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Two women wear masks to the beach in Valencia, Spain.

10 tourist hot spots planning to reopen this June

Despite many places still discouraging nonessential travel, a lot of tourism-reliant economies plan to reopen for business as soon as June 1.
Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, and NASA's Houston Space Center all offer free virtual exhibits.

30 ways to leave home without actually leaving the couch, from virtual zoo exhibits to museum gallery tours

You can explore a national park, tour a NASA space center, and enjoy art from Picasso and Vincent van Gogh all without leaving home.
A visit to Iceland's Blue Lagoon is a bucket list item for many people.

Iceland plans to reopen for tourists by June 15, with free COVID-19 tests available for every arrival

Iceland, which has a population of about 364,000, has had just 1,803 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and 10 related deaths.

Hawaii is arresting tourists who break the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine to go to the beach

Tourists visiting Hawaii must quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but some aren't following the rules.

Almost a third of Hawaii’s workforce has filed for unemployment since mid-March. Photos of empty airports and boarded-up shops show the devastat...

While Hawaii has one of the lowest coronavirus fatality rates in the US, its tourism-dependent workforce has suffered.
A woman sits at Peraia beach as Greece begins a gradual easing of the nationwide lockdown due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID 19), in Thessaloniki, Greece, on May 5..JPG

Greece thinks tourists will be able to visit as early as July after the country had a successful coronavirus lockdown

Greece, which has a population of 10.72 million, has counted 2,632 cases of COVID-19 and 146 deaths from the virus.
A beach in Oahu during a surfing competition in December 2019.

Hawaii is paying for tourists to fly home to places like Guam and Denver, showing the deepening rift between locals and visitors in popular vacation s...

More than 3,000 tourists have arrived in Hawaii in April, according to the state's tourism authority.

Haunting photos of the Brooklyn Bridge show how the coronavirus pandemic turned New York City into a ghost town

The Brooklyn Bridge walkway is normally so crowded that it can be hard to move more than a few steps at a time. The coronavirus has changed that.
Cyclists ride through a nearly empty Times Square in New York City on March 31, 2020.

The 15 states where tourism has been hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic

Hawaii's tourism sector has suffered the biggest hit of all 50 states, according to a new report from WalletHub.
Under normal circumstances, the Greek island of Santorini is a wildly popular tourist destination.

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the Greek tourism sector hard with 65% of hoteliers saying they could face bankruptcy

"Every industry will change after this [pandemic]. Whether this change will last forever, or 10 years, or three years, nobody can know."