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Coronavirus: 40% of Destinations Have Eased Travel Restrictions

Forty percent of all destinations worldwide have now eased the travel restrictions they placed on international tourism in response to Covid-19.

Travel to Return First with Staycations post-Covid-19

Travel is likely to return first to domestic markets with staycations when travel restrictions are eased, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

UNWTO: 96% of Global Destinations Impose Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

Ninety-six percent of all worldwide destinations, as of 6 April, have introduced travel restrictions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the UNWTO.

US Airlines to Get $25 billion Coronavirus Payroll Bailout

Ten coronavirus-hit US airlines have tentatively agreed to a 25-billion-dollar injection to help them meet payroll needs through to September.

Covid-19 May Deliver $314bn Blow to Airline Revenues, Says IATA

Airline passenger revenues may drop by $314 billion in 2020 due to the Covid-19 crisis, according to an updated analysis by IATA.

Government Secures Return of Stranded Greeks

The Greek government has launched a repatriation operation to ensure that Greeks stranded abroad, due to travel restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, can get back home.

World Tourism Organization: Stay Home, But Travel Tomorrow!

"By staying home today, we can travel tomorrow," says the UNWTO in a message released to the world as the Covid-19 situation evolves.

Air Cargo is Essential in Fight Against Covid-19, Says IATA

Air cargo operations should be excluded from any Covid-19-related travel restrictions to ensure life-saving medical products can be transported without disruptions, says IATA.

Greece Closes Borders to Non-EU Citizens

Greece will close its borders to non-EU nationals from Wednesday, March 18, in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.