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Pandemic hurting Eau Claire tourism industry

Pandemic hurting Eau Claire tourism industry

Eau Claire (WQOW) – The pandemic has caused many events in Eau Claire to either be postponed or outright canceled, and officials say it has a ripple effect. Benny Anderson, interim executive director of Visit Eau Claire, said the cancellations are having a huge negative impact on industries across the ...

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Travellers in Europe rush to get back to US after Trump order

Travellers in Europe rush to get back to US after Trump order

MADRID: Bleary-eyed and stressed, U.S. and European travellers at Madrid‘s Barajas airport scrambled to board the last flights back to the United States before a 30-day suspension intended to curb the spread of coronavirus begins at midnight on Friday. U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping restrictions on travel from Europe ...

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Travel in the age of contagion

Travel in the age of contagion

The tourists are gone from Goa, disinvited by the global coronavirus emergency. After neighbouring Karnataka and Maharashtra went into lockdown earlier this week, chief minister Pramod Sawant declared: “I urge people to avoid travelling without necessity, and not to attend or organize large functions. Schools, colleges, pubs, movie halls, public ...

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Lessons from lockdown France

Lessons from lockdown France

In Paris, the institution of a lockdown triggered a great deal of scoffing and appeals to liberty. Now it’s New Zealand’s turn, and we have to decide whether we’re going to give it the seriousness it demands, writes Jack Goldingham Newsom, a New Zealander just returned from Paris to another national ...

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