Travel

Canada’s international travel restrictions to be eased Tuesday

By: Thomas I. LiknessEBC News Service (Eagle News) — Fully vaccinated foreign nationals will be allowed to visit Canada beginning September 7. Travelers will have to be asymptomatic and present proof they have been immunized with products that are accepted …

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#EBCPhotography: Still waters in front of Jefferson Memorial

(Photo by Geoffrey Nolasco, EBC Washington DC Bureau, Eagle News Service) (Eagle News) — A view of the Jefferson Memorial under partly cloudy skies from the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C. The Tidal Basin is part of the West Potomac …

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US military mobilizes commercial airlines to support Afghanistan evacuation efforts

(FILE) Hawaiian Airlines is one of six US commercial carriers taking part in supporting the evacuation of US citizens and other specified individuals out of Afghanistan. (Photo courtesy Hawaiian Airlines) (Eagle News) — By order of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin …

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Canada begins welcoming fully vaccinated American travelers

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — For the first time in 17 months, non-essential travelers from the United States will be allowed to cross land borders into Canada. The change takes place at midnight Sunday (EDT). …

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Reward card program launched to boost consumer spending in Rhode Island

By Karl Ojeda EBC New York Bureau PROVIDENCE, RI (Eagle News) — To help boost the local economy, guests who stay at participating hotels in Rhode Island will receive another added perk to their travel itinerary. The “GoProvidence Pass” program …

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Canada-US border to reopen to fully vaccinated Americans August 9

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Border restrictions are being eased to allow fully vaccinated Americans to enter Canada for non-essential reasons, the Canadian government said Monday. Beginning August 9, American who have been fully immunized …

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Era of space tourism begins: When will you be booking your flight?

  (Eagle News) —On Sunday history was made as Sir Richard Branson became the first traveler into space via a privately owned company: his own Virgin Galactic. With other privately owned companies such as Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin and Elon …

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Travelers from the Philippines, South Korea added to Hawaii’s Safe Travels program

HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Starting Thursday, July 15, travelers from the Philippines and from South Korea may bypass the State of Hawaii’s mandatory 10-day quarantine if they take a COVID-19 test from a trusted testing partner. “We are delighted to …

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Canada eases border restrictions for fully vaccinated Canadians

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Returning home to Canada has become easier for fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents. Beginning Monday, they will no longer have to quarantine for 14 days in a government-approved hotel …

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Maui mayor tackles growing traffic, illegal parking amid surge of visitors

  HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino recently addressed mitigation efforts to relieve traffic congestion and illegal parking that have coincided with the recent surge of tourism to the island of Maui. “I understand the anger and …

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Hawaii to eliminate pre-travel testing, quarantine requirements for domestic transpacific flights

  HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Beginning July 8, Hawaii will no longer require travelers from the US Mainland to conduct pre-travel testing or undergo quarantine upon arrival if they have already been fully vaccinated within the United States. However, travelers …

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Canada extends flight ban between Canada and India; drops Pakistan ban

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — The ban on direct flights between Canada and India has been extended for another 30 days, Canadian Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, announced Monday. But he says flights from Pakistan will …

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