Tag: coronavirus crisis

Global nightlife industry fights COVID-19 pandemic

editor editor- April 3, 2020 20:42

Though it's Friday, for yet another weekend, most nightlife venues worldwide will not be able to open its doors, leaving dancefloors empty and clubbers at home. So what are nightlife ... Read More

320,000 jobs at risk in Asia Pacific Travel Retail & Duty Free industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020 19:23

Over 320,000 local jobs across the Asia Pacific region and a $36 billion industry are at risk of being overlooked by politicians as they devise financial rescue measures to cope ... Read More

COVID-19 pandemic puts Sint Maarten in partial lockdown

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 26, 2020 01:36

These are extraordinary times.  Government has a responsibility to protect the safety and health of the people of Sint Maarten.  The country is in a partial lockdown and therefore measures ... Read More

Staying home saves lives: Cayman Islands goes on partial lockdown

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 26, 2020 00:03

The Cayman Islands will be under a partial lockdown as from 7:00 pm tonight. “Staying home saves lives” is Government’s message. Sounding a note of grave caution on Tuesday, 24 ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Keeping the skies open and getting people home

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020 18:52

Qatar Airways is continuing to keeping the skies open and getting as many people home as we possibly can in these challenging times. Our state-of-the-art aircraft with their advanced air ... Read More

Illinois joins California and New York, goes on COVID-19 lockdown

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020 22:04

Illinois has joined California and New York today, when Governor J.B. Pritzker announced a "stay-at-home" order for the residents of the state. The order goes in effect on Saturday, March ... Read More

Jamaica to join UNWTO’s global effort to mitigate impact of COVID-19 on tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020 18:51

Senior officials at Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism yesterday participated in a virtual meeting with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), to discuss a global coordinated partnership to mitigate the ... Read More

UNWTO convenes Global Tourism Crisis Committee

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020 18:16

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted a high-level virtual meeting yesterday, bringing together key UN agencies, the chairs of its Executive Council and Regional Commissions, and private sector leaders. Tourism ... Read More

Lufthansa suspends dividend payment to limit financial impact of coronavirus crisis

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2020 13:52

During today’s meeting, the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG prepared the annual financial statements for the year 2019 and decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting that the ... Read More