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Hawaii to allow travelers to skip quarantine with virus test

Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Wednesday that starting Oct. 15, travelers arriving from out of state may bypass a 14-day quarantine requirement if they test negative for COVID-19. Travelers will have to take the test within 72 hours before their flight arrives in the islands. Ige said drug store operator CVS and healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente will conduct the tests as part of an agreement with the state.
Tags: News, Kaiser Permanente, Hawaii, Cvs, Travelers, David Ige, Ige

My Favorite Gear for Travelers

Posted: 9/10/20 | September 10th, 2020 What do you take on your trip? What do you need? As long time readers know, I’m a fan of packing light. I don’t think you really need much when you travel. As a backpacker, I want to make sure everything I own fits into one bag. I often think people bring too much stuff when they travel. I went to Costa Rica on my first trip overseas and I took with me the entire suggested packing list my tour company gave customers. I carried around so much stuff I never...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Costa Rica, Rei, Samsonite, Travelers, Mec, Lifestraw, Jodi, MedJet, Don t Forget Travel Insurance Travel, Trtl Travel Pillow Travel, DryFox Quick Dry Travel Towel Unless

Socially distanced attractions and activities for a road trip through Colorado that are actually worth the stop

Visit these socially-distanced attractions if you're road-tripping through Colorado this season. Shutterstock/Kris Wiktor International travel is on hold for most in light of the coronavirus pandemic, making road trips the vacation trend of the summer, travel experts previously told Business Insider. CDC Director Robert Redfield predicts the pandemic will last through the fall and winter. We surfed Trip Advisor for the highest-rated attractions in Colorado within recommended social dis...
Tags: Travel, Google, Photos, Garden, Colorado, Cdc, Life, Trends, Features, North America, Denver, Botanic Gardens, Roadtrip, Colorado Springs, National Parks Service, Morrison

10 of the best off-season hotel deals to take advantage of this fall and winter

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Summer may be just about over, but with many people working from home and some kids attending school virtually, there's more flexibility for a fall or winter vacation than usual.Areas that see most of the tourist action in the summer high season offer vacationers fewer crowds in the shoulder season and, best of all, great savings on hotels.  We rounded up some of the best off-season hot...
Tags: Florida, Bruce Springsteen, Minneapolis, California, Cdc, US, America, Trends, Hawaii, House, San Diego, Marriott, Epa, Napa, Gulf of Mexico, Wyndham

Popular European access points and travel corridors for third-country nationals

Business aviation travel to Europe by third-party nationals not on the EC Safe List  continues to rise month-over-month, as operators take advantage of a growing number of popular European access points and “travel corridors.” Despite the tightening of the EC’s Safe List, which has been reduced by a third since its initial publishing, more flights with third-country nationals are getting into more European countries – particularly from the U.S. At first glance, the increase in traffic appears co...
Tags: Europe, UK, Sweden, France, Germany, Eu, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, Austria, United States, Ireland, Paris, Italy, Netherlands, Serbia

A state-by-state breakdown of failures in unemployment systems across the US during the pandemic

Most states experienced technical glitches, fraud, or overwhelmed unemployment systems that led to thousands of Americans waiting weeks for their unemployment benefits. Derek Davis/Portland Portland Press Herald via Getty Images As the COVID-19 pandemic caused record joblessness across the US, thousands of unemployed people experienced problems getting unemployment benefits from their state on time — or, sometimes, at all.  In the US, unemployment insurance is given out by individual stat...
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Remand Denied for COVID-19 Business Interruption Claim

    The district court refused to remand plaintiff's claim for business losses due to COVID-19 shut down orders. Mark's Engine Co. No. 28 Restaurant, LLC v. Traveler's Indem. Co. of Conn. , 2020 US. District. LEXIS 132841 (C.D. Calif. July 27, 2020).      Plaintiff restaurant sued Traveler's in state court. Los Angele Mayor Eric Garcetti was also named as a defendant for his part in issuing the shut down orders. An Executive Order issued on March 15, 2020 directed all non-essential businesses t...
Tags: US, Insurance, Eric Garcetti, Traveler, Travelers, Calif, Conn, LLC, Los Angele, Tred Eyerly, Removal, COVID-19, Indem Co

'Busiest camping season': Travelers choose outdoor recreation close to home amid COVID-19 pandemic

Outdoor recreation – camping, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, wildlife watching and more – was social distancing before it had a name.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Travelers

The private jet industry is bracing for fall without its biggest money maker: business travelers. Execs are hoping wealthy vacationers can make up the difference.

