Tag: coronavirus

  • Free cruise? Cruise lines need volunteers to test Covid measures

    Free cruise? Cruise lines need volunteers to test Covid measures

    Everyone is itching to get the hell out of their house, and cruise lines are itching to set sail again. According to new CDC measures released at the beginning of November, ships will be required to sail on simulated voyages to test their Covid safety protocols before resuming normal sailing operations. What will the test…

  • Top 10 places you can’t visit in 2020

    Top 10 places you can’t visit in 2020

    Is anyone else tired of travel websites and their destination listicles this year? Read the room, Lonely Planet. It’s like being bludgeoned by a list of fall’s best desserts when you’re diabetic. So in honor of my tone deaf peers, I present to you an honest list of the top 10 places you can’t visit…

  • Lack of travel affecting your mental health? Get a grip!

    Lack of travel affecting your mental health? Get a grip!

    In a recent consumer survey, Amex found that not being able to travel is taking a toll on people’s mental health. Nearly half of respondents reported feeling anxious or stressed because they can’t travel. Almost 80% of people identified travel as one of the top activities they miss right now. People complain that our generation…

  • Emirates will pay for your funeral if you die of coronavirus

    Emirates will pay for your funeral if you die of coronavirus

    In what is the most comprehensive (and hilarious) travel coverage in the time of the coronavirus pandemic, Emirates has announced that they will provide free insurance coverage to anyone flying with them anywhere in the world. The announcement comes amid global uneasiness about travel that is killing the tourism industry. Emirates Group Chairman and CEO…

  • Considerations for international travel post-Covid

    Considerations for international travel post-Covid

    Just when we thought summer vacations wouldn’t be salvageable, things have started looking up. A few travel corridors have paved the way for mass border reopenings. It seems that the European Union will once again become a united travel destination starting July 1 after most member countries successfully controlled the pandemic. It’s unclear what countries…

  • The success of the Czech Republic’s pandemic response

    The success of the Czech Republic’s pandemic response

    I’ve been living here for four years already, so I have a lot to thank the Czech Republic for, but no experience has filled me with gratitude toward this country quite like the organized and coherent response to the coronavirus pandemic. The success of the Czech Republic’s pandemic response was the result of a swift…