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Up to 75 million jobs are at immediate risk in global travel and tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

The Main Board of the All England Club (AELTC) and Committee of Management of The Championships took the difficult decision that the Wimbledon 134th Championships, which was due to be staged in this year, will be cancelled and instead staged from June 28, 2021 to July 11, 2021.

Dear Travel and Tourism Friends

As you are all aware the COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe effect on the global travel and tourism industry.

These times are hard for all, as tourism enterprises / organisations hardly operate or have ceased to operate during this pandemic. Not to mention the immense impact this is having on industry professionals and employees.

We at Travel Trade Publications and our online products are still here to support you!

We will continue covering your news on our online platforms, on a daily basis, in the mist of this delicate pandemic climate.

Send us your news, whether it is future plans and developments of your organisation or even on how your company is currently coping during this challenging period.

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Cyprus Airways was awarded as the Best New Entrant Performance at the Athens International Airport (AIA), as a recognition of its successful performance in 2019 in regard to its flights to and from Athens.

A recent British Airways’ (BA) week of Sport Relief fundraising events had taken off by achieving a Guinness World Records title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 m by a team (mixed), made up of colleagues and sporting celebrities.

Cyprus Airways announced the appointment of Zekri Tours as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Egypt.

British Airways (BA) recently announced a new target to remove more than 700 tonnes of single-use plastic on board its flights during this year, amounting to more than a quarter of a billion individual items of plastic and equivalent to more than 30,000 suitcases full of single-use plastic, even more than the number of bags customers check in with the airline at Heathrow on an average day.

The public now has the opportunity to view and track the rapid progress of the City of Dreams Mediterranean Integrated Casino Resort (ICR) through its website (www.cityofdreamsmed.com.cy/progress.html).

According to the recent Europe hotel construction pipeline trend report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), Europe’s total construction pipeline rose to 1,871 projects/297,490 rooms in the fourth quarter of 2019, a 19 percent increase by projects and 22 percent by rooms, year-over-year (YOY).

The cruise industry in the Baltic Sea continues to grow according to the latest Cruise Baltic Market Review.