Private aviation is at a crossroads following a busy summer for leisure travel and executives are waiting to see if business travel rebounds in the fall. XOJET; FXAIR; Silver Air; Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images; Flexjet; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Private aviation executives say the industry has succeeded in gaining back most of the business lost to the pandemic but the recovery isn't yet complete. The summer saw a 20% reduction in traffic compared to 2019 with the fa...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Air Travel, Planes, Trends, Getty Images, Flying, Aviation, Airlines, Middleton, Private Jets, Business Insider, Thomas, Travelers, Walker, Andrew Collins

Hawaii traveler quarantine likely to be extended again, state epidemiologist takes leave as Health Department leadership flounders, group threatens legal action over contact tracing fail, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii dawn ©2020 All Hawaii News When will tourism in Hawaii reopen? One expert predicts it might not be until 2021. The trans-Pacific quarantine rules for travelers to Hawaii remains in effect until at least Oct. 1, but one travel expert thinks that will be pushed back again. Hawaii News Now.=====Embattled state epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park put on paid leave. The turmoil at the top of the state’s public health organization reflects deep frustration with Hawaii’s inability to halt the s...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Park, Hawaii, Kim, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Maui, National Park Service, Department Of Health, Travelers, State, Honolulu, Hawaii County, West Hawaii, Oahu

Sleep Under the Stars at These Stellar Campsites

It's hard to think of a better antidote to months of confinement than a stay in the great outdoors, enjoying a bit of fresh air, wide open spaces and the best of what Mother Nature has to offer. Travelers seem to be in agreement as our recent research conducted across five countries reveals that getting back to nature was the second most popular type of trip many are hoping to take soon, as it becomes safe to do so*. Imagine swapping your always-on electronics for a glorious display of st...
Tags: Travel, Mother Nature, Travelers

Will travelers trash or treasure the planet after the pandemic?

Let's journey back to a different time. One that feels far away. Early January 2020.Travelers were gearing up for another booming year of adventures -- from visits to Japan for the Olympics to cruises galore. But while we aimed for another year of far-flung trips, environmental activists continued their warnings about a growing climate catastrophe and the role travelers were playing.Some people had been heeding their calls and trying to plan more sustainable trips. Tips on going green fro...
Tags: Travel, Japan, China, Travelers, CNN Travel

Dow erases 2020 losses as Fed policy overhaul lifts stocks

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The Dow Jones industrial average erased its 2020 losses on Thursday as stocks rallied on the Federal Reserve's new monetary policy framework.The 30-stock index gained as much as 1.1% in the session. Microsoft and Walmart led the index higher following news of their joint bid for TikTok.The Dow lagged its peers in turning positive for the year, largely due to its smaller exposure to rallying tech giants.The industrial average now sits roughly 1,000 points away from not...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, US, Trends, Walmart, Bank Of America, Federal Reserve, Nasdaq, Equities, Dow, Fed, Honeywell, Travelers, Raytheon, Lucas Jackson, Jerome Powell

618 Leave No One Behind

A retired U.S. Air Force colonel tells the “leave no one behind” story of a pilot who ejected over the Gulf of Tonkin. In the news, Boeing could consolidate 787 assembly lines, ski jump launch trials for the F/A-18 Super Hornet, a live air-to-air missile is found at Lakeland Airport, a man is arrested after driving under a taxiing airplane, a virtual airline that can help with your air travel withdrawal, and AI bests a human F-16 pilot in simulated dogfights. Guest Eileen Bjorkman Eileen Bjo...
Tags: Amazon, Florida, UK, Maryland, Microsoft, Washington, Book, Darpa, Portland, Aviation, Ohio, Airbus, North America, Air Force, Seattle, Aeronautical Engineering

Not just pocket change: Travelers left more than $35,000 in cash and coins behind at O’Hare’s airport security last year

Double-check your pockets next time you pass through airport security: Travelers left $35,398.93 at checkpoints in O’Hare International Airport last year, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
Tags: Travelers, O'Hare International Airport, O'Hare

Make the Content Marketing Commitment Already: Lessons from the ANA Study

The ANA delivered its study of how 126 brand marketers see the “GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITIES IN CONTENT MARKETING.” Hats off to my good friends at Manifest Agency for their timely summary of the report which you can find here. As a brand-side and agency-side content marketer, three headlines peaked out above the rest. I am very bullish on the benefits of true content marketing for many brands. Great content is how we grab and keep people’s attention amidst the clutter, noise and diminishing effecti...
Tags: Engagement, Publicis, WPP, Ana, Branding, Digital Content, Best Practices, Interactive Marketing, David Brown, Travelers, Consumer Marketing, MediaMonks, Manifest Agency, Epipheo

