Can I travel in the lockdown areas? You should try not to share a car with those outside your household or social bubble. If you need to, the Government advises you to: Share the transport with the same people each time. Keep to small groups of people at any one […]

“Why don’t people want to pay for cake?” Professional chef and baker Reshmi Bennett often wonders why people she doesn’t know will ask her to bake an Insta-worthy cake free of charge. The London-based baker runs Anges de Sucre, and she’s created a bit of an online storm by calling […]

John Authers is a senior editor for markets. Before Bloomberg, he spent 29 years with the Financial Times, where he was head of the Lex Column and chief markets commentator. He is the author of “The Fearful Rise of Markets” and other books. Read more opinion Follow @johnauthers on Twitter […]

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Delta Air Lines and United Airlines both reported poor Q3 earnings this week, but they and many other travel companies think the worst of the COVID-19 woes are behind them. Here’s why.  Even though COVID-19 cases are once again starting to rise in […]

LEXINGTON, Va. (WDBJ/VMI Release) – Because of COVID-19 concerns, cadets at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington will be removed from the university in favor of online education temporarily. The decision was announced in an online message to the VMI community from the superintendent, US Army General (Ret.) JH Binford Peay […]

PARIS — Long averse to selling its luxury products online, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is projecting a bigger role for its e-commerce platforms, including multibrand site 24S, as the coronavirus pandemic reshuffles the landscape of brick-and-mortar retail. The luxury conglomerate said its sales trends improved significantly in the third […]

United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby on Thursday said that he doesn’t expect the demand for business travel to return to pre-pandemic levels until 2024. Kirby said in a holdings call that in his personal opinion, which he acknowledged is not the consensus generally, business travel will make a full comeback. “We […]

Refinery29 Get A Leg Up On Holiday Shopping With Prime Day’s Best Gift Deals Halloween hasn’t hit yet, but (right on cue) the nearest Hobby Lobby is already stocking evergreen wreaths, tree ornaments, and creepy elves for our shelves — all an alarming reminder that the holiday season isn’t actually […]

CDC releases COVID-19 guidelines for Halloween Besides trick-or-treating, the CDC also identified trunk-or-treating, indoor costume parties, haunted houses, hayrides and tractor rides, and rural fall festivals as high-risk COVID-19 activities. ExploreMake sure COVID doesn’t come home for holidays “Thanksgiving is a time when many families travel long distances to celebrate […]

Today is quarantine Thursday. At 5pm Transport Secretary Grant Shapps will deliver an update, via Twitter, on whether the travel ‘green list’ – the clutch of countries that we can travel to without facing two weeks of self-isolation on our return – has been further reduced. As it stands, there […]

Shortly after the quarantine announcement, holiday sales spike – and there are travel bargains to be had It’s nearly that time again. At 5pm, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is due to announce the latest changes to England’s travel corridor list; a now weekly ceremony after which Britons either make a […]

With coronavirus infections in England continuing to rise, the Government has now introduced a ‘traffic light’ system to streamline local lockdown restrictions. The country has now been divided into three tiers, with Tier 1 areas enjoying the greatest freedoms and Tier 3 placed under the strictest constraints. But what does […]

The Glass Art Society’s international conference scheduled for May 2021 is now scheduled for May 18-21, 2022. The society is partnering with Travel Tacoma – Mt. Rainier Tourism and Sports and the Museum of Glass. David Montesino [email protected] While a high-profile glass conference announced earlier this year for Tacoma has […]

Cricketer Kevin Pietersen says Africa travel ban is ‘discriminatory’ (AP) As travellers and the travel industry wait to see which countries might be added to – or subtracted from – the UK government’s “no-go” list, pressure is growing for the blanket restriction on Africa to be eased. At present, the […]

A medical staff takes a swab from a child near a residential area in Qingdao in east China’s Shandong province on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. A hospital president and the director of the health commission in the northern Chinese city of Qingdao have been fired after China’s latest coronavirus outbreak, […]

RICHMOND, Va. The Colonial Athletic Association released its men’s and women’s basketball schedules for the 2020-21 season using a format designed to limit travel and exposure to COVID-19. The schedules will run from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28 and include 18 games. Instead of traditional home-and-home contests, it will feature […]

ILLINOIS —As Illinois topped 9,000 coronavirus deaths and more than 327,000 cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday gave guidance that those who are looking forward to holiday celebrations with loved ones might find bleak: It’s not a good idea. Pritzker and Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike […]