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Europe Hotel Transactions Bulletin - Week Ending 31 July 2020

Ascott Residence Trust to sell Citadines Didot Montparnasse Paris.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Ascott Residence Trust


Bidding Farewell To Havana’s City Historian And Conservationist

Eusebio Leal Spengler so loved the old city that he found ways to save it. “Never a priority in the 20th century, old Havana fell into disrepair. By befriending Fidel Castro, Leal began the process of bringing it back. He managed to get the old town designated a Unesco world heritage site, and then gather enough money from Europe to start putting the buildings back together.” (Spengler died on July 31.) – The Observer (UK)
Tags: Art, Europe, People, Unesco, Havana, Spengler, Eusebio Leal Spengler, 08.01.20, Fidel Castro Leal


Russia Slightly Raised July Oil Output Ahead of OPEC+ Tapering - Bloomberg

Russia Slightly Raised July Oil Output Ahead of OPEC+ Tapering - Bloomberg:Russia slightly increased its oil production in July, ahead of OPEC+ plans to start easing their record supply cuts starting this month.The nation’s producers pumped 39.63 million tons of crude and condensate last month, according to preliminary data from the Energy Ministry’s CDU-TEK unit. That’s an average daily of 9.371 million barrels, applying a 7.33 barrel-per-ton conversion rate, and is above June levels, when outp...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Opec, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Energy Ministry, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, CDU TEK, OPEC Tapering Bloomberg


As cases surge, we must learn from past mistakes | Letters

At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government failed to heed warnings from other countries, writes Giselle Green – it must not do so again. Plus letters from Phil Coughlin, Geoff Naylor, Heather Massie and David WilkinsonInstead of waiting to see which countries experience a surge in coronavirus cases, I would hope that the government is actively looking into the reasons why. Among the factors being blamed for Spain’s spike are “a rush out of lockdown, opening the borders, patchy complia...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Politics, UK, Spain, Conservatives, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Airline Industry, New Zealand, Coronavirus outbreak, Giselle Green, Phil Coughlin Geoff Naylor Heather Massie, David WilkinsonInstead, Giselle GreenLondon


'We've started to relax': the week Covid-19 roared back in Europe

Message echoes across continent that pleasures of communal life may soon be sacrificed againCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe advice from Spain’s health ministry this week was simple.Using the hashtag #Don’tChuckitallAway, the ministry told people not to kiss or hug friends and family, not to share plates, to keep a careful eye on who’s been drinking from which glass, to slip the mask back on straight after eating and to keep washing hands frequently. Continue readi...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Spain, UK News, World news, Coronavirus outbreak


How the Covid-19 resurgence is dividing opinion across Europe

Message echoes across continent that small pleasures of communal life may soon be sacrificed againCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe advice from Spain’s health ministry this week was simple.Using the hashtag #Don’tChuckitallAway, the ministry told people not to kiss or hug friends and family, not to share plates, to keep a careful eye on who’s been drinking from which glass, to slip the mask back on straight after eating and to keep washing hands frequently. Continue...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Spain, UK News, World news, Coronavirus outbreak


Airlines Take Hit as IAG Seeks to Raise Capital, KLM Cuts Jobs - Bloomberg

:Two of Europe’s biggest airlines ratcheted up their response to the coronavirus crisis, underscoring the depth of the downturn and the urgent race to keep ahead of the financial repercussions.British Airways owner IAG SA set plans for 2.75 billion-euro ($3.3 billion) rights offering, while rival Air France-KLM’s Dutch arm said it would lop off 15% of its workforce and said will also resort to raising fresh equity. Both reported record quarterly losses on Friday, a measure of the strain on netwo...
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Iag, British Airways, Willie Walsh, Air France KLM, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, IAG SA, KLM Cuts Jobs Bloomberg


Global report: French and Spanish Covid-19 cases at highest level in weeks

Iceland reinstates public gathering restrictions; US Republican Herman Cain dies; Brazil’s first lady tests positive Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrance’s seven-day average of new Covid-19 cases has risen above the 1,000 threshold for the first time since the first half of May, when it eased its lockdown, as Spain said its daily rise in cases was the highest since its lockdown was lifted in June.French health authorities reported 1,377 additional confirmed cases of...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, US, Spain, World news, Asia Pacific, Brazil, Iceland, Herman Cain, Coronavirus outbreak


Global report: France records highest daily rise in Covid-19 cases since May

Spain tops 1,000 cases for second day in row; US Republican Herman Cain dies of disease; Brazil’s first lady tests positive Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrance has recorded its highest daily increase in new Covid-19 infections since May, prompting authorities there to consider new suppression measures, as Spain said its daily rise in cases was the highest since a nationwide lockdown was lifted in June.According to the latest figures, released late on Wednesday, the...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, US, Spain, World news, Asia Pacific, Brazil, Herman Cain, Coronavirus outbreak


