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Hawaii pushes forward with tourism despite safety concerns

Despite increasing coronavirus cases across the U.S., Hawaii officials hope to reboot tourism next week by loosening months of economically crippling pandemic restrictions, including a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all arriving travelers.

‘Second wave’ virus fears strike blow to tourism industry

Concerns over a “second wave” of coronavirus infections brought on by returning vacationers are wreaking havoc across Europe's tourism industry, particularly in Spain, following Britain's effective ban on travel to the country.

European travel in the distance for those coming from the U.S.

Ashley Talarico had been planning her Aug. 31 trip to Italy for a long time. Pat Talarico is Ashley’s father-in-law, and his family is from the southern Italian village of Positano. Other than a trip Pat took as a young boy that he only remembers from stories and pictures, he has not visited.

Barcelona locals reclaim city from tourists during pandemic

For florist Laura Gomez and many other Barcelona residents, the COVID-19 pandemic has one silver lining, amid all the death and suffering. For the first time in decades, locals won’t feel outnumbered by the throngs of foreign visitors that flood Spain’s top tourist destination each summer.

Africa’s endangered wildlife at risk as tourism dries up

The armed rangers set off at dusk in pursuit of poachers. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a new alertness, and a new fear. With tourists gone and their money, too, protecting endangered wildlife like black rhinos has become that much more challenging.

Gloomy summer looms as pandemic cancels U.S. festivals, trips

From Cape Cod to California, festivals are being nixed, businesses in tourist havens are looking at empty reservation books, and people who have been cooped up through a dismal spring are worrying summer will bring just more of the same.

Pandemic is dealing European tourism ‘staggering’ blow

The European Union says its vaunted tourist industry is facing “staggering” figures of decline because of the coronavirus crisis and the bloc’s internal market commissioner wants the sector to be first in line when it comes to recovery funds.

Atari plans to open video game-themed resorts in 8 U.S. cities

Atari, the arcade game company that ushered in the gaming revolution in the 1980s, is opening eight video game-themed hotels across the U.S. The company said this week it will break ground on its first hotel later this year in Phoenix.