The world is awaking like a bear coming out of hibernation. Slowly but surely the ‘new normal’ is evolving. TSA across USA airports report their third busiest day since mid March. Seems so long ago doesn’t it? In a first but what will soon be seen everywhere Las Vegas McCarran International Airport has installed PPE vending machines. Dispensing masks, hand sanitiser, towels and gloves the … Continue reading Coronavirus – PPE Vending Machines
Disney have lost billions since closing all their owned hotels and parks around the world. As countries deemed to have past the peak of the pandemic start to slowly introduce the ‘new normal’ to see if the ‘R’ rate remains low corporations are deciding on how to proceed. Apparently Shanghai Disneyland is opening on Monday 11 May with limited capacity to try and keep social … Continue reading Coronavirus – Disney Springs Phased Opening from 20 May 20
Whilst the world continues to produce graphs and charts to demonstrate the impact on daily life due to the Coronavirus Pandemic there are some shocking numbers showing the impact that it has had on the tourist industry. Each country is offering help in its own way and in the US every adult is receiving a stimulus cheque for $1200 from President Donald J. Trump printed … Continue reading Coronavirus – Hits U.S Tourism Hard
As the lockdowns continue around the world due to the Coronavirus Pandemic I guess many of us are yearning to be free of this new world order that has been created for us and by us. Airlines have parked their aircraft neatly in lines waiting for the all clear. Hotels are barely functioning if at all. Restaurants that are still open are operating take out … Continue reading Discover America’s National Parks – Virtually
I never knew that the Cannonball Run was actually a thing. I knew it was a movie with Burt Reynolds back in the day but didn’t realise that it was based a real rally. Taking advantage of the ‘Lockdown’ due to the Coronavirus Pandemic a new team driving a 2019 Audi A8 Sedan claim to have created a new record for the 3,000 mile journey … Continue reading Coronavirus – ‘Lockdown’ Cannonball Run Record will it stand?
Alongside the BBC and SKY News in the UK I have been turning to CNN to get a more world wide picture of the Pandemic. The commercial breaks are irritating and too frequent but the coverage has been really comprehensive and informative. It is a pity that this kind of thing happens because it isn’t helpful and only demonstrates what a poor speaker Mr Trump … Continue reading Coronavirus – CNN Reporter Upsets President Trump
Some positives from California during this Coronavirus Pandemic at last! Apparently the air quality over major cities of America has improved because of the ‘Lockdowns’. Traffic movement has reduced by approximately 70% and the air quality is the winner here. Cities seeing the best improvement in air quality are Los Angeles, Seattle and New York which probably is expected. Air Quality improves due to the … Continue reading Coronavirus – US Cities see Air Quality Improve
New Yorkers have been criticised for flocking to see the arrival of USNS Comfort to Pier 90 in Manhattan. Comfort is one of the big white boats with a red cross – according to Trump that is. The hospital ship will be used initially for patients with non Coronavirus related conditions and alleviating the pressure on intensive care units in the city. Considering that New … Continue reading Coronavirus – USNS Comfort arrives in New York breaking Social Distancing Rules
I cannot believe that as the world battles this invisible enemy the President of the United States is telling Americans that the ratings of the daily news briefings from the White House are a ratings hit. How do the poor people that are standing behind him whilst he prattles on about nothing keep a straight face? Maybe Anthony Fauci should push him out of the … Continue reading Coronavirus – Corona Task Force Daily News Briefings not a Ratings Competition Mr Trump!
As more of the world’s population is instructed to ‘socially isolate’ people are still trying to find exercise opportunities. Many are heading to the outdoors to get fresh air and to get away from the confines of home. If you are thinking of going to explore one of the National Parks in America here is a link to the Parks Service active alerts that details … Continue reading Coronavirus – US National Parks Service Updates