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Orlando tourism experts optimistic about travel returning

Details: ORLANDO, Fla. — Many local attractions including Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando are offering deals to draw in more visitors, and tourism experts are hoping for a busy travel season

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Travel guide with 2021 twist: Writers laud American places

Details: If 2020 had been a normal year, travel experts would be offering year-end lists of great vacation spots for 2021 right now

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‘Vaccine vacations’: How some are shelling out big bucks

Details: ORLANDO, Fla. — International travel is off the table for most Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. But those with enough money are still jet setting abroad not only for pleasure, but now to

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Biden orders COVID-19 travel restrictions, adds South Africa

Details: President Joe Biden has reinstated COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders

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November shows improvement in passenger travel at Orlando

Details: ORLANDO, Fla. — When it comes to air travel at Orlando International Airport, November traditionally marks the beginning of the busy holiday travel season. This November, even during the

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OIA reminds international travelers new CDC COVID-19

Details: Luis Olivero, Assistant Director of Airport Affairs for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, says that passengers should do their homework before any international travel.

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Consumers growing frustrated with travel refund denials

Details: An Ormond Beach family claims they’ve lost $17,000 on a COVID-cancelled cruise vacation and their travel insurance offered no protection.

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Two choices for holiday travel from the CDC: Stay home or

Details: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a stark warning for people thinking about traveling over the upcoming holiday season: Stay home or get two COVID-19 tests.

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Orlando News, Weather, and Sports | WFTV

Details: The two women who dressed as “grannies” to pass as elderly women to receive their second COVID-19 shot got their first vaccine at the Orange County Convention Center by arriving in the car

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The Latest: Thailand to expand virus testing at factories

Details: It says he man had no travel history and is in isolation at his home. Cases of the United Kingdom variant have also been reported in Colorado, California, Florida and New York.

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The Latest: France's Macron confident EU to agree on travel

Details: The Latest: France's Macron confident EU to agree on travel. French President Emmanuel Macron takes off his mask as he arrives for a media conference after an EU Summit, via videoconference link

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Biden to reinstate COVID travel rules, add South Africa

Details: WASHINGTON — (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European

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Massachusetts travel order: Only 10 states considered low

Details: BOSTON — A travel order issued by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker requires individuals entering the state as visitors or residents returning to their homes to quarantine for 14 days or produce

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Travel ban reimposed for non-U.S. citizens, expanded to

Details: WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has reinstated a travel ban for non-U.S. citizens that had been rescinded by now-former President Donald Trump shortly before he left office. Trump, on Jan. 18

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Coronavirus: Americans barred from traveling to Europe as

Details: European Union officials announced plans Tuesday to begin lifting travel restrictions put in place due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, though the continent’s borders will remain

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Holiday travel through Orlando expected to be at highest

Details: Video: Holiday travel through Orlando expected to be at highest level since coronavirus shutdown Share By: Shannon Butler, WFTV.com and James Tutten, WFTV.com Updated: November 18, 2020 - 9:22 PM

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‘Vaccine tourism’: People are flying to Florida for COVID

Details: “They basically are making arrangements now and purchasing travel insurance and heading south to get the vaccine,” Firestone said. “And that is the sole motivator for them heading down south

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Orlando International Airport sees high passenger traffic

Details: A report called “Future Travel Enthusiasm in the Age of COVID-19” released by the Travel Technology Association found a rise in the desire to travel and points to a survey that shows 82% of

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Orlando Live Traffic Conditions - WFTV

Details: ‘This weekend will be a peak period’: Orlando International Airport officials discuss holiday travel By Q Mccray and Katlyn Brieskorn Good Samaritan helps first responders in fatal crash in

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MLB cuts spring training travel, drops college opponents

Details: NEW YORK — (AP) — Major League Baseball revamped its spring training exhibition schedule because of the pandemic, cutting travel for Florida-based teams in an effort to minimize coronavirus

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Pandemic pulverizes Spain's tourism as arrivals plunge 77%

Details: Prior to the pandemic and the subsequent travel restrictions imposed, tourism represented some 11% of Spain’s 1.1 trillion-euro GDP, making it one of the country’s leading industries.

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Coronavirus: What do different levels of travel advisories

Details: Level 4: This is the most severe travel advisory. Travelers are advised not to go to countries that fall under this advisory. This is due to the greater chance of life-threatening risks, the State

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Cut off: Britain hit with travel bans over new virus strain

Details: France banned all travel from the UK for 48 hours from midnight Sunday, including trucks carrying freight through the tunnel under the English Channel or from the port of Dover on England's south

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‘This weekend will be a peak period’: Orlando

Details: Ho Ho Holidays are just around the corner! 🎄 Here are the Top 5 busiest days for the 21-Day Christmas/New Year Travel Departure Projections: 1️⃣ 01/03 – 44,971 passengers 2️⃣ 12/27

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Delta unveils ‘quarantine-free, COVID-free’ plan to resume

Details: International flights are currently limited at Orlando International Airport because of travel restrictions, but there is some hope on the horizon.

