10 new hotels in Asia we can’t wait to stay in once it’s safe to travel again



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It’s been a strange and sometimes challenging year, but that hasn’t stopped a host of incredible new hotels from opening their doors across Asia.

From Tokyo to Bangkok to Bali and beyond, an impressive slate of new properties is ready to welcome travellers once travel restrictions have been lifted. We’re not quite there yet unfortunately, but there’s no harm in daydreaming about future holidays in

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TENNESSEE TOURISM LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN “FOR THE LOVE” OF SAFE TRAVEL

Singer-Songwriters Drew and Ellie Holcomb Showcase Safety and Write New Music on Epic 1600-Mile Tennessee Road Trip for Web Series Launching October 21

Pictured left to right: Ellie, Rivers, Huck, Emmylou and Drew Holcomb. 

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Pictured left to right: Ellie, Rivers, Huck, Emmylou and Drew Holcomb. Photo Credit: Katie Kauss
Pictured left to right: Ellie, Rivers, Huck, Emmylou and Drew Holcomb. Photo Credit: Katie Kauss

NASHVILLE, Oct. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development kicks off its busiest

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Kittery’s Rock Rest shown as safe space in ’Driving While Black’ to air on PBS – News – seacoastonline.com

KITTERY, Maine — When a highly anticipated two-hour documentary about the complex history of Black Americans on the road airs Tuesday night, an historic Kittery landmark will be part of that story.

“Driving While Black: Space, Race and Mobility in America,” filmed by Ric Burns and based on the book by historian Gretchen Sorin, describes “how the advent of the car brought African Americans new freedom but also danger,” according

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Will Meetings And Events Ever Be The Same? 41 Clever Things Hotels Are Doing To Keep Them Safe

The meeting and wedding planning industries have been rocked during the Covid-19 pandemic, and they may continue to feel the effects for years to come. While online alternatives like Zoom will put a dent into the events business, many hotels are staying laser-focused on recovery even if the path forward presents unusual

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Is it safe to travel for the holidays this year?

The end of the year is sneaking up, and people are weighing travel plans to join friends and family for the holidays — all against the backdrop of a deadly pandemic.Gathering with others — probably the most universal holiday tradition — has never required so much meticulous forethought.Should you travel for the holidays in 2020? What precautions will make it safer? Who will be there and how careful have they … Read More

Is it Safe to Travel to Myanmar in 2020?

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If you’re thinking of taking the stress of 2020 off with a holiday in Myanmar, you’re on the right path to relaxation heaven.

Here you’ll find idyllic beaches, ancient temples hidden in the jungle, and a welcoming and unique local culture. Not to mention budget-friendly luxury accommodation and mouthwatering cuisine.

But is it safe to go to Myanmar now? Admitting that you can go abroad in the first

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Council worker honoured for helping homeless people into safe accommodation

Ajitha Sajeev

A council worker who helped bring more than 200 homeless people into safe accommodation at the start of the coronavirus lockdown has been honoured by the Queen.

Ajitha Sajeev, who has worked at Newham Council for 30 years, helped 191 people off the streets and 40 people out of shared accommodation including night shelters to keep them safe from Covid-19.

The London council acquired accommodation in four hotels

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Budget-friendly tips for a safe and joyous holiday 2020 – The Inquirer and Mirror

(BPT) – Uncertainty continues into the 2020 holiday season, with limited travel, canceled events and strict budgets changing how Americans will celebrate this year. According to a recent Coinstar Holiday Survey, the majority of Americans said COVID-19 will influence how they celebrate the holidays.

Fortunately, by thinking outside the box and keeping a positive attitude, you can stay healthy, stretch funds and create merry moments. Let these tips inspire you

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‘Pandemic pampering’ has become the latest trend in tourism for people seeking a safe, luxury escape



a person sitting on a bench: Hotel Figueroa in Los Angeles, California has launched socially distanced Pilates and yoga classes during the pandemic. Hotel Figueroa


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Hotel Figueroa in Los Angeles, California has launched socially distanced Pilates and yoga classes during the pandemic. Hotel Figueroa

  • Many people in the US are looking closer to home for vacations this year to avoid lengthy travel during the pandemic.
  • Resorts and hotels are cashing in on guests’ restlessness from being stuck at home and desire for a safe escape by launching socially distanced and
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Is it safe to travel for the holidays in 2020 during the pandemic?

