N.J. coronavirus travel advisory adds 3 states. Quarantine list now at 38 states and territories.

New Jersey on Tuesday added three states — Ohio, Michigan and Virginia — to its coronavirus travel advisory, bringing the list to 38 U.S. states and territories considered COVID-19 hotspots.

No states were dropped from the list.

The Garden State is asking travelers from 36 states and two territories to get a COVID-19 test and self-quarantine for 14 days after arriving here. That includes New Jersey residents returning home from

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Trump’s Coronavirus News Adds New Layer of Uncertainty Around the World

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The news that Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus is resonating throughout the world, because he is the U.S. president, because the U.S. is entering the last month of an unusually bitter presidential campaign, and because he

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Wequassett Resort And Golf Club Adds twenty-eight Atlantic To Its Five- Star Legacy In Forbes Travel Guide’s 2021 Star Awards

CHATHAM, Mass., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, and spas, today offered a sneak peek at select winners from its upcoming 2021 Annual Star awards.  Wequassett Resort and Golf Club’s signature restaurant, twenty-eight Atlantic, was awarded the esteemed Five-Star rating, one of 74 restaurants worldwide. The Resort has proudly held the Five-Star distinction for six consecutive years.

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N.J. coronavirus travel advisory adds 1 state. Quarantine list back to 35 states and territories.

New Jersey on Tuesday re-added New Mexico to its coronavirus travel advisory, bringing the list back up to 35 U.S. states and territories considered COVID-19 hotspots.

No other states or territories were added or dropped to the list.

The state is asking travelers from 33 states and two territories to get a coronavirus test and self-quarantine for 14 days after arriving in New Jersey. That includes Garden State residents returning

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Southwest Airlines adds new Dallas routes to Colorado ski spots Steamboat Springs, Telluride

Southwest Airlines is adding direct flights from Dallas to winter ski destinations in Montrose and Steamboat Springs, Colo., as the carrier tries to broaden its footprint during the COVID-19 pandemic to make up for fewer passengers.

Dallas-based Southwest will start flights from Love Field to Montrose Regional Airport on Dec. 19, giving access to the nearby Telluride Ski Resort. The carrier also is adding a route from Dallas to Steamboat

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Southwest Airlines adds Phoenix to Palm Springs flights

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Amex Adds Travel Offers to Membership Rewards Cards

While you may not be traveling now, odds are you’ve been dreaming about future vacations, whether it’s a family trip or honeymoon.

“Travel continues to be one of those activities that our cardholders miss most at the moment, and is still very much part of their lifestyle,” Audrey Hendley, President of American Express Travel, tells CNBC Select.

In fact, more than 80% of consumers noted that they regularly think about

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YouTube Adds Enhanced Contextual Targeting

YouTube’s quest to siphon TV budgets took another couple of steps Wednesday, when the video platform unveiled “advanced contextual targeting” (ACT), as well as the ability to use third-party data to plan and measure YouTube campaigns in a handful of new countries.

ACT now, folks

Advanced contextual targeting is a wholesale upgrade of the existing contextual targeting available on YouTube.

“We’ve always had ways of doing topic targeting,” said Debbie

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Connecticut travel advisory adds one state, removes two; Rhode Island still on list

Connecticut on Tuesday updated the list of states from which travelers must take extra coronavirus precautions, adding Colorado and removing Arizona and Virginia.

Rhode Island, which was added to the list last week, remains on the most recent list.

There are now 34 states and territories on Connecticut’s travel advisory, down from 35 last week.

Connecticut’s travel advisory, which is crafted in conjunction with New Jersey and New York, requires

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1,362 new Illinois coronavirus cases as Chicago adds four more states to travel quarantine list

Public health officials on Tuesday announced 1,362 more people have tested for COVID-19 in Illinois, the lowest number of new cases confirmed in a single day statewide in almost three weeks.

The latest coronavirus cases were detected among 45,624 tests submitted to the Illinois Department of Public Health, lowering the state’s average testing positivity rate over the last week to 3.6%. Tuesday’s daily caseload is the lowest since the state

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Chicago Adds Four States To Emergency Travel Quarantine List

CHICAGO — Public health officials Tuesday added Kentucky, Wyoming, Texas and Nevada to the city’s emergency travel quarantine list that now includes 22 states and Puerto Rico deemed coronavirus hotspots.

