The German restaurant chains Vapiano and Maredo have filed for bankruptcy. Both hope for state help and want to try to get out of the bankruptcy proceedings again.
In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, the district office granted a special permit for a luxury hotel in the city: all other hotels in Germany are closed to tourist traffic. But this hotel has the Thai king as a guest. The king booked the entire hotel because he lives there with his entire entourage.

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ILA Berlin 2020 will not be taking place. This was agreed upon by the German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI), the organisers of the ILA, and Messe Berlin GmbH following an extraordinary meeting today of the supervisory board of Messe Berlin GmbH. The ILA had been scheduled to take place from 13 to 17 May 2020 at Berlin ExpoCenter Airport.Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, on 12 March 2020 the head administrator of the district of Dahme-Spreewald –the authority responsible for enacting protective measures to prevent the spread of contagious diseases –issued a general order and instructed its immediate implementation.

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Flt. Lt. Pratana Patanasiri, Vice President, Aviation Safety, Security & Standards, Thai Airways International Public Company (THAI), said that due to the announcement of Italy’s Government on national lockdown following the rapid rising death toll and confirmed cases of COVID-19. The Thai Government, concerned of Thais in those areas, had assigned THAI to transport Thai students, AFS exchange students, and stranded tourists through flight TG945 Rome-Bangkok on 14 March 2020 which was the last THAI flight from Italy.

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Reed Exhibitions Africa has confirmed that Africa Travel Week, which comprises of World Travel Market Africa and International Luxury Travel Market Africa, due to take place in April this year, will now be postponed following the escalation of COVID-19 Coronavirus around the world. The event will now take place again in 2021.

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Galaxy Entertainment Group Introduces Galaxy International Convention Center and Galaxy Arena
Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG), Macau’s leading integrated resort, hospitality and entertainment group, introduces Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC) as Asia’s most iconic and advanced MICE destination.
Galaxy International Convention Center is set to open in Macau in the first half of 2021, together with the spectacular events venue Galaxy Arena, and Andaz Macau, a vibrant luxury lifestyle hotel seamlessly integrated into the property.

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The Martinique Tourism Authority, the Port of Martinique, the Martinique International Airport are closely monitoring the island’s points of entry to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and ensure the safety of its residents and visitors.
As reported by the director of the Regional Health Agency’s (A.R.S.), the island is and remains in Stage 1 of a 3-stage prevention protocol established by the French Government in 2009 following the H1N1 flu epidemic. Stage 1 is prevention and all procedures and protective measures are in place:
All disembarking cruise passengers are being systematically screened. Anchorage, to come ashore for smaller luxury boats, is no longer permitted. They must go to port terminals to be screened by the Regional Health Agency of Martinique.
Safety protocols are posted and implemented in all marinas and small ports.

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