BERLIN, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Germany plans to increase support
for the tourism industry, which has been hit by curbs to tackle
a resurgence in the coronavirus, and is preparing an update on
bridging aid, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday.
"We are determined to expand and increase our aid efforts
within the framework of what the European Commission allows us
to do," Altmaier told a news conference ahead of an EU meeting
of competition ministers.
"We are currently preparing an update of our bridging aid."
(Reporting by Kirsti Knolle and Caroline Copley; editing by