Travel

Feds Ask Travel Companies (Hotels, Car Rentals, Bus Companies) To ID Suspected Capitol Rioters

By MassPrivateI The War on Terror has officially crossed the line by using the Capitol riot to destroy what little is left of our civil liberties. Bloomberg News reported that the House Oversight Committee has asked travel companies to help law enforcement ID suspected Capitol rioters. “The committee sent letters to hotel chains, bus lines,…

Airbnb CEO Warns Travel “Will Never Go Back To Normal”

By Tyler Durden Airbnb Chief Executive Officer Brian Chesky told Reuters Thursday that domestic travel trends will never be going back to the way it was before the virus pandemic. Chesky spoke with Jonathan Weber, Reuters global technology editor, via Zoom, who said business travel is shifting to leisure travel because technologies like Zoom can make teleconferencing…

UK To Close All Travel Corridors To Curb New COVID Variants

Authored by Alexander Zhang via The Epoch Times, Britain will further tighten entry restrictions by closing all its “travel corridors” with other countries in order to stem the spread of new CCP virus variants, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday. “We must take additional steps now” to reduce “the risk of new strains coming from overseas,” he said…

Russia to Roll Out “Vaccine Certificates” for Domestic and International Travel

By PFW News The Russian government is set to roll out electronic vaccination certificates that will provide proof an individual has received a COVID-19 jab for the purpose of traveling across borders. RT reports that a series of instructions were published prior to the new year in which Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered policymakers “to consider…

Tourism Tumbles To 1990 Levels As Pandemic Halts Travel

While few industries have been spared by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, even fewer have been hit as hard as the tourism sector. As 2020 drew to a close with severe limitations to travel still in place, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) expects international arrivals to have declined by 70 to 75 percent compared to the previous…

Demand For Second Passports "Skyrockets" By 50% Amid Covid Travel Restrictions

Demand for second passports, citizenships and overseas residencies amid the global Covid pandemic has “skyrocketed”. A release out earlier this month from deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory firms, said that the lockdowns and travel restrictions have driven up demand for second passports and the like by more than 50% year…

Wheels Come Off For Bus Companies, Closing Down Travel Options For Poor Americans

The wheels on the nation’s buses aren’t going round and round very much these days according to MPRnews, which notes that demand for bus travel has fallen by more than 80 percent during the pandemic, as public health authorities urge people to avoid travel where possible. That is raising concerns about the potential long-term damage…

“I Still Travel, I Don’t Wear A Mask”: Oregon Nurse Suspended Over TikTok Video Dismissing COVID-19 Precautions

An Oregon nurse was suspended over a TikTok video in which she bragged about shunning various pandemic restrictions and recommendations. “When my co-workers find out I still travel, don’t wear a mask when I’m out and let my kids have play dates,” read a caption on the video, posted by oncology nurse Ashley Grames –…

CDC Asks Americans Not To Travel For Thanksgiving; AstraZeneca Vaccine Elicits Promising Results: Live Updates

Summary: CDC warns Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving Moderna CEO says vaccines can be made faster Trump tweets on vaccines AZ confirms vaccine safe and effective in older patients Global cases top 56 million World reports more than 600k new cases Minnesota governor latest to close indoor dining Finland faces rapid spike Tokyo imposes…

“Great Reset” Mastermind Suggests Risk Assessment “Brain Scans” Before Allowing Travel

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, “Great Reset” mastermind Klaus Schwab suggests a number of draconian measures for controlling the population under the umbrella of the ‘4th Industrial Revolution’, including risk-assessment brain scans to cross borders and implantable chips to read people’s thoughts. World Economic Forum founder Schwab has repeatedly emphasized how technocrats…

70% Of Americans Unlikely To Travel For Holidays As US Faces Second Virus Wave 

As many on Wall Street want to believe, the prospects of a COVID-19 vaccine are certainly not instant stimulus. For some economic realities of just how awful the travel and tourism season will be this holiday season, a new study shows that 72% of Americans are unlikely to travel for Thanksgiving, and 69% are unlikely…

Can The ‘EmDrive’ Actually Work For Space Travel?

Authored by Paul Sutter via Space.com, Paul M. Sutter is an astrophysicist at SUNY Stony Brook and the Flatiron Institute, host of Ask a Spaceman and Space Radio, and author of How to Die in Space. He contributed this article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Opinions and Insights. The “EmDrive” claims to make the impossible possible: a method of pushing spacecraft around without the…

Nine Million Jobs At Risk Amid US Travel And Tourism Bust

By Tyler Durden No other US industry has been more severely impacted by the virus pandemic than travel and tourism. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) published a report this week, protecting a “staggering 9.2 million jobs could be lost in the US Travel & Tourism sector in 2020 if barriers to global travel remain…

83% Of Passengers Will Not Return To Old Travel Habits

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, An Inmarsat study shows how Covid has impacted travel plans. Bad News for Airlines A study by Inmarsat suggests Travel Habits are Changed Forever. Flying habits are set to change drastically for the long-term, with eight in ten airline passengers (83%) not expecting to return to their previous travel routines…

‘CommonPass’: New COVID-19 Security Measures Will Make Health A Prerequisite For Travel

Authored by Raul Diego via MintPressNews.com, As the multi-sector, global response to the coronavirus tightens the noose around civil liberties, CommonPass stands out as one of the most appalling and dangerous attacks on basic human rights in the name of public health. Imagine standing at a TSA security checkpoint on your way home for the…

New COVID-19 Security Measures Will Make Health a Prerequisite for Travel

By Raul Diego Imagine standing at a TSA security checkpoint on your way home for the holidays. You’re getting ready to go through the awkward travel procedures instituted almost immediately after 9/11 when the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) was created and air travel in the United States morphed into a search and seizure operation with…