The Christmas market in Tuileries Garden, Paris, on November 29. Tourist destinations are taking another hit to visitor numbers because of the Omicron coronavirus variant. Photo: Getty Images
The Christmas market in Tuileries Garden, Paris, on November 29. Tourist destinations are taking another hit to visitor numbers because of the Omicron coronavirus variant. Photo: Getty Images

Omicron variant: travel industry takes another hit just as it was recovering, with new coronavirus restrictions leading people to cancel holidays or postpone trips

  • From shopping districts in Japan and tour guides in the Holy Land to Alpine ski resorts, tourism-dependent businesses fear hit from new Covid-19 travel curbs
  • ‘I don’t know how much longer we can last, but we are doing our best,’ says one hotel manager in Bethlehem, which expected a boost from Christmas tourism

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Christmas market in Tuileries Garden, Paris, on November 29. Tourist destinations are taking another hit to visitor numbers because of the Omicron coronavirus variant. Photo: Getty Images
The Christmas market in Tuileries Garden, Paris, on November 29. Tourist destinations are taking another hit to visitor numbers because of the Omicron coronavirus variant. Photo: Getty Images
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