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Hiking the Chilkoot Trail from Alaska to British Columbia

The Chilkoot Trail, which begins on tidewater in Alaska and climbs up over mountains in British Columbia, presents a unique backpacking opportunity, as this is a trail rich with history. It was the main trail used in the famous Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1800’s, one of the biggest rushes the world has ever seen. An international crowd of literally tens of thousands, fueled by dreams of riches, used the Chilkoot Trail to chase the gold in the Yukon. Most suffered incredible hardship, many nev...
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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


CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People May Resume Travel

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that Americans who have been fully vaccinated may safely begin traveling again, according to new guidelines posted on its "Travel During COVID-19" page, published just before the White House COVID-19 briefing Friday morning.
Tags: Travel, News, Cdc, White House, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People May Resume Travel


Experts say it's unlikely COVID-19 passports will come about: 'The vaccine passport could wind up being irrelevant'

Robert F. Balazik/Shutterstock Robert F. Balazik/Shutterstock Experts say it's unlikely an international COVID-19 passport travel system will come about. They have flagged privacy, inequality, politics, and long-term need as the main problems. Still, the travel industry is banking on a system to allow international travel to resume. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 passports have been hailed as the key to opening up the global economy, but some privacy and hea...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, Science, News, White House, China, Russia, US, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Philippines, Healthcare, Who


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


Oil settles near $70/bbl on hopes of recovering demand | Reuters

Oil settles near $70/bbl on hopes of recovering demand | ReutersOil settled near $70 a barrel on Friday, supported by production cuts by major oil producers and optimism about a demand recovery in the second half of the year.Benchmark Brent settled down 41 cents, or 0.6%, to $69.22 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude also ended down 41 cents to $65.61 a barrel.Brent and U.S. crude ended the week roughly flat after prices touched a 13-month high on Monday, following seven straight weeks ...
Tags: Travel, White House, Reuters, Associates, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Jim Ritterbusch, Galena Illinois, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Opec Russia, Ritterbusch


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


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


New CDC guidelines will reportedly tell vaccinated Americans it's safe to gather in small groups

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images The CDC plans to release new guidelines this week for Americans who have been fully vaccinated. The recommendations suggest that vaccinated people can host small, at-home gatherings with other fully vaccinated individuals, two senior White House officials told Politico. But even fully vaccinated people will still need to wear masks and social distance in public. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The ...
Tags: Travel, Science, News, Cdc, White House, Masks, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Virginia Tech, Johnson Johnson, Fauci, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, JIM WATSON, Moderna


Oil Giving Up Big-Freeze Gains With Wells Slowly Restarting - Bloomberg

Oil Giving Up Big-Freeze Gains With Wells Slowly Restarting - Bloomberg Oil fell for a second day as production slowly restarted in Texas and the White House said it would be willing to meet with Iran, potentially paving the way for more crude exports from the Persian Gulf nation.Futures in New York dropped toward $59 a barrel, falling the most in three months at one point on Friday. Companies are using restored power from grids or generators to resume output that was halted by the frigid weathe...
Tags: Travel, New York, Texas, White House, Iran, Persian Gulf, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Wells Slowly Restarting Bloomberg, Wells Slowly Restarting Bloomberg Oil


U.S. Travel Reacts to U.S. Airlines’ White House Meeting

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the meeting between U.S. airlines' chief executives and White House coronavirus response officials:
Tags: Travel, White House, U S Travel Association, Roger Dow, U S Travel Reacts to U S Airlines ' White House


Extended jobless benefits ready for rollout, gambling, guns, Sunshine Law debated in Legislature, study finds pandemic depressing, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Swimming with sea turtles in Hawaii ©2021 All Hawaii News Turtles Face Grim Future, UH Researcher Says. Sea turtles in Hawaiʻi, as well as all turtles worldwide, face a “daunting future” due to climate change and other factors, a University of Hawaiʻi researchers says. Big Island Video News.Schatz to serve as chairperson of Indian Affairs committee. U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, will serve as chairperson. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican from Alaska, will be vi...
Tags: Travel, Senate, White House, Alaska, Hawaii, House, Bill, Donald Trump, Big Island, Maui, Feb, Honolulu, Legislature, U S Environmental Protection Agency, West Hawaii, Wailuku


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


Delta CEO slams proposed negative COVID-19 test requirement for domestic flights as a 'horrible idea'

A couple walking to their flight at the Newark International Airport on November 2020. Mike Segar/Reuters US officials are considering requiring a negative COVID-19 test result for domestic flights. The TSA requires domestic travelers to mask up. International travelers headed to the US are already required to show a negative COVID-19 test. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. US officials are considering requiring a negative COVID-19 test result from travelers flying do...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Hbo, News, Cdc, White House, US, International, Trends, Cnn, Delta, Hilton, Tsa, Airport, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


The US may require negative COVID-19 tests for domestic flights. Delta's CEO says it's a 'horrible idea'.

