Return of tourists to San Antonio this summer gave businesses a much-needed boost

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SAN ANTONIO – Beverly Johnson was visiting from the Bay Area in California for a conference and said she felt really good about how the San Antonio hotel she’s staying in is handling the COVID-19 protocols.

“The city itself feels real positive in terms of being a good advocate for promoting individual safety,” Johnson said.

Others coming from out of the state or country said it felt good to get out.

“Coming from New Mexico is extremely strict right now. So, we’re ready to get out of that,” said Aleah Stablein visiting from Albuquerque, NM.

Scott Russell from Canada said

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Summer 2022 Non-Stop Flights from Memphis to Cancun Now Open

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Vacation Express 2022 Summer Service to Cancun Now Available for Booking

Summer 2022 Non-Stop Flights from Memphis to Cancun Now Open

Vacation Express 2022 Summer Service to Cancun Now Available for Booking

Vacation Express 2022 Summer Service to Cancun Now Available for Booking

Vacation Express 2022 Summer Service to Cancun Now Available for Booking

ATLANTA, Aug. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vacation Express’ exclusive, non-stop flights from Memphis to Cancun during the summer of 2022 are open and ready for booking! These popular, seasonal flights to Cancun International Airport (CUN) depart from Memphis International Airport (MEM) every Sunday from May 22 to July 31, 2022 for six-night packages.

Travel is on

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Maryland Department of Health announces GoVAX Summer Tour dates through Labor Day

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August 27, 2021​

Media Contact:

Deidre McCabe, Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-3536

Charles Gischlar, Deputy Director, Media Relations, 410-767-6491

Maryland Department of Health announces GoVAX Summer Tour dates through Labor Day 

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) GoVAX Summer Tour continues through the Labor Day holiday. The events continue to bring free mobile vaccine clinics and vaccine outreach to cultural and community events and popular destinations across Maryland.

“Ensuring all Marylanders have convenient and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines remains a priority as we continue our fight against this pandemic,” said MDH Secretary Dennis R. Schrader. “If

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Worcester hotels rising business summer hospitality industry travel

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WORCESTER – The hotel industry may still be recovering from the impact of COVID-19 on the hospitality industry, but Worcester hotel staff said they are seeing positive signs as they head into a busy August. 

James Karam, president and CEO of First Bristol Corp., which owns Homewood Suites by Hilton, an extended-stay hotel in Worcester, said his hotels in August are still seeing the benefits of renewed summer travel, more small-business meetings and the return of college students. Homewood Studios is also completely booked for College of the Holy Cross’ parents weekend from Oct. 22 to Oct 24.     

“It’s the

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US hotel industry slowly rebounding amid summer travel surge

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With the U.S. travel industry on the rebound amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, customers are slowly returning to hotels. 

Matthias Tillmann, the chief financial officer of travel search website Trivago, said that the company was noticing more users were looking at hotels again. 

LEISURE TRAVEL IS REBOUNDING BUT HOTEL INDUSTRY HAS A LONG ROAD AHEAD, REPORT SAYS

“Last year, we saw a significant shift away from hotels to alternative accommodations,” he told Barron’s. “This year, with a pickup in volume, it has reversed a little bit, so the shift came down, but it’s still above

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Many travel budgets getting adjustments this summer with hotel room rates soaring

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The challenges with traveling this summer have been focused on COVID rules, mask wearing, and having issues with crowds. That, however, is not the bottom line.

If you have looked at hotel room prices and found them unusually high, you are seeing what the average American traveler is facing these days.

Travel analysts across the board have seen increases in room rates as much as 44 percent compared to a year earlier.

The posted room rate is the price before the local sales and bed taxes which could be, combined, another 20 percent.

Now in the

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