“Tourism is generally only measured in the number of international arrivals, but we need new indicators and a new set of measures of tourism,” he says. “For example, do we have gender equality in our tourist industries? Why are men always executives? Are jobs in tourism decent? What about the liveability of local residents? It’s a question at a political level about how we define and understand tourism.” … [Read more...] about Global tourism hits record highs – but who goes where on holiday?
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He also said huge numbers of men have been put out of work or furloughed in the crisis, which is making them feel they no longer have the resources to give their wives and children what they need – and this can lead to 'family annihilation' murder in extreme cases. … [Read more...] about UK’s lockdown murder toll hits 100 with ten in the past week – as expert says grim tally is fuelled by soaring number of domestic attacks
In reporting on the coronavirus pandemic, unless otherwise specified, DW uses figures provided by the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Coronavirus Resource Center in the United States. JHU updates figures in real-time, collating data from world health organizations, state and national governments and other public official sources, all of whom have their own systems for compiling information. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: Russia reports record daily death toll
While Congress’s giant coronavirus stimulus package included $600 more in unemployment insurance for those who have been laid off, the checks can only go to people who have been able to successfully file in their state. Many states have antiquated online systems that are unable to handle the mass of people who have been laid off due to the pandemic, meaning millions could be left without unemployment insurance. … [Read more...] about ‘I don’t have one cent left’: Hispanic Americans hit hardest by layoffs
Another tracer who spoke about pay problems also said: "We received a message last night saying confidentiality was required to ensure the success of the programme - which sounds a bit like if you speak out, you are responsible for the failure of the programme. Which is so wrong." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Test and trace programme ‘hit by more problems’ on day two