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European vacation? Not in 2020 as pandemic turns summer tourism into lean season

BRUGES, Belgium — Bruges mayor Dirk De fauw first realized something was desperately wrong with European tourism when on a brisk March morning he crossed the Burg square in front of the Gothic city hall and there was nothing but silence.

“There are always people. Always,” De fauw said. That morning?

“Nothing. Nobody is on that large square” at the heart of one of Europe’s most picturesque cities, he said.

Six months later, as Europe’s meanest tourist summer season in history is starting to draw to a close, COVID-19 is yet to loosen its suffocating grip on the continent.

If

PGA TOUR announces full schedule for 2020-21 season

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The PGA TOUR today announced the complete schedule for the 2020-21 PGA TOUR Season, featuring 50 official FedExCup tournaments – including 14 tournaments that were postponed or canceled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic – culminating with the crowning of the FedExCup champion Labor Day weekend in 2021.

The schedule, which reflects a net increase of one tournament over the original 2019-20 schedule, features the most tournaments in a season since 1975 (51). Three events postponed in 2020 – U.S. Open, Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship and Masters Tournament – will be played

County attractions hoping to salvage 2020 tourism season | Local News

The owners of popular local attractions are eager to get back to business in what has so far been one of the most challenging tourism seasons of all time. 

Representatives from popular visitor destinations from across Niagara County gathered in Niagara Falls on Wednesday to discuss their plans to once again begin catering to customers now that Western New York has officially entered phase four of New York’s gradual reopening plan. 

While they lost a significant portion of the first part of the 2020 tourism season, the owners and operators of local attractions expressed relief over at least being able