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Illinois Introduces New Tiered Travel Order And Quarantine

The Chicago Department of Public Health is advising all people to avoid non-essential travel but the new tiered system outlines specific requirements for those who travel in the coming weeks and failure to comply could result in fines of up to $7,000. New Travel

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Chicago Wins First Place In Condé Nast Traveler's Best U.S

(2 days ago) Condé Nast Travel has been in print since 1987, in the 34th year of the Readers’ Choice Awards, it’s perhaps the most poignant survey to date given the vicissitudes of 2020 and the last year’s limitations to travel.

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Fully Vaccinated Americans Will Be Able To Travel To

(1 days ago) 2021 might just be the summer of travel! After over a year of not being able to explore new cultures and cities — or simply take a relaxing vacation! — due to the pandemic, various countries are once again opening up to travelers, and now perhaps the most long-awaited region has announced a change in policy: Europe! The head of the European Commission, the executive branch of the …

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60 Fantastic Things To Do In Chicago This October

(5 days ago) While we wait for international travel to return to the smooth process it once was, we should check off those bucket-list experiences close to home. As well as embracing the city’s most adored spots once again this autumn is one to fill with memorable once-in-a-lifetime type experiences.

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Wisconsin Re-Added To City Emergency Travel Order, Along

(4 days ago) Chicago’s Emergency Travel Order mandates that visitors from outside states must undergo a two-week quarantine period upon entering the city. This includes tourists as well as traveling residents of the city. Wisconsin was added to the list in late July, but was taken off in mid-August. Due to a recent spike in cases, the state is back on the

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Wisconsin To Be Added To City's Travel Order This Friday

(7 days ago) Wisconsin is the latest state to be added to the city’s emergency travel order. On Monday afternoon, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the city would be adding Wisconsin to the city’s emergency travel order — which means visitors will have to …

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Japan Wants To Play Half Of Your Travel Expenses To

(3 days ago) According to an article in The Mainichi, one of Japan’s largest newspapers, the Japanese government is considering giving the green light to a 1.35 trillion yen (approximately £10.3 billion) fund to lure back foreign visitors. If approved, the fund would cover half of visitor’s travel expenses, and would work to offset a 99.9% decrease in

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Sicily Is Offering To Pay Half Your Flight Costs To Go

(Just Now) The travel incentives will come in the form of vouchers, which will be available from the Visit Sicily website once the lockdown has officially ended. Expect them to be in rather high demand, but you really do deserve a treat after this is all over…

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Cancun Is Offering Free Hotels, Meals And Theme Park Trips

(3 days ago) There’s an array of incentives flying around at the moment in a bid to encourage people to travel again, as economies across the globe (particular those of popular tourist spots) face difficulties due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Now, following in the footsteps of Sicily,

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33 Fantastic Things To Do In Chicago In November 2020

(8 days ago) 29. Watch A Wizard of Oz Burlesque Experience. Another incredible home experience is the multi-sensory Dark Side of the Boob: A Wizard of Oz Burlesque Experience. The immersive experience brings the best of Chicago’s nightlife entertainment to your living room with audio synthesizing to Pink Floyd’s classic hits.

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10 Adventurous Adrenaline Activities For Thrill-Seekers In

(3 days ago) From Chicago you’ll travel to the Tippecanoe River and commence on a two-hour relaxing river tubing session. You can assemble your accomplices, pack beers and lunch, and float merrily down the river experiencing the natural beauty around you in the company of your friends. 6. Unleash Your Fury On A Rage Room Experience

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18 Spectacular Virtual Train Rides You Can Take Right Now

(6 days ago) Here, you’ll travel back in time and arrive at a new destination. Immersed in art deco interiors, you’ll traverse Venice, Italy to Austria, through Germany, Lichtenstein, France and the UK. In a documentary called Ridin’ the Rails , featuring Johnny Cash sums up why trains have been the perfect backdrop for inspiration:

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Missouri, Nebraska, And North Dakota Added To City's

(Just Now) The three states, as well as Wisconsin, are the latest to be added to the Chicago’s quarantine travel order. Effective, Friday, July 31, travelers as well as returning Chicagoans from Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin will be subject to a 14-day quarantine period.

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Chicago Is Using Social Media To Catch And Ticket

(3 days ago) Early July, the city drafted an Emergency Travel Order that would compel travelers from states with surging COVID-19 cases — then a list of 15 — to quarantine for 14 days upon returning to Chicago. Since then, the list has grown to 22 with the city adding Wisconsin, North Dakota, Missouri, and Nebraska this week.

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Travel America By Train With This Truly Epic Railway

(Just Now) See the nation like never before. If there’s one thing that America could borrow from countries the world over, is the splendor of a train ride.Gazing out the window upon the natural beauty of the countryside, the undulating hills, the quiet yet resplendent vistas, the treacherously beautiful mountain tops — all while sitting back, perhaps sipping from a glass of wine, among the light

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58 Amazing Things To Do In Chicago In August

(Just Now) While we wait for international travel to return to the smooth process it once was, we should check off those bucket-list experiences close to home. As well as embracing the city’s most adored spots once again this summer is a summer to fill with memorable once-in-a …

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7 Natural Wonders Of Illinois: The Most Amazing Natural

(1 days ago) With international travel largely restricted and digital technology rapidly taking over our lives there has never been a better time to escape the city and fully capitalize on the plethora of natural beauty close to home. Though it may not boast wonders with the universal magnitude of the Grand Canyon nor the kaleidoscopic exclusivity of the

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Coronavirus In Chicago: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

(1 days ago) Keep up to date on local COVID-19 “hotspots” such as cities and local areas where COVID-19 is spreading widely. Try to avoid travel, especially to very crowded or affected areas where you have a higher chance of catching COVID-19; Avoid unnecessary travel especially to affected areas.

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Explore Top Bucket List Destinations In Europe With Hilton

(5 days ago) Check off your travel bucket list with Hilton. If you’re thinking about heading off on a trip to Europe, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up the key destinations that should be at the very top of your travel bucket list, and have recommendations of where to stay when you get there so that you can make the most of your visit.

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Enter Another World With This Immersive Chicago Walking

(3 days ago) The other half behind WANDER is First Person Travel, a pioneering company with the aim of creating more meaningful travel experiences. Using informative narratives, authentic performances, and modern-day technology First Person Travel creates interactive travel

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Europe Is Reopening To Tourists On July 1, But That

(7 days ago) We cannot answer questions regarding travel to Greece by U.S. citizens on or after July 1 at this time.” But not all is lost! Other countries like the Dominican Republic are also opening to tourists on July 1 and Americans will be welcomed, so there’s still hope for your summer travel plans!

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Canada Is Lifting Its Quarantine For Fully Vaccinated

(6 days ago) This week, the government of Canada announced new travel restrictions for those eligible. This first phase of easing restrictions is due to the successful vaccine rollout throughout the country. In addition to lifting the quarantine rule, fully vaccinated travelers don’t have to take a second Covid-19 test on Day 8 either.

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40 Magical Things To Do In Chicago This December

(8 days ago) We’re all dying for an escape but it’s unclear when in 2021 holidays and international travel will once again be allowed. Luckily, a luxurious Illinois answer has presented itself. Camp Aramoni is a first-of-its-kind brand new luxury campground in Illinois. The 96-acre space has been work-in-progress for a few years and will finally open in

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Virgin's Futuristic Hyperloop Transportation Aims To Smash

(4 days ago) Is a new form of efficient and sustainable travel coming to Chicago? For some time now there have been whispers and speculation of a Great Lakes Hyperloop project materializing. It would be a first-of-its-kind form of futuristic travel that would link cities of …

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What The New U.S. International Quarantine And Testing

(4 days ago) President Biden also recently reinstated COVID-19 restrictions on incoming international travelers. President Biden recently signed an executive order mandating that returning international travelers provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test before their scheduled flight.. The reinstated restrictions had been in place for the greater part of 2020, until former president, Donald Trump, …

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50 Spectacular Things To Do In Chicago In September

