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Cruise lines and Florida are on track for a standoff over COVID-19 vaccine requirements

The Carnival Ecstasy docked at the Port of Jacksonville on March 27, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order banning businesses from requiring vaccines applies to cruise lines. However, several cruise lines have already announced vaccine mandates. DeSantis has been vocal about the cruise industry and previously said the state would sue the CDC to bring cruises back sooner. See more stories on Insider's business page. Flor...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Florida, Cruise, Cruise Industry, Ron DeSantis, Vaccine, COVID-19 vaccine, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line


Amtrak's $80 billion plan to connect the US is the latest step in a rail revolution but has a glaring omission: high-speed rail

Amtrak's Acela service runs between Washington D.C., New York City, and Boston. Kyodo News Stills via Getty Images Amtrak has unveiled a plan to further connect the US by rail but it doesn't include high-speed rail. New routes will be added and current routes will be upgraded as Amtrak aims to repair its network. Private companies and states have taken up the costly task of building high-speed rail on their own. See more stories on Insider's business page. Americans are all-abo...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, Florida, New York, News, Congress, California, Washington, Trains, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco


Florida Governor Says State is Suing CDC Over Cruise Shut-Down

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state of Florida is suing the federal government along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over the lack of guidance or restart date to get cruises sailing again from Florida. ... Read More The post Florida Governor Says State is Suing CDC Over Cruise Shut-Down appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Florida, Cruise News, State, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Ron DeSantis, Florida Governor Says State


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says his state is suing the CDC to bring back cruises

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says the state will sue the CDC to bring back cruise ships "immediately." The CDC has put a hold on the cruise industry since the COVID-19 pandemic first began. The cruise industry has fought back, instead arguing for a cruising return from US ports by July. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that the state will b...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, Politics, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Cruise, Miami, Cnbc, Royal Caribbean, Bermuda, Jim Cramer, Cruise Lines International Association, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Interview With Janet Skeslien Charles, Author of The Paris Library

I  am happy to publish my interview with Janet Skeslien Charles, author of the bestselling book, The Paris Library, which was the selection for my Eye Prefer Paris Book of the Month for February 2021. If you haven’t read the book yet, I highly recommend it, it’s an inspiring story that will  rewake  you to the importance of books.  CLICK HERE to order your copy of The Paris Library. How did you come up with the idea to write The Paris Library?   I’m interested in journeys. Gro...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Books, Florida, Interviews, Montana, France, Nazis, Ukraine, Library, Paris, Red Cross, Odessa, Lily, Bogota Colombia, Reeder


The federal government will not mandate COVID-19 vaccination passports, White House reiterates

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily press briefing on April 6, 2021, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images The White House will not require Americans to carry proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status. "There will be no federal vaccinations database," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. Some states, including Texas and Florida, have banned government-mandated vaccine passports. See more stories on Insider&...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, White House, Politico, US, Trends, Vaccinations, Vaccine, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Passport, Greg Abbott, Centers for Medicare


A year after closing amid the pandemic, Disneyland plans to expand with new rides, restaurants, and entertainment

Visitors take selfies in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle during the last day before Disneyland closes because of COVID-19 in Anaheim, California on March 13, 2020. Jeff Gritchen/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register/Getty Images "DisneylandForward" is a multi-year planning effort that will lead to an expansion, a spokesperson told Insider. The expansion might include themed lands based on Disney movies such as "Tangled" and "Peter Pan." Disney first needs to receive an updated development...
Tags: Florida, News, Media, Entertainment, California, Hotels, Disney, Trends, Restaurant, Deutsche Bank, Theme Parks, Peter Pan, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney, Southern California


I flew on a $2 million 'personal' private jet that needs only one pilot and saw why it was among 2020's most popular private jets

Flying on a Cirrus Vision Jet. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider The Cirrus Vision Jet is among the newest personal private jets flying, and requires only one pilot to fly it. The $2 million plane allows pilots to fly farther and faster with minimal additional training. Proponents say it's the perfect alternative to the airlines because of jet's low operating costs, ease of use, and versatility. See more stories on Insider's business page. Most perceptions of private aviation inc...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, New York, News, Air Travel, Life, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Netflix, Flying, Aviation, Airlines, Boeing


