For a scary time, book a room near these 4 haunted places in the Northeast

Halloween is more than trick-or-treating, goblins and scary decorations.

Some folks actually like to head to haunted places to hunt ghosts and learn more about the stories behind why a place is haunted.

Below we list four such places in the Northeast and how you can lodge near those places through VRBO.com.

VRBO stands for Vacation Rentals by Owner.

Good luck with your scary vacation and don’t let the ghosts get you.

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The Amityville Horror House, Long Island, N.Y.

Amityville Horror House

In 1974, a boy killed his parents and four siblings at this house in Amityville, L.I.

Ronald DeFeo Jr. killed his parents and four siblings in this home in 1974. The horrific event captivated the media and a book called “The Amityville Horror” was released in 1977. A series of movies followed.

The house is said to be haunted by its violent past.

You can lodge close to the house

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John De Fries took the reins of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) one month, almost to the day, before this week’s planned launch of a pretravel program that is crucial to the state’s tourism reboot.

“It’s a vertical learning curve,” De Fries said. “Not only for me, frankly, but for the entire industry.”

The program, which would enable visitors to bypass a strict 14-day quarantine if they test negative for coronavirus within 72 hours of arrival, would be the state’s first major step toward reviving its economy. Among U.S. states, only Nevada is more dependent on tourism, but Hawaii’s isolation has become a factor, as well. Nevada’s biggest feeder market is the California drive market, but the Islands depend on long-haul flights to deliver visitors.

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Few key executives and engineers of Skoda Auto Volkswagen India have travelled in the last six months to revamp its factory, sales and service outlets.

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Top corporates such as Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Mercedes Benz, ITC, Parle Products, Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo, Mondelez, and Panasonic have given some relaxation to travel restrictions for critical work and projects which cannot be completed through video-conferencing.

Kolkata/Mumbai: Business travel has picked up in India for the first time since the lockdown with several top corporates allowing employees, including chief executives, business heads and even mid-level managers, to travel in both domestic and international routes.Top corporates such as Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Mercedes Benz, ITC, Parle Products, Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo, Mondelez, and Panasonic have given some relaxation to travel restrictions for

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In a year like no other, when indoor gatherings are suspect and family gatherings may be scrapped, who knows what the holidays will bring. Fortunately, people still pondering plans — and yet to buy airline tickets — may not be forced to pay for their delay.

The usual rise in holiday airfare prices may look more like a bunny hill than a black-diamond peak this year.

“Airlines are not being as punitive with fares for Thanksgiving and Christmas and New Year’s. Fares are higher, depending on days you fly on, but not as egregious as it has been in years past,” said Kyle Potter, executive editor at Thrifty Traveler.

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BANGKOK, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Thai consumer confidence dropped in September for the first time in five months on concerns about growing political protests, a slow economic recovery and job losses from the coronavirus pandemic, a university survey showed on Thursday.

The consumer index of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce fell to 50.2 in September from 51.0 in August.

“Various political gatherings made people have no confidence in government stability,” while the surprise exit of the country’s finance minister last month was negative, university president Thanavath Phonvichai told a briefing.

Demonstrators have rallied against the military-backed government in larger numbers in recent months, with some also calling for reforms of the powerful monarchy. The next big protest is set for Oct. 14.

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American Airlines and United Airlines say they will begin to furlough 32,000 employees after lawmakers and the White House failed to agree on a broad pandemic relief package that includes more federal aid for airlines.

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said that if Washington comes up with a deal with $25 billion for airlines “over the next few days,” the company will reverse 19,000 furloughs set to begin Thursday and recall the workers.

United said the impasse forced it to furlough 13,000 workers. United said it told leaders in the Trump administration and Congress that if payroll aid is approved in the next few days, it too could undo the furloughs.

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Kayaking on other extensions of the San Antonio River, like the King William District and Mission Reach, has been a popular activity, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. You were, however, not allowed access to the world-famous business district, where the hotels and restaurants are located.

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The 20 clubs in England’s top flight have splashed a combined £1billion plus on new players this summer, whereas clubs in France, Spain and elsewhere are breaking even with their transfers.

The latest big name to arrive in the Premier League was Benfica defender Ruben Dias, who joined Manchester City in a club-record £65m deal this week.

Chelsea, City and Liverpool have all weighed in with deals for new players, while Tottenham and Everton have also been busy rebuilding their squads.

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