Travel in California, Big Sur

A Travel Tax Credit?

AFAR has reported that the government in Italy is paying people to travel. In an effort to encourage domestic tourism and revitalize the travel industry, it’s offering what’s become known as a “holiday bonus”.  This will is being offered to lower-income families to encourage spending in hotels, campgrounds, and beach resorts across the country during 2020.…
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New Ways Cities are Adapting their Transportation Resources

According to Mass Transit, the critical need for transportation during the pandemic has forced cities across the world to adapt their transit services — or launch new ones — to address the rapidly changing needs of their communities. In Washington State, Ben Franklin Transit partnered with Via to launch an on-demand transit service in West…
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Tips for Planning a Summer Vacation During COVID-19

Now that COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and lockdown measures are lifting in states across the country, people are itching to leave months of quarantine behind and escape and recharge. However, before you pack your bags, it’s important to know that some vacation options are a safer bet than others. Here are some tips for planning the…
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International Travel Destinations are Reopening

According to CNN Earlier this month, the European Union unveiled an action plan to reopen its internal borders in time for summer, while countries such as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have formed “travel bubbles,” lifting restrictions for each other’s citizens.  In addition, a number of Caribbean islands are preparing to open their doors to foreign…
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How the Travel Industry is Getting Back to Business Post COVID-19

As governments across the country and around the globe develop plans to reopen post COVID-19, the travel industry is expecting to rebound along with the rest of the economy. This is likely to happen in phases as airlines, cruise lines and hotels grapple with a variety of challenges – from social distancing and sanitizing to…
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Governor Andrew Cuomo

Help from the Northeast Coalition

  According to Tompkins International, business leaders today face unprecedented levels of VUCA, a U.S. Army term for post-Cold War chaos marked by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA), Tompkins said in a white paper titled “Restarting the Economy: Guidance for Public and Private Leaders.” Under those conditions, policy makers cannot safely reopen public markets before they apply…
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Rutgers University

Rutgers to the Rescue?

ROI-NJ reported yesterday that NJ Gov. Murphy spoke with with Brian Strom, chancellor of the  Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences about the two Covid 19 tests the school is in the process of testing and perfecting. Strom explained in detail how Rutgers University may be at the forefront of the type of rapid mass testing that all…
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Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens

10 Great Places to Take a Walk

New Jersey and New York have enacted strict measures in effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. For residents of all ages, staying safe and healthy means staying at home. However, at a time when community health is essential, those who can are encouraged to get regular exercise and plenty of fresh air. Here are…
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Helping out During Covid-19

Companies of all types have joined the effort to help medical personnel With the COVID-19 pandemic creating a large demand for respiratory masks and gowns, companies that typically make vastly different products are dropping everything and switching to one common cause: produce as many masks or gowns to help fight the pandemic as possible. The…
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