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Summer tourism in Europe? Rules in the major states after COVID-19

By |2020-06-01T07:28:45+00:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: ABOUT, DESTINATIONS, EUROPE, TOP STORIES|Tags: , , , |

Germany Some border crossings with neighbors Austria, Switzerland, and France began to open on May 16 under tightly controlled conditions, with June 15 set as the date to fully relax borders and restrictions on inter-EU travel. Germany also lifted its strict border controls with Luxembourg on the same day. A similar deal with Denmark has [...]

European Union: new guidelines for air travel in the age of Covid-19

By |2020-05-25T18:32:27+00:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: ABOUT, DESTINATIONS, EUROPE, TOP STORIES|Tags: , , |

EU Distancing in Air Travel Guide for Virus - black platinum gold European Union regulators called on passengers to wear face masks, observe physical distancing and frequently wash their hands in new guidelines for air travel in the age of Covid-19. Significant changes will also be needed for airlines and airports, EU aviation and health [...]

UNWTO, COVID-19: Technical Assistance Package for Tourism Recovery

By |2020-05-18T09:07:21+00:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: ABOUT, DESTINATIONS, ITALY, TOP STORIES|Tags: , , |

With tourism among the hardest-hit of all sectors, UNWTO has identified three possible scenarios for the months ahead. Depending on when restrictions on travel are lifted, international tourist arrivals could decline by 60-80% in 2020. This could translate into a decline in export revenues from tourism of between US$910 billion to US$1.2 trillion and place [...]