No states previously designated as COVID-19 hotspots for having a weekly average of more than 15 new coronavirus cases per 100,000 residents were removed from the list that requires travelers entering or returning to Chicago from states currently covered by

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BFI London Film Festival Adds Pedro Almodovar, Steve McQueen Titles

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Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar’s English-language debut “The Human Voice” and British artist Steve McQueen’s “Lovers Rock” have been added to the British Film Institute London Film Festival.

Almodovar’s short, loosely based on Jean Cocteau’s play, presents a woman on the edge portrayed by Tilda Swinton, who is waiting for her lover to call. It will play in

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Lovecraft Country Adds Time Travel and Alternate Realities to the Mix

After last week’s flashback episode to the Korean War, we didn’t think Lovecraft Country could get any crazier, but this week proved us wrong. Tonight’s episode, “I Am,” followed Hippolyta Freeman (Aunjanue Ellis) as she sets out to uncover the truth about her husband George’s (Courtney B. Vance) death. After stealing Hiram’s Orrery from Leti’s house, Hippolyta’s quest for answers leads her on an adventure she never could have foreseen.

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Hotel Indigo opens next week as downtown Chattanooga adds another boutique hotel

Downtown Chattanooga’s West Village is seeing more lodging space with the opening of a Hotel Indigo next week.

Chattanooga-based DeFoor Hospitality Group, which also raised the nearby Westin Hotel and has led in the redevelopment of the nearby area, is opening the 11-story tower on Sixth and Pine streets on Wednesday.

Richard Pauley of DeFoor Hospitality said the company is in a lease-to-buy arrangement with locally based ViaNova Development, which

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Covid-19 travelling rules: Norway adds Germany to quarantine list; Germany issues travel warning for Andorra, Gibraltar – travel

Norway said on Wednesday it will impose a 10-day quarantine on all people arriving from Germany and Liechtenstein from Aug. 29 due to rising numbers of Covid-19 cases in those countries.

Similar restrictions will also be imposed on those coming from two additional regions in Sweden, the Norwegian foreign ministry said in a statement.

To try to prevent a domestic resurgence of the coronavirus, Norway quarantines all travellers from countries

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Google adds new features to help with your travel plans in the COVID era



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We all know travel planning right now looks much different from just months ago. And platforms like Google Travel are catching up with the times.

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Hamm Completes Route 91 Harvest Festival Case Study, Adds to Event Planning Classes


Hospitality management instructor Dede Hamm was part of Jason Aldean's 2018 summer tour while researching her case study on the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival tragedy in Las Vegas.
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Hospitality management instructor Dede Hamm was part of Jason Aldean’s 2018 summer tour while researching her case study on the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival tragedy in Las Vegas.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A chance meeting at a conference between U of A’s Dede Hamm and country artist Jason Aldean’s production manager and security consultant led to a summer tour and case study on stakeholder and risk management

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Wequassett Resort And Golf Club Adds twenty-eight Atlantic To Its Five- Star Legacy In Forbes Travel Guide’s 2021 Star Awards | News

CHATHAM, Mass., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, and spas, today offered a sneak peek at select winners from its upcoming 2021 Annual Star awards.  Wequassett Resort and Golf Club’s signature restaurant, twenty-eight Atlantic, was awarded the esteemed Five-Star rating, one of 74 restaurants worldwide. The Resort has proudly held the Five-Star distinction for six consecutive years.

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts Adds 13 Properties

INTERNATIONAL REPORT–Preferred Hotels & Resorts added 13 new member hotels from May 1 through Aug. 31. These recent additions mark 39 new member hotels to join the brand’s global portfolio in the first eight months of the year.

Highlights of the new additions include the following:

  • Pendry West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA): Located on the Sunset Strip, Pendry West Hollywood, with interiors by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, offers 149 guestrooms
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Preferred Hotels & Resorts Adds 13 Properties Between May and August

Preferred Hotels & Resorts added 13 new properties to its portfolio of hotels between May and August 2020, rounding its number of member properties to 39 in the first eight months of the year.



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In the U.S., new member hotels include Pendry West Hollywood in West Hollywood, Calif., which features 149 guestrooms, 40 residences and a culinary experience created by Wolfgang Puck; the

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