Studio Berlin, broadcast June 3, 2020: What are the options for leisure travel in the time of COVID-19 (Original air date: May 13, 2020)

It’s high time to book that summer vacation, but what options for leisure travel are there in the time of a pandemic? Is it even safe to travel domestically or internationally? And what will happen to tourism in Berlin?

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Studio Berlin, June 3, 2020: What is the future of leisure travel as restrictions are lifted? (Original air date: May 13, 2020).

 

It’s high time to book that summer vacation, but what options for leisure travel are there in the time of a pandemic? Is it even safe to travel domestically or internationally? And what will happen to tourism in Berlin?

Host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson explores these questions with Elizabeth Becker, an award-winning journalist and author of “Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism,” travel writer Katherine Alex Beaven, whose articles appear in Fodor’s Travel, Lonely Planet and Travel+Leisure; hidden europe magazine co-founder Nicky Gardner, who is the author of “Europe by Rail: The Definitive Guide,” and visitBerlin CEO Burkhard Kieker.

This show was produced by Monika Müller-Kroll and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson with assistance from Sylvia Cunningham. 

This show was produced by Monika Mueller-Kroll and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson with assistance from Sylvia Cunningham.

 

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