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  • Apocalypse In The Car Rental Market July 28, 2021 1:08 am The apocalypse of car rental begins!   Remember the good old days before the COVID-19 pandemic, when you could plan a trip anywhere and not think about renting a car beforehand? Remember coming to the rental desk at the airport and taking a free car, or …
  • ‘A homophobe’s dream’: Ghana draft law could criminalise LGBT+ people, allies and advocates July 28, 2021 12:58 am Politicians in Ghana have submitted a draft bill which would make it a crime to be gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary or an ally, punishable by up to five years in prison, in what could become one of the most draconian pieces of anti-LGBT+ legislation …
  • Spain could move to 'amber plus' on travel list forcing Brits to self-isolate July 28, 2021 12:52 am Sun-seeking Brits could see their holiday plans thrown into disarray after it was reported Spain could replace France and be placed on the quarantine list. Ministers could put the nation into the 'amber plus' category as early as next week due to …
  • Sudbury Airport saw passenger volumes drop 72 per cent, revenues nosedive 51 per cent July 28, 2021 12:45 am The changes the Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation (SACDC) has made over the past few years to how it operates has helped shield it from the full impact of the travel restrictions put in place for the COVID-19 pandemic, said the corporation…
  • Container costs "going crazy" July 28, 2021 12:11 am The skyrocketing cost of shipping containers is hitting the margins of Victorian pulse, grain, dairy and meat processors and exporters. Thomas Elder Markets analyst Andrew Whitelaw said containers (boxes) were used to export pulses, grains, meat and wool …
  • LIFESTYLE INVESTMENTS ARE SWEEPING THE GLOBE July 28, 2021 12:06 am COSTA RICA, July 27, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Contact: Richard Bexon +1 800-599-0330 [email protected] Press Release LIFESTYLE INVESTMENTS ARE SWEEPING THE GLOBE The travel and tourism industry is in a constant state of …
  • Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Returns to 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Show July 27, 2021 11:56 pm NASSAU, BAHAMAS, July 27, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA) team returns to the 2021 Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh Show, July 25-August 1, in Wisconsin. Last year, the …
  • Trinidad gets ‘Safe Travels’ stamp from WTTC, while 13 tourism businesses get CARPHA nod July 27, 2021 11:43 pm Destination Trinidad has received the green light to receive tourists, as the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) granted the island its ‘Safe Travels’ stamp—which is meant to indicate that the island is adhering to ‘the highest standards of health and …
  • Saudis breaking COVID travel rules face 3-year exit ban July 27, 2021 11:42 pm RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia warned on Tuesday that citizens visiting destinations on its list of countries blacklisted due to COVID-19 will face three-year travel bans following their return. Those found to have travelled to restricted countries …
  • Ontario International Airport launches RFP for airline lounges July 27, 2021 11:10 pm US. Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Southern California has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the management and operations of two airline lounges in Terminal 2 and Terminal 4. The contract term is five years with a five–year option at the …
  • After Supreme Court Asked to Take Action, All Florida Cruise Restrictions Lifted Inside the Magic July 27, 2021 11:07 pm If you’ve been following the ongoing saga between the State of Florida and the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding cruise operations, you will be interested to know that the drama may have finally come to an end after Supreme …
  • Province officially opens passing lanes near Christopher Lake July 27, 2021 10:48 pm Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Passing lanes reduce traffic collisions by up to 25 per cent. Author of the article: Susan McNeill The province cut the ribbon on new passing lanes on Highway 2 recently which improves traffic flow on the way to …
  • This Highly-Rated, Extravagant Italian Chain Is What’s Missing At The Jersey Shore, NJ July 27, 2021 10:45 pm "What are we missing at the Jersey Shore?" is a question I hear asked very often. Some of the most common answers are Wegmans or Trader Joe's....maybe a Barcade (an adult arcade with adult beverages).... Listen to Nicole Murray middays on 94. …
  • High hopes in Hoonah for safe, lucrative return of cruise ships as COVID-19 spikes elsewhere July 27, 2021 10:41 pm The waterfront at Icy Strait Point. The Serenade of the Seas is the first large cruise ship to sail Alaska since 2019. Icy Strait Point in Hoonah is its second stop. (Claire Stremple/KTOO) The first large cruise ship in nearly two years arrived in …
  • Travel to 'red list' states will invite ban, warns Saudi July 27, 2021 10:30 pm Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior has cautioned citizens against travelling to countries that are on the Kingdom's no-travel list and warned that violators would be banned from travelling abroad for three years.   The no-travel or "red list…
