09.08.2020

Labor Day caps dismal summer for travel and tourism

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The travel and tourism industry is limping into the final weekend of summer, with layoffs looming for the fall and desperate hopes that a winter vaccine can help recoup what by then will be almost a year's worth of losses.

Labor Day weekend caps off a dismal summer that started with relatively high hopes that Congress would provide more COVID-19 relief and states would fully reopen their economies. Instead, the traditional end of summer is expected to be no better than it was over Memorial Day and Independence Day weekends amid coronavirus spikes in new parts of the country.

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