Telegram hits out at Apple’s app store ‘tax’ in latest EU antitrust complaint

Apple has another antitrust charge on its plate. Messaging app Telegram has joined Spotify in filing a formal complaint against the iOS App Store in Europe — adding its voice to a growing number of developers willing to publicly rail against what they decry as Apple’s app “tax”. A spokesperson for Telegram confirmed the complaint to TechCrunch, pointing us to this public Telegram post where founder, Pavel Durov, sets out seven reasons why he thinks iPhone users should be concerned about the...
Tags: Travel, Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Amazon, Android, Ipad, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Europe, Lawsuit, Cook, US


Matt Hancock: second wave of coronavirus is starting to roll across Europe – video

Britain's health secretary, Matt Hancock, has confirmed the government is looking at measures to prevent a second wave of Covid-19 from reaching the UK, as cases rise across Europe. Jonathan Van-Tam, the deputy chief medical officer, is expected to announce an increase in the self-isolation period for those with symptoms. 'We can see a second wave of coronavirus that's starting to roll across Europe' Hancock said.'We want to do everything we possibly can to protect people from that wave reaching...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, UK News, Britain, Hancock, Matt Hancock, Jonathan Van Tam, Coronavirus outbreak


Industry Report: Hotel Investment Scene In Central & Eastern Europe | By Kimberly Yoong

Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) may have, in the past, been perceived as a relatively unstable investment region, especially for the risk averse. However, record hotel investment volumes in the last years have proven otherwise, as investors begin looking to hotel real estate in the region, drawn by the relatively higher returns of hotels and more attractive yields compared to western Europe, which are typically more compressed.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Eastern Europe, Kimberly Yoong


Pandemic travel and a dose of common sense | Letters

Geoff Reid on how to give clear and compassionate advice in a crisis. Plus letters from Hugh Darwen, Teresa Heeks and Valerie DavisFor a model of how to give advice and information so that people can “make informed judgments about travelling abroad” (Editorial, 27 July), ministers could do worse than revisit the impressive ITV This Morning interview with the husband and wife team who run the UK’s largest independent travel agency, Hays Travel. They were straightforward in answering questions, av...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Spain, Warwickshire Continue, Coronavirus outbreak, Geoff Reid, Hugh Darwen Teresa Heeks, Valerie DavisFor, Geoff ReidBradford


Spain or the UK: where are you safer from coronavirus?

Spain has criticised the UK’s restrictions on the grounds parts of Spain have low infection rates. What do the figures say?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSudden changes to travel guidelines between the UK and Spain have provoked criticism from the Spanish government and upended travel plans between the two countries for thousands of travellers. Here are some of the key figures that indicate how Covid-19 is being managed in the UK and Spain. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Spain, Travel & leisure, UK News, Spain Holidays, Europe Holidays, Canary Islands Holidays, Coronavirus outbreak


European tourism faces turbulence only weeks after restart

Europe's tourism revival is running into turbulence only weeks after countries reopened their borders, with rising infections in Spain and other nations causing concern among health authorities over people bringing the coronavirus home from their summer vacations.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain


The Guardian view on a new normal: holidays abroad, quarantine at home | Editorial

Covid-19 is lingering such that the public believes things are getting better, long after they are going wrongAnother day, another sadly predictable U-turn from the government of Boris Johnson. A few weeks ago ministers were encouraging the public to go abroad for their holidays. They did so without a comprehensive airport testing regime for passengers, unlike in many parts of the world. As restrictions have been lifted across Europe, countries have reported rises in Covid-19 cases. People retur...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Politics, Science, Wales, Scotland, Spain, Catalonia, Conservatives, UK News, Britain, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Air transport, Boris Johnson


A Chill Vacation Wind Blows Across Europe

Europe's airlines, hoteliers and tour operators fear abrupt changes to coronavirus travel rules by governments are killing their chances to salvage something of a wrecked vacation season.
Tags: Travel, Europe


Bavaria rolls out coronavirus mass testing for returning holidaymakers

German state preparing airports, stations and border crossings after rise in casesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe German state of Bavaria is spearheading the mass rollout of coronavirus testing facilities in the hope of reaching as many returning holidaymakers as possible.Airports, railway stations and main border crossings used by cars, are to be kitted out with mobile testing units, Markus Söder, the leader of the southern state, announced this morning. Continue...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Germany, Spain, World news, Austria, Bavaria, Markus Söder, Coronavirus outbreak


Europe Hotel Transactions Bulletin - Week Ending 24 July 2020

NREP acquires Clarion Hotel Amaranten in Stockholm.
Tags: Travel, Europe, NREP


UK coronavirus live: holidaymakers' plans in disarray after Spain quarantine imposed

Growing concern more travel plans could be thrown into chaos in coming weeks with sudden changes to restrictions Quarantine for travellers from Spain is blunt tool, says LabourUK could impose more ‘handbrake restrictions’ on arrivals beyond SpainEarlier lockdown ‘would have saved lives of London bus drivers’Coronavirus: latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.19pm BST More than a quarter of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) NHS staff are still waiting for a risk assess...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Politics, UK, England, London, Spain, UK News, NHS, Canary, Balearic Islands, Sadiq Khan, Health Service Journal HSJ, PA Media, Coronavirus outbreak


The 16 Coolest Airbnb Stays in the U.S.

