Tag: coronavirus epidemic

Wimbledon 2020 cancelled over coronavirus epidemic
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Wimbledon 2020 cancelled over coronavirus epidemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 1, 2020

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced today that the 134th Wimbledon Championships that was due to take place ... Read More

Better late than never: Sweden finally bans public gatherings of 50 or more people
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Better late than never: Sweden finally bans public gatherings of 50 or more people

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 27, 2020

Having previously banned all gatherings of more than 500 people, Swedish authorities announced today a stricter measure, banning public gatherings ... Read More

From Russia with love: 160 Russian doctors arrive in Italy to fight COVID-19
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From Russia with love: 160 Russian doctors arrive in Italy to fight COVID-19

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 23, 2020

The Russian anti-coronavirus mission, led by a general, arrived in Lombardy, Italy. As well as a team of 52 doctors ... Read More

Grand Canyon West suspends operations over coronavirus spread
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Grand Canyon West suspends operations over coronavirus spread

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020

​In an effort to keep visitors, suppliers and team members as safe and healthy as possible, Grand Canyon West will ... Read More

WTTC: Coronavirus puts 50 million Travel & Tourism jobs at risk
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WTTC: Coronavirus puts 50 million Travel & Tourism jobs at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council says up to 50 million jobs in the Travel & Tourism sector are at ... Read More

IATA: Coronavirus could cost global airlines $30 billion in lost revenue
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IATA: Coronavirus could cost global airlines $30 billion in lost revenue

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020

Global airlines could lose almost $30 billion in revenue due to a rapid decrease in travel demand, caused by coronavirus ... Read More

Royal Caribbean Cruises: Aggressive steps taken to minimize coronavirus risk
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Royal Caribbean Cruises: Aggressive steps taken to minimize coronavirus risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd commented on the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak today: As has been widely reported, China and other countries are ... Read More

China and ASEAN foreign ministers to hold coronavirus emergency meeting in Laos
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China and ASEAN foreign ministers to hold coronavirus emergency meeting in Laos

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2020

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China are planning to hold an emergency conference, which would take place ... Read More

China: US coronavirus travel warning ‘truly mean’
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China: US coronavirus travel warning ‘truly mean’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2020

China has condemned the United States for issuing a travel warning against for virus-stricken country, calling the US action “truly ... Read More

Vietnam the latest country to ban China flights
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Vietnam the latest country to ban China flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2020

The Vietnamese authorities announced ban on flights to and from China because of the danger of the spread of the ... Read More

Coronavirus status Bahamas: Restricting all travel from China to The Bahamas
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Coronavirus status Bahamas: Restricting all travel from China to The Bahamas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2020

Yesterday the Minister of Health advised the Bahamian people about the status of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV as ... Read More

China’s coronavirus epidemic will cost Russian outbound tourism $11 million
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China’s coronavirus epidemic will cost Russian outbound tourism $11 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2020

According to Executive Director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), Russian outbound tourism stand to lose between ... Read More

Coronavirus epidemic causes collapse in Chinese travel
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Coronavirus epidemic causes collapse in Chinese travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2020

The latest data reveals that the outbreak of infection in China from the coronavirus has caused a substantial setback in ... Read More

Russia closes border with China, stops issuing e-Visas to Chinese visitors
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Russia closes border with China, stops issuing e-Visas to Chinese visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2020

Following orders from President Vladimir Putin for officials to do all they can to prevent the spread of the dangerous ... Read More

Russia halts railway service with China to avoid coronavirus epidemic
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Russia halts railway service with China to avoid coronavirus epidemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova announced on Wednesday that Russia will suspend railway service with China starting 00:00 January ... Read More

Lufthansa Group cancels all flights to China
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Lufthansa Group cancels all flights to China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020

The safety of passengers and employees is a top priority for the Lufthansa Group. After thoroughly evaluating all currently available ... Read More

Coronavirus will devastate airport retail worldwide
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Coronavirus will devastate airport retail worldwide

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020

Global airport retail sales are forecast to reach US$48.2 billion in 2020, up 6.1% on 2019, according to data and ... Read More

ETOA: Coronavirus fear is powerful deterrent to tourism
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ETOA: Coronavirus fear is powerful deterrent to tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Speaking from the ETOA Britain & Ireland Marketplace on 28 January, Tom Jenkins, CEO of ETOA said: “Everyone’s thoughts are ... Read More

China locks down two cities with 18.5 million residents as deadly virus spreads
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China locks down two cities with 18.5 million residents as deadly virus spreads

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2020

City officials in China's of Wuhan, where the 2019 novel coronavirus originated, have shut down public transport and ordered 11 ... Read More

India issues China travel advisory as deadly virus cases jump to 136
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India issues China travel advisory as deadly virus cases jump to 136

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

China's Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, in a statement detailing the latest escalation in figures for the major viral outbreak, said ... Read More