The small island of El Hierro closes its beaches and other public spaces because of Coronavirus

Coronavirus: The Canary Islands Hoist the Red Flag

Forty positive coronavirus tests on El Hierro have motivated the authorities in the Canary Islands to take radical decisions. Until then little affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, the Canaries are even an exception in Spain. They are indeed often excluded from border restrictions affecting travellers from the Iberian Peninsula. Only here, the red flag has been […]

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The Covid-19 pandemic has cost global tourism $ 320 billion since January. In recent days, several countries have taken new restrictive measures.

Covid-19: Global Tourism in Free Fall, More Than 100 Million Jobs Threatened

The Covid-19 pandemic has cost global tourism $ 320 billion since January. In recent days, several countries have taken new restrictive measures. Travel restrictions in Europe, a narrowed “contact bubble” in Belgium, beaches closed for part of the day in France, restricted travel in Morocco: many countries are tightening their health measures in an attempt to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. Faced with […]

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Greece is ready to receive tourists

Deconfinement: “Greece is Ready” to Receive Tourists, assures the Prime Minister

GREECE: “Everything is ready”, assured Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the eve of the reopening of the tourist season in Greece, relatively little affected by the coronavirus with 183 dead Prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the emblematic island of Santorini assured on Saturday that Greece could now “welcome tourists” in complete safety after planetary confinement, whose impact on tourism will be “significant”. […]

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Bars and restaurants could reopen after the 2nd June

Bars and Restaurants: Reopening Possible on June 2nd for “Green” Departments

This date should be fixed at the end of May, said Prime Minister Edouard Philippe this Thursday 14th May 2020, after the inter-ministerial committee. We know more about the reopening of bars, cafes and restaurants. The government has indeed presented this Thursday 14th May 2020 the main measures of its “Marshall plan” aimed at reviving the tourism industry.  Le tourisme fait […]

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The Vendée departmental council wants the Vendée beaches to open quickly after deconfinement

Vendée: The Department is Ready for the Opening of its Beaches, says Yves Auvinet

The presidents of the departmental council and of Vendée Tourisme, jointly declare that the Vendée is ready, as soon as possible, to open its beaches after deconfinement. n view of the meeting between the mayors and the sub-prefect of Sables-d’Olonne which took place on Thursday 7th May, following which the Prefect of Vendée, judged in […]

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Monaco begins its deconfinement

Coronavirus: The Recovery but No Tourists for Monaco which Begins its Deconfinement

DECONFINEMENT: Organising deconfinement on a 2km2 territory is “much easier”, we recognize on the side of the Monaco Principality The deconfinement is started since this Monday in the principality of Monaco. Shops are reopening, classes will only be accessible again from May 11th and, initially, only for students who take exams. With a week ahead of […]

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SpaceX to send tourists to International Space Station

SpaceX to Send Tourists to International Space Station

From 2021, lucky people, for the sum of several tens of millions of euros, will be able to make a space flight. It hasn’t happened since 2009. The American space company SpaceX announced Thursday 5th March 2020 a partnership intended to send next year three tourists to the International Space Station (ISS). Which has not been done for over ten […]

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500 hotels in Spain could close due to the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook

Bankruptcy of Thomas Cook: 500 Hotels “Will Close Immediately” in Spain, According to the Employers

TOURISM: Of these 500 hotels, 100 depended exclusively on Thomas Cook, who went bankrupt on 23rd September The bankruptcy of the British tour operator Thomas Cook could have disastrous consequences for the tourism sector in Spain. According to Juan Molas, president of the Confederation of Hotels and Tourist Accommodation, 500 hotels “will close immediately”. “The situation could […]

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After a gloomy start to the year, tourists return to France

Tourism in France: Attendance Up After a Gloomy Start to the Year due to “Yellow Vests”

REBOUND: Tourist attendance across France has increased, all types of accommodation combined, both thanks to foreign customers and that of the French Tourist attendance rebounded in the second quarter in France, all types of accommodation combined, after a decline early in the year related to the social movement of ” yellow vests  “, which had particularly affected the Ile-de-France, according to the […]

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