Month: June 2022

Govt takes steps to save tourism as summer peak season nears

Govt takes steps to save tourism as summer peak season nears

Removal of COVID-indicating marker on itinerary spurs surge in travel bookings [Photo/VCG] The domestic tourism market is hoping for a robust recovery as authorities release more supportive policies and measures to help the market overcome the current pressures. On Wednesday, the nation removed the cautionary asterisks marking all travel codes to alleviate restrictions on domestic …

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Negative COVID-19 test no longer required to enter US via air travel

Negative COVID-19 test no longer required to enter US via air travel

Effective midnight on Sunday, you no longer need a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the US via air travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday that it has lifted its COVID-19 testing requirement for air travelers entering the US from a foreign country. However, the agency still recommends passengers take a …

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A Trip to the Bank

A Trip to the Bank

Last week was a good one for fishermen. Striped bass are here in numbers we haven’t seen in quite some time. They are seemingly everywhere, with acres and acres of them on the surface, feeding on sand eels off the Race Point Ranger Station. And at the same time, there was a huge body of …

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‘Alexa, Play Vacation Mode’—Amazon, LG Collaborate on Hotel TV Experience

‘Alexa, Play Vacation Mode’—Amazon, LG Collaborate on Hotel TV Experience

Leveraging their respective strengths in the hospitality market, LG Electronics and Amazon have co-developed the first integration of Amazon’s popular Alexa AI with LG hotel TVs using the powerful webOS smart TV platform, the companies announced at HITEC 2022, the world’s largest hospitality technology trade show. “We believe the intuitive and accessible nature of voice …

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Airlines must cut flights to ease travel issues: Trudeau airport boss

Breadcrumb Trail Links news Local News business Aerospace Amid delays, cancelations, lineups and lost luggage, “it’s clear that we need to restore balance in the logistic chain.” Montrealer Jacques Bernier returned to Trudeau airport Wednesday morning in the hope of recovering his bicycle and camping gear, but they were still missing a day after he …

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McLain Ward and Contagious Rise to Top of Turkish Airlines-Prize of Europe at CHIO Aachen

Aachen, Germany – McLain Ward (Brewster, NY) and Contagious took their first win of the week at CHIO Aachen and one of the first individual victories at the iconic venue for Ward, besting a class of 56 entries for a competitive win. The duo stopped the timers as the third fastest combination in the first …

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How LGBTQ+ Americans Can Overcome Barriers to Building Credit | business

Andrew Pledger publicly came out as gay on an Instagram Live interview in January 2022, right before starting his last semester at Bob Jones University, an evangelical institution in South Carolina. Less than two weeks later, he was expelled. During Pledger’s time in college, he attended a church that affirmed his identity as a gay …

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Doctor’s experience in a mid-flight emergency opens questions about medical kits : NPR

There have been calls to update the medical kits on planes for years. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption toggle caption Brynn Anderson/AP There have been calls to update the medical kits on planes for years. Brynn Anderson/AP A couple of hours into her Delta Air Lines flight to Portugal earlier this month, Dr. Andrea Merrill heard …

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Phillies’ Darick Hall thought his hotel was being robbed. Instead, he was being promoted to the majors. – The Morning Call

Lehigh Valley IronPigs manager Anthony Contreras texted his players Tuesday night that there was a robber in their hotel and he needed them to gather in the lobby for a security meeting. It was the same hotel in Syracuse, NY, where earlier this year Darick Hall had his wallet and bag stolen from his room. …

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Prince William and Kate’s Caribbean Tour Flights Cost £226,000

Chris JacksonGetty Images Prince William and Kate’s March tour to the Caribbean was meant to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee but ended up becoming notable for the controversy and criticism it attracted. And today, royal accounts have shown that the eight-day visit to Belize, Jamaica and The Bahamas cost the UK public £226,383 (approximately $274,ooo) …

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