Apple Leisure Group touts advisors, says clients ready to travel: Travel Weekly

There has been a dramatic shift in consumer desire to get back on the road over the past few weeks, and advisors are key to providing the expertise that will give travelers the confidence needed to guide the industry to recovery.

Those were the key and oft-repeated messages over the past two weeks from Apple Leisure Group (ALG) executives, both at their virtual Ascend Summit and again in online briefings

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Small Business Administration touts Paycheck Protection Program success during Flagstaff listening tour | Local

The U.S. economy has been improving somewhat, with decreases in the unemployment rate, but long-term effects of the crisis remain, Vallante said. And that’s without considering the possibility of new outbreaks of COVID-19 forcing additional shutdowns.

“You know, the one quick shot of infusion was good, but [small businesses] are going to need something that’s more sustained to get them adjusted to the new way they do businesses,” Vallante said.

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Hawaiian Air Touts Drive-Through Virus Tests in Answer to United

(Bloomberg) — Hawaiian Airlines will offer customers drive-through coronavirus testing in California to help island-bound travelers avoid a 14-day quarantine rule — its answer to rival United Airlines’ new on-the-spot airport screenings.

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The competing testing plans would satisfy Hawaii’s requirement for visitors to show a negative test result within 72 hours of arrival in order to avoid its self-isolation rule, which has discouraged most travelers to the island

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