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AP: US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel

Federal officials said Thursday that airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but they are not considering making...

NPR: Some States To Out-Of-Towners: If You Come Visit, Plan To Quarantine For 2 Weeks

If you're traveling this holiday weekend or if you have guests coming your way, there's a good chance you live in a...

CNN: Prague celebrates end of coronavirus lockdown with mass dinner party at 1,600-foot table

People in the Czech capital, Prague, built a 1,600-foot table and held a massive public dinner party on Tuesday, to celebrate...

AP: How risky is flying during the coronavirus pandemic?

How risky is flying during the coronavirus pandemic? Flying can increase your risk of exposure to infection, but airlines...

CNN: What EU’s new border rules mean for travelers

(CNN) — The European Union has formally agreed a set of recommendations that will allow travelers from outside the bloc to visit EU...

CNN: Caribbean reopening in time for summer beach vacations

North American travelers may not be able to head to the Mediterranean, Greek Isles or other iconic European destinations this summer for that...

BBC: Is the future of travel underwater?

Despite being a reasonably experienced scuba diver, I had never seen a “bommie”, something Heron Island in the Great Barrier Reef is...

CNN: Carnival cruise ship named for demolition amid Covid-19 crisis

A major cruise liner with only 23 years of service has been earmarked for the scrap heap amid a coronavirus-driven downturn...

CNN: Hawaii to lift mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers with negative Covid-19 test results

You can finally go to Hawaii without quarantining -- if you've tested negative for Covid-19. Since the onset of the coronavirus...

CNN: What it’s like to visit Paris post-lockdown

A garden pail filled with disposable hand wipes and huge bottles of hand sanitizer can be found atop every table at...

CNN: Is it safe to stay in a hotel, cabin or rental home yet?

After nearly three months of quarantine, millions of Americans are ready to travel -- an overnight trip, a weekend getaway, a...

CNN: The extreme hotel hygiene awaiting tourists in Spain

 It's breakfast time, which means I need to get my temperature checked, put on my face mask, smother my hands in...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...