Articles tagged “lockdown”

Tourism

Caribbean Returns to Lockdowns as Covid Spikes Amid Low Vaccination Rates

Hopes for a tourism recovery are being dashed in the Caribbean as vaccinations can't keep pace with the spike in new Covid cases. It's another example of why vaccine equity matters.

Caribbean Returns to Lockdowns as Covid Spikes Amid Low Vaccination Rates

Tourism

Sydney Could Extend Its Lockdown Until October as Infections Hit Record Levels

The state of New South Wales has imposed higher fines for those breaching the rules, but that's unlikely to stem the rise as the capital city heads into its eighth week of lockdown.

Sydney Could Extend Its Lockdown Until October as Infections Hit Record Levels

Tourism

England’s Tourism Prospects Set to Be Boosted by Data-Driven Lockdown Lifting

People in England might very well be able to full enjoy their summer as the British government will decide in mid-June whether to remove remaining lockdown restrictions.

England’s Tourism Prospects Set to Be Boosted by Data-Driven Lockdown Lifting

Coronavirus

India’s Covid Nightmare Leaves Its Travel Industry Reeling

India's devastating second wave of the pandemic is arresting the pace of the travel recovery, at least for the short-term. It's too early to tell if the shrinking industry will be able to cater to the vast pent-up demand once Covid is under control.

India’s Covid Nightmare Leaves Its Travel Industry Reeling

Airlines

Norwegian Air Resumes More Flights Than Planned to Meet Unexpected Demand

Norwegian Air is not yet bringing back the low-cost, long-haul flights it's known for, but the resumption of some flights on 76 previously halted routes says something about post-lockdown demand.

Norwegian Air Resumes More Flights Than Planned to Meet Unexpected Demand

Airlines

EasyJet Resumes Minimal Service With Safety Measures in Place

EasyJet begins its journal back to survival today, hoping to serve three-quarters of its usual routes — albeit at a lower frequency — by August.

EasyJet Resumes Minimal Service With Safety Measures in Place

Tourism

How Australia’s 3-Step Reopening Plan Could Be a Travel Recovery Model For Others

If Australia could successfully complete its phased reopening plan, it would pave a strong path to eventual recovery for international tourism — and a good model for other countries to replicate.

How Australia’s 3-Step Reopening Plan Could Be a Travel Recovery Model For Others

Tourism

China Eases Travel Curbs in Most of Virus-Hit Hubei Province

Greater easing of restrictions on movement and travel in China will induce quicker recovery of the domestic tourism sector — something the global travel industry desperately wants to hear now.

China Eases Travel Curbs in Most of Virus-Hit Hubei Province

Tourism

Travelers Race Home Amid Flurry of Worldwide Border Closures and Flight Warnings

After this last-minute spike in border movements as people rush to return home, the world of travel will become a deafeningly silent place.

Travelers Race Home Amid Flurry of Worldwide Border Closures and Flight Warnings