Trump plans aggressive travel schedule to reset campaign hit by series of setbacks

President Donald Trump is running out of time to recover from a series of self-inflicted setbacks that have rattled his base of support and triggered alarm among Republicans who fear the White House is on the verge of being lost to Democrat Joe Biden.

The one-two punch of Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis and his widely panned debate performance also has Republicans worried they could lose control of the Senate. With just

Read More

Learn how to travel more kindly

a statue of a person standing in front of a mountain

© Provided by The South African

Just a few months ago, a global battle raged against over-tourism — the very opposite of eco-tourism.

Over-tourism is a phenomenon fuelled by a middle class with increased access to travel tools, and, additionally, a younger generation inspired to travel by, largely, Instagram shots of influencers flaunting luxury lifestyles in exotic destinations.

While countries welcomed tourist

Read More

Club Med Sandpiper Bay Launches Workation Package For Remote Workers And Families

MIAMI, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Club Med Sandpiper Bay, Florida’s best all-inclusive family resort located between Miami and Orlando in Port St. Lucie, has launched their Workation by Club Med package catering to remote workers and their school-aged children seeking dedicated work spaces and amenities necessary for business and remote learning.

Once the work and school day is over, a fun-filled, all-inclusive vacation begins with unlimited land and

Read More

Tourism dept cuts down Puja tour packages to 3

  • | Tuesday | 13th October, 2020

Kolkata: Amid the pandemic the state Tourism department has drastically cut down its Puja tour packages this year.
There will be only three packages and visitors will be taken on a day tour of the different well-known community Pujas in the city.
The second package titled Uttara will take puja revelers to a number of puja pandals in North Kolkata likeCollege Square, Md.

Read More

After Mismanaging Their Companies With Stock Buybacks And Lucrative CEO Pay Packages, Airlines Demand Another $25 Billion From Taxpayers

In March, the coronavirus—the name used at the time—wreaked financial havoc on the airline industry. Health experts and government officials strongly advised people to avoid nonessential travel due to the risks of catching or spreading the disease. Fear over the fast-moving virus among passengers on cruise ships terrified potential air travelers. Cognizant of the dangers associated with

Read More

Pubs and gyms closed, travel banned

Pubs, gyms and casinos will be forced to close and all but essential travel to and from coronavirus hotspots banned under new measures aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will spell out his three-tier strategy on Monday with areas in England labelled as medium, high or very high risk, which will inform the “appropriate interventions” needed in each area.

Merseyside is expected to be

Read More

Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore ‘stimulus’ package

Nirmala Sitharaman wearing a blue shirt: Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore 'stimulus' package

© India Today Group
Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore ‘stimulus’ package

In what could be termed as second round of stimulus, the government today announced measures that by its own estimate would give a demand boost of Rs 1 lakh crore. The measures announced today largely fall in two categories – one, boosting consumer demand and another giving a push to capital expenditure by the

Read More

Chicago residents urged not to travel to Indiana amid surge in coronavirus cases

CHICAGO — Indiana hasn’t made Chicago’s quarantine list yet, but officials from the Windy City are urging residents not to travel to the Hoosier State, citing rising COVID-19 numbers.

The city updated its emergency travel order last week. Indiana was added to the warning category:

Indiana is seeing a daily case average of over 15 cases/100k/day. To allow residents enough time to plan travel to this border state, it has

Read More

FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees

a man sitting on a kitchen counter: FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees

© Provided by The Statesman
FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees

In an attempt to stimulate demand and boost consumer spending ahead of the upcoming festive season, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a Travel (LTC) cash voucher and special festival advance schemes for government employees.

“Indications are that savings of govt. and organized sector employees have increased, we want to incentivize such

Read More

Ketcham star Violeta Francese commits to UConn field hockey


Action from Wednesday’s field hockey practice at Roy C. Ketcham High School.

Poughkeepsie Journal

Athletes often will describe the charming scenery and the warmth of a familial atmosphere in explaining their college choice.

There are the familiar lines: “I just fell in love with the campus …” or, “The athletic department made me feel right at home.”

There was none of that for Violeta Francese.

