Travel Workers Despair a Year Lost to Covid-19

Six travel workers, from a cruise ship crewmember in Manila to a tour bus driver in East Jerusalem, share how the prolonged shutdown has upended their lives.

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The Receding Horizon of Travel’s Return

Every time it looks like recovery is close, a new surge of the coronavirus pushes back the timeline. Now, even as vaccines raise hopes, for those who rely on tourism for their livelihoods, it might be too late.

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‘If No Tourists Come, I Have No Business’: New York’s Tourism Crisis

International arrivals to New York are down as much as 93 percent, and the people and businesses of the city’s tourism industry are on the brink.

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The Most Important Word in the Hospitality Industry? ‘Clean’

The world’s largest hotel companies have all come forward in recent weeks to announce new cleaning playbooks.

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Long-Term Summer Rentals is the Latest Trend

Like a barbershop newly opened from lockdown, vacation properties are experiencing a surge of bookings. But instead of a week or two on the beach, people are looking for a month or more.

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