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    Ep 011

    Ep 011

    SHOW NOTES: Dueling Van Gogh in NYC, Vaccines for tourists in Alaska and the Maldives, France planning to reopen, and a car rental shortage

    Immersive Van Gogh Official Website

    https://www.vangoghnyc.com/

    The Venue For NYC’s Mesmerizing Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Has Been Revealed

    https://secretnyc.co/van-gogh-nyc-skylight-on-vesey/

    Everything You Need To Know About The ‘Dueling’ Van Gogh Exhibits Coming To NYC

    https://secretnyc.co/nyc-van-gogh-exhibits/

    Industry Fears Car Rental Shortage

    https://www.travelpulse.com/news/car-rental-and-rail/industry-fears-car-rental-shortage.html

    France Set To Start Lifting Restrictions for Vaccinated Foreign Travelers in May

    https://www.travelpulse.com/news/destinations/france-set-to-start-lifting-restrictions-for-vaccinated-foreign-travelers-in-may.html

    To Boost Tourism, Alaska Will Offer COVID-19 Vaccines To Visitors

    https://www.travelpulse.com/news/destinations/to-boost-tourism-alaska-will-offer-covid-19-vaccines-to-visitors.html

    The Maldives Plans to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines to Tourists

    https://www.cntraveler.com/story/the-maldives-plans-to-offer-covid-19-vaccines-to-tourists



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    Ep 006

    Ep 006

    SHOW NOTES: This week's topics include the following: arts venues and movie theaters reopening in NYC, vaccine and health passports, the Uffizi Galley's new Diffusi project, and the rise of ghost kitchens.

    New York to Allow Limited Live Performances to Resume in April

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/03/arts/new-york-arts-reopening.htmls

    Select Broadway Venues to Welcome Back Audiences for Special Events Beginning in April

    https://www.playbill.com/article/select-broadway-venues-to-welcome-back-audiences-for-special-events-beginning-in-april

    These NYC movie theaters are opening on Friday—here's what you can expect

    https://www.timeout.com/newyork/news/these-nyc-movie-theaters-are-opening-on-fridayheres-what-you-can-expect-030321

    New York Pilots COVID Passport of Sorts to Fast-Track Reopening: Here's How It Works

    https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/coronavirus/ny-pilots-covid-passport-of-sorts-to-fast-track-reopening-heres-how-it-works/2919254/

    Florence's Uffizi Gallery Is Spreading its Art Around Italy

    https://www.cntraveler.com/story/florences-uffizi-gallery-is-spreading-its-art-around-italy

    Glimmerglass Festival to Stage Its Operas Outdoors This Summer

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/01/arts/glimmerglass-festival-new-york.htmla

    The rise of vaccine passports

    https://www.axios.com/vaccine-passports-pandemic-1436f5c9-d48c-44fc-81e2-2fe7512334c6.html

    An Accor-SBE venture puts new spin on burgeoning 'ghost kitchen' trend

    https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/An-Accor-SBE-venture-puts-new-spin-on-burgeoning-ghost-kitchen-trend

    Vaccine Passports, Covid’s Next Political Flash Point

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/02/world/europe/passports-covid-vaccine.html


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    • 6 min
    Ep 003

    Ep 003

    New arts and culture programming announced in NYC and NY State. Details on travel to Hawaii. A rescue of people stranded on an island in the Bahamas.

    · Cuomo Announces Pop-Up Performances Across New York

    o https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/08/arts/music/andrew-cuomo-nypopsup-concerts.html

    · 3 People Stranded on Uninhabited Island Are Rescued After 33 Days

    o https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/10/us/bahamas-coast-guard-rescue.html

    · Hanauma Bay implements new ticketing system

    o https://www.travelweekly.com/Hawaii-Travel/Hanauma-Bay-gives-the-boot-to-visitors-on-foot

    · Kauai reopens to tourists, with caveats

    o https://www.travelweekly.com/Hawaii-Travel/Kauai-reopens-to-tourists-with-caveats

