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Friday, June 25th, 2021


Hawaii To Eliminate COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Vaccinated Travelers

The state of Hawaii will require all international travelers to be vaccinated against hepatitis A before they can board an airplane or ship. The state will no longer require that individuals show proof of vaccination prior to traveling, as it had prior to the enactment of Hawaii’s COVID-19 law in 2016. It’s great that the state of Hawaii is eliminating requirements for travelers who have been vaccinated against most of the leading infectious diseases with a novel and less invasive “cold chain” approach to prevent outbreaks and save lives. InRead More

Carnival Corp. Details Restart Plans, 52% Total Capacity Sailing by Fall

After the deadly fire that destroyed the Carnival Triumph in April, the cruise line has provided new details on the progress of its repairs and restoration efforts. Carnival Corp. has announced a new target completion date of September 30 and has also provided an update on the extent of the damage. In 2011, Carnival Corporation and PLC (NYSE:CCL) announced in the fall that the world’s largest cruise ship operator planned to launch a series of new vessels in the Caribbean-based fleet beginning in early 2015. The company also said thatRead More

The Globus Family of Brands Helps Travelers Plan Their Comeback to Italy

As a first time visitor to Italy, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the choices when it comes to travel. That said, coming home frequently to the beautiful country of Italy is a second homecoming you may never want to end. And if you have the time, why not plan it for a year or two at a time? Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or traveling for the first time, there’s a version of Italy that’s perfect for you. If you are planning on returning to Italy for anRead More

MSC Cruises Names Upcoming Seaside EVO Ship

It’s no secret that MSC has been on track for a while now to introduce a new class of ships in 2018, most likely the Seaside EVO. In the meantime, the line has been taking names for its new ships, as evidenced by the naming ceremony held last week on the MSC Seaside. The ship will be the fifth in the MSC Seaside fleet to be named after a seaside city, and the fourth to be named after an Italian city. The ship will sail under the Italian flag. MSCRead More

Downtown LA’s Hotel Figueroa Joins The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

At The Figueroa, downtown LA is just a stroll away. With only 252 guestrooms and ten meeting spaces, this boutique hotel is designed to make your life easier and better—from poolside yoga classes to complimentary cocktails and delicious food. The Figueroa Hotel is a unique Los Angeles landmark located in the heart of Downtown’s Golden Triangle, home of the famed Union Station and Museum of Contemporary Art. This is a boutique hotel with a hip vibe, great service and stylish rooms set in a 1913 Walnut Street building. Located inRead More