Barry Sternlicht sees a travel ‘frenzy this summer

Billionaire investor Barry Sternlicht told CNBC on Wednesday the U.S. travel recovery is well on its way — at least in parts of the country like Florida — after a Covid-induced slowdown.
Tags: Travel, Florida, Cnbc, Barry Sternlicht


COVID-19 cases edge up as 'vaccine passport' mulled for Hawaii, maskless protesters crowd Oahu park, 17-year-olds may get the vote, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii sunset ©2021 All Hawaii News Slight COVID rise follows increase in travel, easing of rules. The new counts on Sunday brought the state’s average case count over the past seven days to 70, for a 1.4% positivity rate. Star-Advertiser.A Hawaii ‘Vaccine Passport’ Could Open Door To Weddings, Concerts And More Tourism. Lt. Gov. Josh Green says Hawaii’s vaccine document may be complete by mid-May, and the state’s passport partner promised an announcement this week. Civil Beat.An uptick i...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Senate, Hawaii, House, Pentagon, Pacific, South Carolina, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Health, Josh Green, Department of Human Services, Legislature, Oahu


Celebrity Cruises From St. Maarten Planned to Start in June

Celebrity Cruises announced Celebrity Millennium will resume cruising this June.  But there’s one caveat.  All adults must have completed their vaccination.  Celebrity’s first cruise since last year is scheduled to depart on June 5, 2021.  And it’s not from Florida;... Read More The post Celebrity Cruises From St. Maarten Planned to Start in June appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Florida, Cruise News, St Maarten, Celebrity Cruises, St Maarten Planned


The atmosphere is grim at Trump's deserted Washington DC hotel as the MAGA crowd skips town, says report

A view outside Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. one day before the inauguration of Trump on January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Noam Galai/WireImage Trump's Washington hotel has suffered a loss of income and interest, a Guardian report says. The hotel is bearing the brunt of the pandemic and the fallout of Trump's election defeat. The former president once dubbed it "one of the great hotels of the world." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President T...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Real Estate, Politics, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, New York Times, News UK, Hotel, Guardian


The CDC said it won't change its travel rules for vaccinated people until more people get their shots

Director of the Centers for Disease Control Rochelle Walensky speaking at a White House press briefing on March 1, 2021. White House/YouTube The CDC said its travel guidance for vaccinated people won't change until more people get shots. The agency relaxed some rules for vaccinated people on Monday, but not to do with traveling. People have been making vacation plans all the same. See more stories on Insider's business page. The CDC won't update its travel rules for vaccinated ...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Vaccination, Disney World, Peter Hotez, John Hopkins University, Airlines for America, COVID, Rochelle Walensky


The CDC says it won't change its travel guidance for vaccinated people until more people get their shots

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky at a White House press briefing on March 1. White House/YouTube The CDC said its travel guidance for vaccinated people wouldn't change until more people got shots. The agency on Monday relaxed some recommendations for vaccinated people - but not related to travel. People have been making vacation plans all the same. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention won...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Vaccination, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Disney World, Peter Hotez, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, John Hopkins University, Airlines for America


After similar moves for Shopping and Flights, Google makes hotel listings free

Last year, Google made a significant change to its Google Shopping destination by making it free for e-commerce retailers to sell on Google, when before the Shopping tab had been dominated by paid product listings. It also made it free for partners to participate in Google Flights. Today, the company announced it’s now doing the same thing for hotel booking links on the Google.com/travel vertical. Beginning this week, Google will make it free for hotels and travel companies around the world to a...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, Florida, Advertising Tech, Hotels, Advertising, Tech, Search, Google Shopping, Ad Tech


Spring breakers spreading COVID-19 variants could 'spell disaster' for the country, expert warns

Spring breakers at Miami Beach, Florida in March 2016. Alan Diaz/AP Photo Spring breakers could increase the spread of the highly-transmissible B117 variant, CNN reported. Global health expert Dr. Peter Hotez has warned that these vacations could "spell disaster" for the country. Florida, a popular spring break location, has more cases of the B117 variant than any other sate. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Spring break, which begins for many colleges this month, co...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, UK, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Miami Beach, Peter Hotez, National School of Tropical Medicine, Sunshine State, Spring Break


