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Q&A: America’s new COVID-19 rules for international travel
(1 days ago) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is rolling out new international travel policies affecting Americans and noncitizens alike who want to fly into the U.S. The goal is to restore more normal air travel after 18 months of disruption caused by COVID-19. The across-the-board rules, which will take effect in November, will replace a hodgepodge […]
Travel limits leave Europe without many fans at Ryder Cup
(6 days ago) 15 hours ago · Pandemic-related travel restrictions are giving the U.S. a far bigger edge in fan support than the home team normally receives. ”You only have to look around and all the grandstands are red,” Europe’s Ian Poulter said. ”Everything that you look at, the fans, 98% are obviously going to be U.S. fans this week.”
US to loosen foreign travel restrictions, require vaccines
(4 days ago) The new policy replaces a patchwork of travel restrictions first instituted by President Donald Trump last year and tightened by Biden earlier this year that restrict travel by non-citizens who have in the prior 14 days been in the United Kingdom, European Union, China, India, …
Anger, confusion spread over UK’s new COVID travel rules
(3 days ago) 2 days ago · NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Travelers and authorities from India and some African countries are furious — and confused — about Britain’s new COVID-19 travel rules, calling them discriminatory. The British government announced what it billed as a simplification of the rules last week, including allowing fully vaccinated travelers arriving in England from much of the […]
Access, travel rules influence missionary vaccine policies
(4 days ago) Esler wasn’t eager to get a COVID-19 vaccine and is hesitant to advise others to roll up their sleeves. But he got vaccinated because he is continuing to travel. “From my perspective, this is an issue more because of the fact that it’s COVID-related than it is vaccine-related,” Esler said.
EXPLAINER: What the $65B broadband service plan will do
(6 days ago) The Senate’s $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan includes a $65 billion investment in broadband that the White House says will “deliver reliable, affordable, high-speed internet to every household.” It may not actually achieve that, but it’s a major step in that direction. The broadband funding is a “great down payment” on the Biden administration’s far-reaching […]
States lack key data on virus cases among medical workers
(6 days ago) As of Saturday, Washington state had more than 7,500 cases and New York had counted more than 110,000. Neither state knows how many of those cases are health care workers. Ohio, on the other hand, reported at least 16% of its cases involved health care workers, while in Minnesota, it was 28% on Wednesday.
Will a COVID-19 vaccine soon be required to travel
(7 days ago) Peter Greenberg, “Eye on Travel” host and CBS News travel editor, joins Anna to talk about the CDC issuing new international travel rules, if the U.S. is going to require a negative COVID-19 test for domestic travel, and when he expects travel to get somewhat back to normal.
An entire generation of Americans has no idea how easy air
(3 days ago) The terrorist attacks brought swift and lasting changes to the air travel experience in the United States. And after 20 years of ever-more-elaborate airport security protocols, many air travelers have no knowledge of – or only vague memories of – what air travel was like before 9/11.
‘Eye on Travel’ host Peter Greenberg: ‘Talk to a human
(Just Now) Lisa Dent, filling in for Bob Sirott, is joined by Peter Greenberg, the host of ‘Eye on Travel.’ Peter joins Lisa to inform us about the new travel rules and regulations, travel deals coming after September 10th, and the helpfulness of travel agents when it comes to booking a trip and comparing costs versus what […]
Missouri and Arkansas returned to Chicago’s Travel
(2 days ago) While there are no travel restrictions related to the City’s Travel Advisory, all travelers must still adhere to masking rules. Masks are required on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into, within, or out of the United States and in U.S. transportation hubs such as airports and stations.
Travel industry taking another hit as COVID cases rise
(5 days ago) DALLAS (AP) — Several leading U.S. airlines warned Thursday that the rise in COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant is hurting their bookings and further delaying a recovery for the travel industry. American Airlines said a slowdown that started in August has continued into September, and the
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US easing virus restrictions for foreign flights to
(1 days ago) WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major easing of pandemic travel restrictions, the U.S. said Monday it will allow foreigners to fly into the country this fall if they have vaccination proof and a negative COVID-19 test — changes replacing a hodgepodge of rules that had kept out many non-citizens and irritated allies in Europe and beyond where virus cases are lower.
What you need to know about safely traveling by airplane
(3 days ago) Peter Greenberg, “Eye on Travel” host and CBS News travel editor, joins Anna to discuss a wide variety of travel-related topics including people starting to plan for trips in the coming months as the vaccinations become more widespread, the continuing rise in RV travel, how lockdowns around the world are impacting travel and what we know about […]
‘Eye on Travel’ host Peter Greenberg: ‘As long as you are
(6 days ago) Peter Greenberg, “Eye on Travel” host and CBS News travel editor, joins Anna to talk about Senator Ted Cruz taking a trip to Cancun. Can everyone just go to Mexico and return in a day? When can we start booking travel? Is it smart to book a trip for Christmas? Peter answers all of your travel questions.