(3 days ago) While we wait for international travel to return to the smooth process it once was, we should check off those bucket-list experiences close to home. As well as embracing the city’s most adored spots once again this summer is a summer to fill with memorable once-in-a …

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15 Extraordinary Exhibitions Taking Place In Chicago This

(3 days ago) Travel, day trips, and cultural experiences are some of the many things we’ve had snatched away from us. There were times even those who weren’t necessarily frequent museum-goers would have done almost anything to be out exploring and experiencing some of the best exhibitions in …

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Croatia Has Now Opened Its Borders To American Tourists

(7 days ago) Americans planning to travel to the central European country must present a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours in addition to completing a travel registration form available on Croatia’s tourism website. If your test is more than 48 hours old you will be allowed into the country but you will have to self isolate for 14 days and will

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We're Dreaming Of French Polynesia As It Opens Its Borders

(Just Now) Tahiti and Bora Bora await. Back in May, Greece announced that it would be welcoming visitors from anywhere in the world from May 14, and whilst the government does not advise international travel at the moment it’s good to know that somewhere so beautiful is waiting to be explored once it’s safe to travel again. Featured image from Unsplash. Now, we have more fantastic news as the

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Hawaii Will Now Open Its Doors To Tourism In September

(9 days ago) Other health and safety precautions will also remain in place. Hawaii officials have set aside $90 million for thermal screening machines at airports as well as other travel supplies and visitors could be subject to health screenings even with negative test results. In other news: The Dominican Republic Is Now Open To Tourism!

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Delta Is Now The Cleanest Airline Of Them All, Study Shows

(5 days ago) The Atlanta-based airline scored top 3 across multiple categories, making it the cleanest airline to travel with during the COVID-19 era. Ever since the pandemic took flight earlier in March, all US airlines have had to adapt to the new times by changing their procedures across the board, all the way from banning alcohol on board to prohibiting all those who refused to wear a mask from flying.

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U.S. Citizens Can Take A Dreamy Quarantine-Free Trip To

(2 days ago) The President & CEO of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Pieter Elbers, said “This is a very important and great step forward. Until an approved working vaccine is available worldwide, this testing program represents the first step towards the international travel industry’s recovery.”

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Chicago Awarded First Place In Best U.S. Cities Competition

(8 days ago) Home to some and a world-class destination to others, the Windy City has been voted the best city in the U.S. An annual comprehensive survey carried out by award-winning magazine Condé Nast Travel has deemed Chicago the top city in the United States once again. The annual Readers’ Choice Awards has been running for more than three decades and this year saw over 700,000 people …

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Iceland Is Planning To Reopen To Tourists As Early As Next

(4 days ago) Speaking to Reykjavik Grapevine, chair of the Icelandic Travel Industry Association, Bjarnheiður Hallsdóttir, said: “I believe that if everything goes well, we should see some tourists here this summer. For those who want to come, this will be a very real possibility.”

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A Cozy Hygge Festival Is Coming To Andersonville Next

(1 days ago) A post shared by cat (@travel.notebooks) on Jul 13, 2018 at 11:11am PDT. Local Andersonville businesses will also offer workshops, food & drink specials, and discounts on cozy products to “get you in the hygge state of mind.” Participating businesses include the Swedish American Museum,

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Americans Will Be Banned From Traveling To The Bahamas

(8 days ago) The islands, which had previously opened their doors to all tourists on July 1, have now banned entry for all those traveling in from the US. On Sunday, July 19, Bahamas’ Prime Minister Hubert Minnis announced that Americans will be banned from entering the islands starting Wednesday, July 22, due to the rising number of cases in the US.