19 Best Cabins in Florida to Rent to Get Away From It All

There is no shortage of cabins in Florida to rent for your next vacation. They all offer you a unique retreat for the adventurous. You can read the original article here: 19 Best Cabins in Florida to Rent to Get Away From It All. Monkeys and Mountains | Adventure Travel - Trekking and Hiking Tours in Europe | Mountain Hiking | Adventure Travel Blog
Tags: Travel, Europe, Florida, Adventure Travel in United States, Accommodations U.S


United just sent JetBlue a shot across the bow with a new route to London on its ultra-premium jet

A United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER. Lukas Wunderlich/Shutterstock.com United Airlines is adding a new route between Boston and London later this year. The start date is still unknown as travel between the countries is restricted due to the pandemic.  JetBlue Airways, which just expanded a partnership with American Airlines, will also fly to London this year from Boston. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is growing its transatlantic presence later this ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, Florida, UK, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Boston, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago


I flew on United Airlines' first Boeing 737 Max flight in nearly 2 years and it was just the boring flight the airline needed

Flying on a United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9. Thomas Pallini/Insider United Airlines became the second US airline to resume Boeing 737 Max flights on Thursday. The first flight flew from Denver to Houston in the first step to rebuilds consumer confidence.  United plans to fly the jet across the US initially from bases in Denver and Houston. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines resumed flying the Boeing 737 Max on Thursday after a 23-month hiatus that bega...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, George Bush, Aviation, Airlines, Houston, Boeing


HVS Market Pulse: The Florida Keys Lodging Market | By Chris Cabrera

Notable market downturns that have negatively impacted the Florida Keys lodging market include the Great Recession in 2009, the Zika virus in 2016, Hurricane Irma in 2017, and the ongoing global pandemic. Nonetheless, hotel and resort properties in the Florida Keys have positive attributes that allow owners and operators to continue to perform well even during the hardships of economic crises. The heavy leisure-dependent market, without reliance on commercial and meeting/group demand, all...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Florida Keys, Chris Cabrera


9 of the best Airbnbs in Miami, from South Beach to Wynwood

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Miami home rentals range from sophisticated condos to tropical cottages steps from the beach.We rounded up top Airbnbs across Miami's vibrant neighborhoods, ranging from $82 to $501 per night.Read more: Are Airbnbs safe right now? We spoke to experts, a company representative, and an Airbnb host on everything you should know before booking someone's home during the pandemic.Miami's wide sand...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Florida, Cdc, Southeast Asia, Trends, Features, House, Miami, Airbnb, MIMO, Destinations, Versailles, South Florida, Buddhist, Fort Lauderdale


I am a female journalist suing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Biden needs to hold him accountable as well.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman must be held accountable. FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images Journalists around the world are being killed, imprisoned, and harassed for reporting the news and revealing injustice. The Biden administration's promise to declassify a report on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi is an important step for the protection of journalists. I filed a lawsuit to expose a "hack and leak" operation led by Saudi leadership involving a network of American trolls spreading lies in ...
Tags: Florida, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, White House, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Unesco, Philippines, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Al Jazeera, Biden, Donald Trump


American is adding 10 new warm weather routes including 8 international as the vaccine rollout continues - here's the full list

An American Airlines plane departing Los Angeles. REUTERS/Mike Blake American Airlines is adding 10 new routes to its network starting in April. Miami is the center of the expansion with more flights to Latin America, the Caribbean, and Israel.  The airline blamed a poor summer outlook and slow vaccine rollout for impending furloughs. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. American Airlines just added 10 new routes to its network for the spring and summer, including eight ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, New York, News, Air Travel, Mexico, Planes, Israel, Tel Aviv, Los Angeles, Trends, Flying, Dallas, Miami, Aviation


