The CDC Is Requiring You to Do This Starting Tuesday

As we enter the second year of the global pandemic, we’ve grown accustomed to certain changes in our daily lives. Dining in a restaurant might involve a tent and heat lamps, doctors appointments are conducted via telemedicine apps, and gone are the days of meandering your way through a mall. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has one more addition to the growing list of lifestyle changes: Staring Tuesday, you’ll be required to provide evidence of a negative COVID test before flying back to the U.S. from any international destination.

“If you plan to travel internationally,

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‘It’s easy to forget that a decade ago Syria was among the world’s top travel destinations’

Prior to President Assad’s security forces crushing anti-regime protests in Deraa on March 15, 2011, unleashing a decade of destruction, I would find any excuse to visit Syria, a country I fell in love with.

From Amman, once, I rode to Damascus by the fabled Hejaz Railway – already by then a decrepit vanity project to Mecca of Ottoman design. Mischievous children hurled stones at the carriages in the Damascene suburbs, despite little being left of the livery worth spoiling.

I shared a taxi, another time, from Beirut, in the back of a black Mercedes, staring at the red-and-white keffiyeh

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$250,000 in Free Marketing Services to One Winning Travel Destination | News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — BowStern Marketing Communications (BowStern) recently announced a new initiative to revitalize the tourism industry and local economies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Project Mayday: Tourism SOS is a contest that allows any city, state, DMO, or CVB across the country to enter for a chance to win a free year of marketing services, valued at $250,000.

“As our country begins to recover and reopen, we know that the ripple effects felt within the tourism industry will be long lasting,” said Tom Derzypolski, President and Co-Founder of BowStern. “As

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Top trending Vrbos in the US for 2021

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  • Vrbo released its up-and-coming destination report for 2021 based on a survey of 8,000 participants.
  • Pandemic habits are continuing, with most travelers planning domestic road trips to outdoorsy locations.
  • Many of the top emerging destinations for 2021 are located in the South and Midwest.

According to a recent travel trend report released by Vrbo, many of the top travel habits of travelers in 2020 will be continuing throughout 2021. Travelers are continuing to take their own transportation, such as rental cars, to their

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