California bans state travel to Florida, 4 other states
(6 days ago) Travel to conferences or out-of-state training are examples of trips that can be blocked. It’s unclear what effect California’s travel ban will have. Bonta did not have information about how many state agencies have stopped sending state employees to the states on the list or the financial impact of California’s travel ban on those states.
Will the vaccine be required in order to travel in the
(5 days ago) Steve Dale speaks with Peter Greenberg, Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer of “The Travel Detective,” and host on WGN Radio Eye on Travel, about air travel amidst COVID-19. Peter also talks about the likelihood of the vaccine being needed in order to travel in the future; policy changes taking place regarding comfort animals and service animals; […]
Nine states added to Chicago’s Travel Advisory, now at 14
(7 days ago) Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady speaks at a press conference on July 27, 2021: The City of Chicago has released the following: Nine States Added to Chicago’s Travel Advisory, Now at 14 States and 1 Territory Today, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) added nine states – Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, […]
‘Eye on Travel’ host Peter Greenberg: ‘By the end of April
(2 days ago) Peter Greenberg, “Eye on Travel” host and CBS News travel editor, joins Anna to talk about what we know about Spring Break travel this year, the possibility of new travel guidelines from the CDC, how the vaccine rollout will impact travel, if we are going to see more mandatory vaccinations in order to travel and when can we expect a return to normal (it won’t be for a awhile).
West Coast governors urge COVID quarantine after travel
(2 days ago) The travel advisory comes after San Francisco and 10 other health officers in the Bay Area on Monday issued a joint advisory, urging residents to self-quarantine for two weeks should they leave the region, especially if they have traveled on a plane or train where people did not wear masks at all times.
Advice from travel expert Peter Greenberg: The new normal
(7 days ago) Ji checks in with our favorite travel expert Peter Greenberg! Peter discusses how travel will look like as the pandemic recedes and outlines what “the new normal” will look like as we start to travel again.
Safe travel ideas from travel expert Peter Greenberg WGN
(1 days ago) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Ida brought heavy winds, drenching rains and at least one tornado Wednesday as the storm battered Pennsylvania and New Jersey, collapsing the roof of a U.S. Postal Service building and threatening to overrun a dam on the way. The National Weather Service confirmedat least one tornado and social
Illinois Department of Public Health launches travel map
(Just Now) The Illinois Department of Public Health has released the following: Illinois Department of Public Health Launches Travel Map to Provide Guidance on Travel Risk Map shows U.S. states and country case rates to help inform travelers SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today launched its new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) travel map to […]
Four more states, including Wisconsin, added to Chicago’s
(6 days ago) Today, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) has added Wisconsin, Missouri, North Dakota, and Nebraska to the list of states covered by the City’s Emergency Travel Order, which will go into effect beginning Friday, July 31. This brings the number of states covered by the Order to 22: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, […]
EU takes US off safe travel list; backs travel
(9 days ago) The European Council updates the safe travel list every two weeks, based criteria related to coronavirus infection levels. The threshold for being on the EU safe list is having not more than 75 new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days. The U.S. , meanwhile, is averaging more than 155,000 new coronavirus cases and 1,200
CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg: “Travel is going
(Just Now) CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg, host of Eye on Travel Saturdays on WGN Radio, joins Anna to talk about how soon people will be getting back on flights, the precautions airlines and airports are taking amid COVID-19 and when we will so cruise ships back on the water.
Traveling after COVID-19: Peter Greenberg answers your top
(6 days ago) The spread of coronavirus has us all full of questions—especially when it comes to the world of travel. Ji Suk Yi chats with “Eye on Travel” Host Peter Greenberg to talk about how the coronavirus has affected the airlines, hotels, international travel, and cruise lines and what’s ahead for the future.
