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Denver couple gets married on 14er after coronavirus canceled wedding

The bride and groom donned gown and tuxedo minutes after a glorious sunrise on the summit of Grays Peak, high on the Continental Divide at the oh-so-romantic elevation of 14,278 feet. It was her first fourteener, his second. A violinist in the wedding party of nine began the ceremony by playing the bride’s favorite hymn, […]

COVID-19’s Impact on Passports, Global Entry, TSA PreCheck

For months now, passenger travel has been at a virtual standstill. As travel restrictions at home and abroad gradually begin lifting, however, it seems as though things are starting to pick up. On June 18, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reported screening more than 576,000 airport passengers, which represents a record number of travelers per […]

More Help on the Way for US Airlines

U.S. airlines, shell-shocked by the global effects of the coronavirus that has cut travel demand by 90 percent, received some good news on Saturday. The U.S. Treasury Department has released $9.5 billion in additional monies earmarked for the grants associated with the Payroll Support Program as part of the CARES Act stimulus program signed into […]

Great Plains holds the line on 2021 prices

Great Plains Conservation will freeze its 2020 rates for all safaris in 2021, and there will be no price increases for 2021. Rates for 2021 will also be fully inclusive. Whereas before rates included all meals, wildlife viewing activities and all beverages, rates for 2021 will include air transfers, as well. For all safaris beginning […]

7 Couples on Navigating Long Distance Amid Coronavirus

Countless couples have been separated as governments race to contain the spread of COVID-19, limiting movement of citizens to their home countries and even their own homes. In some cases, one party was away on business or visiting family abroad when borders closed with little warning. In others, a twosome was already in a long-distance […]

Ban on inbound travel from Europe baffles coronavirus

A stunned travel industry on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of sowing heightened fear and confusion over the Covid-19 virus with his ban on most European travel to the U.S., which officials said will only further devastate an already crumbling global travel economy. USTOA CEO Terry Dale said he was “surprised and discouraged” by the […]

Princess 21 test positive on Grand Princess

Twenty-one people onboard the Grand Princess have tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus, Princess Cruises said.  In a series of tweets, the line said that the results came back from an initial screening of 45 passengers and crew. Two passengers and 19 crew tested positive.  We can confirm that the results from the first phase […]