Celestyal Cruises extends suspension of its cruises until June 29

Greek cruise operator Celestyal Cruises has extended the suspension of its cruises until June 29, 2020, when it will resume its activity. For fully paid individual reservations affected by this temporary suspension, Celestyal Cruises offers a future cruise credit of 120% of the original reservation amount, as reported in a statement. Thus, customers will be […]

The Spanish tourism sector loses 18,000 million at Easter due to the coronavirus crisis

Spanish tourist companies register losses of 18,000 million in income at Easter due to the restrictions decreed by the Government to stop the expansion of the coronavirus, according to data from the Business Federation of Territorial Associations of Spanish Travel Agencies (Fetave). The Easter data offer a «terrifying balance», according to the Federation, with losses […]

The Spanish Government prohibits by law layoffs due to force majeure and other causes due to the coronavirus crisis

It will subsequently review the ERTEs and if it detects fraud it will force to return «up to the last penny» including employee benefits The Council of Ministers approved this Friday to ban by law the dismissal due to force majeure and for economic, organizational, technical and production causes derived from the health crisis caused […]

The World Tourism Organization estimates losses of over 400,000 million in the tourism sector due to the impact of the coronavirus

The arrival of international tourists could fall between 20% and 30% this year The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) estimates that international tourist arrivals will fall between 20% and 30% in 2020, which will mean a decline in income of between 300,000 and 450,000 million dollars (272,850 and 409,000 million euros ) for the sector due […]

Airbus confirms 138 coronavirus positives among its workers in Spain and 820 in quarantine

There are also 21 positives and 161 quarantined workers from subcontractors working in the factories. The aeronautical manufacturer Airbus has confirmed 138 positive cases of coronavirus among its employees at work centers in Spain, while 820 workers are in quarantine for presenting symptoms (147) or for having been in contact with a family member or […]