Tourism is one of the sectors most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Representing 10% of GDP and the same percentage of the total workforce of the EU, the health of the tourism industry has major repercussions for the whole economy. As Europe slowly emerges from lockdown, nations are gradually opening their borders, their restaurants and their beaches, fully aware that without tourists, a wider economic recovery is in jeopardy.
After coronavirus lockdowns that brought civil aviation to near halt, air traffic is slowly resuming in Europe as borders reopen but tens of thousands of jobs are still hanging in the balance
4 days ago
The European Union has agreed to reopen its borders to 15 countries excluding the virus-stricken US, as the pandemic accelerated globally with more than 505,000 deaths worldwide
5 days ago
The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated several industries, from aviation and automobiles to retail and energy. Who are the major casualties, amid all the layoffs, bankruptcies and rescue plans?
1 week ago
Portugal has reimposed restrictions in and around the capital Lisbon to check fresh coronavirus outbreaks, prompting fears the summer tourist season will take a major hit
2 weeks ago
With lockdowns being lifted and the tourism industry up against the wall, the European Union has set out plans to reopen its internal borders, prompting many to plan a post-coronavirus summer holiday
3 weeks ago
Several European countries are slowly starting to reopen their EU borders that were closed for about three months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nonetheless, some travel restrictions still do apply.
3 weeks ago
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