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The Trump administration on Thursday released guidelines that strongly recommend that airplane passengers wear masks when they fly amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Administration issues coronavirus guidelines for air travel | TheHill

The European Union has formally agreed a set of recommendations that will allow travelers from outside the bloc to visit EU countries. Here's how they will work.
What EU's new border rules mean for travelers | CNN Travel

Travellers from 14 countries - but not China or the US - are deemed safe to be let into the EU.
Coronavirus: EU to allow in visitors from 14 'safe' countries - BBC News

The resolution references the late actor's "white supremacist, anti-LGBT and anti-indigenous views."

The Democrat Party of Orange County this week demanded in a resolution for John Wayne's name, statue and other likenesses be removed from the local airport.

The document cites "a national movement to remove white supremacist symbols and names is reshaping American institutions, monuments, businesses, nonprofits, sports leagues and teams, as it is widely recognized that racist symbols produce lasting physical and psychological stress and trauma particularly to Black communities, people of color and other oppressed groups, and the removal of racist symbols provides a necessary process for communities to remember historic acts of violence and recognize victims of oppression."
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Democrat Party Demanding John Wayne Airport be Renamed

The U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico will remain closed to nonessential travel for at least another month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Tuesday. 
US borders with Mexico and Canada will remain closed to nonessential travel for additional month | TheHill

Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the U.S., said Sunday that the ban on British travelers entering the U.S. is likely to last months.
Fauci: Ban on UK travelers likely to last months | TheHill

Starz has ordered an unscripted series from Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish called “Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham."
‘Outlander’ Stars Sam Heughan, Graham McTavish Set Scottish Series – Variety

As of June 16, President Donald Trump's administration will bar all passenger planes originating in China from entry to the U.S.
Trump Administration Bars Chinese Passenger Planes from Entry

Danes and Norwegians can holiday in each other's country from mid-June, but Swedes are left out.
Coronavirus: Denmark and Norway exclude Sweden from tourism - BBC News

Amtrak told Congress in a letter made public Tuesday it needs a further $1.475 billion bailout or it will be forced to make sweeping service cuts and suspend some routes.

The company, which has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, in April received $1 billion in emergency funding. Amtrak said Tuesday it also plans reduce its operating costs by approximately $500 million, including by restructuring its workforce and controlling discretionary expenses.
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What should have been an encouraging sign of business bouncing back after the coronavirus turned into a fiasco for low-cost German airline Eurowings, as a plane was forced to turn back on arrival in Sardinia.

The first summer flight from Dusseldorf to the city of Olbia on the Mediterranean island “was told by air traffic control on approach to the destination airport that landing was not possible,” a Eurowings spokeswoman told AFP today.
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Spain will reopen to international tourism from July, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday.

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is firmly opposed to bilateral tourism deals between EU countries.
Italy adopts massive coronavirus economic package - POLITICO

President Trump said in an interview aired on Fox Business early Thursday that he was criticized by “everybody,” including Anthony Fauci, for restricting travel to China to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Trump claims Fauci criticized his China travel restrictions | TheHill

Canada and the United States appear likely to extend a ban on non-essential travel until June 21 amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, sources in both nations said on Wednesday.

Six months ago, the global tourism industry was celebrating a record year for travel. Now, it’s decimated and facing a recovery that could take years.

Tourism Economics, a data and consulting firm, predicts global travel demand won’t resume its normal pace until 2023.

When tourists do finally return, they will face a changed landscape that incorporates social distancing and other measures to calm residual fears over COVID-19, the disease that has so far killed more than 244,000 people worldwide and infected millions more.
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Battered global tourism industry makes reopening plans

Hawaiian Airlines on Friday announced enhanced COVID-19 measures that include requiring travelers to wear face coverings from check-in at the airport through disembarking at their destination, effective May 8.
Hawaiian Airlines requires passengers to wear face masks | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

There have been many instances during this coronavirus pandemic where I’ve found myself questioning, “Is this real life?”

The whole situation feels so surreal. If you would’ve told me that I’d be stuck at home and not able to travel for the foreseeable future, I would’ve thought you were kidding.
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New York City's subway, the ear-splitting, nerve-jangling system that New Yorkers and tourists alike love to hate, is taking the unprecedented step of halting overnight service in order to clean train cars, a likely prelude to bigger changes as the largest U.S. mass transit system works to rebound from a pandemic that has slashed ridership.

Argentinian officials on Monday moved to ban all international flights to and from the country in a move believed to be the strongest travel measures implemented by a world leader over the coronavirus outbreak.
Argentina to ban all international flights for four months due to coronavirus | TheHill


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