Disneyland Paris Will Require Masks on Reopening
Disneyland Paris Will Require Masks on Reopening

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Jul

Visitors are likely to put up with masks. But investors don't seem to grasp social distancing's longer-term impact on margins.

Can a Free Medical Treatment Pledge Kick-Start Cyprus Tourism?

skift.com - Destinations · 10 Jun

Party hotspots like Nissi Beach are currently empty, but Cyprus is hoping tourists from Germany, Israel and Greece will be among the first to return

What South Africa's Virus Protocols Tell Us About Balancing a Travel Economy With a Nation's Health

skift.com - Destinations · 5 Jun

South Africa is understandably cautious as it approaches winter, and doing all it can to stave off a health crisis. But its strict and prolonged prot

How Many Travel Reopening Guidelines Is Too Many?

skift.com - Destinations · 4 Jun

Everyone wants travel to resume as safely and assuredly as possible. But a glut of guidelines currently available for how to do so may be a confusing

Spain to Begin Welcoming Overseas Tourists in July

skift.com - Destinations · 23 May

Spain wasn't messing with its lockdown for its citizens, with some of the toughest rules in Europe. But officials are ready to let in outsiders to ju

The Long View This Week: How Does Travel's Foodie Experience Change Going Forward?
The Long View This Week: How Does Travel's Foodie Experience Change Going Forward?

skift.com - Destinations · 19 May

The future of restaurants, standalone or as part of hospitality, will be watched intently in the coming months and years. This week's guest Marc Blaz

U.S. Travel's Lobby Group Gestures Toward Reopening With New Health Guidelines

skift.com - Destinations · 4 May

The U.S. travel industry wants to restore traveler confidence with new health and safety measures. A 15-page report outlining hygienic best practice

U.S. Considering Health Screening for International Passengers
U.S. Considering Health Screening for International Passengers

skift.com - Destinations · 29 Apr

The U.S. government is considering health checks for incoming international passengers. If it makes passengers feel more safe about flying, then airl

Spring Break Faces Sobering Lockdown as Public Beaches Close in Florida

skift.com - Destinations · 18 Mar

Right as spring break would normally be at its peak, gatherings of more than ten people were restricted in Miami.

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

skift.com - Destinations · 18 Mar

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

Italy Expands Travel Restrictions to Entire Country

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Mar

It took less than two days for Italy to move from partial to complete travel restrictions in order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Developing: Italian Travel Restrictions Expanded to Entire Country

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Mar

It took less than two days for Italy to move from partial to complete travel restrictions in order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Shanghai Disneyland Partially Reopens as Coronavirus Infections Slow in China

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Mar

Not only does Shanghai Disneyland's partial reopening signify that China has turned a corner in its virus battle, it also sends a glimmer of hope for

Wellness Travel in the Time of Coronavirus

skift.com - Destinations · 6 Mar

While certain wellness travel trends are on the rise, like sound therapy, they won't drive more bookings as long as the coronavirus is a threat. Well

Promoting Tourism in the Time of Coronavirus Is a No-Win

skift.com - Destinations · 5 Mar

Tourism marketers are facing somewhat of a conundrum: The optics of tourism campaigns during widespread panic can fall flat, but failing to market lo

Trump Administration Bans Travel to Iran, Elevates Advisories for Italy, South Korea

skift.com - Destinations · 29 Feb

Travel's role in the coronavirus outbreak was front and center on Saturday. New restrictions on travel are smart precautions, but bad news for a trav

New deadly virus spreads from Saudi Arabia to Tunisia
New deadly virus spreads from Saudi Arabia to Tunisia

skift.com - Destinations · 28 Feb

SARS severely disrupted travel across the world in 2003, stopping short the few gains that had been made post-9/11. Getting the latest virus under co

Saudi Arabia Suspends Mecca Pilgrimages Amid Virus Fears

skift.com - Destinations · 27 Feb

The precautionary measure to limit entry to Islam's holiest sites is a wise move on Saudi Arabia's part, but this would mean a major hit on Umrah tra

Israel Cautions Against Foreign Travel Over Coronavirus Concerns

skift.com - Destinations · 27 Feb

Coronavirus has become a nightmare scenario for the world's travel industry. Israel is a small country, and maybe this recommendation doesn't matter

Taiwanese Passengers Freed From Quarantined Diamond Princess Cruise Ship
Taiwanese Passengers Freed From Quarantined Diamond Princess Cruise Ship

skift.com - Destinations · 23 Feb

Nineteen Taiwanese citizens arrived back home clad in full protective suits on Friday after spending more than two weeks stuck on a quarantined cruis

Japan's Olympic Year Deflates Due to Virus Outbreak, Economic Woes

skift.com - Destinations · 23 Feb

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe insists that the Olympic Games will go on as planned in July. But Abe and his government officials are going to need to do

Bali Hit Hard by Chinese Travel Ban Amid Concerns Indonesia Can't Treat Coronavirus

skift.com - Destinations · 20 Feb

While the opinions on how coronavirus hawhich hasare mixed, one thing is certain: It's having serious ripple effects on tourism during Bali's low sea

Chinese Ambassador to Australia Pleads for Easing of Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

skift.com - Destinations · 17 Feb

Blanket Chinese travel bans that countries like Australia have instated due to coronavirus have economic and human rights implictations as well as he

Sputtering Thai Economy Spells Further Trouble for Virus-Hit Tourism Sector

skift.com - Destinations · 17 Feb

Even if the sector is often hailed as a bright spot for the economy, the combined blow of a slowdown and the coronavirus will surely knock the winds

Cruise Industry Steers Clear of Asia to Limit Coronavirus Risks

skift.com - Destinations · 14 Feb

The coronavirus is taking the wind out of the cruise industry's sails in Asia. When the crisis is over, much work will have to be done to repair the

Australia's Local Tourism Businesses Say Coronavirus May be Worst Crisis They Have Faced
Australia's Local Tourism Businesses Say Coronavirus May be Worst Crisis They Have Faced

skift.com - Destinations · 11 Feb

Australia's tourism industry was already starting the year combatting destructive wildfires. The addand the sharp drop in trais creating a crisis sit