Chicago quarantine COVID-19 travel order: Indiana added to list of states required to quarantine

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago’s COVID-19 emergency travel order was updated Tuesday, adding Indiana to the list.

Twenty-five total states and Puerto Rico are now on the Chicago travel quarantine order. The four new states added Tuesday were Indiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island and New Mexico.

The threshold for inclusion on the quarantine order list is an average of at least more than 15 new cases per 100,000.

Wisconsin also remains

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Is it Safe to Travel? How to Vacation Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Several months into the pandemic and many of the guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stop the spread of COVID-19 haven’t changed much: Wear masks, socially distance, wash your hands and stay home as much as possible. However, with pandemic fatigue weighing on people around the world, it seems difficult, especially for avid travelers, to stomach the idea of not being able to go on

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JetBlue to Give Passengers At-Home Covid-19 Testing Access

JetBlue is partnering with at-home Covid-19 testing supplier Vault Health to give passengers access to testing prior to travel, the carrier announced.

Vault has created a landing webpage for JetBlue customers, at which they provide a JetBlue confirmation code and start the testing process at a discounted price. Vault provides a kit for an at-home saliva test, and users administrate it while on a video chat supervised by Vault to

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How Southern cities are adapting tourism in the time of COVID-19

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Asheville is encouraging visitors to observe COVID-19 precautions and take advantage of the area’s opportunities for socially distanced activities in the outdoors. (Photo: Courtesy Explore Asheville)

Explore Asheville, the North Carolina town’s tourism promotion organization, decided in June that it was time to entice tourists back. But they were cautious. They focused the ad campaign on potential visitors who lived within 100 miles, close enough to drive. They used

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New Orleans, Charleston, South welcome back travelers amid COVID-19

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If you’re planning to take a road trip, remember these tips while traveling.

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Explore Asheville, the North Carolina town’s tourism promotion organization, decided in June that it was time to entice tourists back amid the coronavirus pandemic. But it was cautious.

The tourism agency focused its ad campaign on potential visitors who lived within 100 miles, close enough to drive. It used reams of data to target

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Travel and Expense Management Software Market 2020: COVID-19

Travel and Expense Management Software Market

Allied Market Research published a new report, titled, ” Travel and Expense Management Software Market ” The report offers an extensive analysis of key growth strategies, drivers, opportunities, key segment, Porter’s Five Forces analysis, and competitive landscape. This study is a helpful source of information for market players, investors, VPs, stakeholders, and new entrants to gain thorough understanding of the industry and determine steps

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5 Tips to Maximize COVID-19 Testing and Reopen with Confidence

As schools, office buildings and tourist destinations open their doors once again, leaders continue to look for guidance on how to do so as safely as possible, for as long as possible and with as little threat of transmission as possible.

Rapid testing can help.

Over the last few months, NIC has been working with our partners, Impact Health and Next Marketing, on a turnkey, rapid COVID-19 testing solution, TourHealth.

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Ballet dancers retrained for cybersecurity? ‘Crass’ government ad angers U.K. arts workers hit by covid-19.

“I agree it was crass,” Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden tweeted Monday, adding that his staff was not involved in the advertisement, which was part of a “partner campaign encouraging people from all walks of life to think about a career in cyber security.”

Reactions to the advertisement dovetailed with broader criticism that officials have not found ways to communicate effectively with workers facing tenuous employment during the pandemic. Fatboy

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Covid-19: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Pestana CR7 hotels under threat

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the hospitality industry has left Juventus and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo’s chain of hotels facing an uncertain future.

In partnership with Dionisio Pestana, the head of the Pestana Hotel Group, Ronaldo currently owns two hotels: one in Funchal, his hometown on the island of Madeira, and another in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon.

Cristiano Ronaldo hotel in Funchal closed – and may

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Hilton, Marriott, other hotels not all doing COVID-19 cleaning basics

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Hotels are hoping for an upswing in travel and want you to know your experience will be safer, and cleaner, during the coronavirus pandemic.

