The government has published a set of new guidelines on safe domestic travel. They urge travelers to avoid all unnecessary social contacts and confirm that in the event of sickness, those on the road have the right to access local health care. Tourism operators must ensure sufficient hygiene. … [Read more...] about Finnish gov’t encourages domestic leisure travel, but safety first
Notwithstanding the government’s decision to resume air traffic in the country, demand for commercial airlines is least likely to revive anytime soon given the impact of the pandemic on leisure travel and fast adoption of technologies that enable remote working for enterprises. In addition, analysts believe that the government’s stance to cap ticket prices will affect the sector’s profitability since airlines would be unable to cover fixed costs. According to industry trackers, after resuming services amid a nationwide lockdown that has lasted beyond two months, airlines will largely have to cater to the stranded passengers for at least the first 15 days. Once this phase is over, they may face demand slump owing to two factors. First, the rapid spread of Covid-19 has affected leisure travel, which constitutes a large part of total travel spending. Second, technological services such as videoconferencing, digital applications and frequent use of webinars for … [Read more...] about Can airlines weather the Covid storm?
Williams has been working on plans for reopening – if allowed – in July. He says doing so with two-metre distancing will be tough. Capacity in the restaurants will plummet, bars will remain closed and it’s not clear how much demand there will be. He says: “People have got so used to antisocial ways of working and living they’re going to take a bit of time to get back to ‘new normal’ habits.” … [Read more...] about Venues in crisis: ‘We couldn’t survive if we opened 10 nights a week’
Guests can take part in archery or clay pigeon shooting, go for a round of golf, fish in the lough or ride horses along the water. Pictured: The landing area replete with chandelier … [Read more...] about Quarantined in a castle! Couple spend lockdown alone in 800-year-old five-star hotel set in 350-acre estate with own cinema, spa, tea boutique, wine tasting tunnels and 83 guest rooms
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