Travel

Dozens Treated After Chemical Leak At Houston-Area Water Park

July 18, 2021

Authorities said Saturday that a chemical spill at a Houston-area water park caused mild skin irritation and breathing problems in scores of people. The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office reported that 29 individuals were sent to area hospitals after an incident at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown in Spring. After completing decontamination procedures, 39 others […]

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COVID Passes Will Be Required As Of Next Week When The Eiffel Tower Reopens

July 16, 2021

PARIS — The Eiffel Tower greeted tourists for the first time in over nine months on Friday, with “Welcome” signs in various languages, reopening to the public even as France implements new viral laws aimed at controlling the fast-spreading delta strain. As the first disguised visitors boarded the lifts to the top of the Paris […]

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Greece Country’s Prime Minister Pressures Vaccine Skeptics As Infections Surge

July 12, 2021

ATHENS, Greece — If healthcare professionals in Greece refuse to be vaccinated, they will be fired, according to a new obligatory policy announced by the country’s prime minister on Monday. Staff at nursing homes will be suspended starting Aug. 16 if they do not schedule a vaccination appointment, with a similar regulation for state-run and […]

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In Western Montana, A Grizzly Bear Attacks And Kills A Camper

July 6, 2021

HELENA Mont. — The Powell County sheriff said a grizzly bear attacked and killed a person who was camping in western Montana early Tuesday. The animal had previously wandered into the campground. According to Greg Lemon, a spokeswoman for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, the incident occurred between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. in the […]

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Southwest Airlines Passengers Delays Foreshadow A Difficult Summer For Passengers

July 5, 2021

Southwest Airlines passengers, this summer is already shaping up to be a challenge. Due to computer issues, manpower shortages, and poor weather, Southwest Airlines passengers have experienced thousands of delays and hundreds of canceled flights this month. According to the pilots’ union, American Airlines is also dealing with a rise in delays, and it has […]

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Air Travel Exceeds Pre-Pandemic Levels For 1st Time Heading Into July 4th Holiday

July 2, 2021

As travelers took to the skies for the July 4th holiday, a key pandemic milestone was reached: air traffic topped pre-pandemic levels for the first time. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reported screening 2,147,090 people throughout the country on Thursday, up 58,330 people from the same day last year. It’s a stunning turnaround from the […]

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Ferry Sinks In Rough Seas Near Island Of Bali, 7 Dead And 11 Missing

June 30, 2021

DENPASAR, Indonesia — Rescuers were looking for 11 people who went missing in high waves overnight when a ferry capsized near the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Wednesday. Seven dead have been found, and 39 people have been rescued, many of them were unconscious after floating for hours in rough waters. According to Bali […]

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Disney Cruise Line Has Postponed A Test Cruise Due To “Inconsistent” Virus Results

June 28, 2021

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After a few participants received contradictory COVID-19 test results, Disney Cruise Line has postponed its first test cruise since the epidemic forced the cruise industry to a halt, the company announced Monday. The Disney Dream was supposed to leave Port Canaveral, Florida, on Tuesday with 300 Disney workers who had volunteered […]

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Royal Caribbean Will Begin Testing Cruises With Volunteer Guests In June

May 26, 2021

After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention accepted Royal Caribbean request for a simulated cruise with volunteer passengers, the business might set sail in late June. With the certification, the business will be able to put its Covid-19 safety measures to the test aboard the Freedom of the Seas. “After 15 months and a […]

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A Dizzying New Glass Elevator Ride Has Arrived In New York

May 15, 2021

Glass Elevator Ride: Have you ever wanted to go up the side of one of New York’s tallest skyscrapers in a glass elevator? Summit One Vanderbilt, a brand new attraction set to open in Manhattan’s One Vanderbilt tower this October, will allow visitors to do exactly that. The Ascent elevator, which will climb 1,210 feet […]

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