Ohio attractions primed for visitors

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The travel industry plummeted last year as the world struggled with the onset of a global pandemic, one that battered the economy and prompted uncertainty for businesses reliant on tourism dollars.

But with state parks, zoos, museums and other venues modifying COVID-19 safety restrictions and Gov. Mike DeWine announcing the ending of state health orders on June 2, there’s a rising sense of optimism for national and state travel.

Based on research fielded on April 28 by Longwoods International, a Columbus-based market research consultancy that specializes in travel and tourism, 86% of American travelers plan to take

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Europe travel: What you need to know about traveling this summer

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(CNN) — In non-pandemic summers, both continental Europe and the United Kingdom draw crowds of tourists from around the world. Last summer, they couldn’t get there. This summer many should be able to, though the tangle of entry requirements will vary by country and could change quickly.

When will I be able to go?

This will vary by country visited and the traveler’s home country. Throughout Europe and the United Kingdom, conditions of and requirements for entry differ from country to country, as does timing. The EU is trying to create more universal requirements for tourism, but each country retains

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Jason Kokrak gets second PGA Tour win quicker than first, overcoming Jordan Spieth at Colonial

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FORT WORTH, Texas — Jason Kokrak played in 233 PGA Tour events before getting his first victory. The big hitter didn’t have to wait nearly as long to win again, though this one might have been harder because he had to overcome a local favorite at Colonial.

Kokrak shot an even-par 70 in a final-group showdown Sunday with resurgent Jordan Spieth, winning the Charles Schwab Challenge at 14-under 266. He was 2 strokes better than Spieth, who hit his approach from the rough at No. 18 over the green and into the water.

“You stay in the moment and it’s

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As Travel Returns, Be Aware of Vacation Scams

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Don’t fall victim to a vacation scam. These tips will help you avoid booking a trip that doesn’t actually exist.

Now that travel is safer and more people are getting ready to book vacations, it’s important to be aware of potential vacation scams. Unfortunately, fraud is on the rise, as scammers try to take advantage of people eager to get away.

If you fall for a scam, your personal finances could take a serious hit. Not only will you lose money, but you may be unable to afford the trip that you hoped to take. Check out the information below

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