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Plan for southbound restrictions on I-17 near Bumble Bee Road on Oct. 6

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for southbound restrictions on Interstate 17 near Bumble Bee Road on Tuesday, Oct. 6, while ADOT crews complete shoulder repair work.

Drivers should allow extra travel time while the following restrictions are in effect:

• Southbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane (left lane closed) from 7

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Santa Barbara Airbus Rolls Out Reopening Plans in Time for Holiday Travel Season | Business

Santa Barbara Airbus, closed since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has announced its reopening plans just in time for the holiday season.

“Closing our doors in March was a hard decision, but one we felt necessary for the community and business,” said Samantha Onnen, general manager for Santa Barbara Airbus. “We are thrilled at the idea of reopening in time for holiday travel and cannot wait to see passengers

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United Airlines Plans to Increase Service on More than 40 Caribbean and Mexican Beach Routes in November

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — United Airlines today announced it plans to resume service on nearly 30 international routes in November, including flights to cities in Asia, Europe, and South America. Additionally, the airline continues to strategically rebuild its domestic and international network by offering customers service to popular leisure destinations in the Caribbean, Hawaii, Central America and Mexico. Even with these

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Disney Shares Slump On Plans to Cut 28,000 Theme Park Jobs

Walt Disney Co.  (DIS) – Get Report shares slumped lower Wednesday after the entertainment giant said it would lay off tens of thousands of workers at its theme parks.

Disney said around 28,000 people will be affected by the decision, most of them part-time workers, following the closure of theme parks in California, and limited capacity elsewhere as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic. Third quarter revenues

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TUI Plans $1.8 Billion Fundraising Once Travel Demand Returns

(Bloomberg) — Holiday giant TUI AG could seek to raise about 1.5 billion euros ($1.8 billion) through a rights issue and asset sales once bookings recover and the company starts generating meaningful revenue again.



a plane parked on the side of a road: SEATTLE, WA - MAY 31: Boeing 737 MAX airplanes from TUI Airways sit parked in a parking lot at a Boeing facility adjacent to King County International Airport, known as Boeing Field, on May 31, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Boeing 737 MAX airplanes have been grounded following two fatal crashes in which 346 passengers and crew were killed in October 2018 and March 2019. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)


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SEATTLE, WA – MAY 31: Boeing 737 MAX airplanes from TUI Airways sit parked in a parking lot at a Boeing facility adjacent to King County International Airport, known

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Big plans from Small Luxury Hotels of the World: Travel Weekly

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Felicity Long

It’s no secret that the pandemic has been tough on the hotel industry, so any positive news about European hotel openings provides an optimistic shot in the arm in an otherwise bleak travel landscape.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), for example, is forging ahead with the addition of  several new properties to its roster, including Les Sources de Cheverny in France’s Loire Valley and the Galleria

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Mom sparks family drama with surprising vacation plans: ‘Parents need time off’

A mom is fed up with her family’s refusal to do household chores.

The frustrated mother decided to ditch her family for a week for a solo trip. But now she’s wondering if it was the right move and went on Reddit’s “Am I the A******” forum to get a verdict. She explained that she has been at her wit’s end for a year but her family just won’t budge. 

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Plans under way for trans-Tasman travel bubble with Australia, Jacinda Ardern confirms

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed she is “working hard” to arrange a trans-Tasman travel bubble with Australia.

Speaking to Australia breakfast TV show Today Ardern admitted that certain steps need to be taken before plans are finalised.

The first thing Ardern would like to see is for Australia to define what is meant by a Covid-19 hotspot and put plans of containment in place, should another outbreak occur across

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Renovated Four Seasons Hotel plans to reopen Thursday in the middle of a pandemic. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look.

In this, the fall season, Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is set to reopen Thursday after its largest renovation since opening in 1989.



a close up of a bottle: A package containing hand sanitizers, antiseptic wipes and face masks is just one of the COVID-19 protections/safety precautions that customers can expect when booking their stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.


