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COLUMN: TOURIST ATTACKS

COLUMN: TOURIST ATTACKS

Tourism is one of the industries hit hardest by this coronavirus pandemic. Experts predict that foreign travel may take years to return. The BBC paints a picture of dystopian holidays full of sunb “separated by plexiglass” and robots roaming airports, spraying everything with sanitiser. As a result of these measures …

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Can Puerto Rico Redefine Tropical Travel Post-COVID-19?

Can Puerto Rico Redefine Tropical Travel Post-COVID-19?

  The negative short-term economic global impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the tourism industry has been devastating.  Now, as the world begins to slowly reopen and potentially recapture their lost tourism industry, it is imperative to rethink and reassess how and where we all travel. This process could potentially …

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Turks and Caicos Islands to Reopen July 22

Turks and Caicos Islands to Reopen July 22

With safety protocols in place, the Turks and Caicos Islands will begin welcoming travelers on July 22, 2020. “We are eager and excited to reopen our borders and safely welcome travelers back to the picturesque Turks and Caicos Islands later this summer,” said Pamela Ewing, director of tourism for the …

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When Will We Travel Abroad Again?

When Will We Travel Abroad Again?

“In South America, seven out of 10 countries are experiencing community transmission,” reports the Miami Herald. “Some of the countries in the region are battling outbreaks in big cities, such as Guayaquil, Ecuador; and Manaus and Sao Paulo in Brazil. There is growing concern about more cases being reported in …

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Cayman Islands Will Stay Closed to Cruises Until September 1

Cayman Islands Will Stay Closed to Cruises Until September 1

The Cayman Islands, lauded for its early and successful response to the coronavirus pandemic, will stick to its September 1 deadline for reopening the Caribbean destination to cruise lines. Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell confirmed Thursday to the Cayman Compass that Cayman’s borders will remain officially closed until at least then, …

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What awaits tourists when they re-emerge from lockdown?

What awaits tourists when they re-emerge from lockdown?

May 30th 2020 HEATHROW AND PROVENCE FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsApp Editor’s note: Some of our covid-19 coverage is free for readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. For more stories and our pandemic tracker, see our coronavirus hub MOST STRIKING is the absence—of cars outside the building, of people inside it, of …

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Caribbean Islands Are Reopening for Tourism in June

Caribbean Islands Are Reopening for Tourism in June

With borders closed to international tourists since March 23, St. Lucia has recorded only 18 cases of coronavirus and no deaths. Starting on June 4, the country will begin a phased approach to reopening tourism and will start by welcoming flights into Hewanorra International Airport from the United States only.  …

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