UPDATE COVID-19, 45. Edition – 29.04.2021 – 05.05.2021

UPDATE COVID-19, 45. Edition – 29.04.2021 – 05.05.2021

UPDATE COVID-19, 45. Edition – 29.04.2021 – 05.05.2021 540 341 fame creative lab

UPDATE COVID-19, May 5

Please note: the following information is a short compilation from the most important German-speaking Trade Media.

Short Overview situation in Germany

  • Since December 15 Germany is in Lockdown
  • The Lockdown is now extended until end of June. Corona emergency brake takes effect from incidence of 100 in a region with further measures.
  • Vaccinations in Germany started on December 27. There are 5 priority groups, currently group 3 is getting vaccinated. In May the vaccination order should be resolved. 28,7% of the population has received at least one dose of vaccination.
  • Travelers arriving by plane to Germany need to provide a negative PCR-Test
  • The government has agreed on a general “emergency brake” that comes into effect if the 7-day-incidence rises above 100 per 100.000 inhabitants
  • If the incidence is lower there are opening possibilities based on a testing system
  • Germans who have received 2 doses of vaccine will be treated equal to Germans with a negative test – mandatory tests for entering the country, shopping and other services do not apply to them anymore

Current relevant topics within the tourism industry

Current consumer surveys

·      Skscanner Survey shows change in booking behavior (FVW, https://www.fvw.de/touristik/verkehr/skyscanner-umfrage-die-jagd-auf-billigtickets-ist-erstmal-vorbei-218213) Instead of cheap tickets, travelers are mainly looking for comfortable planes and flights with as few stops as possible