During recruitment trips this

Read More

Millions in North and Midlands face travel bans and pub closures

a group of people walking down the street: MailOnline logo

© Provided by Daily Mail
MailOnline logo

Boris Johnson’s plans to introduce tough new lockdown measures in England were going down to the wire on Saturday as discussions between No 10 and local leaders continued late into the evening.

Millions of people in the Midlands and the North are facing travel bans and the shutting of pubs, with local communities tasked with enforcing the Test and Trace programme.

People could

Read More

Congress needs to be ‘aggressive’ with economic assistance to boost recovery, Fed’s Kashkari says

Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari is urging Congress to be “aggressive” with economic assistance in order to boost the United States’ recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

“I’m seeing, especially on the small business front, I mean, some sectors of the economy are doing fine. If you are a white-collar worker like I am … you’re able to work from

Read More

Government’s $1 billion splash for education, Frecklington invests in roads

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has continued her tour of the state’s north, splashing cash to shore up support among battleground electorates.

The incumbent Labor Government has promised to spend another $1 billion on the education sector to upgrade schools, which will in turn provide significant work for tradies.

“Our Great Schools, Great Future policy will provide new, modern learning facilities for young Queenslanders no matter where they live, with the

Read More

Four Seasons Dallas Golf Resort Building on Legendary Service in a Challenging Time

Click here to read the full article.

SPY’s resident Golf Expert John Lewinski has reviewed some of the world’s best golf courses. Now, he reports on his trip to one of the country’s top golf resorts.

The Four Seasons Dallas, home to a world-class golf resort, is about to undergo a cutting-edge renovation — all while its real estate offerings and sports membership packages continue to boom in the Cowboy-friendly

Read More

Travel Gone 2020

If somebody would’ve have told us last year to invest in Zoom shares and stock up at home on pasta, tons of litres of Dettol and toilet paper, I would’ve laughed it off as a joke. I think many memes were floating similarly on the internet about this. Unfortunately, now, it feels like the joke was on us. (No disrespect to any of the things listed).We didn’t have a time

Read More

Washington cross-border mailbox businesses prepare to sink or swim as travel ban continues

At least once a month Jeff Lewis used to make the 20-minute drive from his home in Surrey, B.C., to pick up packages he had sent to a mailbox service in Blaine, Wash. 

Like many B.C. residents who live near the border, Lewis, 64, used the service to buy U.S. goods not available in Canada or to save on shipping. But Lewis hasn’t been to Blaine since the border closed

Read More

Yes, You Can Safely Travel To A Mexican Resort Now. Here’s How.

While road trips were certainly the most talked about vacations of summer and are expected to continue their resurgence through fall as the Covid-19 pandemic appears far from over, it’s still possible to fly away to a tropical resort. If you adhere to the increased safety measures and pandemic protocols guiding

Read More

Corporate America lashes Trump after stimulus call

Negotiations for further capital infusions had stalled, and Trump said on Twitter on Tuesday (US time) that he ended talks with Democratic leaders, only hours after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell called for greater spending to avoid damaging the economic recovery.


Struggling businesses

For Levi Strauss & Co. CEO Chip Bergh, Trump’s position is a “travesty.”

“We know that unemployment is very, very high,” Bergh said in an interview

Read More

To encourage local tourism, hotels launch attractive packages

Kathmandu, Oct. 9 — From the third week of March 22 to mid-July, Rupakot Resort in Lekhnath, Kaski, wore a deserted look. The resort’s 42 rooms were empty, and there were no diners at the restaurant, which offers gorgeous views of the beautiful Begnas and Rupa Lakes against the Annapurna Range.

During the roughly four months when the nation-wide lockdown was at its strictest, hotels across the country, like Rupakot,

Read More

10 Singapore Tours to Rediscover a Different Side of Singapore


a group of people walking down a sidewalk in front of a store: 10 Singapore Tours to Rediscover a Different Side of the Country

© Provided by MoneySmart
10 Singapore Tours to Rediscover a Different Side of the Country

Remember the time when short getaways were so easily available and travelling overseas was a breeze? Those were happy times before Covid-19 reared its ugly head and ruined holiday travel plans almost everywhere. 

Although we’re still in Phase 2, we are taking little baby steps towards Phase 3 for sure. Even then, everyone

Read More