The IOC officially announces the new dates for the Olympic event, very similar to those scheduled for this summer. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has already set the final dates for the Tokyo 2020 Games, which, like those initially planned for this summer, will begin on the fourth Friday of July 2021 (on the...
The WTTC notes that the closure of hotels, the suspension of flights, the stoppage of cruises and the closure of borders are having a "catastrophic domino effect". The tourism industry loses one million jobs a day worldwide as a result of the coronavirus crisis, as warned by the World Travel and Tourism Council...
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2020 – Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the U.S. airlines, today issued a letter from leading airline CEOs – both passenger and cargo – urging Congress to move swiftly to pass a bipartisan bill with worker payroll protections to protect and preserve the industry’s 750,000 direct employees.
Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca on Tuesday reported Turkey's first death from COVID-19, or novel coronavirus. "In our struggle, today I lost one patient," the minister told reporters. He added that Turkey detected 51 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 98
US President Donald Trump announced the closure of the border with Canada. He made this announcement on his Twitter account. “We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with Canada to non-essential traffic. Trade will not be affected.” He emphasized that trade would not be affected by such measures.