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abcnews.go.com - Video: Tourism is back but businesses are overwhelmed with insufficient staffing
Video: Tourism is back but businesses are overwhelmed with insufficient staffing
ABC News

Reporter: Under the morning July sun, on the heels of a worldwide lockdown, millions are flocking to the beach. But with all that pent-up demand, there is a downside. Businesses are overwhelmed. It's been different. I've seen things I never thought…

standard.co.uk - Lily Waddell - Cornwall tourism bosses ask staycationers to take Covid tests
Cornwall tourism bosses ask staycationers to take Covid tests
Evening Standard

C ornwall tourism bosses urged staycationers to bring Covid tests on holiday with them as 2.3million hit the road on Friday. Temperatures have soared to 30C in the heatwave ahead of the “great staycations” beginning this weekend.

phys.org - Steven Freeland - Keen to sign up for space tourism? Here are 6 things to consider (besides the price tag)
Keen to sign up for space tourism? Here are 6 things to consider (besides the price tag)
Phys.org

by Steven Freeland, The Conversation It's been a momentous month for space-faring billionaires. On July 11, British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson's Unity 'rocket-plane' flew him and five fellow passengers about 85 kilometers above Earth. And…

kfyrtv.com - Faith Hatton - Minot tourism industry on road to recovery after 2020 pandemic impact
Minot tourism industry on road to recovery after 2020 pandemic impact
KFYR

Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 6:53 AM CDT|Updated: 35 minutes ago MINOT, N.D. – Last year the community lost two if its biggest attractions, the state fair and Norsk Høstfest. These two events have a combined economic impact of $90…

ft.com - The editorial board - Space: the final frontier of tycoon rivalry
Space: the final frontier of tycoon rivalry
Financial Times

As visual metaphors go, it was not subtle. Billionaire one-upmanship took on a new, disturbingly priapic form this week as Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder, became the latest corporate titan to launch himself to the heavens. Bezos, the world's (and now…

cbc.ca - Yakosu Umana - Deputy PM announces $48.5M tourism relief fund for Atlantic Canada
Deputy PM announces $48.5M tourism relief fund for Atlantic Canada
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland has announced $48.5 million for tourism relief in Atlantic Canada. Freeland made the announcement at Founders Food Hall and Market in Charlottetown Thursday…

reuters.com - Germany tightens rules for unvaccinated travellers from Spain, Netherlands
Germany tightens rules for unvaccinated travellers from Spain, Netherlands
Reuters

BERLIN, July 23 (Reuters) - Germany is classifying Spain and the Netherlands as areas with a high incidence of coronavirus, which means that unvaccinated travellers returning from those countries will have to quarantine for at least five days. The…

express.co.uk - Aimee Robinson - Cornwall tourism chiefs list ground rules for holidaymakers including tests before arrival
Cornwall tourism chiefs list ground rules for holidaymakers including tests before arrival
Express.co.uk

Cornwall is set to see a swarm of holidaymakers decent on the region during the summer months. In recent weeks cases of coronavirus in the county have soared to their highest so far, with over 2,000 cases recorded between July 10 and July 16.

theolivepress.es - Germany downgrades Spain to 'high incidence area' in another blow for tourism industry - Olive Press News Spain
Germany downgrades Spain to 'high incidence area' in another blow for tourism industry - Olive Press News Spain
The Olive Press

‌ The German government has downgraded Spain on its travel list, categorising it as a ‘high incidence area' amid rising infection rates across the peninsula and islands. The Robert Koch institute announced the change on Friday meaning…

stuff.co.nz - Tourism businesses can no longer afford to ignore Kiwis
Tourism businesses can no longer afford to ignore Kiwis
Stuff

OPINION: I've been lucky enough to spend the last few days pootling around the McKenzie Country and Central Otago in my old Ford Capri. The Capri hadn't been fired up in anger for three months and the thermostat is a bit knackered, so it was…

inverness-courier.co.uk - Val Sweeney - First visit by cruise ship to Highlands since start of the coronavirus pandemic is 'big step' towards recovery of tourism industry
First visit by cruise ship to Highlands since start of the coronavirus pandemic is 'big step' towards recovery of tourism industry
Inverness Courier

The imminent arrival of the first cruise ship to the Highlands since the start of the pandemic is being hailed as a 'significant' step by business and hospitality leaders. The Marella Explorer 2 is due to arrive at the Port of Cromarty Firth on…

nytimes.com - Victor Mather - Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony: Live Updates as the Games Begin
Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony: Live Updates as the Games Begin
The New York Times

Current time in Tokyo: July 23, 7:05 p.m. The opening ceremony of what is being marketed as the 2020 Olympics finally takes place on Friday night (Friday morning U.S. time) — one year late. In many ways, the event at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo…

khaleejtimes.com - Dhanusha  Gokulan - UAE-US tourism to boom with new Emirates flights to Miami
UAE-US tourism to boom with new Emirates flights to Miami
Khaleej Times

Emirates Airlines' first-ever passenger service between Dubai and Miami can generate an estimated $275 million in revenue, said officials at the Miami-Dade County aviation department. Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said that the new…

therealdeal.com - Kevin Rebong - NYC Hotels Busier But Still Struggling as Tourism Inches Up
NYC Hotels Busier But Still Struggling as Tourism Inches Up
The Real Deal

TRD STAFF JUL 23, 2021 11:07 AM The hotel industry is finally seeing some signs of life in New York City, with a 3.7 percent rise in rooms booked last week. Hotels in the city sold 481,000 rooms last week, the most since the pandemic began. It was…

kurdistan24.net - Rafting enthusiasts hope to develop water sport tourism in Kurdistan
Rafting enthusiasts hope to develop water sport tourism in Kurdistan
Kurdistan 24

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – As the temperature spikes in the Kurdistan Region, the Darban group for mountaineering and environmentalism, hopes to develop Kurdistan as a destination for water sports. As temperature spikes in the Kurdistan Region…

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