The coronavirus lockdowns may not have been universally popular but they have alleviated some of the ills associated with tourism such as the overcrowding of city centres and rent rises
Northern Europeans may not be able to decamp to Mediterranean beaches this summer because of the coronavirus, but will their governments support the devastated tourism sector?
What are the conditions that countries should meet before they can start safely easing lockdown restrictions and return to some kind of normality?
Portugal has voted on Sunday and unlike European trends, the ruling Socialists, led by Prime Minister Antonio Costa, have won in the parliamentary elections and so they have regained power.
Portugal's Socialist party have won the general election but without an outright majority. Who are their potential allies in the new parliament?