By Tyler Durden | 22 April 2020
“We agreed that the risk is simply too great,” Bavarian Premier Markus Soeder told reporters Tuesday. “We are living in different times, and living with corona means living carefully.”
The event was slated for late September to October, drew more than 6 million beer lovers from around the world in 2019.
Soeder was speaking with Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter on Tuesday about the event’s cancellation.
Oktoberfest was projected to bring in $1.3 billion in revenue for local businesses and the tourism industry, and now it appears those firms will significantly suffer. […]