati to graduate from its Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP). Al Muthanna leads business growth, driving cross-business selling across GE's portfolio.

5. Huda Al Rostamani

5. Huda Al Rostamani: Huda Al Rostamani has been the Managing Director of AW Rostamani since 2007. She holds Masters and Undergraduate degrees in Medical Engineering from the George Washington University U.S. It’s worth mentioning that the AW Rostamani Group owns more than 2.5 million sq. ft. of residential and commercial space in the U.A.E.

6. Maryam Eid AlMheiri

6.Maryam Eid AlMheiri: Maryam AlMheiri was CEO and COO of twofour54 and today she is the Vice-Chair of that empire. She is also Director General of the Abu Dhabi Government Media Office.

7. Majida Ali Rashid

7.Majida Ali Rashid: Majida Ali Rashid began her career at the Ministry of Public Works in Dubai and joined Dubai Land Department (DLD) in 2007. Today, she’s the CEO of DLD. The real estate investment management and promotion center supports national and international real estate investment companies.

8. Rola Abu Manneh

8. Rola Abu Manneh: Rola Abu Manneh has been the CEO of Standard Chartered Bank, U.A.E. since August 2018. The U.A.E. is currently one of the top five markets for the group, with total assets worth $13 Billion.

9. Maitha Al Dossari

9.Maitha Al Dossari: Maitha Al Dossari was the CEO of Emaar Entertainment, and she’s currently the CEO of Strategic Projects of Emaar Properties. Al Dossari graduated with a major in Business Administration and Finance, and also completed her Executive Development (PED) programme in General Management from the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland.

10. Amina Taher

10: Amina Taher: Amina Taher is the Vice President-Corporate Affairs at Etihad Airways PJSC. She is also on the board of DXB Entertainments PJSC and Middle East Public Relations Association and Member of International Aviation Womens Association. Taher previously held the position of Head-Social Development & Sponsorship at Mubadala Investment Co. PJSC and Executive Director-Corporate Communications at Zabeel Investments.

1. Raja Easa Al Gurg
2. Aisha Bin Bishr
3. Suzanne Al Anani
4. Dalya Al Muthanna
5. Huda Al Rostamani
6. Maryam Eid AlMheiri
7. Majida Ali Rashid
8. Rola Abu Manneh
9. Maitha Al Dossari
10. Amina Taher

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