Travel

A day at National Harbor, Maryland

By Tennie Sumague EBC New York Bureau NATIONAL HARBOR, MD (Eagle News) – Memorial Day in America, observed every last Monday in May, is a holiday that honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. The …

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Alberta tightens rules for international arrivals

By Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau EDMONTON (Eagle News) — International travelers arriving in Alberta face stronger public health measures. The Alberta government said Wednesday that these measures will be implemented in phases. During the first phase, travelers arriving …

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Hawaii Congressman to FAA: Pre-board testing is key to protecting Hawaii’s public, not just post-arrival self-quarantine

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU, Hawaii (Eagle News) – Democratic Congressman Ed Case (representing Honolulu and urban Oahu) called on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday, May 13, to confirm the state’s ability to impose and …

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California authorities say Tesla plant could reopen next week

  SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) — Authorities in California say Tesla’s only assembly plant in the United States could open as early as next week, albeit with enhanced safety measures because of the pandemic, after a very public anti-lockdown tirade by …

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Hawaii’s Mokulele Airlines adds more safety measures as inter-island travel resumes normalcy

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Beginning on Monday, May 11, Mokulele Airlines is requiring all its customers to wear face coverings, including masks, bandanas, scarves or other forms of protection. These will be required …

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Hawaiian Airlines reports huge losses in first quarter of 2020 due to route suspensions, quarantines caused by COVID-19 pandemic

By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, released on Tuesday, May 5, its financial status report for the first quarter of 2020. As expected, the shutdown …

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Remember the Alamo

  By Emilio Valerio EBC New York Bureau SAN ANTONIO (Eagle News) — The Alamo, a national park in San Antonio, Texas, is one of the most visited sites in the state. Now designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage …

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Hawaii governor extends stay-at-home orders to May 31, will implement 14-day self-quarantine for travelers

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau, Eagle News Service HONOLULU, Hawaii (Eagle News) – Governor David Ige signed on Saturday, April 25, a sixth supplementary emergency proclamation extending the stay-at-home order across the Aloha State through May 31. “This …

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Hawaii modifies verification procedures for arriving airline passengers due to pandemic

By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU, Hawaii (Eagle News) – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announced on Friday, April 24, that it has implemented improved measures to verify inbound passenger information before they leave the airport to help …

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Trump vows immigration halt as virus roils world economy

By Michael Mathes with AFP bureaus WASHINGTON, DC (AFP) — Donald Trump vowed to temporarily ban immigration to the United States to combat the “invisible enemy” of the coronavirus, as the pandemic threatens to push the global economy into freefall. …

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Transport Canada requires airline passengers to be masked

By Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau EDMONTON (Eagle News) — Beginning Monday, all airline passengers will have to wear masks according to a new Transport Canada order. The order requires all arriving and departing passengers to prove they have …

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Canada-US border restricted for another 30 days

  By Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau EDMONTON (Eagle News) — The Canada-US border will remain closed to non-essential travel for another month, said Prime Minister Trudeau Saturday. “Canada and the United States have agreed to extend, by another …

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