  • Jet fuel shortage and urgent firefighting flights disrupt US airports July 27, 2021 10:29 pm Travel 27 Jul, 2021 08:34 PM3 minutes to read Smoke hangs over Reno-Tahoe International Airport where firefighting and cargo demand are adding to US jet fuel shortages. Photo / Martha Irvine, APSmoke hangs over Reno-Tahoe International Airport where …
  • Harris business expands holiday-let portfolio to help boost local economy – and charity July 27, 2021 10:25 pm A family business has expanded to encourage more people to visit Harris – and boost the local economy. Norserv Facilities Management, based in Tarbert, specialises in property management across the island and north of Scotland, and offers up holiday lets …
  • Hawaii county warns of Las Vegas travel as residents contract COVID-19 July 27, 2021 10:17 pm Health officials in Hawaii are sending a warning after residents traveled to Las Vegas before contracting COVID-19. "This destination poses significant risks," the Kaua‘i District Health Office said in a news release Wednesday.  Kaua‘i County — …
  • Konrad Gstrein Joins Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco as General Manager July 27, 2021 10:01 pm (23 July 2021) Konrad Gstrein has joined the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco as General Manager. Born in the skiing destination of Sölden, Austria, Konrad was working in a local tourism office when he came across a magazine article on Austrians who’d been …
  • Travel bookings increase as industry tries to navigate changing rules July 27, 2021 9:58 pm WINDSOR, ONT. -- The loosening of COVID-19 travel restrictions is causing an uptick in booking, but also confusion in the industry. Tecumseh Travel owner Michael Horvath says phone calls are finally coming in once again as the business opened in-person …
  • Palm Springs Airport Travel Breaking Records July 27, 2021 9:33 pm Palm Springs, Calif. – Passenger traffic and flights at Palm Springs International Airport haven’t just rebounded; they’re setting new records. June 2021 is now the busiest June on record for the airport. June Total Passenger Counts reached 129,872 setting …
  • Redmond Airport lands $800K federal grant to woo direct flights to Dallas/Fort Worth July 27, 2021 8:33 pm It's RDM's most-requested destination to not have non-stops -- yet; American Airlines may come aboard REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) – An $800,000 federal grant announced Tuesday will help Redmond Airport make a bid for its 13th direct destination – Dallas- …
  • Tsepo Tshola: a life well lived July 27, 2021 7:59 pm (MENAFN - The Post) MASERU -SONGS are like windows into the souls of musicians. But as you peep into those windows you see your soul as well. Perhaps that's because the song is meant for you as much as it is for the musician. When musicians claim to be …
  • Annual Contest Dominated by 14 Ocean City Businesses July 27, 2021 7:51 pm FOR RELEASE ON July 27 at 2 PM OceanCity.com, the premier and largest online destination for tourists on the shore, has announced its annual Best of Ocean City® winners for the 2021 season. Now in its 11th year, the online voting contest engages lovers of …
  • Initiatives taken to popularise Ayush system treatments: Govt July 27, 2021 7:28 pm The government has taken an initiative to popularise the treatment of various diseases through Ayush, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Ayush Mahendrabhai Munjapara said: “The Ayurswasthya …
  • Los Angeles Tourism Partners with CLEAR to Enhance Safety for Meetings and Events July 27, 2021 7:01 pm Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (Los Angeles Tourism) and CLEAR announced in May a new partnership to utilize CLEAR’s Health Pass to more safely welcome group business back to the City of Angels. As of late May, meeting planners and event …
  • The Fishwife at Moeraki: Fresh fish and crays in the bay July 27, 2021 6:50 pm John Pile and partner Nicky have transformed a patch of gravel at Moeraki into a destination, al fresco dining experience. The pair opened upmarket fish and chip stand, The Fishwife, two years ago. Their shop has views over the bay at Moeraki, and serves …
  • College arts camp unveils new mural at Minerva D. Braemer Medical Arts Building July 27, 2021 6:33 pm EAST NORRITON — Children who attended “The Amazing Arts Race” summer arts camp at Montgomery County Community College this year had their work put on display for community members in East Norriton to see and celebrate recently. A new 18 feet by 5.5 feet …
  • Vacation: Top 7 Places, Countries To Visit July 27, 2021 6:28 pm Vacation time! The second half of this year (2021) has begun with July coming to an end. 2020 was stressful and there was hardly enough time for a vacation, that is about to change now. BizWatch Nigeria has compiled a list of amazung places you should …
  • This North East seaside destination has been named among top 'prettiest towns' July 27, 2021 6:02 pm Bamburgh has been named as one of the prettiest towns in the country. With its stunning beach and iconic castle, the coastal area in Northumberland already has a number of accolades to its name. Now Welsh cottage company FBM Holidays has included Bamburgh …
