COVID-19 interrupts religious holidays in Israel

Three religions celebrate their most important holidays this month. Easter for Christians, Ramadan for Muslims and Passover for Jews. Jerusalem is important for all those faiths, but the city is under lockdown. Tourists and worshippers are gone and the streets are empty. CGTN correspondent Stephanie Freid reports. Three religions celebrate their most important holidays this … Read more COVID-19 interrupts religious holidays in Israel

Live: China’s tourism slowly recovers amid the COVID-19 pandemic

As the #COVID19 pandemic gets gradually contained in China, more people are starting to go out and enjoy the beautiful scenery and delicious food with their families and friends. The tourism industry, which since the beginning of the outbreak went into a freezing state, is slowly recovering as restaurants, hotels, and tea houses welcome more … Read more Live: China’s tourism slowly recovers amid the COVID-19 pandemic

The Indian man helping foreigners get to safety during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown | ABC News

There have been some inspiring stories of random acts of kindness during this pandemic. In India, foreigners have been shunned over fears they’re carriers of the coronavirus. But a local filmmaker has been helping tourists find safety. Read latest coronavirus news from the ABC here: https://ab.co/2PTeDpK For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more The Indian man helping foreigners get to safety during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown | ABC News

Exclusive: Tourists invite Xi Jinping to join them on a boat ride in E China

#Tourists invited President Xi Jinping to join them on a boat ride during his visit to Xixi National Wetland #Park in east China’s Zhejiang Province. “I would love to, but I got a big team here,” said Xi in response. #XiJinping Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 … Read more Exclusive: Tourists invite Xi Jinping to join them on a boat ride in E China

Thousands of tourists stranded in Nepal after lockdown

Nepal has been under a complete lockdown for the past week after five coronavirus cases were confirmed. Thousands of tourists are stranded after the government suspended international flights to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Al Jazeera’s Raheela Mahomed has more. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us … Read more Thousands of tourists stranded in Nepal after lockdown

COVID-19 paralyzes religious tourism in Iraqi Karbala

Iraqi authorities disinfected on Thursday gold-domed holy shrines in the city of Karbala, where religious tourism has nearly ground to a halt because of the new coronavirus. The shrines of Imam Hussein and his half-brother Imam Abbas were disinfected. Every year, hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslim pilgrims visit the holy city of Karbala. But … Read more COVID-19 paralyzes religious tourism in Iraqi Karbala

High-speed ‘hospital’: Train transports France’s coronavirus patients

Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … One of France’s high-speed TGV trains, normally used to taking travellers and tourists around the country, has been equipped to transport coronavirus patients from the country’s heavily effected east to hospitals in the west. Visit our website: … Read more High-speed ‘hospital’: Train transports France’s coronavirus patients

Bracing for lockdown | Tourists try to leave Bangkok due to COVID-19

Bangkok Airport Before Lockdown? Russia Today reported on Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport, where tourists are catching the last available flights as the country began to act like lockdown is inevitable. #Bangkok’s streets were nearly deserted a day after the Thai government declared an emergency will take stricter measures on Thursday to control the #coronavirus outbreak that … Read more Bracing for lockdown | Tourists try to leave Bangkok due to COVID-19

Ranger captures moment grizzly bear emerges from hibernation in Canada

The UK’s Guardian posted this video which has become popular on Twitter, of the moment a grizzly bear emerges from hibernation in Canada. A ranger caught this rare moment on camera: A hulking grizzly bear has found online stardom after he was caught groggily emerging from hibernation on camera. Canadian ranger Nicole Gagnon filmed the … Read more Ranger captures moment grizzly bear emerges from hibernation in Canada

How are countries in Latin America fighting coronavirus?

Residents in major cities across Latin America will soon be ordered to stay home to try to contain the coronavirus. In Cuba, with 40 confirmed cases, the government banned citizens from leaving the country, closed schools, and confined thousands of tourists in their hotels. In Mexico, where the president has resisted ordering confinement, all large … Read more How are countries in Latin America fighting coronavirus?

Timelapse footage shows deserted streets of Rome amid coronavirus pandemic | ABC News

Timelapse footage shows the almost deserted streets of Rome, usually crowded with tourists, amid government-ordered shutdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. https://abcn.ws/2QGLzlK SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/

Wales condemn ‘Covidiot’ tourists whilst London fails to follow coronvirus rules

A backlash against those ignoring social distancing instructions saw people in rural communities telling visitors to “go home” on Sunday as parks and beauty spots were packed with visitors. Some tourist destinations and National Parks saw their busiest ever days over the weekend as people ignored the advice to stay two metres apart to enjoy … Read more Wales condemn ‘Covidiot’ tourists whilst London fails to follow coronvirus rules

Coronavirus: Cuba Sends Doctors to Italy to Help Fight Covid-19

52 Cuban doctors and medical professionals landed in Italy on Sunday to aid the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. 36 doctors, 15 nurses and logistical aid were sent to Milan to provide support to medical staff there who are dealing with a growing caseload of patients, straining Italy’s medical system. The medical professionals’ departure … Read more Coronavirus: Cuba Sends Doctors to Italy to Help Fight Covid-19

Coronavirus turns Las Vegas into ghost town

In Las Vegas, hotels, casinos and businesses closed their doors for at least 30 days to help combat the spread of the coronavirus. This is a massive blow to a city where 200k people work in the hotel industry, and where the economy pretty much depends on the 42k tourists who visit each year. Subscribe … Read more Coronavirus turns Las Vegas into ghost town

Streets Near Roman Colosseum Empty as Italy’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises by a Record 793

Bloomberg’s QuickTake reported on a day when Italy’s death toll from Covid-19 rose to an agonising almost 800 in one 24 hour period, it’s highest to date: The Colosseum and the surrounding Roman streets are empty of tourists as Italy continues its lockdown to stop the #coronavirus outbreak. Italy’s coronavirus deaths rose by a record … Read more Streets Near Roman Colosseum Empty as Italy’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises by a Record 793