Biden Overrules Trump on #UAE Tariff, Keeping Aluminum Duties - Bloomberg

Biden Overrules Trump on UAE Tariff, Keeping Aluminum Duties - Bloomberg President Joe Biden said he would keep U.S. tariffs in place on aluminum imports from the United Arab Emirates, reversing a last-minute move by his predecessor to grant the Gulf nation relief from the duties.The 10% tariff will remain in place for national security reasons, the White House announced Monday evening. “In my view, the available evidence indicates that imports from the UAE may still displace domestic production...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Washington, White House, Joe Biden, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Biden, Donald Trump, Uae, Gulf, Trump, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Israel Biden, EGA, Biden Overrules Trump


A Hyatt-owned resort hotel in Austin is letting people 'test drive' life in Texas for $18,500 a month - see inside Miraval Austin

Miraval Austin. Miraval Austin Miraval Austin created an extended stay program that lets people "test drive" what it's like living in Austin, Texas. The program starts at $18,504 for a month-long single occupancy stay. Tech companies like Oracle and Tesla recently announced plans to relocate from California to Austin. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Miraval Austin created an extended stay program that lets people "test drive" what it's like living in Austin, Texas as te...
Tags: Travel, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, California, Trends, Tesla, Austin, Tennessee, Silicon Valley, Zillow, Oracle, Hyatt, Bay Area, Austin Texas, Lone Star State


Amtrak Superliner Bedroom Review and Photos

I travel quite a bit aboard Amtrak trains all over the country. Sometimes for only one night, like from Florida to New York. Other times, I’m barreling across the country. One thing is certain. I always have my own compartment... Read More The post Amtrak Superliner Bedroom Review and Photos appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Florida, New York, Trains, Amtrak, Amtrak Review, Overnight Trains, amtrak to Florida, Train Reviews, amtrak to New York, amtrak to Washington, Sleeping Compartment, Amtrak Superliner Bedroom Review


Amtrak Superliner Bedroom Review

I travel quite a bit aboard Amtrak trains all over the country. Sometimes for only one night, like from Florida to New York. Other times, I’m barreling across the country. One thing is certain. I always have my own compartment... Read More The post Amtrak Superliner Bedroom Review appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Florida, New York, Trains, Amtrak, Amtrak Review, Overnight Trains, amtrak to Florida, Train Reviews, amtrak to New York, amtrak to Washington, Sleeping Compartment, Amtrak Superliner Bedroom Review


Florida led the world in shark attacks again in 2020

By Sydney N. Walton | CNN The US is once again the shark attack capital of the world in 2020. Thanks, Florida! Last year, the US reported 33 unprovoked shark attacks, accounting for about 58% of the total number of unprovoked shark attacks that occurred worldwide, according to the Yearly World Shark Attack Summary from the International Shark Attack File (ISAF). This is a decrease from 2019, when 64% of the global unprovoked bites occurred in the US. ISAF categorizes shark attacks by first deci...
Tags: Travel, Florida, News, Australia, Environment, US, California News, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Maine, Spike, Volusia County, Hawaii California, ISAF, International Shark Attack File ISAF


Airliners are on their own with no air traffic control at a Florida airport for 12 days after FAA staff contracted COVID-19

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport in Florida. Shutterstock.com The air traffic control tower at St Pete-Clearwater International Airport in St Petersburg, Florida is closed until January 31. The FAA closed the facility for cleaning after personnel tested positive for COVID-19.  Allegiant Air is the main carrier at the airport that also sees high general aviation and private jet traffic.   Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The phrases "cleared to land" or "cleared ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, New York, News, Air Travel, Planes, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Aviation, Airlines, Faa, St Petersburg, Federal Aviation Administration, Tampa International Airport


Members are quitting Mar-a-Lago because it has become a 'sad' and 'dispirited' place since Trump moved in, author says

Mar-a-Lago has become a 'sad place' since Trump moved in, author Laurence Leamer claims Getty Images Trump's Mar-a-Lago golf resort has become a 'sad place' since he moved in, an expert on the resort told MSNBC. Members are quitting and want nothing to do with Trump, Laurence Leamer told the cable channel. Previous reports said that Trump's Florida neighbors have taken legal action to stop him from taking up residence. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Pres...
Tags: Travel, Post, Florida, Politics, Trends, News UK, Msnbc, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, Palm Beach, US Secret Service, Mar-a-lago, Laurence Leamer, Getty Images Trump, Leamer



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