Officials of the Spain's Tourism has restricted British travelers until the improvementnt of UK's coronavirus situation. This was said by country’s tourism minister.
Maria Reyes Maroto said regardless of reports of a potential preliminary re opening which could see a huge number of tourists from a few countries visiting Spain, British people would need to hold back to be permitted to take holidays there.
British visitors has also been banned earlier from Greece and Cyprus because until the improvement UK's coronavirus situation. Previous, the Spanish authorities said tourists would no longer need to experience a fourteen day quarantine from 1 July.
The first people to visit Spain because of generally excellent"epidemiological circumstances", would originate from Germany and the Nordic nations.
Ms Reyes Maroto also said that "For Spain, it is significant that the main visitors are vacationers who are in a similar epidemiological circumstance as us, and that they can fly safely.
"As to United Kingdom, there have been discussions with people of tourism and tour operators but British situation of the pandemic needs to be improved, it's important to guarantee that people arrive healthy ans secure and leave healthy and secure."" When the situation will improve the British tourists will be welcome "with the same hospitality as ever".
The tourism industry is of critical monetary significance to Spain. Around 80 million travelers visit the nation every year, creating more than 12 percent of its GDP.
Opening up the tourism industry again before the summer era is over is very significant to the Spanish economy. In any case, similarly as Spain gets ready to end its isolate approach, the UK is set to force a 14-day quarantine of its own arrivals from 8 June, including British people who return from holidays back.
That would imply that any vacationers returning home would need to go through about fourteen days in quarantine.
Other traveler places are likewise starting to open up, with Greece declaring that trips to Athens and Thessaloniki air terminals will restart on 15 June - however just from those places of Europe that have gotten away from a big pandemic strike.
All Greek airports are expected to restart on 1 July.