Justice Dept. Appeals Mask Ruling After CDC Says Mandate Still NeededThe Justice Department has filed an appeal that seeks to reverse a judge's recent ruling that ended the nation's mask mandate on public transit.
Traveling To The Caribbean? Nations Have Mash Up Of COVID RegulationsA number of Caribbean nations have dropped their COVID protocols, making it easier to access the islands without proof of vaccination or a pre-flight COVID test, but not all. Alexander Britell tells CBS4 News, “it is a little more more complicated but there are countries where you do not need to do anything, just show up like before covid.” Britell, the Editor-in-Chief of The Caribbean Journal lists the countries and U.S. possessions that do not require any Covid documentation. No proof needed includes Jamaica, Grenada, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba. The Dominican Republic never required any proof, Puerto Rico and The U.S. Virgin Islands are part of the U.S.
TSA Won't Enforce Mask Policy Anymore After Florida Judge Voids US Mandate For TravelA federal judge in Florida has voided the national mask mandate covering airplanes and other public transportation as exceeding the authority of U.S. health officials.
Carnival Cruise Lines Making Masks Optional For Passengers Beginning March 1This comes after the CDC eased up on its warnings for cruise ships.
Feds Drop Appeal On Cruise Industry RestrictionsFederal government attorneys said Tuesday they are dropping an appeal in Florida’s battle against Centers for Disease Control and Prevention restrictions on the cruise-ship industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Stocks Fall After CDC Says Stay AwayDespite concerns about COVID outbreaks and the rapidly spreading Omicron variant, cruise company stocks had been holding up remarkably well in December.
Availability For Awards Travel Higher Than Normal As Business Travel LagsExchanging credit card points for business or first-class airline seats is much easier these days.
Is Exchanging Credit Card Points For Flying First-Class Worth It? Exchanging credit card points for business or first-class airline seats is much easier these days.
TSA: Thanksgiving Travelers Set Pandemic RecordAccording to the TSA, over 2.3 million people were screened at airports across the country on Wednesday, making it the busiest day at security checkpoints since March 2020.
AAA: 2.9 Million Floridians To Travel For Thanksgiving; Rebounding To Near Pre-Pandemic LevelsAAA forecasts a strong rebound in holiday travelers this Thanksgiving, both nationally and in the state of Florida where total travel figures are only 2% below pre-pandemic levels.
Miami International Airport Joins U.S. Airports In Reopening To Vaccinated International TravelersMiami International Airport, along with other airports across the country, are receiving fully vaccinated foreign travelers on Monday, ending restrictions that had barred much of the world from entering the United States for as long as 21 months.
Protect Your Wallet Ahead Of Busy Holiday Travel SeasonAmerican Airlines is getting back on track after flight cancelations were seen across the country ahead of one of busiest times to travel. So how can you protect yourself ahead of the holiday season?
U.S. Preparing To Reopen Borders With Canada, Mexico To Vaccinated TravelersThe government also released data Wednesday that shows the COVID-19 booster program is off to strong start.
Adobe Analytics Finds Flight Bookings Fell 24% In August COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to climb in several parts of the country as the delta variant spreads. That has many people rethinking travel plans.
After Summer Travel Rebound, Many Are Canceling Plans Due To COVID SurgeIn a recent survey, 27% of respondents said they postponed a trip. More than 54% said the delta variant has made them less interested in traveling right now.