The end of the year is sneaking up, and people are weighing travel plans to join friends and family for the holidays — all against the backdrop of a deadly pandemic.



a group of people walking down the street: There's a lot more to consider when planning holiday travel in 2020.


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There’s a lot more to consider when planning holiday travel in 2020.

Gathering with others — probably the most universal holiday tradition — has never required so much meticulous forethought.

Should you travel for the

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Navigating a new way forward for safe air travel at SFO

Ivar Satero, Airport Director at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), speaks to International Airport Review about the ways in which the airport is adapting to the unprecedented challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, and how it is not letting the health crisis stunt its growth and development.

Who did SFO consult in the decision making regarding which safety protocols to introduce to the airport?

We rely on the expertise

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Budget-friendly tips for a safe and joyous holiday 2020 – Pine Bluff Commercial

(BPT) – Uncertainty continues into the 2020 holiday season, with limited travel, canceled events and strict budgets changing how Americans will celebrate this year. According to a recent Coinstar Holiday Survey, the majority of Americans said COVID-19 will influence how they celebrate the holidays.

Fortunately, by thinking outside the box and keeping a positive attitude, you can stay healthy, stretch funds and create merry moments. Let these tips inspire you

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Hilton: taking an extra step to keep customers safe and confident while travelling

What was your solution?

To reassure travellers and help them to feel more confident about travelling again, we launched Hilton CleanStay, our new programme to deliver an industry-leading standard of cleanliness and disinfection at all our hotels globally. CleanStay is Hilton’s new industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection in properties around the world. Our elevated processes and team member training have been developed with RB, maker of Lysol and Dettol,

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The Washington Post has a great interactive guide for traveling safe during the holidays



a body of water with a city in the background: A man sits on a nearly empty Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. After a summer marked by a surge of coronavirus cases in Hawaii, officials plan to reboot the tourism based economy later this month despite concerns about the state’s pre-travel testing program.


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A man sits on a nearly empty Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. After a summer marked by a surge of coronavirus cases in Hawaii, officials plan to reboot the tourism based economy later this month despite concerns about the state’s pre-travel testing program.

The Washington Post recently published an interactive guide for how to travel safely during the holidays this year.

The

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When will it be safe to travel again?

He adds, “I’m not sure when we’ll travel again.”

Williams’s question is all too common. This is the time of year when many Americans begin to think about holiday trips, spring break and maybe even next summer’s vacation. (For those of you who skipped this summer’s vacation, you have probably already started planning.)

Bill McIntyre, a spokesman for Global Rescue, a medical and security response service for travelers, says internal

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Singapore to negotiate air travel bubbles with safe countries for general travellers

These two-way travel bubbles are different from reciprocal green lane arrangements meant for business and official travellers. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

SINGAPORE – Singapore will negotiate Air Travel Bubbles with safe countries or regions – an arrangement meant for general travellers that does not require a controlled itinerary, said Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung.


Safe Vacations and Travel with Kids during Coronavirus; Advice to Follow

By Myrah Abrar

Travelling increases the chances of getting Coronavirus, which is why it is best to stay at home. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has asked people to stay at home not only to protect themselves but also others from getting sick.

However, being stuck at home with the kids for months is not an easy feat. Not only is it tiresome, but it also affects

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How Safe Is Air Travel In COVID Time? A JAMA Article Says It’s Safer Than You Think

People are generally poor at evaluating relative risk. They will drive long distances – something that is certainly relevant now – rather than fly, even though the risk of a fatal auto accident is much greater than that of a plane crash. They fear a flu vaccine but not the flu. 

But at this time, normally logical choices are nearly impossible because the knowledge of COVID is constantly evolving. People,

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Experts reveal whether Airbnbs are safe to rent right now

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As the pandemic continues, many are eagerly tracking signs for how a return to travel will be safe. With a vaccine for the novel coronavirus still potentially far off, many travelers are looking to be extra cautious, starting with the options that data suggest pose the least risk.

Prior to

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Holiday travel tips: How to stay safe during covid-19

The holiday season is historically the busiest travel period in the United States. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, millions of Americans routinely board planes, hop on trains or hit the road to see family.

But what will the season look like in a pandemic year?

While travel numbers are slowly recovering from coronavirus lows — Transportation Security Administration records show that the number of people flying is climbing daily, although the

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