Indiana, 3 Other States Added To Chicago Travel Quarantine Order As Cases In Hoosier State Continue To Surge

CHICAGO (CBS) — Indiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and New Mexico have been added to the list of states and territories covered by the city’s emergency travel order, which requires people to self-quarantine for 14 days after arriving from COVID-19 hotspots.

Effective Friday, the city’s travel quarantine order now applies to 25 states and Puerto Rico. The list now includes: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

“Chicago residents are strongly advised not to travel to these states,” Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.


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Chicago’s quarantine mandate requires anyone who is arriving in the city from states considered to be COVID-19 hot spots to self-isolate for a minimum

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Chicago residents urged not to travel to Indiana amid surge in coronavirus cases

CHICAGO — Indiana hasn’t made Chicago’s quarantine list yet, but officials from the Windy City are urging residents not to travel to the Hoosier State, citing rising COVID-19 numbers.

The city updated its emergency travel order last week. Indiana was added to the warning category:

Indiana is seeing a daily case average of over 15 cases/100k/day. To allow residents enough time to plan travel to this border state, it has been added to a warning list. If Indiana is unable to bring down the daily case average in the next week, they will be added to the quarantine list. Chicago residents are strongly advised to not travel to Indiana.

The city said Indiana would be added to the quarantine list if cases continue to rise. As noted, Chicago residents are “strongly advised” not to travel to Indiana.

The full quarantine list includes Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota,

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Travel Portals Witness 32 Percent Surge in Booking

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Over the years, the long weekend has turned out to become one of the hottest trends in the travel industry witnessing a growth in demand every year. While 2020, had a greater number of long weekends as compared to last year, but with COVID-19, travel came to a standstill under the lockdown. With the unlock phase and government initiatives, there has been a gradual growth in the travel sector where booking inquiries are increasing. Consumers are now slowly moving from essential to leisure travel as their confidence to travel builds further. With the long weekend, there has been a pick-up in demand for the below-mentioned trends: Homestays or cottages: Accommodation which is secluded and less commercial is also gaining traction among consumers who are looking at destinations that provide quiet and calm, are at a driveable distance, and are away from the hustle
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Home Sales Surge in Resort Towns Even as Covid Looms Large Over Ski Season

Rob Turner is a big skier. But it wasn’t skiing that pushed him to make an all-cash, $1.3 million offer on a three-bedroom, four-bathroom, penthouse condo with ski-run views in Park City, Utah, in August.

The impetus to buy this summer was the town’s quality of life—a welcome respite from his home in San Francisco, where the pandemic and recent wildfires have made it unpleasant to go outside. Mr. Turner isn’t the least bit worried that coronavirus-related restrictions will limit skiing in Park City this year.

“It’s a ski mountain, but it’s also a beautiful place,” says Mr. Turner, 45, a wealth management adviser. “There are other things to do there.”

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Robert Turner paid $1.3 million for the property with ski-run views.

Rob Turner, 45, a wealth management adviser, bought this home in Park City, Utah, in August.

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Don’t Be Fooled by Royal Caribbean’s Recent Surge

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Royal Caribbean’s (NYSE:RCL) ships are docked since March, but RCL stock is surprisingly up 34% in the past two months. There’s nothing to justify the increase at this point, with the company’s debt ballooning and a bleak outlook for the rest of the year. Therefore, it’s clear that RCL stock is overvalued at this point.

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The novel coronavirus clouded over the cruise industry and continues to push back restart dates. Even the November window seems impractical for U.S. cruiseliners due to the election and the new year activities.

RCL is burning over $200 million each month during the suspension and is raising debt to stay afloat. Hence, the upside in investing in RCL stock is minimal at this stage.

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The cruise sector has been in free fall since the Covid-19

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Surge in domestic travel, but will it save the Australian tourism industry?

Australians forced to scrap overseas holidays have ditched the azure waters of the Amalfi Coast for the ancient canyons of the Pilbara, abandoning autobahns for outback highways.

Trapped on home soil — and many in their own states — people are flocking to explore their own backyards, creating a spike in domestic tourism.

The surge in interest has seen flash cars zipping from Brisbane into western Queensland, an area typically visited by grey nomads in campervans and international tourists.

“We’ve got Porches, Mustangs, Ferraris … I even saw a Rolls Royce out here about six weeks ago,” chief executive of the Outback Queensland Tourism Association, Denise Brown said.

“We’re seeing a lot of young families — in flash cars as well. So it just shows you they’ve got pent-up demand, and are ready to spend money. A lot of them say they were meant to be in Portugal, Paris or

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