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
The British government will effectively ditch its air bridge plans and simply end the quarantine rules for those arriving from 75 countries so that people … Read more
Greece should prepare for a “very difficult” tourist season, the country’s prime minister has said. Tourism officials say the country – which usually makes around … Read more
Ryanair expects to fly more than 4.5 million passengers in July as it returns to a more regular schedule with 40% of its usual capacity … 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
Turkey’s Mediterranean coasts and historic attractions face a critical week as the government presses to open borders and salvage at least part of a tourist … Read more
Greece reopened its main airports to more international flights on Monday, hoping to kick-start its vital tourism sector after three months in lockdown.
Tourism employs … Read more
Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc announced it would resume some flights to Europe and the United States, as well as domestic flights across major … Read more
Travel company TUI said its UK operation was cancelling beach holidays for British tourists until July 10 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the cancellation … Read more
Egypt will allow scheduled international flights and foreign tourists to some of its coastal areas that have been least affected by coronavirus starting from July … Read more
The 2020s were meant to be a boom decade for cruises. Nineteen new ships worth more than $9bn were due to launch this year alone. … Read more
Portugal’s tourism-dependent economy is expected to shrink by nearly 7% this year due to the effects of the coronavirus outbreak, the government said in its … Read more
The Trump administration has ordered Marriott International to wind down hotel operations in Communist-run Cuba, a company spokeswoman told Reuters, extinguishing what had been … Read more
Ireland’s prime minister on Friday advised citizens not to book foreign holidays and said the government had no date in mind yet to end its … Read more
Thailand to offer perks encouraging travel for some 1.2 million medical personnel and health volunteers
Thailand will draw up a stimulus plan for domestic tourism to be rolled out for four months starting in July, a senior official said on … Read more
Carnival Corp’s Princess Cruises on Thursday extended the suspension of some of its voyages in Australia, Canada and Taiwan as ports around the world remain … 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
Britain’s quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad, which will be introduced from June 8, is crucial to avoiding a second wave of the coronavirus outbreak … Read more
According to a survey by the Flemish Tourist Board that was commissioned by the Flemish Tourism Minister Zuhal Demir, since the start of the lockdown … Read more
Canada will invest C$30 million ($21.8 million) to enable its provinces and territories to promote holidays in their “own back yard” because of the closure … Read more
From June 3 Italy will be opening its borders to those coming from the countries of the Schengen area. No quarantine and no self-certifications.
The … Read more
International tourism is set to fall by 70% this year, marking the sector’s biggest slump since records began in the 1950s, United Nations World Tourism … Read more
Cyprus has pledged to cover the holiday costs of anyone who tests positive for the virus after travelling there.
In a letter made public on … Read more
Malta’s Riviera Bay Beach was chosen among the 10 safest beaches in Europe where one is least at risk of catching coronavirus.
Europe’s Best Destinations … Read more
Slovenia could lose up to 830 million euros ($909.68 million) of income from foreign tourists due to the coronavirus epidemic, the Bank of Slovenia said … Read more
Greece will allow travellers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials … Read more
Over the last days over 133 hotels and 65 campsites reopened in Croatia, igniting hopes that this summer season will not be completely lost to … Read more
Ryanair expects Britain to join European nations in dropping COVID-19 quarantine plans in the coming weeks, Chief Executive Michael O’Leary said in an interview on … Read more
Lufthansa, which is in talks with the German government over a 9 billion euro bailout, will resume flights to 20 destinations from mid-June, including some … Read more
Spain will reopen to international tourism from July, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday.
The country is emerging from one of Europe’s strictest lockdowns, … Read more
Two-week quarantines will be imposed on new arrivals to the UK from 8 June with a £1,000 fine for anyone who breaches the measure.
The … Read more
Monaco, the most densely populated country in the world, is easing its lockdown gradually and luxuriously. From floating breakfast trays and retractable restaurant roofs to … Read more
The best possible scenario predicted so far for next year is that 1.3 million tourists will visit Malta, MHRA President Tony Zahra told The Malta … Read more
The ban on non-Israelis entering the country in order to stop the spread of COVID-19 has been extended at least two weeks into mid-June.
The … Read more
International travellers could face fines of £1,000 if they fail to self-isolate for 14 days after arriving in the UK, the government is expected to … Read more
Austria plans a hefty expansion of its coronavirus testing just to screen hotel staff, in the hope of luring Germans and other tourists this summer … Read more
Cambodia has lifted a ban on entry of visitors from Iran, Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the United States that had been put in place … Read more
Holidaymakers will be welcomed back to Spain “as soon as possible”, but only when safe to do so, the country’s foreign minister has said.
Foreign … Read more
Public trust in the travel industry has plunged to an all-time low as airlines and holiday companies continue to deny and delay refunds for coronavirus … Read more
Not more than four weeks ago as new cases of coronavirus spiked and peaked across Europe, the prospect of catching a plan or a ferry … Read more
Greece is considering a sales tax cut for restaurants and cafes as part of a broader plan to reboot the tourism-dependent economy hammered by the … Read more