Coronavirus – PPE Vending Machines

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

Coronavirus – Disney Springs Phased Opening from 20 May 20

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

Coronavirus – CNN Reporter Upsets President Trump

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

Coronavirus – USNS Comfort arrives in New York breaking Social Distancing Rules

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

Coronavirus – Delays at US Airports for returning Americans

With the Pandemic causing the air traffic between Europe and USA to be shut down it seems that arriving Americans especially at Dallas Fort Worth and Chicago O’Hare were subject to horrendous delays on their arrival. There were some reporting delays to get through Homeland Security of up to 10 hours. The worrying thing was that all arriving passengers were lining up together and crowded … Continue reading Coronavirus – Delays at US Airports for returning Americans

Coronavirus – Flights, Cruises and more Closures

State of Emergency has been declared by President Trump which allows more tests to be done for free at drive in centres across the country. Vice President Pence says 46 States have reported Coronavirus. The latest I heard about the cruise industry in America is that all lines have agreed to shut down operations for at least 30 days. Both Trump and Pence are spouting … Continue reading Coronavirus – Flights, Cruises and more Closures

Coronavirus – Las Vegas

How is this for a joined approach in response to the Coronavirus? In Las Vegas at least two employees of MGM Resorts International have tested positive to Covid-19. One at Luxor and one at Wet Republic Pool at MGM Grand. MGM resorts have taken the decision to close their night clubs, day clubs, spas, salons and fitness centres from Monday. In Las Vegas one of … Continue reading Coronavirus – Las Vegas

Coronavirus tightens it’s grip on already devastated travel industry

The Coronavirus is rapidly having more and more impact on the travel arrangements of millions around the world. Governments and local authorities are battling with trying to prevent the spread of the virus and more and more travel types and attractions are being affected. If you are over 70 you have been told by the UK Government and Scientific experts not to take a cruise. … Continue reading Coronavirus tightens it’s grip on already devastated travel industry

President Trump Announces Travel Ban from Europe except for UK & Ireland

I awoke this morning to the overnight news that President Trump has put a ban on all flights to and from Europe for thirty days. The ban starts tomorrow Friday 13th. My first reaction was to know what will stop savvy Europeans taking flights to the UK and Ireland and connecting with services to America? Or indeed flying over to Canada and taking road or … Continue reading President Trump Announces Travel Ban from Europe except for UK & Ireland