VIVA ESPANA
Sunday People|May 24, 2020
Summer hol hopes for Brits
Stephen Hayward

BRITS yearning for a summer getaway were given a glimmer of hope yesterday after Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez announced: “We’ll be waiting for you from July.”

The country, our fave hotspot with 15.2 million of us jetting there every year, will lift quarantine restrictions for foreigners from July 1.

Our Government plans to quarantine people flying into the UK for two weeks, from June 8 – but the measures will be reviewed every few weeks, and ministers hope to strike pacts with other top tourist destinations with low levels of infection.

These travel arrangements will be know as “air bridges”, although details are still being ironed out.

If we can’t book a foreign holiday, it should be a bumper year for the British tourism industry which hopes to be back in business by July. So what lies ahead for travel plans?

Spain (pop 46million, death toll: 28,628) 15.3m UK visitors a year

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