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Suicides on the rise in the tourism sector

Suicides on the rise in the tourism sector

The government should be held accountable for its criminal negligence towards the ailing travel and tourism sector, argued the tourism organization ATTOI, citing cases of employees in India and the state of Kerala committing suicide. "While many other countries, both developed and developing, have presented plans to support the tourism...

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TUI causes the closure of 166 travel agencies

TUI causes the closure of 166 travel agencies

Europe's leading tour operator, Tui Group, has no more competitors in the United Kingdom because almost a year ago, last September, its historic challenger, Thomas Cook, closed some 550 travel agencies. But even in spite of this favourable situation, the German giant has not been able to withstand the...

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The news feed Belgium, Algeria, Russia, India …

The news feed Belgium, Algeria, Russia, India …

BELGIUM While for the next four weeks the Belgians have to make sure that they only see five people outside their homes. ALGERIA The European Union has proposed to reintroduce travel restrictions with Algeria due to an increase in Covid-19 contamination in that country. The decision is due to be endorsed by...

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Tourism impossible: Tom Cruise chooses Norway

Tourism impossible: Tom Cruise chooses Norway

The Norwegian government has decided to make an exception in its anti-covid-19 quarantine policy in order to receive Tom Cruise and his crew for the upcoming film "Mission: Impossible". Production of the seventh and eighth installments of Paramount Pictures' MFI franchise was halted in February due to the Covid-19 pandemic....

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In India: testing of a Coronavirus vaccine

In India: testing of a Coronavirus vaccine

India has begun its first trials of a coronavirus vaccine. The development came at a time when the world’s...

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South African tourism and COVID-19

South African tourism and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has been ravaging South Africa since March 5, with the tourism sector being the most affected....

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Airlines in brief: Air Caraïbes, Air Austral, Emirates, French Bee, Qatar Airways, Ryanair, etc.

Airlines in brief: Air Caraïbes, Air Austral, Emirates, French Bee, Qatar Airways, Ryanair, etc.

Qatar Airways launches proceedings against the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Since 2017, these four States...

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Ghanaian president isolates himself despite negative test for the virus

Ghanaian president isolates himself despite negative test for the virus

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, isolated himself as a precautionary measure for two weeks despite negative tests for...

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Loss of 55 billion USD, figures are chilling

Loss of 55 billion USD, figures are chilling

With the Covid-19, Africa has lost $55 billion in revenue from tourism and air transport. This industry accounts for...

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Judicial redress today : Air Mauritius on the brink

Judicial redress today : Air Mauritius on the brink

The Board of Directors of Air Mauritius confirmed today 22 April that it is unable to honour its financial...

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