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The number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 in the US has risen above 100,000 for the first time since January, when the mass vaccination campaign was just getting under way.
Gary Lewis, CEO of the Travel Network Group, the UK’s largest independent travel membership organisation, representing over 1,200 members, comments on news that Canada, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the Azores will move from amber to the UK’s green list at the end of the month.
This announcement is little comfort to the travel sector whose recovery has been hampered by the complicated and ever-changing restrictions around travel.
Until people are travelling close to pre-2020 levels again, redundancies and business closures are a real threat to those working in the sector. The industry needs continued support from the government alongside an increased effort to allow the public to travel more freely or travel businesses will struggle to survive. This would be a tragedy for the industry and have a negative impact on high-streets and communities across the country.
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