    · Polynesian Cultural Center reopens, cautiously

    o https://www.travelweekly.com/Hawaii-Travel/Insights/Polynesian-Cultural-Center-prepares-to-reopen

    · Hawaii Travel Restrictions: Things Tourists Should Know for 2021

    o https://www.travelpulse.com/gallery/destinations/hawaii-travel-restrictions-things-tourists-should-know-for-2021.html


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    Ep 010

    Ep 010

    SHOW NOTES: Coney Island reopens, Delta Airlines to sell middle seats and updates mask policy, Florida sues the US Government, Volcano erupts on St. Vincent in Southern Caribbean

    Delta’s Mask Policy Bans This Type of Face Covering

    https://www.travelandleisure.com/airlines-airports/delta/delta-air-lines-banning-face-masks-with-valve

    Goodbye empty middle seats. Delta is selling the whole plane starting May 1

    https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/31/business/delta-middle-seats

    Coney Island Rides Open On Friday, New Roller Coaster and Baseball Starting Soon

    https://bklyner.com/coney-island-rides-open-on-friday-new-roller-coaster-and-baseball-starting-soon/

    Florida Suing US Government Over “Unlawful” Cruise Industry Shutdown

    https://www.travelpulse.com/news/cruise/florida-suing-us-government-over-unlawful-cruise-industry-shutdown.html

    Volcano Erupts in Southern Caribbean

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/09/world/americas/volcano-St-Vincent-eruption-caribbean.html


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    • 6 min
    Ep 009

    Ep 009

    SHOW NOTES:  Broadway shows announce opening dates, Tribeca Film Festival to occur in-person, CDC says the vaccinated can travel, Venice diverting cruise ships, Cruise industry frustrated with CDC

    Diana: The Musical Announces Netflix Air Date, Broadway Reopening Plans

    https://www.theatermania.com/broadway/news/diana-musical-netflix-broadway-reopening_92077.html

    Tribeca Film Festival returning to in-person format throughout New York City this year

    https://www.nydailynews.com/snyde/ny-tribeca-film-festival-2021-in-person-20210329-ygikfbr2tbbajjaktizfqsdgw4-story.html

    Vaccinated Americans are free to travel but should still take precautions, the C.D.C. says.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/02/science/cdc-travel-vaccinated.html

    Venice will divert cruise ships from its historic city center

    https://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/venice-italy-cruise-ships

    Cruise lines are sailing away from the CDC's Conditional Sailing Order

    https://www.travelweekly.com/Cruise-Travel/Insights/Cruise-lines-sail-away-from-the-CDC

    Frustration boils over on the CDC's silence on cruise guidelines

    https://www.travelweekly.com/Cruise-Travel/Frustration-CDC-silence-on-cruise-guidelines


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    • 7 min
    Ep 008

    Ep 008

    SHOW NOTES: Outdoor performances return to NYC, Greece opening to travelers, Mexican travel tax, Tokyo Olympics, travel insurance changes

    The Arts Are Coming Back This Summer. Just Step Outside

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/16/theater/summer-outdoor-performances.html

    BAM’s 2021 Season Will Be Outdoors and Online

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/11/arts/bam-2021-season.html

    Travel Insurance Companies Add Permanent Pandemic Coverage

    https://www.cntraveler.com/story/travel-insurance-companies-add-permanent-pandemic-coverage

    Greece Will Welcome Travelers Again Starting on May 14

    https://www.travelmarketreport.com/Destinations/articles/Greece-Will-Welcome-Travelers-Again-Starting-on-May-14

    Travelers to Quintana Roo Will Soon Have to Pay Tourist Tax

    https://www.travelmarketreport.com/Destinations/articles/Travelers-to-Quintana-Roo-Will-Soon-Have-to-Pay-Tourist-Tax

    It's Confirmed: Tokyo Olympics Will Bar Foreign Spectators From Attending

    https://www.cntraveler.com/story/tokyo-olympics-foreign-spectators


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