July 27, 2020

Virus surge a major blow for Spain tourist sector

Madrid (AFP) – As one of the world’s top tourist destinations, Spain was hoping to salvage the summer by billing itself as a safe haven from the pandemic. But with infections surging, all bets are off.Britain’s decision late on Saturday to impose quarantine on all travellers coming from Spain represents a huge setback: British tourists are the largest national group of visitors, with 18 million of them taking a Spanish holiday in 2019. “It’s a very tough blow” given that the tourist sector “had hoped to be able to turn things around in August,” Ximo Puig, the Valencian regional president told …

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