The Unesco world heritage site has experienced a 28% rise in tourism in the past two years, with the mayor, Dirk De Fauw, doubting the city’s ability to cope with mounting numbers of tourists. “We have to control the influx more if we don’t want Bruges to become a complete Disneyland here,” he says. … [Read more...] about Global tourism hits record highs – but who goes where on holiday?
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Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Repatriation mission will take at least two more weeks The repatriation process for Germans stranded abroad is ongoing. Until now, main destinations such as Egypt or Morocco have been addressed. "It will be more difficult with countries that only have small groups of scattered adventure vacationers," said the crisis manager of the German Foreign Office. Tourists in the Pacific Islands must first be rounded up in New Zealand and then flown out. … [Read more...] about My Europe: The coronavirus time machine
‘The Commission can also order trainings on the NYC Human Rights Law, changes to policies, and develop restorative justice relief such as community service and mediated apologies, in lieu of or in addition to fines and monetary relief,’ the department said. … [Read more...] about Victim of Central Park Karen who called police claiming ‘an African American man is threatening my life’ when he simply asked her to leash her dog ACCEPTS her apology as his sister blasts ‘this kind of racism can kill people’
Meanwhile, it’s all the wrong people who occupy and dominate the digital space in the absence of real political leadership, while many others still continue to feel left out. People going online during the lockdown doesn’t cure Nigeria’s real, fundamental societal problems. In fact, new problems emerge. There will be far-reaching consequences if these are not addressed creatively. … [Read more...] about Opinion: ‘There’s a growing dictatorship of disinformation in Nigeria’
However, in a 50-page document outlining measures to relax coronavirus restrictions, the British government said it is looking into "permitting cultural and sporting events to take place behind closed-doors for broadcast, while avoiding the risk of large-scale social contact." The measure is part of "step two" of a three-step plan to reopen the country, one that will kick in on June 1 providing a number of criteria are met. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus and sports: F1 to return in July