Gov. Newsom announces ‘California Dream Vacations’ prizes

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Trips to San Francisco, San Diego, Anaheim, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs, plus $2,000 for travel, are up for grabs with “California Dream Vacations” prizes.

SAN FRANCISCO — A day before the planned June 15 reopening and California’s tier system is retired, California state officials announced more incentives to get people vaccinated. 

Gov. Gavin Newsom was in San Francisco on Monday morning to announce the “California Dream Vacations” program a new “Vax for the Win” program incentive, tied to jump starting the state’s tourism industry. 

On July 1, another lottery-type drawing will take place for a series of 6 “dream

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Tahiti Welcomes Remote Workers With Coworking Vacation Packages

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If you can work from anywhere, Tahiti has extended-stay packages ready for you.

The Tahitian Islands are open to U.S. travelers again as of May 1. To attract remote workers, several luxury hotels and resorts are offering special coworking vacation packages. With deals like these, you get to enjoy your vacation while also having a setup that allows you to work remotely.

If you’re interested in planning a summer vacation to Tahiti, here are all the details on its entry requirements and which hotels are offering coworking packages.

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State introduces expenses-paid vacation packages as latest COVID-19 vaccine incentive | News

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Clinical nurse Vilma Barbadillo vaccinates Eddie Wong, 70, with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site at the Mountain View Community Center on Jan. 26, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier.

State officials introduced another COVID-19 vaccine incentive program Monday, offering six expenses-paid vacations throughout the state, including in San Francisco.

The state will select six winners on July 1 for trips for four in San Francisco, Palm Springs, Anaheim, Los Angeles and San Diego. In addition to multinight hotel stays and dining and entertainment options, each vacation package also comes with a $2,000 cash prize that can used

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Guam offering “vaccine tourism” packages to help kickstart economy

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HAGATNA, Guam — With its tourism industry gutted by the pandemic, Guam is raring to refill beaches and hotels again. And as destinations from New York to the Maldives to Russia dangle vaccinations to woo tourists, the remote U.S. territory and tropical getaway is planning to launch a “vaccine tourism” initiative of its own — but with a twist. 

Before the pandemic, Guam catered largely to Asian families seeking sun, sand and golf courses. But in recent months, authorities noticed American expatriates, usually solo, arriving from countries in the region with slow vaccination rollouts. The American visitors were willing to

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WOC Auction June 7-9 Includes Cement, Mack Truck Cement Mixer, Travel Packages, Football Tickets

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The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program, a business-intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management, has announced the following list of items have been donated to its annual auction at World of Concrete.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, the auction will be conducted entirely using Ritchie Bros. Auctioneer’s Timed Auction system. This is an online-only timed auction and bidding opens on Monday, June 7 at 8 a.m. PDT/11 a.m. EST and closes Wednesday, June 9. Registration information can be found here.  

In addition, the auction has a new location, in

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Buy Now, Pay Later Leader Uplift Launches Partnership with Vegas.com as Las Vegas, Nevada Tops List of Summer Travel Hot Spots

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Uplift, the leading enterprise Buy Now, Pay Later solution serving the world’s top travel brands, has launched a new partnership with Las Vegas travel booking platform Vegas.com. According to travel booking data from Uplift, domestic travel is heating up in the U.S., with air travel bookings up 73% compared to a year ago. The Uplift Leisure Travel Trend Tracker reveals that Las Vegas is named the second most popular U.S. city destination for travelers this summer with Florida taking the first spot. According to Uplift, Nevada travel bookings increased 97%

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