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No one wants to find a dirty rag in their sink when checking into a hotel room. But during the coronavirus pandemic – when guests expect their rooms to be spotless and free of germs – finding a room that hasn’t been fully sanitized

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Coronavirus: Dubai business conditions improve amid COVID-19 spike

Business conditions in Dubai improved for the third straight month in September even as a renewed spike in coronavirus cases poses a threat to the city’s recovery.

Read the latest updates in our dedicated coronavirus section.

Non-oil private sector activity in the Middle East’s business hub fared better amid a rise in activity and new business, according to IHS Markit. Its Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to 51.5 last month from

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‘It’s a Game for Them.’ Scientists Around the World Are Teaching Dogs to Sniff Out COVID-19

The coronavirus sniffer dogs Valo (L) and E.T. sit near their trainers at the Helsinki airport in Vantaa, Finland, to detect the COVID-19 from the arriving passengers, on September 22, 2020. Credit – Antti Aimo-Koivisto—Lehtikuva/AFP/Getty Images

Steve Lindsay, a public health entomologist at Durham University, is midway through explaining how dogs might play a role in detecting COVID-19 infections when a decidedly less-well trained canine interrupts our conversation.

“If you’ll

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Live-streaming here to stay as Chinese travel business almost ‘fully recovers’ from Covid-19, Trip.com co-founder says

“There was no business for the company anyway, so we started the [live-streaming] show,” Liang told the Post in an interview last week. “Live-streaming presales were a big part of the business because regular business was down by a lot.”

“When normal business started to pick up, live-streaming presales have also gone up, the audience keeps growing,” he said. “Even though a lot of people may not order at that

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Turning hotels into emergency shelters as part of COVID-19 response limited spread of coronavirus

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A King County initiative that moved people out of homeless shelters and into hotel rooms earlier this year helped slow the transmission of coronavirus, according to early findings from a study of the intervention.

The intervention also produced other benefits to the people who were relocated, say authors of the joint study from King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) and the University of

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GE could surge 50% on aviation-unit strength if a COVID-19 vaccine reopens air travel, Goldman says

The logo of General Electric is shown at its subsidiary company GE Aviation in Santa Ana, California on April 13, 2016.
  • Calling it the “ultimate self-help, vaccine-leverage story in industrials,” Goldman Sachs said Friday that General Electric could surge if a COVID-19 vaccine is released.
  • Goldman reinstated General Electric at a “buy” rating and set a $10 price target on the stock, representing upside potential of 50% from
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COVID-19: 5 things you need to know about the business travel pass

SINGAPORE: A new business travel pass for selected senior executives based in Singapore is being piloted to enable them to fulfill overseas work responsibilities.

Travellers using this pass have to follow a strict itinerary and abide by various public health measures, the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday (Sep 23). 

The pilot initiative is ongoing and the authorities have already begun issuing these new business travel passes in

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Trump Returns to a Capital in Chaos as Covid-19 Outbreak Spreads

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As the coronavirus upended the top echelons of the U.S. government on Tuesday — leaving President Trump convalescing in the White House, the Capitol eerily empty after lawmakers tested positive and most of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in quarantine

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Colorado students take legal action after travel company cancels trip for COVID-19, withholds fees

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (KDVR) — Families across Colorado and the country are taking legal action against Wheat Ridge-based Voyageurs International Ltd. The company is accused of organizing international travel for high school students, canceling the trips and pocketing money families provided for the travel.

High school choir, band and orchestra students were planning to be in Europe during the summer of 2020, but the pandemic prevented that from happening. Parents

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5 takeaways from the McSally, Kelly debate; What’s causing excess deaths in AZ beyond COVID-19?; Hotels opened, renovated in 2020

A look at some of today’s top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history. 

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New Zealand’s Covid-19 response the best in the world, say global business leaders

New Zealand’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been the best in the world and is the country that gives business leaders the most confidence for future investment, according to a Bloomberg Media survey.



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New Zealand ranked strongly for political stability, the economic recovery, virus control and social resilience in Bloomberg’s market crisis management index, published on Thursday.

The index scores

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