UPDATE COVID-19, 2. Edition – 07.07. – 13.07.2020

UPDATE COVID-19, 2. Edition – 07.07. – 13.07.2020

UPDATE COVID-19, 2. Edition – 07.07. – 13.07.2020 150 150 fame creative lab

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

Short Overview – German-speaking Markets

The COVID-19 quarantine measures are being further untightened in all German states. All federal states are responsible for their own implementation. They have also released the strict regulations towards (however always observing the sanitary and distancing recommendations):

·       Opening of cinemas, theatres, opera houses

·       Permission of events (depending on state for up to 500 people) with social distancing rules

·       Permission of contact sports inside as well as outside

·       Opening of indoor playgrounds, houses in zoological gardens, escape rooms

·       Some states (f.ex. Mecklenburg Pomerania) are skipping the contact limits

·       Schools are supposed to go back to “normal” after the summer holidays

Current relevant topics within the tourism industry 

Current relevant topics within the aviation industry

Current surveys related to Tourism         

  • Four fifths of the Germans do not face a loss of income and / or their workplace as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. However, most Germans are currently not planning big investments, despite the lower VAT. https://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/studie-corona-einkommen-1.4957399
  • The bookings for most destinations that are already open are increasing by 2 digits. There is also an increase in demand for long haul trips and/or destinations that did not yet open their borders or cannot yet be visited (source: TrevoTrend Glaskugel)