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A package containing hand sanitizers, antiseptic wipes and face masks is just one of the COVID-19 protections/safety precautions that customers can expect when booking their stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

The hotel, which was ranked No. 9 nationwide by

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Singapore Airlines plans ‘no-destination’ flights to satisfy flyers’ itch: Report



a view of the ocean: Singapore Airlines plans 'no-destination' flights to satisfy flyers' itch: Report


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Singapore Airlines plans ‘no-destination’ flights to satisfy flyers’ itch: Report

Yes, flyers’ itch is for real or why would Singapore Airlines come up with “no-destination” flights?

The airlines is planning to start flights to nowhere for flyers who have been missing the experience of flying. The move is aimed at boosting revenues for the airline, which, according to a recent Reuters report, plans to cut 4,300

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Plans for homeless accommodation in Chester branded “disaster” while others slam objectors

Anger is mounting over plans to convert a number of Chester properties into homeless accommodation.

Two petitions have been set up – one for and the other against – over plans to change two properties on Brook Lane, in Chester, into rooms for the homeless community.

More than 250 people have signed a petition against the proposals, with residents slamming the council for a ‘lack of consultation.’

However, 161 people

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Teachers unions clash with governments over coronavirus school reopening plans

This time, the strike was averted. The government agreed to delay reopening and to add a framework for relocating teachers and student from schools that could not meet precautionary criteria, Maluleke said.

From picket lines to Zoom calls and even jail cells, the pandemic has thrust teachers unions to the forefront of the debate over education during the coronavirus pandemic. How to safely reopen schools has become a central question,

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3 in 4 Seoul citizens have no travel plans during Chuseok: poll

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) — Three in four Seoul citizens don’t have any plans to visit their hometowns or travel long distances during the Chuseok holiday due mainly to fears of coronavirus transmission, a poll showed Saturday.

In the survey of 849 citizens aged 18 or older, 56.8 percent said they have no plans to travel long distances during Chuseok, while another 16 percent said they have canceled their holiday

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Chris Klieman shares unusual travel plans for Kansas State’s road game at Oklahoma

Chris Klieman is beginning to speak confidently about Kansas State’s odds of playing Oklahoma as originally scheduled at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

During his weekly radio show on Thursday, Klieman said the Wildcats were gearing up for a Friday departure to Norman after finishing up what he described as an encouraging week of practice.

Unlike earlier in the week, when he expressed some doubt about K-State meeting

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More Hawaii hotels announce reopening plans as pre-travel testing program start nears

HONOLULU (KHON2) — As the pre-travel testing start date of Oct. 15 nears, more hotels are announcing reopening plans.

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Some of the bigger hotels are announcing reopenings in the later part of the year. Those in the hotel industry say that it is about the time they expect some tourism to ramp up.

“You can’t open a

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



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Sombrero Festival canceled for 2021, plans to help affected nonprofits

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The traditional sombreros and sarapes we got to wear earlier this year might not make it out of the house next year. 

An announcement last night from the Sombrero Festival Ltd. board of directors said that the area’s biggest event is canceled.  

“The whole priority has been about public health,” said Sombrero Fest Executive Director Roy De los Santos, as he explained that the decision to cancel

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Airbus unveils plans for zero-emission air travel by 2035

Airbus presented three new concepts for zero-emission planes yesterday (September 21). Two of the aircraft were traditional-looking – a turbofan capable of carrying 120-200 passengers, and a turboprop with propellers, for carrying 100 passengers.

The third “blended-wing body” model was more inventive, with a triangle-shaped, flying-wing design capable of carrying 200 passengers, and sails integrated into the main fuselage. 

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Singapore Airlines plans to launch ‘flights to nowhere’

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is planning to launch no-destination flights with departure and arrival in Changi Airport next month, in an attempt to give a boost to its ailing business, according to a report by The Straits Times.

The airline is looking forward to launching the ‘flights to nowhere’ concept by the end of October for domestic passengers. The duration of each flight is expected to be three hours. Singapore

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Family plans a bed-and-breakfast at Rosebriar | Local News

Trudy Citovic still has family photos from when her father, former Mayor Willis Van Dusen, married her stepmother in the back chapel at the Rosebriar Bed & Breakfast on 14th Street in the 1990s.

The mansion, which has played host to everything from a private home and convent to a bed-and-breakfast, sat vacant since 2018 after the women’s drug treatment center that took it over closed.



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Djordje Citovic stands next

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