How many people travel abroad on holiday? Tourism is on the rise. In 2018 there were a record 1.4bn international tourist arrivals, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNTWO), a rise of 6% over 2017. That doesn’t mean 1.4 billion people travel abroad for their holidays, as many people will clock up more than one trip. … [Read more...] about Global tourism hits record highs – but who goes where on holiday?
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“By having internationally renowned individuals being seen to be in a destination, and enjoying what the destination provides and showing that, that is the way forward,” said Michael Moszynski, chief executive of LONDON Advertising. Moszynski previously helped the U.S. government restore confidence in air travel after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. … [Read more...] about From Mr. Clean to Michelle Yeoh, how the travel industry plans to woo customers back
— Greece, where 20% of the economy is based on tourism, plans to start welcoming foreign visitors again starting June 15. The country says there will not be a required self-quarantine period, only random sample tests. Consumer tax cuts to lower the price of ferry, plane and bus tickets — as well as of coffee — will be offered during the tourist season. … [Read more...] about Roam close to home: Europe’s tourists play safe in pandemic
'Ryanair will be offering up to 1,000 daily flights from July 1, and we have a range of low fare seat sales, perfect for that summer getaway, which we know many parents and their kids will be looking forward to as we move out of lockdown and into the school holidays.' … [Read more...] about Britain’s silent skies reawaken: Airlines take off again as coronavirus restrictions ease – with 100,000 global flights recorded for the first time since March
“The original case in that household – we haven’t determined how that individual contracted it, but it is a big household; obviously it is always a risk with close contact within a household in terms of transmitting to others,” he said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Victoria: Five members of same household test positive for COVID-19