A growing call to consider the coronavirus a permanent fixture in our lives is resonating among travel operators. But that would not necessarily mean the virus is no longer dangerous.
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.
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.
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.
The world’s largest hotel companies have all come forward in recent weeks to announce new cleaning playbooks.
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.