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Coronavirus: People traveling to Massachusetts required to

Details: The requirement is part of a travel order issued Friday by Gov. Charlie Baker. It’s set to go into effect Aug. 1, WFXT reported. Every traveler coming to Massachusetts,

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How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting air travel in

Details: The Orlando International Airport said Thursday that flights to and from the airport could be affected because President Donald Trump restricted specific international travel into the United

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Coronavirus: Visitors from 10 more states must quarantine

Details: Officials said last month that the travel advisory requiring quarantine would apply to travelers from states that have, on a seven-day rolling average, more than 10 COVID-19 cases per 100,000

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Coronavirus: CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New

Details: “This Domestic Travel Advisory does not apply to employees of critical infrastructure industries, including but not limited to trucking, public health professionals, financial services and food

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Coronavirus: CDC warns against traveling for Thanksgiving

Details: Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday urged Americans to avoid traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday as cases of COVID-19 spike nationwide.

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When will typical numbers of tourists return to Florida?

Details: But international travel could be a bit of a challenge since new restrictions are in place or going into place under President Joe Biden’s administration when it comes to some international

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Coronavirus: Can the government make you stay home if you

Details: The proclamation also directed the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security “to regulate the travel of persons and aircraft to the United States to facilitate the orderly medical

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Coronavirus: NY, NJ, CT to require travelers from states

Details: The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced Wednesday that they’ve issued a travel advisory directing any people who visit the states from places with “significant spread

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Asia Today: Sri Lanka reopens to tourists after 10 months

Details: They must stay in a “travel bubble” designated in 14 tourism zones without mixing with the local population. About 180 hotels have been earmarked for tourist accommodations.

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Still planning to travel for Thanksgiving? Expert weighs

Details: · Plan your travel very carefully. If you haven’t booked your flight yet, University of Florida epidemiology professor Cindy Prins said to try to find an airline that still keeps the middle

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OIA officials push for end to international flight

Details: OIA CEO Phil Brown says they’re starting to see signs of improvement in passenger traffic and in demand for air travel, but the changes have been gradual.

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Coronavirus timeline: Saturday, March 14

Details: This is a travel-related case and is associated with close contact with a traveler. “All are being cared for and isolated,” the agency said in a tweet. Click here for more information.

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St. Louis Zoo penguins travel through snow to visit polar

Details: St. Louis Zoo penguins travel through snow to visit polar bears Penguins took a field trip at the St. Louis Zoo on Wednesday and visited some of the facility's polar bears. (Alessandro Dahan/Getty

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Dark days: Experts fear the holidays will fuel the US crisis

Details: Hard-hit California has eclipsed 2 million coronavirus cases as the U.S. heads into a Christmas travel surge that could fuel the deadly crisis across the nation

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CDC: ‘All people’ should avoid cruise ship travel due to

Details: Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended over the weekend that “all people avoid travel on cruise ships, including river cruises, worldwide” due to the

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Orlando Events, Theme Parks, and Entertainment News | WFTV

Details: A look inside the Amp'd series at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, which gives local bands the opportunity to take the stage at the venue.

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‘There’s no recourse’: Florida’s temporary ban on short

Details: There is a battle going on over Florida’s temporary ban on short-term rentals.

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US Navy self-quarantines, Tokyo Disney closed, events canceled

Details: The new figures bring the total number of cases in mainland China to 76,288 with 2,345 deaths, as strict quarantine measures and travel bans continue to contain the disease that emerged in China

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Flight attendants worried about disruptions demand pro

Details: Flight attendants say they are worried about potential onboard disruptions and are now asking for people who took part in the riot at the U.S. Capitol to be barred from flights.

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Coronavirus: China’s National Health Commission reports no

Details: The cases include 269 determined to have been travel-related and 276 cases that were caused by close contact with a person who was diagnosed with COVID-19. The remaining 6,493 cases remain under

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Coronavirus: Where COVID-19 testing is available in

Details: New COVID-19 testing sites seem to be opening weekly across Central Florida. Channel 9 compiled a list of testing sites, as well as the criteria for testing at each location.

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Foot of snow blankets parts of Midwest, disrupts travel

Details: The storm made travel treacherous in places as wind-whipped snow piled up. Interstates were temporarily closed in western Nebraska and in Wisconsin near Milwaukee because of crashes, and scores of

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Todd Ulrich - WFTV

Details: Todd Ulrich is a reporter at WFTV. He leads the Action 9 Consumer Investigates unit. (Cindy Kelly/Cindy Kelly)

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Lockdown: Tennis players getting on with life in Australia

Details: This year, with the season-opening Grand Slam event not starting until Feb. 8 because of travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, she had to settle for a message posted on social

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