European Commission seeks to gradually restart tourism sector

The European Commission has unveiled a series of guidelines designed to kickstart the tourism sector across the continent in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Many tourism businesses remain closed after months of lockdown.

The new guidance seeks to reopen borders, but with “all the safety and precautionary measures needed in place”.

From Friday there will be random checks at border crossings and then on June 15th free movement should resume.

UK travellers have already been warned not to expect “lavish” international holidays, with plans for a 14-day quarantine on air arrivals.

But travel without quarantine will be possible to France and Ireland.

European commissioner for transport, Adina Vălean, said: “We aim to create safe conditions in every mode of transport, to the extent possible, both for people traveling and transport workers.

“As we re-establish connectivity, these guidelines will provide authorities and stakeh

Source : Breakingtravelnews