Passengers wearing face masks wait to check-in at an Air Europa counter at Adolfo Suarez Barajas airport amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Madrid. | SUSANA VERA
Several months ago, Spain’s employment minister, Yolanda Díaz, suggested that there would not be a reactivation of tourism until the end of the year. The tourism industry was horrified. It took umbrage at what it perceived to be another pronouncement by a Unidas Podemos politician that undermined the industry.