Europe’s summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules


              FILE - In this Tuesday, June 8, 2021 file photo, people sunbathe near the beach in Barcelona, Spain. For Europe’s battered tourism industry, chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain fresh virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer. Popular destination countries are grappling with surging COVID-19 variants but the patchwork and last-minute nature of the efforts as peak season gets underway threatens to derail another summer. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
            
              FILE - In this Thursday, March 25, 2021 file photo, members of the Presidential Guard walk in front of the Parthenon temple atop of Acropolis Hill in Athens. For Europe’s battered tourism industry, chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain fresh virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer. Popular destination countries are grappling with surging COVID-19 variants but the patchwork and last-minute nature of the efforts as peak season gets underway threatens to derail another summer. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, Pool, File)
            
              FILE - In this Monday, May 17, 2021 file photo, a passenger of a flight arriving at Faro leaves the airport, outside Faro, in Portugal's southern Algarve region. For Europe's battered tourism industry, fresh virus outbreaks and chaos and confusion over travel rules are contributing to another cruel summer. (AP Photo/Ana Brigida, File)