Honolulu most desired post-COVID travel destination among US seniors

Noble Horvath

COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into most Americans’ 2020 bucket list travel plans. Trip cancelations occurred far and wide in early Spring 2020 with the onset of a worldwide pandemic. With extra time on their hands during retirement years, baby boomers are the generation that may be feeling the weight of these cancellations the most.

Many baby boomers are already brainstorming about travel plans in 2021 or for a time when it’s safe for our most vulnerable populations to travel again. Between socializing with friends and family or sightseeing overseas, folks within this generation have several activities that they are eager to be a part of post-COVID-19.

To uncover some of the most anticipated future travel plans, Coventry conducted a survey in August 2020 asking baby boomers, ages 55 and up across the U.S., travel-related questions such as:

(1)Which travel destinations do they want to visit most in a post-COVID

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Covid flare-up closes beaches in Oaxaca destination

Noble Horvath

Authorities in a coastal municipality of Oaxaca have announced the closure of beaches and the implementation of an alcohol ban due to a large outbreak of coronavirus.

The government of Santa María Colotepec, one of two municipalities across which the resort town of Puerto Escondido is located, announced Sunday that 13 coronavirus mitigation measures would be in place between October 12 and 31 due to the Oaxaca Health Ministry’s notification of “a large scale outbreak of positive Covid-19 cases in our municipal jurisdiction.”

An official statement said that all beaches in the municipality, from Puerto Piedra to El Puertecito, would be closed and that the permitted capacity of restaurants and hotels would be reduced to 40% and 20% of normal levels, respectively.

The statement also said that bars must close; that the installation of street stalls in the Punta Zicatela area would be prohibited; that the sale of alcohol in

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Niagara Falls Tourism ad encouraging visitors to explore destination removed

Noble Horvath

A Niagara Falls Tourism ad encouraging people to book a getaway to the Honeymoon Capital has been removed after a federal department that helped fund the spot requested adjustments be made to reflect the COVID-19 pandemic.

“At no point was FedDev Ontario involved in the video or approval of the video,” said a FedDev Ontario spokesperson in an email to the Niagara Falls Review Tuesday afternoon.

“We asked Tourism Industry Association of Ontario, with whom we have the contribution agreement, to reach out to Niagara Falls Tourism to request adjustments to reflect the public health situation and guidelines. We have also asked that they remove the federal identity program logo. The video has now been removed to make the necessary adjustments.”

Despite Canada tackling a second wave of COVID-19 and restrictions reintroduced in certain pandemic hotspots such as Toronto, Peel region and Ottawa, Niagara Falls Tourism launched a fall campaign

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Suns, Lions could become ‘destination clubs’ says Howarth

Noble Horvath

GOLD Coast Suns AFLW All-Australian Kalinda Howarth believes the Suns and Brisbane Lions could soon become “destination clubs” for big name players who have embraced the Queensland lifestyle since hubbing in the Sunshine State.

Queensland became the adoptive home of the AFL this year with many of the competition’s best players taking up semipermanent residence in the state’s southeast.

And though the majority will return to their home states once the season ends on October 24 at the Gabba, the seed has now been planted, the 21 year old said.

“It’s been a really tough period that we’ve gone through but it’s done wonders for Queensland,” Howarth said.

“We’ve really sold ourselves up here as being a great destination. Both of our clubs will be great destination clubs now.

“In the trade period we might even be able to get some bigger names come up here because they’ve been able

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Destination Jam: Five Rina Sawayama tracks that’ll tease your dark side with a fresh take on pop genre

Noble Horvath

Rina Sawayama is all set to release her highly-anticipated docuseries ‘The Making of Sawayama’ on October 13. If you’re as excited as we are, what better way to get into a Rina Sawayama mood than with some of her best tracks. For those who aren’t acquainted with the rising pop phenomenon, our Destination Jam playlist is just what you need. Check out our top five Rina Sawayama songs.

