Taking a gap year amid the coronavirus will be a different experience than the international travel plan many recent high school graduates have favored. Hinterhaus Productions As politicians and universities fight over the reopening of college and university campuses, recent high school graduates are debating if they should take a gap year, deferring enrollment for at
Bill Coan is a former Disney Imagineer and design manager at Disneyland Paris and CEO of ITEC Entertainment, a theme park design and production firm. He joins ‘Squawk on the Street’ to discuss Disney’s plan to reopen and how consumers might approach the park on their future visits. 04:51 2 hours ago
A United Airlines Boeing 777-200 aircraft Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty Images United Airlines and the union that represents its some 13,000 pilots have reached a tentative agreement for voluntary leaves and early retirement packages, the union told its members Thursday. United and its competitors are scrambling to slash costs as the coronavirus devastates travel
A row of United Airlines passenger planes parked at gates at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado. Robert Alexander | Getty Images United Airlines on Wednesday said it is warning about 36,000 front-line employees — more than a third of its staff — about potential furloughs as the coronavirus pandemic continues to roil travel demand. The
Customers are socially distanced on rides like the Wonder Woman: Lasso of Truth at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey. Kenneth Kiesnoski/CNBC From backyard cookouts to days at the beach, people across the country have had to postpone or alter many beloved summer rituals this year amid the ongoing pandemic. One of the
A Korean Air Airbus 380 is being towed to a gate at Los Angeles International airport. Fabrizio Gandolfo | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images Korean Air’s U.S. operation received millions in federal small-business loans aimed to soften the blow of Covid-19, federal data shows. The carrier received $5 million to $10 million in
From self-guided fall foliage tours to weekends at the lake, booking a secluded cabin is an easy way to avoid crowds this autumn. Cabins today come in every incarnation imaginable, from traditional log designs to modern wonders, and in sizes ranging from palatial estates to one-room shacks located smack in the middle of a pond.
kate_sept2004 Pandemic first-aid kit You need seven things, according to Jeff Weinstein, a paramedic and medical operations supervisor for Global Rescue, which provides medical and crisis response service to travelers. It’s likely you already have three: masks, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes. Carry isopropyl alcohol wipes and use them to wipe down your phone. Major smartphone
swissmediavision The seemingly endless nationwide pandemic lockdown has resulted in a lot of pent-up travel demand. As the second major long holiday weekend of summer gets underway, people looking to celebrate Independence Day are getting in their cars and campers for road trips — deemed by many a safer bet than air or cruise travel.
An airline employee walks past empty American Airlines check-in terminals at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on May 12, 2020. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS American Airlines on Thursday told staff it has more than 20,000 employees it doesn’t need for its reduced fall schedule as the carrier and its competitors face weak demand for air
JetBlue plane makes a flyover of New York City as a tribute to health care workers and first responders, as it seen from Weehawken in New Jersey on May 7, 2020. Kena Betancur | AFP | Getty Images JetBlue Airways and the labor union that represents the airline’s pilots have reached an agreement that avoids furloughs
The European Commission on Tuesday released its much-anticipated list of countries whose residents will be permitted to travel into the EU starting tomorrow. Who’s in? Residents of Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. If China reopens its borders to EU residents, it will also
Wild West enthusiasts and wanderlusters alike can now own a piece of American frontier history with the purchase an entire old west town… in New Zealand. Mellonsfolly Ranch — situated within a 900-acre lot in the North Island of New Zealand — is on sale for $7.5 million and comes complete with 10 period themed buildings and a Manuka
The reception desk at luxury boutique property Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern in Saugerties, New York, features sneeze guards. Guests and staff must wear face masks in public areas. Gina Hornbeck/Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern Like most components of travel in the Covid-19 era, hotel check-in has changed — perhaps, in many ways, for good.
The travel industry has been dealt another blow as the tri-state area imposes quarantine restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. Watch this one stock as an indicator for the rest of the group, said Matt Maley, chief market strategist at Miller Tabak. “The one stock that I think people should look at very closely because it looks just
Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. March 25, 2020. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Delta Air Lines is planning to send notices to warn more than 2,500 pilots next week about potential furloughs, according to
A United Airlines flight crew walks through the terminal at San Francisco International Airport on April 12, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Unions representing tens of thousands of airline employees on Thursday asked lawmakers for $32 billion in additional government aid to maintain their jobs through the end of March
If the summer of 2020 is memorable to vacationers, it will likely be as the year of not straying too far from home. But that doesn’t mean you need to limit your horizons: The great road trip is enjoying a resurgence. This year, 46 million Americans say they plan to hit the open road in a
Brussels Airport, Belgium. NurPhoto The European Union is currently discussing how to reopen its external borders as the region looks to slowly reopen economies, with visitors from countries like America potentially still being barred from entering the bloc. Thirty European countries decided to close their external borders back in March to contain the spread of
Barclays is backing the travel industry’s rebound. The firm upgraded Marriott and Hilton on Monday to overweight, citing “improving demand trends” in the U.S. that should benefit hotel stocks. Michael Binger, president of Gradient Investments, agrees that it could be time to jump back into certain travel stocks. “When you upgrade hotels stocks, you’re really