A couple walking to their flight at the Newark International Airport on November 2020. Mike Segar/Reuters US officials are considering requiring a negative COVID-19 test result for domestic flights. The TSA requires domestic travelers to mask up. International travelers headed to the US are already required to show a negative COVID-19 test. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. US officials are considering requiring a negative COVID-19 test result from travelers flying do...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Hbo, Cdc, White House, US, International, Trends, Cnn, Delta, Hilton, Tsa, Airport, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Transportation Security Administration


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


Ige pushes digital economy in State of the State address, new COVID-19 variant found in state, Health Department discovers 60 unreported coronavirus deaths, vaccine shortage hinders efforts, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Gov. David Ige State of the State address, Jan. 25, 2020 Full text of Gov. David Ige's State of the State address can be found here.Gov. David Ige calls for economy to pivot to technology. Gov. David Ige wants Hawaii to develop a more robust digital economy — “a Hawaii 2.0” pivot — that would spread broadband connectivity to rural communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has strangled tourism. Star-Advertiser.Gov. Ige pushes for more investment in digital technology. In his...
Tags: Travel, Congress, White House, China, Hawaii, Marine Corps, Cvs, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Penn, Maui, Department Of Health, State, Hawai, Honolulu


Reaction to President Biden’s Executive Orders on Travel

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the COVID-related executive orders issued by the White House Thursday, many of which pertain to travel:
Tags: Travel, White House, Biden, U S Travel Association, Roger Dow


Biden set to reimpose an entry ban on non-U.S residents who are traveling from Brazil, UK and other parts of Europe, sources say

President Joe Biden speaks as Vice President Kamala Harris looks on during an event on economic crisis in the State Dining Room of the White House January 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden is reapplying the entry travel ban on non-US citizens who are traveling from Brazil, United Kingdom, and other countries in Europe, sources told Reuters. This decision comes after former president Donald Trump lifted the ban that would've took effect on January 26.  I...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, News, Congress, Cdc, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, South Africa, Brazil, Ban, Biden


Hawaii all-mail balloting deemed a success, more money earmarked for public schools, 20% of traffic tickets go unpaid, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Voters line up in Hilo on Nov. 3, 2020 ©2021 All Hawaii NewsCommission sees election success in all-mail balloting. Despite a 2020 general election when some Oahu polls closed almost four hours late and some Hilo voters spent three hours in line, the state Elections Commission is sending the Legislature a rosy review in its required biennial evaluation of the conduct of the election. West Hawaii Today.=====Gov. Ige says DOE’s budget shortfall is $123M less than feared, but teachers unio...
Tags: Travel, White House, US, Joe Biden, Hawaii, Biden, Donald Trump, Council, DOE, Medicaid, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Maui, Department Of Education, Department Of Health, Honolulu


Biden flew to DC on a luxurious Boeing 737 private jet with its own master bedroom and shower - see inside

Joe Biden flying to Washington, DC ahead of his inauguration. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty President Joe Biden flew to Washington, DC on a Boeing 737 private jet instead of an Air Force plane. The airliner-turned-private-jet is favored among the wealthy jet set for its range and spacious cabin. Amtrak was the president's first choice of transport but security concerns scrubbed the plan. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden arrived in Washington, DC ahead of his i...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, News, Maryland, Air Travel, Washington, White House, Planes, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Flying, Washington Dc


Biden will be the first president to use the new Air Force One - here's what we know about the $5.3 billion aircraft

Air Force One. w_p_o/Shutterstock.com The current Air Force One aircraft are scheduled to be upgraded with the replacements to soon be delivered to Andrews Air Force Base for use by the president and his staff.  The Boeing 747-8i aircraft will be replacing the aging models first used by President George H.W. Bush in the early 1990s. Despite cost-saving efforts by President Donald Trump, the replacement program is still estimated to cost $5.3 billion. The most recognizable plane in the worl...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, Hollywood, Air Travel, California, Washington, Cbs News, Life, White House, Planes, US, Tel Aviv, Barack Obama, Trends, Bloomberg