‘Bad Friend’

A fan-favorite off her debut studio album ‘Sawayama’, ‘Bad Friend’ released in April 2020. In the contemporary R&B-tinged pop song, Sawayama recalls a momentous summer of 2012 she spent with friends with lyrics like “hot, crazy and drunk, five in a room. Singing our hearts out to Carly” before the chorus “I’m so good at crashing in. Making sparks ‘n’ s**t but then. I’m a bad, I’m a bad. I’m a bad friend.” The chorus instantly strikes as catchy with

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Dubai Has Ranked As The 12th Most Popular Destination In The World

Noble Horvath

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Dubai Has Ranked As The 12th Most Popular Destination In The World

A destination popularly known for its futuristic charm of modern skyscrapers and glittering infrastructure, the Emirate is a mix of ancient Arabian traditions and lavish architecture to cater to a wide variety of audience from all around the world. 

It’s no surprising ordeal that Dubai has been ranked as the 12th most popular destination in the world for the Trip Advisor awards titled ‘Best Destinations in the World – Travelers’ Choice Awards’ as announced on the Dubai Tourism instagram. 

As per TripAdvisor, data has been collected from a large number of its users to curate the elaborate list, through reviews, ratings and saves from its audience every year to gather information for the round-up.

According to the online travel platform, the popular sites to visit in Dubai include, “catch

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Half-price phones, easy exchanges, and hassle-free service make Flipkart THE destination for all your smartphone needs

Noble Horvath

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Half-price phones, easy exchanges, and hassle-free service make Flipkart THE destination for all your smartphone needs

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It’s October a.k.a Techtober, and you know what that means! Not friends, not family, not even Diwali — which is just around the corner. No, October means smartphones!

October hasn’t been dubbed Techtober without reason. It’s also the month for epic sales, like Flipkart’s Big Billion Days Sale, which will be kicking off on the 16th of this month.

The stage is set. The year is drawing to a close. Everyone’s in a celebratory mood. New smartphones are launching left and right, and we have an itch to upgrade to that brand-new phone that just popped up on Flipkart Big Billion Days. Sadly, with phones getting more and

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Frasco files bill to declare Cebu Safari Adventure Park as tourist destination

Noble Horvath

WITH 1,200 different animals in a 170-hectare mountain property, the Cebu Safari Adventure Park in Carmen, northern Cebu, is one of its kind in the whole country.

Seeing that visitors from all over have since flocked to Carmen for the safari experience since it opened in 2018, Rep. Duke Frasco filed House Bill 7848 seeking to officially declare the park as a tourist destination in the Philippines.

Frasco, in filing the bill, recognizes the enormous potential that the park will bring if it is officially included in the list of well-developed attractions in Southeast Asia.

“With the influx of tourists, these tourist spots will be a significant source of business opportunities that can support local entrepreneurship and livelihood in Cebu,” Frasco explained.

Aside from housing animals imported from Spain, Australia, US, Africa and other countries, the Cebu Safari and Adventure Park also has a botanical complex. The park has

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College GameDay Announces Next Week’s Destination

Noble Horvath

College GameDay spent this past weekend hanging out with Clemson for Saturday’s primetime game between the Tigers and Miami Hurricanes. The beloved college football show will head to the home of another championship contender next weekend.

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ESPN’s College GameDay at Virginia Tech-Tennessese.

ESPN’s College GameDay has announced the destination for its show next week. Kirk Herbstreit and the gang are heading to Tuscaloosa to preview No. 2 Alabama hosting third-ranked Georgia on Oct. 17.

This was a no-brainer decision by ESPN. The Crimson Tide and Bulldogs both look the part of a national championship contender. Next Saturday’s game could act as a College Football Playoff eliminator. The game’s loser will have plenty of work to do to get back in the playoff hunt.

The game’s winner, meanwhile, might jump Clemson and become the new No. 1 team in college football. The College GameDay crew will

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Nakheel to launch Palm West Beach waterfront destination in Dubai this week

Noble Horvath

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Nakheel Malls, the retail arm of master developer Nakheel, will launch the Palm West Beach waterfront destination in Dubai later this week.

It will include beachside dining and nightlife options, and will also feature other entertainment and water-sport activities.

There are eight 5-star hotels located in Palm West Beach: Fairmont The Palm, Five Palm Jumeirah, SOHO Palm Jumeirah, Adagio Aparthotels, Byblos, Hilton Palm Jumeirah, and One Palm.

The walkable waterfront destination comprises 1.6km of promenade and beachfront, with 300 palm trees located along the walking and running trail.

The venue is  pet friendly and has covered parking spaces for over 500

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