The government body warned international travel is becoming very limited as air routes are suspended, land borders close and new restrictions are put in place that prevent flights from leaving.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has urged its stakeholders to take advantage of the coronavirus resources it has set up to contain the spread of the virus in the region.
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In a virtually unprecedented move, the Oberammergau Passion Play will be postponed for two years as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage around the world.
According to the London-based international organisation, the growing job losses are affecting every level of the industry and are gathering pace as countries go into lockdown.
Officials in Spain have ordered the closure of all hotels, campsites and short-stay accommodation from next Tuesday. There have been 14,769 coronavirus cases recorded in the country, with 638 deaths to date.
President Sebastián Piñera announced Chile has entered stage four of its Covid-19 contingency plan. As a result, as of today, all of Chile’s land, sea and air borders will close, and entry of foreigners will be denied until further notice.
The European Union is banning travellers from outside the bloc for 30 days in a battle to contain the spread of coronavirus. In an unprecedented move, the external borders of 26 EU states will be closed.
On Monday, prime minister Boris Johnson urged Brits to avoid pubs, clubs and restaurants, with the impact likely to be crippling for many small businesses.
ABTA is calling for urgent action by the government to help businesses in the short-term by making funds readily available to travel and tourism companies.
Intrepid Travel and Peregrine Adventure tours that are currently operating will continue until April 3rd. Any customers that opt to leave their tour early will receive a credit for the remainder of their itinerary.
The Jamaica ministry of tourism has confirmed all previously advertised activities for March have been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.