The Top 10 Biggest Car Insurance Companies (2020)

We establish the top 10 biggest car insurance companies based on market share and annual policies.We give a brief summary of each insurer, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses.Choosing the best insurer for you requires some careful consideration. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Buying car insurance can be stressful, especially with all the insurers that are on the market. However, we’ve compiled information o...
Tags: California, United States, Farmers, Autos, Nationwide, East Coast, Allstate, Progressive, Liberty Mutual, State Farm, Midwest, Travelers, State, MBI, GEICO, USAA

COVID-19 Case Remanded for Failure to Meet Amount in Controversy

    The federal district court remanded to state court a loss of rent claim because the amount in controversy requirement was not met. Geragos & Geragos Fine Arts Bldg., LLC v. Travelers Indemn. Co. , 2020 U.S Dist. LEXIS 127427 (C.D. Cal. July 20, 2020).      Geragos suffered loss of rental income due to the COVID-19 tenant relief measures implemented in Los Angeles. The tenant relief orders would remain in effect for the duration of the emergency period, the end date of which was not presentl...
Tags: Los Angeles, Insurance, Travelers, Geragos, Tred Eyerly, Removal, Travelers Indemn Co, COVID-19, Geragos Geragos Fine Arts Bldg LLC

'Sovereign citizen' tenant decapitated landlord with sword over rent dispute, say Hartford, CT police

Well, this is both grim and bizarre. A man in Connecticut is charged with having decapitated his landlord with a sword after the man was told he had to move out because he owed back rent, say Hartford police. After they got a search warrant was obtained, police found papers showing Thompson believes he is a "sovereign citizen," meaning he is not subject to any statutes and interprets the laws in their own way, the detectives wrote. CNN: The Hartford Police Department responded to a 911 call Sa...
Tags: Post, Crime, News, Weird, Cnn, Connecticut, King, Thompson, Travelers, Hartford, Jerry Thompson, Hartford Police Department, Victor King

Walmart Not The Haven For RV Parking It Once Was

(CNN) — Walmart is known for its mammoth superstores that sell everything from groceries to treadmills. For thousands of RV travelers, though, its stores are appealing for a different reason: Spacious parking lots where people can relax and stay overnight for free. The company has allowed overnight parking for RVers in many of its 4,700 US lots going back to the days of founder Sam Walton in the mid-twentieth century. Even RV enthusiasts Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, conser...
Tags: Facebook, Supreme Court, Youtube, US, Walmart, Canada, United States, Offbeat, RV, Travelers, Lowe, Shea, Cabela, Clarence Thomas, Russo, Joe Russo

‘Quite A Challenging Golf Course For These Players,’ Says CBS Sports’ Trevor Immelman On WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

(CBS Miami) — The WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational slides back a month on the revised PGA Tour schedule. The new temporary spot — July 30 through August 2 — puts it a week before this season’s first major. Despite scheduling, this year’s event is sure to be a far cry from the typical warm-up event. For one thing, it’s a World Golf Championship tournament, which puts it a step above the standard Tour stop. The purse ($10.5 million) is bigger, and more FedExCup points (550) are on the line. And whi...
Tags: Sports, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Miami, Dustin Johnson, Cbs, Brooks Koepka, CBS Sports, Tpc Sawgrass, Miami Marlins, Woods, Thomas, Travelers, McIlroy, Bryson DeChambeau

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky says treehouse and Airstream rentals are booming — and that it's a sign we're entering a more 'intimate' era of travel

The pandemic has not been kind to Airbnb. In May, the company laid off 25% of its global staff to keep business afloat. In a July 22 webcast with Reuters, CEO Brian Chesky said that despite setbacks, rentals outside of cities, particularly unique stays like treehouses and Airstreams, are "booming." Chesky attributed the recent surge in bookings to people wanting to get out of their houses and reconnect in a safe way. He says he's hopeful for a "new golden age" post-pandemic, predicting the ind...
Tags: US, Trends, Paris, Airbnb, Brian Chesky, Pittsburgh, Reuters, Travelers, Reuters Global, Petaluma, Chesky, Rob Cox, Gina Chon

Treehouse and Airstream rentals are 'booming' on Airbnb, and it's a sign that the future of travel will be more 'more private' and 'intimate,' CEO Brian Chesky says