  • Primeview Opens New South Florida Location, the US’s Largest Multi-brand Experience Center July 27, 2021 5:58 pm The company now has 5 showrooms across North America where it can display its products and solutions HOLLYWOOD, FL, USA, July 27, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The Partner Experience Center, the South Florida destination for all your audio-visual, …
  • Bangladeshi students in German universities seek assistance from Foreign Ministry for visa facilitation July 27, 2021 5:58 pm A preferred destination for higher education, Germany, the largest economy in Europe, averages about 1000 students from Bangladesh each year. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and stagnant embassy activities due to lockdowns, the dreams of students and …
  • RVshare Named ‘Official Camping Partner’ of Watkins Glen July 27, 2021 5:50 pm As thousands of fans prepare to camp at Watkins Glen International (WGI) for the upcoming NASCAR race weekend, the track announced RVshare as the Official Camping Partner of Watkins Glen International in a multi-year partnership, according to a press …
  • U.S. Airlines Wrestle with Fuel Shortages July 27, 2021 5:48 pm U.S. airlines are struggling to accommodate surging demand for air travel as a lack of available pipeline space for jet fuel and a shortage of fuel trucks and drivers have led to low fuel inventories at some airports, primarily smaller ones in the western …
  • Finland becomes latest quarantine-free holiday option for vaccinated Brits July 27, 2021 5:33 pm Finland has reopened to fully vaccinated Brits for holidays, with no quarantine or Covid test requirements. The country is now welcoming back UK holidaymakers who have been fully vaccinated against Covid, meaning a completing a vaccination course at least …
  • TUI cancels more holidays in new update including Italy, Spain and Bulgaria July 27, 2021 5:31 pm TUI has announced a fresh wave of cancelled holidays including Bulgaria, Sicily, Mexico and Spain's Girona with some trips cancelled through to November. The travel giant said in a statement that the decision was made "due to ongoing uncertainty …
  • Journey again in time? Scientist Ron Mallett thinks he is aware of how July 27, 2021 4:54 pm (CNN) — The past, it has been said, is a foreign country. And sometimes it’s another country we yearn to visit. We can’t, of course. Whereas actual travel is limited only by how much cash we can spare, visa requirements and flight cancellations, journeying …
  • Las Vegas is a huge COVID risk, health officials warn July 27, 2021 4:51 pm SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Health officials are warning travel-antsy Americans to think twice before visiting certain places that could be COVID-19 hotspots. This includes a popular weekend destination in the west, Las Vegas. “The biggest hotspot for bringing …
  • Singapore eyes starting quarantine-free travel in September July 27, 2021 4:37 pm Singapore aims to relax more virus curbs, including starting to allow quarantine-free travel in September, marking the first time it’s set out a timeline to reopen borders that have been mostly shut for more than a year. The Southeast Asian city-state …
  • 4 best travel adapters (2021): plugs and universal adapters July 27, 2021 4:17 pm There are 15 types of plugs used worldwide. A type and Type B They are used in the US, Canada, Mexico and Japan; Type C it is common in Europe, South America, and Asia; Type E and type F They are found throughout Europe in places like Germany, Russia, and …
  • In July, 420 400 people have retrieved the EU Digital COVID Certificate from My Kanta Pages July 27, 2021 3:59 pm The majority of Finnish citizens can get the COVID-19 certificate easily from My Kanta Pages. However, still last week, some certificates of recovery were not produced, but the situation is now significantly better due to technical updates. In July, a …
  • Travel to Atlantic City or Las Vegas for a Casino Weekend July 27, 2021 3:53 pm Many people dream of visiting the United States and try their luck in a casino. From the most basic – to the most luxurious, these locations draw attention in movies and television programs. The adrenaline and emotion of a bet, combined with the glamor of …
  • Skyscanner trials new Road Trip function July 27, 2021 3:48 pm Skyscanner has launched its new beta travel planner, Road Trips. In partnership with Inspirock, the personalised itinerary platform combines Skyscanner’s booking services with the latter’s personalisation engine for sightseeing and activities. Travellers …
  • Lack of Inbound Travel Continues to Hamper UK Economic Revival While Flights to Amber List Countries Take off July 27, 2021 3:42 pm New data collected by travel and analytics firm and WTTC knowledge partner ForwardKeys, reveals the highest week-on-week percentage increases in tickets booked were to Germany, which were up by 113%; to Croatia up by 69%; Sweden by 68%; Portugal by 65% and …
  • Hyatt Banks on Leisure Travel Demand with Global Growth Among Luxury and Lifestyle Brands July 27, 2021 3:34 pm Alila, Andaz, Caption by Hyatt, Hyatt Centric, Park Hyatt and Thompson Hotels brands expect sustained growth across the globe Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the sustained growth of several luxury and …
