In the event of good weather, it could be very complicated, he reacted following the consultation committee on Friday. Several mayors of coastal municipalities have already expressed their concerns at the prospect of a strong influx of tourists during the Easter holidays. In their eyes, a reopening of the hospitality industry could have offered a solution. But the Concertation Committee has decided that the hospitality industry will not reopen before May 1.
The governor of West Flanders is already asking for police reinforcements during the holidays in order to monitor the influx of tourists and to ensure that the measures are respected. “I ask for at least as many policemen at sea as during the summer holidays because I expect there will be at least as many people. We even think that there could be more people than during the the summer break”.