Travelers to Greece undeterred by extreme heatwave

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As the temperatures soar, eyes are turning towards the tourist industry. Tourism is crucial for Greece’s economy — it brought in over $45 billion to the economy in 2019 — and the sector has, of course, already been decimated by the pandemic. Greece has gone all out to encourage tourists back for 2021, launching the biggest advertising campaign in a decade by the national tourist office.
Americans face another issue. On August 3, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added Greece, along with 15 other countries, to its “very high” Covid travel risk list. The country
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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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New and updated hotels make a Mexican colonial jewel even more of a draw: Travel Weekly

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San Miguel de Allende is not new to fabulous hotels. Quite the opposite, actually. The small city with a population of less than 150,000 people has one of the highest concentrations of boutique hotels in all of Mexico. These design-forward hotels are part of the fabric of what makes the destination so special. And in the wake of the pandemic, as San Miguel de Allende is expecting travelers to start to flood the city once again, new hotels are getting ready to make their debut.

Much like Cancun, Mexico City and Los Cabos, San Miguel de Allende is becoming one

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Golf: Silverado’s PGA Tour event in Napa has a new name | Sports

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The Silverado winner’s circle features many of the greatest players in golf, including:

Jack Nicklaus (1969), Johnny Miller (1974, 1975), Tom Watson (1978), Ben Crenshaw (1980), Lee Trevino (1990, 1995), Tom Kite (2002), Dave Stockton (1993) and Billy Casper (1989).

Over the last seven years, the PGA Tour event has been won by Sangmoon Bae (2014 Frys.com Open),

Emiliano Grillo (2015 Frys.com Open), Brendan Steele (2016 Safeway Open, 2017 Safeway Open), Kevin Tway (2018 Safeway Open), and Cameron Champ (2019 Safeway Open).

Stewart Cink, winner of the 2009 Open Championship and a member of four U.S. Presidents Cup teams and

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Mexico enters UK’s “red list” of countries with travel restrictions

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The British government announced yesterday new changes in its system of categorization of countries based on the epidemiological risk they represent (green, yellow and red), among which the inclusion of Mexico within the red category stands out as of next Sunday August 8, which means that those who come from that country or have passed through it in the ten days prior to their arrival will face severe restrictions.

Entering the red list implies the total prohibition of entry for non-residents, and for citizens or foreigners with legal residence, having to perform a ten-day quarantine in a specific government-designated hotel

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Ariana Grande Teams With ‘Fortnite’ for ‘Rift Tour’ Event

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Ariana Grande is set to enter the realm of the popular video game Fortnite with an upcoming event called “Rift Tour.”

The singer shared a promo for the mysterious “musical experience,” which will also allow gamers to use Grande as a playable character.

“From August 6-8, take a musical journey into magical new realities where Fortnite and Ariana Grande collide,” Epic Games announced Sunday.

While details of the Rift Tour have not fully been revealed, Polygon speculates it could be an in-game concert event similar to

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