The coronavirus crisis is killing the tourism industry. Lockdowns may be lifting in some countries, but hygiene restrictions remain tight and holidaymakers are still few and far between.
Should we set sail or cancel? Cruise ships are facing a difficult new start amid the summer holidays — a Herculean challenge for an industry worth billions.
A cruise ship has set sail from a German port for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak slammed the travel industry. Guests will spend a weekend at sea with no stops on land.
Spain's tourism sector faces ruin following new advisories from Germany and Britain due to a surge in coronavirus cases. Spanish resorts are highly dependent on holidaymakers from northern Europe, especially this year.
As countries gradually ease lockdown restrictions, people craving for an excursion are heading to nearby holiday homes. Go-local is the new mantra among holidaymakers seeking both safety from the coronavirus and privacy.
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