EU tourist hotspots urge Germans to keep vacation plans
Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas is to hold a conference with his Mediterranean counterparts to discuss plans for the summer tourism season. Countries like Greece and Croatia have weathered the pandemic relatively well.
Sanwo-Olu tests negative to coronavirus 10 staff test positive, Africa coronavirus cases pass 50,000 and more
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France announces €45 billion aid package to help businesses fight pandemic
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has admitted that the government expects GDP to contract 1 percent this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, as he announced aid measures worth €45 billion to help businesses weather the crisis. All sectors of the global economy have been hit but the travel, tourism and airline sectors are bearing the brunt, with carriers now bracing for bankruptcies.
Why the Nigerian passport is ranked 95th globally
Why can citizens of Japan travel with ease to over 190 countries without a visa or with the option of obtaining visas on arrival while Nigerians can only do so for 46 countries, whether for leisure or business?
How robots is helping to cub the spread of Coronavirus
To curb the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, robots have been mobilised in China and parts of the U.S. to perform tasks that will reduce human contact with people already infected with the virus and inform the public about preventive measures to take to avoid getting infected.
All you need to know about the Coronavirus
The virus affects the respiratory system by causing respiratory infections, it is said to be potentially lethal to the infected party and those around. Currently, the World Health Organisation is working with the Chinese authority and global experts to learn more about this virus and how it affects people who have it and to know how they can be treated. This short clip is to keep you informed and alert on all you need to know about the Coronavirus.
AFPTV looks back at the top climate stories of 2019
From wildfires and smog to school strikes and Antarctic tourism, AFPTV looks back at some of the top climate and environment stories around the world in 2019.
US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war
The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed.
Rwanda tourism industry gets a boost
Rwanda's tourism sector got a sizeable boost as a massive 25 year concession deal between the Rwanda Development Board and Imizi EcoTourism Development was concluded. The agreement will see the installation a multi-phased conservation and tourism management program in Gishwati-Mukura National Park in the West of the Country.