Kayak Info: In race for tourism, Greece reopens cafes, island ferries

Kayak Info: In race for tourism, Greece reopens cafes, island ferries

Greece has restarted regular ferry services to its islandsBy DEREK GATOPOULOS Associated PressMay 25, 2020, 6:18 PM3 min readATHENS, Greece — Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season. Travel to the islands had…

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How to plan the perfect three-day weekend trip once you start traveling again

How to plan the perfect three-day weekend trip once you start traveling again

CLOSE The coronavirus pandemic has canceled a lot of things, but your summer vacation doesn’t have to be one of them. USA TODAYSmart travelers will make the most of a three-day weekend trip when there is proper planning and savvy research. And since most of us have been in lockdown, we’ve had a little time…

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Kayak Info: California’s ‘island of romance’ crippled by virus

AVALON, Calif. — When the gates to California’s “island of romance” were all but locked to lovers and pretty much everybody else last month it may have saved the 4,000 residents from a coronavirus outbreak but it destroyed an economy based almost solely on tourism. The stay-at home order instituted across California isolated tiny Santa…

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Kayak Info: Hundreds protest Michigan governor’s social distancing order

Thousands of flag-waving, honking protesters drove past the Michigan Capitol to show their displeasure with Gov. Gretchen WhitmerBy MIKE HOUSEHOLDER and ED WHITE Associated PressApril 16, 2020, 12:44 AM3 min readLANSING, Mich. — Thousands of flag-waving, honking protesters drove past the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday to show their displeasure with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s orders to…

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Kayak Info: Economic toll of virus goes global and hits close to home

Kayak Info: Economic toll of virus goes global and hits close to home

Seven weeks after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the spread of the virus that causes the disease has done widespread damage to critical economic sectors in the country. Airlines are cutting capacity, people are working from home, major public events that raise millions of dollars for local communities have been…

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Kayak Info: Global markets rebound, Saudi Aramco to boost oil production

Kayak Info: Global markets rebound, Saudi Aramco to boost oil production

Seven weeks after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the spread of the virus that causes the disease has done widespread damage to critical economic sectors in the country. Airlines are cutting capacity, people are working from home, major public events that raise millions of dollars for local communities have been…

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Kayak Info: Global markets rebound, Saudi Aramco to boost oil production

Kayak Info: Global markets rebound, Saudi Aramco to boost oil production

Seven weeks after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the spread of the virus that causes the disease has done widespread damage to critical economic sectors in the country. Airlines are cutting capacity, people are working from home, major public events that raise millions of dollars for local communities have been…

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Kayak Info: Financial pain deepens as nearly 60 countries report virus

Kayak Info: Financial pain deepens as nearly 60 countries report virus

NEW YORK — The coronavirus outbreak began to look more like a worldwide economic crisis Friday as anxiety about the infection emptied shops and amusement parks, canceled events, cut trade and travel and dragged already slumping financial markets even lower. More employers told their workers to stay home, and officials locked down neighborhoods and closed…

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Kayak Info: Phone data leads to rescue of kayaker missing in Everglades

A kayaker who went missing during a solo trip in the Florida Everglades was found alive after his cell phone washed up on a riverbankFebruary 4, 2020, 12:18 PM2 min readNAPLES, Fla. — A kayaker who went missing during a solo trip in the Florida Everglades was found alive after his cell phone washed up…

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Kayak Info: Officials find missing kayaker in Florida Everglades

Authorities say a Virginia man who went missing while kayaking in the Florida Everglades has been found aliveFebruary 3, 2020, 10:53 PM2 min readNAPLES, Fla. — A Virginia man who went missing while kayaking in the Florida Everglades was found alive Monday, authorities said. A helicopter crew spotted Mark Miele, 67, and led a marine…

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