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Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Oct. 18, 2021 09:01 AM EDT

Detroit News. Oct 16, 2021. Editorial: No reason to continue travel ban with Canada Since the beginning of the pandemic, our border with Canada has remained closed to non-essential travelers. The Biden administration has kept delaying the opening, and...

Border residents rejoice as US says it will lift travel ban

Oct. 13, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Beleaguered business owners and families separated by COVID-19 restrictions rejoiced Wednesday after the U.S. said it will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze. Travel across land borders from Canada and...

US to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinated

Oct. 12, 2021 22:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Vehicle, rail and ferry...

Traverse City tourism strong during 2021 vacation season

Oct. 09, 2021 07:25 AM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Tourists flowed through Traverse City at a strong pace during vacation season 2021. But the hospitality industry still had to deal with a bumpy road as the COVID-19 pandemic lingered. “Toward the end of summer, we were starting to see...

Travel bookings surge as U.K. takes S. Africa off red list

Oct. 08, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African travel agencies report a surge in reservations for travel to and from Britain on Friday ahead of the country being removed from the U.K.'s COVID-19 red list next week. Some companies said they were being overwhelmed by the number of...

Less travel, more moviegoing over China National Day break

Oct. 08, 2021 03:17 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China saw a major dip in travel over the past week’s National Day vacation. People staying home appeared to have chosen the cinema instead, with a patriotic Korean War film taking in more than 3.45 billion yuan ($535 million) at the box office. The...

UK eases travel restrictions further by slashing 'red list'

Oct. 07, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Thursday that it is to relax travel rules further next week, a move that will open up many long-distance holiday destinations to travelers for the first time since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic a year and half ago. As...

Australia won't welcome foreign tourists until at least 2022

Oct. 05, 2021 06:26 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Foreign tourists won’t be welcomed back to Australia until at least next year, the prime minister said Tuesday as he outlined plans for lifting some of the toughest and longest COVID-19 travel restrictions imposed by any democracy. The...

Maui Invitational to be played in Las Vegas in 2021

Oct. 02, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — The Maui Invitational is relocating to Las Vegas this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing travel restrictions in Hawaii. It will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino from Nov. 22-24. The original field of eight schools remains...

Stocks rebound but still close out worst week since winter

Oct. 01, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

Wall Street rebounded on Friday, led by companies that would benefit most from a healthier economy, but not by enough to keep the stock market from its worst week since the winter. The S&P 500 rose 49.50, or 1.1%, to 4,357.04 following another choppy day of trading....