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EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on US tourists

Jun. 16, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is recommending that its 27 member countries start lifting restrictions on tourists from the United States. EU members agreed Wednesday to add the U.S. to the list of countries for which they should gradually remove restrictions on...

Donated US vaccines arrive for Mexican border cities

Jun. 15, 2021 10:37 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico received 1.35 million doses of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines donated by the United States Tuesday and Mexican officials said that once they are applied, there would be no reason to continue restricting travel over the U.S. border. ...

Emirates Air posts $5.5B loss as virus disrupts travel

Jun. 15, 2021 05:56 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East's largest airline, Emirates, announced on Tuesday a net loss of $5.5 billion over the past year as revenue fell by more than 66% due to global travel restrictions sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. It marks the first...

Mideast's biggest airline, Emirates, announces $5.5 billion net loss due to coronavirus restrictions on global travel

Jun. 15, 2021 02:21 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mideast's biggest airline, Emirates, announces $5.5 billion net loss due to coronavirus restrictions on global travel.

California adds vacation incentive to spur vaccinations

Jun. 14, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will offer six “dream vacation” incentives to spur more people to get coronavirus vaccinations, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday on the eve of the state awarding of $15 million in cash prizes. Aside from boosting California's...

Hawaii bankruptcies drop as economy recovers from slowdown

Jun. 14, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii bankruptcies dropped to their lowest level for the month of May in 15 years as the economy claws out of a coronavirus pandemic-induced slowdown. U.S. Bankruptcy Court data shows there were 100 cases in May, down 10.7% from 112 during the same...

The Latest: Lebanon marks daily record of vaccinations

Jun. 13, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

BEIRUT — Lebanon has vaccinated a daily record of people against COVID-19, raising the total number of shots administered around the country against the virus to more than 1 million. The Health Ministry said nearly 23,000 people were vaccinated on Sunday alone in...

Travel rebound: 2 million people go through US airports

Jun. 12, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The airline industry’s recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020. The Transportation Security Administration...

Hawaii tourism officials call for more sustainable industry

Jun. 10, 2021 14:15 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — As people flock back to Hawaii after more than a year of pandemic travel restrictions, some industry experts are calling for more environmentally responsible and sustainable forms of tourism. Crowded neighborhoods, highways and beaches have renewed calls...

Finland's Korhonen pulls out of US Open over travel concerns

Jun. 09, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mikko Korhonen of Finland withdrew from the U.S. Open on Wednesday because of travel concerns getting to Torrey Pines. He was replaced in the field by Cole Hammer, the first alternate from the Columbus, Ohio, qualifier that featured the strongest field....