Articles tagged “public health”

Cruises

U.S. CDC Drops Covid Cruise Warning

it will be interesting to see what kind of large-ship cruise industry returns. Will it be a continuation of 2019’s bigger-is-better approach, or did any of the major lines rethink what their product could be in the age of overtourism and climate change?

U.S. CDC Drops Covid Cruise Warning

Coronavirus

New York City Tourism Approaches Holiday Season Under Omicron Shadow

Is there a perfect combination of optimism and caution? If there is we'd like to think this season's visitors to New York and other destinations around the world can find that right balance.

New York City Tourism Approaches Holiday Season Under Omicron Shadow

Coronavirus

Spain to Ban Unvaccinated British Tourists

Requiring vaccinations to travel to foreign countries isn't new, but it will likely become the norm for more travelers to more destinations and that is not a bad thing at all.

Spain to Ban Unvaccinated British Tourists

Coronavirus

UK Issues New Restrictions on International Travelers

This is not the holiday season anyone inside or outside the travel industry was looking forward to. The new two-day time out for international visitors is a tap to the breaks on inbound travel, but will likely lead to further restrictions for both inbound and outbound travel as well.

UK Issues New Restrictions on International Travelers

Coronavirus

New Zealand Will Reopen to Vaccinated Tourists on April 30

April 30 is a significant date, but New Zealand's extreme actions to prevent the spread of coronavirus can be best summed up in one number: 40. That's the number of deaths the country has seen during the pandemic.

New Zealand Will Reopen to Vaccinated Tourists on April 30

Airlines

American and Southwest Support Federal Vaccine Mandate, Reject Texas Gov.

The more airline employees and passengers that get vaccinated, the fewer people who will get sick or die. That's good for public health and good for business.

American and Southwest Support Federal Vaccine Mandate, Reject Texas Gov.

Coronavirus

Cruise Lines Can Enforce CDC Covid Safety Regulations: U.S. Appeals Court

Cruise companies and passengers don't want vaccine deniers ruining their vacations. Thank goodness the latest rulings give them space to declare a bit of freedom from political posturing and the tyranny of the selfish traveler.

Cruise Lines Can Enforce CDC Covid Safety Regulations: U.S. Appeals Court

Tourism

COVID Travel Restrictions and Reopenings Around the World

Although everyone who is traveling this summer is focused on forgetting the losses of the last year, the infection and mortality rates this fall will be the real measure of the season's success or shortcomings. Let's hope that months of vaccinations will put everyone in a better position.

COVID Travel Restrictions and Reopenings Around the World

Airlines

No More Masks on Planes for Vaxxed Americans, Says Group of U.S. Senators

For now, masks for everyone is the easiest, safest, and most efficient way to fly large groups of people. A plan like this would require more lines and screenings or require passengers and airline employees to trust one another – and trust is in short supply in the U.S. right now.

No More Masks on Planes for Vaxxed Americans, Says Group of U.S. Senators

Coronavirus

Over-50s Cruise Line Saga to Set Sail Again by End of Month

The majority of over 50s in the UK are fully vaccinated. If the line can make sure its workers are as protected as its customers a resumption of cruising seems like the smart reopening the sector needs.

Over-50s Cruise Line Saga to Set Sail Again by End of Month