Like all other flourishing industries, Covid-19 Pandemic has influenced tourism equally. The sector has faced a sudden and sharp drop in demand at a global level. International tourist arrival has dropped to 30 percent leading to a loss of 400-450 billion USD. These are some things you should know about traveling this summer.
The top 10 travel destinations of the world include the US, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, China, Mexico, Germany, and Thailand have faced a substantial blow by the deadly virus. With the downfall of the tourism market, more than 75 million jobs are at risk, which will create economic instability around the world.
After practicing months of self-isolation and living in uncertainty, things are getting normal, or maybe we are trying to normalize it forcefully. No matter what the case is, there is good news for the wandering souls around the world. Many beautiful and worth-visiting destinations are going to be reopened soon with the aim of keeping the tourists and the staff safe from the virus. So here are the dates.
- The Mexican Caribbean and the beaches of Florida are expected to reopen in the first week of June.
- The tourist destinations of Turkey and Caicos Island will reopen on July 22.
- After much loss in the tourism business, Cyprus is ready to pay your medical fees if Covid-19 hits you while you roam around the majestic island.
- European countries including Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Portugal, Norway, and Croatia are opening borders from the first week of June. Tourists will be allowed to travel between these countries under strictly controlled conditions and restrictions.
The UNWTO has issued new guidelines to reopen tourist destination around the world. The Guidelines are a comprehensive set of measures required to keep the tourists safe and run the businesses seamlessly. If you also plan to move to another country or city, don’t forget to follow the thumb rules to keep yourself safe during the pandemic.
Wash your hands, wear a mask, and maintain a 6 feet distance, and you are good to go.