These are some of the coolest Airbnb stays in the US. Try one of these unique and wonderful Airbnbs for a memorable vacation. You can read the original article here: The 16 Coolest Airbnb Stays in the U.S.. Monkeys and Mountains | Adventure Travel - Trekking and Hiking Tours in Europe | Mountain Hiking | Adventure Travel Blog
Tags: Travel, Europe, US, Travel Tips


'People don't want to fly': Covid-19 reawakens Europe's sleeper trains

Overnight services in Europe had seemingly hit the buffers but pandemic has revived demandCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFor all their promise of romance and adventure, Europe’s sleeper trains had appeared to have reached the end of the line.Cripplingly expensive to run and forsaken by travellers for budget airlines, a decision by the German rail operator Deutsche Bahn to terminate the service connecting Paris to Berlin six years ago ushered in the closure of routes ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Sweden, France, Berlin, World news, Austria, Paris, Rail Travel, Belgium, Rail transport, Deutsche Bahn, Rail industry, Coronavirus outbreak


'I have to work': arrivals from Spain vent anger at quarantine decision

People arriving in Stansted tell of their surprise at having to now self-isolate for two weeks Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage People flying into Britain from Spain have attacked the government’s decision to impose a 14-day quarantine on people returning from the country, saying they were given no warning and that they felt safer in Spain.As flights from Jerez, Alicante, Valencia and Palma landed in quick succession on Sunday afternoon at Stansted airport, passengers...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Business, Spain, Travel & leisure, Society, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Air transport, Stansted airport, Stansted, Palma


'It's crazy': UK holidaymakers react to Spain quarantine change – video

British travellers in Madrid have expressed their shock and anger at the government's sudden decision to impose a two-week quarantine on those returning from Spain'Everyone is panicking': UK quarantine decision shocks Britons in Spain Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Spain, UK News, World news, Air transport, Madrid, Coronavirus outbreak, Spain Everyone


'It's crazy': holidaymakers react to Spain quarantine change – video

British travellers in Madrid have expressed their shock and anger at the government’s sudden decision to impose a two-week quarantine on those returning from Spain‘Everyone is panicking’: UK quarantine decision shocks Britons in Spain Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Spain, UK News, World news, Air transport, Madrid, Coronavirus outbreak


Spain says country still open and safe for tourists despite UK warning

Country’s largest coronavirus outbreaks are under control, says Arancha González LayaCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSpanish authorities are insisting the country remains a safe destination for tourists after a rise in Covid-19 cases led the British government to warn against “all non-essential” travel to mainland Spain and ordered returning visitors to self-quarantine for a fortnight.The British government’s sudden, de facto travel ban took many in Spain and the UK b...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Business, UK, Spain, Travel & leisure, UK News, World news, Coronavirus outbreak, Arancha González LayaCoronavirus


Spain quarantine: government acted 'as swiftly as we could', says Raab – video

Dominic Raab has defended the government's sudden decision to impose restrictions on holidaymakers returning from Spain after a surge in coronavirus cases in the country. Travellers will have to self­-isolate for two weeks upon their return. The foreign secretary said the government would not 'make apologies' for the move as inaction could have risked a second wave in the UKUK imposes 14-day quarantine on travellers from SpainRaab defends 14-day quarantine for travellers returning from Spain Con...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Politics, Spain, UK News, Airline Industry, Travellers, Raab, UKUK, Dominic Raab, Coronavirus outbreak


Reimposition of quarantine hits Spain’s vital, already struggling tourism sector

Move causes consternation in country that went into one of Europe’s strictest lockdowns before the UKCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe British government’s decision to pull Spain from the list of safe countries and require returning holidaymakers to self-isolate for a fortnight will come as a heavy blow to Spain’s lucrative and vital tourist sector.The country, which relies on tourism for 12% of its GDP, was already expecting a bleak post-Covid summer. Continue read...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, World news, Coronavirus outbreak


UK imposes 14-day quarantine on travellers from Spain

Move comes as blow to travel corridor scheme, as Spain reports surge in Covid-19 cases Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage The UK will impose restrictions on holidaymakers returning from Spain on Saturday in a bid to curb the surge in coronavirus infections, the government has confirmed.The decision means those coming back from Spain will have to self-isolate for two weeks upon their return. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Spain, Catalonia, World news, Coronavirus outbreak


Oil prices edge lower on U.S.-China tensions - Reuters

Oil prices edge lower on U.S.-China tensions - Reuters:Oil prices edged lower on Friday, pressured by tensions between the United States and China, but some supportive economic data in Europe tempered losses.Brent crude futures fell 13 cents to $43.18 a barrel by 11:19 a.m. EDT (1519 GMT). U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 5 cents to $41.02 a barrel.Both benchmarks were on track for a modest weekly rise.China ordered the United States to close its consulate in the city of Che...
Tags: Travel, Europe, China, United States, Houston, Chengdu, Reuters, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, U S China, Rupert Neil Bumfrey



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