Egypt's hotels win over domestic tourists with on-site clinics

06/04/2020

CAIRO (Reuters) – Hotels in Egypt have implemented government safety regulations which include having an on-site clinic with resident doctor, regular temperature checks of guests and a quarantine area, as they try to attract domestic tourists, hotel officials said. Egypt suspended international flights in March […]

Social-distancing Greek style: shimmy and sing from your car

06/03/2020

ATHENS (Reuters) – Hundreds of Greeks danced and sang from their cars at a drive-in music concert, the first such event since the country banned mass gatherings to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Emerging from sunroofs or sitting on the hood of vehicles parked […]

Wales to reopen all schools at one-third capacity at end of month

06/03/2020

All schools in Wales will begin to reopen on 29 June with teachers given priority access to Covid-19 antibody tests, the country’s education minister has announced. Kirsty Williams said on Wednesday a phased approach will be used to allow for staggered starts, lessons and breaks, […]

Turkey eases coronavirus measures, re-opens restaurants, parks

06/01/2020

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey re-opens restaurants, cafes and parks on Monday and lifts inter-city travel curbs as the country eases restrictions taken to fight the coronavirus outbreak. President Tayyip Erdogan’s government has been gradually easing the restrictions for the past few weeks, as authorities say […]