Friday, 3 Jul 2020

Destinations

Passengers to arrive four hours ahead of flight at Abu Dhabi Airport

Guidelines revealed as country’s aviation industry slowly opens up after Covid-19 lockdown Face masks must be worn at all times by passengers in Abu Dhabi Airport. Passengers travelling from Abu Dhabi Airport are being asked to arrive four hours ahead of their flight to prevent delays, as part of a raft of instructions introduced to […]

Las Vegas Celebrates Reopening With New Ad

Las Vegas has reopened for business, with its neon gleaming outside and bells from jackpots ringing inside. Just in case, the city has debuted a new 30-second commercial to let you know that the lights are on, the doors are open, and the destination is welcoming visitors back. The spot comes just three weeks after […]

Reopen Plan Set For Services at Yellowstone National Park

With the final three entrances to Yellowstone National Park set to reopen on Monday, June 1, so too will limited services associated with visiting the park including lodging, camping, food and retail shops run by Xanterra Travel Collection. The National Park Service began opening Yellowstone on May 18 (South and East entrances), and just announced […]

US Virgin Islands to Reopen June 1

The U.S. Virgin Islands will reopen to leisure travelers on June 1, the territory announced Tuesday. Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte said the destination is finalizing public health and tourism protocols to ensure a safe return for visitors. While the islands are preparing to welcome guests back in less than a week’s time, a state […]

Dubai Tourism refutes reports on hospitality job losses

Dubai Tourism & Commerce Marketing spokesperson said that the hospitality sector remains ‘healthy’ and will emerge from the Covid-19 stronger than before “Dubai’s hotel sector is healthy and this prudent approach prepares the industry for an even stronger resurgence post Covid,” the Dubai Tourism spokesperson said. Dubai Tourism & Commerce Marketing has refuted media reports […]

Could US Virgin Islands See Tourism Boost if New Marijuana Bill Passes?

U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. resubmitted a revamped version of his proposed U.S. Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Patient Act, which would enable travelers 21 and older to purchase marijuana in the destination. While medical marijuana has been legal in the USVI since January 2019, government delays have hindered its implementation, according to Vibe […]

Bahamas Targeting July 1 to Resume International Travel

The Bahamas is targeting July 1 in its latest plans to reopen its borders for travel. “We are looking at a possible date for commercial travel on or before July 1 of this year,” Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced. “These dates may change depending on the circumstance. I want to repeat, however, that this […]

RV Company Giving Away Trips to Frontline Heroes Battling Coronavirus

RV rental company Outdoorsy launched a new program Friday presenting healthcare heroes in North America free road trips to thank them for their service during the coronavirus outbreak. The program, dubbed “book one, we’ll give one,” will feature Outdoorsy matching each booking with free road trip nights donated to deserving healthcare workers through June 30. […]

Hawaii governor plans to extend quarantine through June 30

Via live broadcast on Facebook, Hawaii Gov. David Ige announced May 14 his intention to extend both the state’s “safer-at-home” regulations and mandatory 14-day quarantine for all arrivals to the Islands through the end of June.  While there are plans to gradually loosen restrictions on businesses and some activities, Ige and other state and county […]

Fisher's Peak will become Colorado's newest state park

Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Thursday announced it has completed its acquisition of a property in southern Colorado near Trinidad that will become Colorado’s 42nd state park. The 19,200-acre parcel (30 square miles) is highlighted by a prominent landmark, Fisher’s Peak, which tops out at 9,633 feet. The peak, an outcrop of ancient lava flows […]