Hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions and rail lines are being forced to close because of the pingdemic – leaving staycations in crisis.
Millions of families are set to embark on holidays in the UK this weekend, but the wave of closures threatens to throw their plans into chaos.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
As rail operators across the country announced sweeping cancellations, business owners last night warned the crisis could be the ‘final straw’.
In the popular staycation destination of Torbay, Devon, an astonishing 10 per cent of businesses have closed due to staff being ‘pinged’ by the NHS Covid-19 app.
Carolyn Custerson, head of the English Riviera Bid which represents the tourism industry in Torbay, said: ‘We are in a crisis as regards to staffing. I think the Government has been really short-sighted. We are really quite angry.’ Travellers across the country face further chaos amid warnings that hundreds of trains could be cancelled this weekend and next week.
Millions of families are set to embark on holidays in the UK this weekend, but the wave of closures to hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions and rail lines threatens to throw their plans into chaos (Pictured: People gather on the beach at Sennen Cove in Cornwall in June this