Phases of COVID-19 shaming: What is travel shaming
(3 days ago) Washington Post travel reporter Natalie Compton says the pandemic has created a new era of shaming. First, there was mask shaming for those not willing to wear one, social distance shaming when people are criticized for being too close and even virus shaming, when someone is criticized for getting COVID-19. Prior to the pandemic, Compton […]
Handling your travel plans through COVID-19 WGN Radio
(4 days ago) WGN Radio’s Karen Conti is joined by travel expert, blogger and TV personality, Jeanenne Tornatore. Jeanenne gives us the scoop on how to handle your upcoming travel plans through this period of social distancing. You can find Karen Conti on Facebook. If you have a legal question for Karen, call her office at (312) 332-7800 or […]
Travel expert Peter Greenberg: Airlines scaling back on
(Just Now) Peter Greenberg, host of Eye on Travel and Travel Editor for CBS News, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the latest airline news. Southwest Airlines is reportedly scaling back its sanitation efforts between flights, with flight crew being told that sanitizing seat belts and armrests will not be part of this process. Plus United Airlines bans face […]
Travel Expert and "Eye on Travel" Host Peter Greenberg has
(8 days ago) Travel expert and “Eye on Travel” host Peter Greenberg joins John Williams to describe travel in this phase of the coronavirus and rebuilding of the economy. He explains why ticket prices remain normal and some airlines are going to begin booking their flights to capacity. …
Travel advisory, empty middle seats & COVID-19 incentives
(7 days ago) Peter Greenberg, Travel Editor for “CBS This Morning” and host of “Eye on Travel,” joins Bob Sirott to share the latest updates on Illinois’ travel advisory, empty middle seats and travel incentives that could lure visitors back. Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.
Hurricane Grace makes a mess of Mexico’s Mayan Riviera
(6 days ago) Hurricane Grace makes a mess of Mexico’s Mayan Riviera. Tourists enjoy the beach before the arrival of Hurricane Grace, in Cancun, Quintana Roo State, Mexico, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. Residents and tourists along the Caribbean coast began making preparations for Grace, a storm that drenched Haiti and Jamaica and is now forecast to hit Mexico
Biden won’t go to Milwaukee to accept Democratic
(Just Now) Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept the Democratic presidential nomination because of concerns over the coronavirus, party officials said Wednesday, signaling a move to a convention that essentially has become entirely virtual. It is the latest example of the pandemic’s sweeping effects on the 2020 presidential election and the latest blow to […]
Holistic health and natural medicine WGN Radio 720
(8 days ago) Dr. Thomas Kruzel, naturopathic physician, joins Carol to discuss the benefits of a natural approach to medicine as well as the concerns of modern over-the-counter and popular drugs. Check out more at www.rockwoodnaturalmedicine.com
Wintrust Business Lunch 9/20/21: Stock market sinks, U.S
(Just Now) Segment 3: WGN Reporter and Crain’s Daily Gist host Amy Guth gives us a round-up of the latest business stories including Chicago based Archer Daniels Midland entering the plant-based meat alternative market, the US easing travel restrictions against vaccinated incoming travelers and Oreo Flip Flops coming to a town near you.
US sues to stop deal between American Airlines and JetBlue
(9 days ago) 2 days ago · Together, the airlines say, they controlled 16% of the region’s air-travel market before the partnership, and that has grown to 24%. The airlines argue that the Justice Department has no evidence that their agreement is leading to higher fares. Air-travel prices have been hurt by the pandemic, which continues to cut into travel demand and
Extremely Local News: Chicago’s Blarney Stone, a
(3 days ago) 2 days ago · Wrigley Field sits in the center of Wrigleyville neighborhood, Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, in Chicago, before the Chicago Cubs hosts the San Francisco Giants for Game 1 of a baseball National League Division Series. Living near the workplace is one of the unique attractions of playing in a vibrant
Attorney Karen Conti talks about social media solving
(2 days ago) 2 days ago · Travel in Canada is a prize for the vaccinated and vigilant by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press / Sep 22, 2021 KAMOURASKA, Quebec (AP) — When the pandemic descended, the boundless vistas and insane sunsets of Kamouraska became a distant, unattainable dream for this bicyclist from Virginia.
Saints-Patriots Preview WGN Radio 720
(2 days ago) Saints coach Sean Payton was confident that many of the eight assistant coaches – six on offensive and two on the defensive side – who could not attend the club’s Week 2 loss at Carolina would be available to travel to New England. They all had been vaccinated and needed just two negative tests 24 hours apart to be cleared to return.
CDC panel tackles who needs booster shot of COVID vaccine
(4 days ago) 2 days ago · Travel in Canada is a prize for the vaccinated and vigilant European Central Bank climate report: Early action is better Watch: Toddler gets head stuck in railing, police use battering ram to free her Video. UK’s Johnson concedes US trade deal not in the offing Asteroid about 3 times size of Statue of Liberty to pass Earth on 1st day of fall
Brett Anderson, Brewers aim to end Cards’ win streak WGN
(9 days ago) 2 days ago · Travel in Canada is a prize for the vaccinated and vigilant by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press / Sep 22, 2021 KAMOURASKA, Quebec (AP) — When the pandemic descended, the boundless vistas and insane sunsets of Kamouraska became a distant, unattainable dream for this bicyclist from Virginia.