  • Not so friendly skies with air rage on the rise July 27, 2021 3:28 pm The BDN Editorial Board operates independently from the newsroom, and does not set policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Recent news stories about air travel have brought tales of  …
  • Guanajuato: Free location state for film and video production July 27, 2021 3:24 pm The state of Guanajuato is an ideal best place to conduct film and audiovisual projects in Mexico MIAMI, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, July 27, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The state of Guanajuato, in central Mexico, is an ideal best place to conduct …
  • Intelligent Road System Market Worth USD 54.5 Billion by 2025 Growing at 10.5% CAGR - Report by Market Research Future (MRFR) July 27, 2021 3:18 pm New York, US, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Market Overview According to a comprehensive research report by Market Research Future (MRFR), “Global Intelligent Road System Market Information by Type, by Application - Forecast till 2027” the market size …
  • Affidavit: Vehicle distracts, nearly hits agent pursuing smuggling suspect in Zapata July 27, 2021 3:15 pm Two men were arrested in Zapata for their roles in allegedly attempting to smuggle migrants into the country.According to an arrest affidavit, Octavio Canales and Leonardo Daniel Alvarado were driving separate vehicles as one tried to distract the agent …
  • Flight bookings soaring but inbound travel curbs costing UK £639m a day July 27, 2021 3:14 pm Air travel to some destinations from the UK has exceeded pre-pandemic levels - but the country's economic revival is being hampered by the lack of inbound travel. The study from the World Travel & Tourism Council ( WTTC ) shows bookings to amber …
  • USA Covid restrictions set to remain in major blow for transatlantic travel July 27, 2021 3:13 pm Tough travel restrictions will be maintained by the USA government on visitors from the UK because of the spread of the Covid-19 Delta variant. White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said: “Driven by the Delta variant, cases are rising here at home, …
  • August Must-Dos: Island Line Trail, Sunflower House and More July 27, 2021 3:12 pm Cedar Circle Farmand Education Center 225 Pavillion Rd., East Thetford, 785-4737 Oh, to be Ni, one of the Cedar Circle Farm cats. On any given day, she might be tucked into a basket on the farmstand counter, watching a parade of farm-grown veggies, fresh- …
  • 3-yr travel ban for Saudi citizens flying to red-... July 27, 2021 3:02 pm Saudi Arabia has announced that citizens who travel to red-list countries amid the Covid-19 pandemic risk being slapped with a three-year international travel ban. An official source in the the Kingdom's Ministry of Interior stated that, in light of …
  • Grand Marais hospitality businesses struggle to serve summer tourists July 27, 2021 3:01 pm Sven and Ole’s Pizza in downtown Grand Marais typically has 40 employees. This summer, it has four. A couple of weeks ago, the pizzeria, which has been serving customers since the early ’80s, posted on its Facebook page alerting customers of its staffing …
  • creative:impact - Discovering The Ancient Art And Craft Of Oman Becomes A Lifetime Passion July 27, 2021 2:57 pm Artist and curator Marcia Stegath Dorr traveled to Oman and discovered timeless culture, art, and craft virtually unknown to rest of the world. She has worked ever since to preserve Oman’s past and lift up its 21st Century artisans as the Consultant to the …
  • Vaccinated travellers: Destination options for South Africans July 27, 2021 2:53 pm As more age groups get added to South Africans vaccination programme, vaccinated travellers are weighing their options. Vaccinated travellers will soon be able to relive the joy of taking to the skies (or the roads) to journey to new and exciting …
  • Teachers union tells academics to ignore university COVID travel rules July 27, 2021 2:41 pm Academics are being urged to ignore a university request to submit information about their travel plans, vaccine status and to submit a negative PCR test before returning to work. The Malta Union of Teachers said the request was "not in line with the …
  • A B.C. woman who won millions in the lottery was just a week from retirement July 27, 2021 2:36 pm VANCOUVER -- A Metro Vancouver woman was just a week away from retirement when she found out she'd become $2 million richer. Lea Olsen, of Port Coquitlam, managed to match all six numbers in a BC/49 draw last month, qualifying her for the top prize …
  • WTTC: UK economic recovery hindered by border closures July 27, 2021 1:54 pm The economic revival of the UK is being hampered by the lack of inbound travel while flights to amber list countries take off, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The warning comes from the global tourism body, which represents the global …
  • The best way to spend time while waiting for flights July 27, 2021 1:42 pm Featured articles 27 Jul 2021 08:31 155 Are you bored while waiting for your flight at the airport? Here, we suggest plenty of activities to keep you busy. Please have a look and tell us what you think. Time to kill? Top things to keep you occupied at the …

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