Global tourism revenues are expected to fall by up to $3.3 trillion due to COVID-19 restrictions, with the United States standing to lose the most, … Read more
“Tourism as we knew it is over. I don’t want to say that the journey is over, but rather that the model we knew has … Read more
Spain is working on starting to gradually open up to tourists from countries considered more secure in the fight against COVID-19 from June 22, a … Read more
Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli and MTA CEO Johan Buttigieg have provided further details on the re-opening of catering establishments as from this Friday. “As … Read more
Tui Group is to cut 8,000 jobs worldwide due to COVID-19, which it describes as “the greatest crisis” the travel industry has faced.
The company … Read more
Tourism normally brings some 150 billion euros every season form June through August with some 360 million international arrivals, according to the Commission.
Tourism, that … Read more
The coronavirus crisis has flung Europe’s tourism sector into chaos, with borders closed and airlines grounded. But if that is frustrating for holidaymakers, it risks … Read more
The German cabinet will on Wednesday extend a travel warning for all tourism trips abroad until at least June 14, magazine Der Spiegel reported, saying … Read more
Hotel Metropole is one of the most iconic tourist hotspots in Brussels, and has been welcoming guests in its lavish rooms since 1895. But this … Read more
The hotels in Romania will reopen after May 15, when Romania will start to ease the restrictions imposed during the state of emergency, prime minister … Read more
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Sunday urged European countries not to reopen tourism destinations too early, or risk another wave of coronavirus contagion.
“A … Read more
G20 nations pledged Friday to cushion the economic blow of the coronavirus pandemic on global tourism, one of the hardest-hit industries in which millions risk … Read more
Some travel industry experts fear the cruise holiday business may never recover from coronavirus and shares in cruise companies have collapsed. Governments across the world … Read more
The World Tourism Organisation has released a set of recommendations calling for urgent support for the global tourism sector.
If followed, the body hopes … Read more
Royal Caribbean Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Lines are both suspending all cruises for the next 30 days. The decision comes as officials recommend people forgo … Read more
Tourist cancellations have reached 90% in Rome for March due to the coronavirus emergency, sector bodies said Wednesday.
Bookings are down 60% for next month, … Read more
The mayor of Amsterdam has sought to win political backing for her clean-up of the overcrowded red-light district by revealing that a third of foreign … Read more
Barriers are set to be placed around the iconic Trevi Fountain in Rome to stop tourists sitting on the monument, after the city council approved … Read more
The travel industry is trying to reassure tourists that their summer holidays won’t be affected by the UK’s departure from the European Union.
Little is … Read more
Australia’s peak tourism body estimated the country’s bushfire crisis has so far cost the industry almost A$1 billion ($690 million) and called for urgent help … Read more
The exterior of Hotel nhow Amsterdam RAI, The Netherlands. The largest hotel in Amsterdam opened on Friday, has 650 rooms and is a design by … Read more
The Netherlands will stop using Holland as its nickname in the new year as part of a €200,000 rebranding campaign.
The country’s government is looking … Read more
India’s tourism industry has been hit by a wave of violent anti-government protests against a new citizenship law that have rocked several cities this month, … Read more
The Thomas Cook brand has been saved from obscurity after the Chinese owner of Club Med said it would buy the name for £11m.
Fosun … Read more
Members of leading British consumer association Which? have chosen Kraków as Europe’s best city break destination for the third year in a row.
The Polish … Read more
Tourist visas for Saudi Arabia are now available online and on arrival to holidaymakers who already hold a visa from the United States, Britain or … Read more
Cruise passengers upset about being forced to miss several scheduled stops in Europe erupted in protest aboard the Norwegian Spirit cruise ship.
Protests broke out … Read more
Reuters reports that foreigners in the “risky” over-50 age group will have to present proof of health insurance when applying for Thai long-term non-immigrant visas, … Read more
Alitalia pilots and cabin crew staged a 24-hour strike called by the Anpac, Anpav and Anp unions on Wednesday.
See full list of cancelled flights … Read more
The final contingent of holidaymakers stranded overseas after the collapse of tour company Thomas Cook last month will return to Britain on flights that departed … Read more
Thomas Cook has dues of 7 £7.7 million to local operator Blue Sky Group, Blue Sky’s chairman Hossam El-Shaer said.
Shaer did not give further … Read more
Thomas Cook customers who have seen future holiday bookings cancelled after the travel firm collapsed face a wait of up to two months for a … Read more
A further 16,700 customers of collapsed British travel firm Thomas Cook are scheduled to be repatriated on Saturday on 76 flights, the country’s aviation regulator … Read more
Brussels Airlines have announced they will cancel 105 flights in October due to bankruptcy of tour operators Thomas Cook. A decision that is affecting 3,500 … Read more
Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said over 70 flights are scheduled for Thursday to bring back 16,000 people to the country following the collapse of … Read more
Thomas Cook’s Polish division, Neckermann Polska, has been declared insolvent, intensifying the crisis over the group’s collapse.
The news was announced by officials in Poland, … Read more
Hotel owners across the world are millions worth of losses after the collapse of Thomas Cook, which went into liquidation in the early hours of … Read more
British Government and UK CAA launches largest repatriation in peacetime history after collapse of Thomas Cook
Following the collapse of Thomas Cook and the cancellation of all its flights, British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that the government and UK … Read more
The British Foreign Office has issued the following advisory for British citizens in Malta following the announcement that Thomas Cook has ceased trading.
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An emergency fleet of airlines is on standby to rescue 150,000 UK holidaymakers as talks continue between Thomas Cook and the government over a last-minute … Read more
Flights around Europe are facing delays because of problems affecting French air traffic control.
Flights have been grounded and delayed due to a computer failure … Read more
A series of planned strikes in the Spanish transportation system has prompted hundreds of cancellations by airlines Vueling and Ryanair, as well as the Renfe … Read more