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The Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade: Parade Route, Times

(9 days ago) Photo: @tooths_intrntl_travel_shots The Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade has tons of incredible floats, balloons, dancers, marching bands, and more! A few exciting performances and featured guests to look out for are The Chicago Spirit Brigade, Mobile Azalea Trail Maids, The Black Ensemble Theatre, Ozinga’s Timmy the Turkey, and high school

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20 Romantic Couple Destinations Worldwide That Will Take

(2 days ago) Kyoto offers one of the most surreal travel experiences you will ever have. With numerous attractions, including 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites you certainly won’t be short of things to do. Visit golden temples and shrines, avail of Geisha traditions, stroll through peaceful gardens and bamboo forests, chow down on some iconic Japanese

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Chicago Has Been Ranked One Of The World's ‘Most

(3 days ago) A recent study carried out by Big 7 Travel has placed Chicago as one of the “most Instagrammable” places in the world. Of the 50 destinations that made it onto the list, Chicago was placed at number 10, just behind London, England, and Tokyo, Japan took the top spot. New York City was the only place in the United States to rank higher than

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A Historic Train Has Been Turned Into A Luxury Hotel

(5 days ago) It’s taking the iconic travel legacy and bringing it into the contemporary world in a truly unique experience. Credit: Kruger Shalati. If there was ever an express route to relaxation this South African sanctuary is unquestionably it. Aside from the in-room amenities, the train will have a deck and pool hanging high above the crocodile

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Greece Is Hoping To Welcome Tourists Back By The Start Of

(9 days ago) Though travel plans have been dramatically affected by lockdown, we’re still hopeful about a sunny escape before the year’s end. Which means that the news that Greece is planning to reopen to tourists as soon as July is very welcome indeed.

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Delta Extends Their Middle Seat Ban Until 2021

(8 days ago) Since the onset of the pandemic, flight companies have made major changes in health protocols to make air travel as safe as possible for passengers. Seeing as how the circumstances haven’t changed, Delta will continue to block middle seats until January 6, 2021.

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California and Puerto Rico Removed, Kentucky Added To

(9 days ago) The City of Chicago updated its Emergency Travel Order this Tuesday. On Tuesday, the City of Chicago added Kentucky to its Emergency Travel Order and removed California and Puerto Rico. [Featured image: @gotolouisville] The update will go into effect this Friday, September 8.

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25 Must-See Street Art Murals That Prove Chicago's Art

(2 days ago) Where: 2226 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago. 2. Robin Williams By Jerkface & Owen Dippie. Image from Instagram / @layne_ferd. When Ving and Begg’s Greetings from Chicago mural first appeared in Logan Square you had to travel to other neighborhoods in Chicago to find murals of …

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Italy Is Planning To Reopen To Tourists In June

(9 days ago) Live la dolce vita this June. If you can’t wait for the idyllic island of Sicily to open this autumn — even when they’re offering to pay half your flight costs, not to mention a third of your hotel costs — Italy is meeting you in middle by opening up the country to international travel on June 3! Italy was one of the earliest countries hit hard by the pandemic, so severe in fact that

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Delta Extends Their Middle Seat Ban Through April 2021

(6 days ago) Delta passengers will have to wear masks throughout the duration of flights, and they are offering new features that will help you understand where Delta flies and the latest travel requirements or restrictions at your destination, as well as how to more easily understand testing requirements and get tested prior to travel.

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15 Romantic Ways To Spend Valentine's Day In Chicago

(9 days ago) With a 17-foot heated hexadome tent you and your other half can snuggle up and take a trip to the far east to enjoy another culture and lifestyle while international travel is off the cards. 12. Share A Heart-Shaped Pizza Image from Shuttershock

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Iceland Has Just Opened A New Oceanfront Geothermal Lagoon

(2 days ago) “Iceland is one of those authentic and remarkable places that have the power to excite and inspire. Following the recent launch of our visually stunning FlyOver Iceland experience, we are thrilled to announce our continued commitment to Iceland with the inclusion of Sky Lagoon to our collection of world-class travel experiences.”

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The Iconic Obama Portraits Are Now On Display At The Art

(5 days ago) The portraits arrived in Chicago on June 18, 2021, and will remain at the museum until Aug 15, 2021. Afterward, they will travel to New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and finally Houston before returning to D.C. The schedule is: Art Institute of Chicago, June 18, 2021-August 15, 2021. Brooklyn Museum, August 27, 2021-October 24, 2021.

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