The tourism industry is suffering as a few other under the Corona of a pandemic. The Online-travel agent respond now with a big reduction. The parent group Booking Holdings announced on Tuesday a reduction of the of employees by approximately 25 percent. Currently, negotiations are held with employee representatives. Details will be announced starting in September.

the World had last over 17,000 employees. The corona crisis has hit the industry with full force, personnel cuts, there was also already the case with rivals such as Expedia, Tripadvisor or Airbnb. Booking Holdings had reported in may, a slump in hotel bookings, and deep in the red. The group, also some other sites like Priceline or Kayak.