The pandemic has not been kind to Airbnb. In May, the company laid off 25% of its global staff to keep business afloat. Despite setbacks, CEO Brian Chesky is "incredibly optimistic" about the future, he told Reuters in a webcast on July 22. Rentals outside of cities, particularly unique stays like treehouses and Airstreams, are "booming," he told Reuters. Chesky attributed the recent surge in bookings to people wanting to get out of their houses and reconnect in a safe way. He says he's hopefu...
Tags: North Korea, US, Trends, Paris, Airbnb, Brian Chesky, Pittsburgh, Reuters, Travelers, Reuters Global, Petaluma, Chesky, Rob Cox, Reuters Chesky, Gina Chon

5 Learnings for Small Business Marketing in the Next Normal

New normal, next normal, not-so-normal – however you see the changes to our lives and businesses, the affects will be lasting, even transformative. For small businesses, reopening is its own challenge only to be followed by an urgent need to reinvent that business to grow and thrive in new circumstances. Small business can use a simple framework to guide an anything-but-simple adjustment. By this time, many have wrestled with what it may take to reopen their business aligned with public health ...
Tags: Digital Transformation, US, Starbucks, Engagement, Branding, Digital Content, Best Practices, Interactive Marketing, Mckinsey, Travelers, Hartford, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Andrew Reid, Consumer Marketing, Brand Strategy

Where Can Americans Travel Right Now? Countries Open For Tourism

Which Countries are Open to American Tourists Travel Tips Fall is here, and with the pandemic still raging, many of us are stuck at home day-dreaming about international travel. But where can Americans travel right now? The COVID-19 pandemic has canceled countless travel plans this year, and its looking like travel won’t be the same again anytime soon for many people. While I won’t go into the ethics of traveling as a tourist during a pandemic, I know many Americans are wondering where the...
Tags: Europe, UK, Bali, Australia, Cdc, Mexico, US, Georgia, Eu, European Union, Turkey, Rome, Canada, United States, Egypt, United Kingdom

No COVID-19 fear for McIlroy as PGA countdown begins: "I've no problem going to California"

Rory McIlroy speaks during a press conference for the 101st PGA Championship held at Bethpage Black Golf Course on May 14, 2019 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Hailey Garrett/PGA of America) Rory McIlroy insists that he is not worried about COVID-19 as he counts down to the PGA Championship at Harding Park in California next month.The World No 1 m...
Tags: California, Sport, United States, Pga, PGA of America, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Hilton, Rio De Janeiro, Harry, Brooks Koepka, Memphis, Michael, Zika

Four more states added to New York quarantine order, Cuomo says

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday ordered those arriving in New York from an additional four states to quarantine for 14 days to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. The newly added states - Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio and Wisconsin - were all seeing 'significant' community spread of the virus, Cuomo said in a statement. Travelers arriving in New York from a total of 22 U.S. states are now required to quarantine for 14 days, according to Cuomo's order which was first issued in June.
Tags: New York, News, Wisconsin, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Travelers, Minnesota New Mexico Ohio

Morikawa denies Thomas in sudden-death thriller

Collin Morikawa celebrates with the winner's trophy after the final round of the Workday Charity Open on July 12, 2020 at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Collin Morikawa came from three shots behind Justin Thomas with three holes to play to beat the world No 5 with a par at the third extra hole of a ...
Tags: Japan, Kentucky, Los Angeles, Sport, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Rickie Fowler, Norway, Shane Lowry, Jack Nicklaus, Jordan Spieth, Daniel Berger

Lowry and McDowell ride rollercoaster; Power cut in Texas

Collin Morikawa of the United States reacts on the ninth green during the second round of the Workday Charity Open on July 10, 2020 at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell lost ground on a stop-start day as Collin Morikawa seized control of the weather-delayed Workday Charit...
Tags: Japan, England, Texas, Sport, Power, Canada, United States, South Africa, Ian Poulter, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Pga Tour, Ohio, Brooks Koepka, Norway

‘Every Hole Is Memorable,’ Says Mark Immelman On Muirfield Village, Site Of Workday Charity Open

(CBS Pittsburgh) — The Workday Charity Open is the first of back-to-back tournaments for the PGA Tour at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The Memorial Tournament follows next week. The Workday is a one-time event, created to fill the hole left in the Tour calendar when the John Deere Classic was canceled. The John Deere will return in 2021. Consecutive events at the some course is just another of the many oddities of the 2020 season. The Tour has already endured a three-month hiatus ...
Tags: Sports, Justin Rose, Pga Tour, Ohio, CBS Sports, Jack Nicklaus, Jordan Spieth, Thomas, Travelers, John Deere, Bryson DeChambeau, Charles Schwab, Rahm, Jason Dufner, Dublin Ohio, Steve Stricker