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Poland unveils tourism restrictions ahead of reopening | News

Poland is beginning to re-open to tourists, announcing new policy measures for visitors and organisations within the sector to help restore the sector ahead of prospective border openings.

Detailed guidelines for hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions have been announced by the ministry of development and the Polish Tourism Organisation.

Hospitality and retail businesses were officially allowed to re-open earlier in May, based on conditions to follow strict regulations.

Thanks to an effective Covid-19 strategy, Poland was relatively unaffected by the outbreak, with under 20,000 cases and under 1,000 deaths.

Each business operating in the hospitality industry must adopt the following

Hawaii Balances Tourism and Health in its COVID-19 Reopening Strategy | Best States

The Polynesian Cultural Center, an attraction located on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, has been closed since March 16 – when the coronavirus pandemic started to make its impact on the state.

Previously, the longest stretch during which the center – which opened officially in 1963 – shut its doors was three days. And it was due to a hurricane, according to Greg Maples, the center’s director of restaurant services. Now, Maples says the current closure will likely continue until at least September.

“The bottom line is, without tourism, we are in a world of hurt,” says Maples, who is

Travel destinations that are reopening to tourists

  • Despite nonessential travel still being discouraged in many places, some tourism-reliant destinations are beginning to hatch plans to welcome back tourists. 
  • Italy is already open to international tourists even though it saw one of Europe’s deadliest coronavirus outbreaks.
  • The Florida Keys opened to visitors June 1, though they are cutting their occupancy in half until June 15.
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From Italy to Germany, countries around the world are slowly relaxing their lockdowns, easing into a new normal that’s not quite what it was pre-pandemic, but as close to it as possible.