Biden says he will reverse Trump's order to lift the coronavirus travel ban

Getty President-elect Biden has promised to reverse efforts by President Trump in the last days of his presidency to lift a COVID-19 travel ban on passengers arriving from Europe and Brazil. "This is not the time to be lifting restrictions on international travel," said a Biden spokesperson. The president-elect last week announced an ambitious $400 billion plan to fight the coronavirus. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to reverse ef...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Politics, White House, China, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Iran, Paris, Brazil, Getty, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump is planning to sneak away to Florida instead of attending the Biden inauguration, FAA data reveals

President Donald Trump boarding Air Force One. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Donald Trump appears to be heading south to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida instead of attending Joe Biden's inauguration.  The Federal Aviation Administration issued temporary flight restrictions over the private club for January 20, indicating the president's arrival. One of Trump's final tweets confirmed suspicions that he wouldn't be at the Biden inauguration.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Air Travel, Washington, White House, Planes, Nbc News, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Flying, Gop


#SaudiArabia, #Qatar to sign U.S.-brokered deal to ease Gulf crisis - Axios

Saudi Arabia, Qatar to sign U.S.-brokered deal to ease Gulf crisis - Axios Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (L) and Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani. Photo: Fayez Nureldine/AFP via Getty Images Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other Gulf countries are expected to sign an agreement on Tuesday toward ending a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf after 3½ years. The big picture:  A Saudi-led coalition severed ties with Qatar in 2017 and closed their airspace and sea routes to Qatar...
Tags: Travel, Washington, Saudi Arabia, White House, Qatar, Joe Biden, Iran, Egypt, GCC, Biden, Muslim Brotherhood, Bahrain, Kuwait, Doha, Gulf, Trump


Hawaii National Guard COVID-19 response funding extended, Board of Education approves deep budget cuts, Honolulu theBus driver dies from coronavirus, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii National Guard moves PPE in April file photo Feds Extend Funding For Hawaii National Guard’s COVID-19 Response. The federal government will continue to compensate the Hawaii National Guard’s COVID-19 response in the islands through March 31, the White House announced Thursday. Civil Beat.Trump extends funding for National Guard coronavirus duty in Hawaii and most other states. President Donald Trump today approved funding requests from Hawaii and most other states to continue Natio...
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#SaudiArabia, #Qatar Near U.S.-Brokered Deal to End Lengthy Rift - Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia, Qatar Near U.S.-Brokered Deal to End Lengthy Rift - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia and Qatar are nearing a preliminary deal to end a rift that’s dragged on for more than three years, prodded by a Trump administration seeking foreign policy wins during its waning days in the White House, three people with knowledge of the talks said.The tentative agreement does not involve the three other Arab countries that also severed diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar in June 2017 -- the United Arab E...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, White House, Israel, Qatar, Iran, Egypt, Middle East, Tehran, Donald Trump, Kuwait, Doha, Uae, Gulf, Trump, United Arab Emirates Bahrain


The CDC says Americans shouldn't travel for the holidays. Knowing they will anyway, the agency suggests 2 COVID-19 tests.

Health care worker Elizabeth Cameros, right, administers a deep nasal coronavirus test to traveler Wade Hopkins at a COVID-19 testing station at LAX on Monday, November 23, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images The CDC says the safest way to celebrate winter holidays this year is at home. But if you do plan to travel, the CDC recommends getting tested twice, once before and once after, and restricting your outings to only those most essentia...
Tags: Travel, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Getty Images, Rebecca, Public Health, Getty, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, South Carolina, Lax, Travelers


Tokyo Trump Fans Gone Wild

Sexy Japanese fans of American politics have had enough of this bullshit. Y oshi Shimuzu (44) got up to speak in his Trump mask at 2:55 pm, people were still leaving. Maybe it was the chilly November air. Maybe they had an interracial Tinder date they had to get to. Maybe it was to let people who had been waiting for three hours in line a chance to be nearer Trump, spiritually at least. Yoshi's mask was about $30 in a Ueno mask shop, he got it this morning. In 2020, p...
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Tokyo Trump Fans Gone Wild

Sexy Japanese fans of American politics have had enough. Y oshi Shimuzu got up to speak in his Trump mask at 2:55 pm, it was the end of a 3 hour rally and people were leaving. Maybe it was the chilly November air. Maybe they had an interracial Tinder date they had to get to. Maybe it was to let people who had been waiting, marching and chanting for three hours a chance to be nearer Trump, spiritually at least. Yoshi's mask was about $30 in a Ueno mask...
Tags: Travel, Japan, White House, China, US, Joe Biden, Tokyo, Prince, Biden, BLM, Pittsburgh, Jesus Christ, Trump, Melania Trump, Kawasaki, Bernard



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