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Bolongo Bay Resorts opens doors July 1, 2020

Bolongo Bay Resorts opens doors   July 1, 2020.     For International Flights it is a good idea to arrive at the airport 3 hours prior to departure.     Please carry a hard copy of your travel documents.  Follow the instructions and show your vouchers to the driver.  Alert the driver of departure time, for your return and confirm the night prior to leaving. Customs clearance will be required upon return to the U.S. In response to COVID-19 and requirements on the island of St. Lucia, the resort has implemented the following:   Checking in   Social Distancing – The maximum number of guests in the lobby will be 6 at a time Important:   Please fill out Waiver form found on Bolongo Bay website   For waiver form click the link below:   House Keeping   Rooms are both Sanitized and Ionized prior to your arrival. Mini -Split A/C’s all have Ionizer filters for continuous clean air Efforts will be made for r

Delta Supports Healthy Flying

In step with major carriers such as United and American Airlines, Delta steps up their hygiene and sanitation process aboard air crafts. The airline consults with experts from the CDC,  involving leaders, and the air crew to provide the latest information for COVID-19.   Delta touts experience from previous pandemics H1N1 & Ebola to ensure the health and safety of the employees and their passengers. Steps to support healthy flying.  Delta has implemented, "6 ways Delta is supporting healthy Flying" 1. Cleaning, Cleaning and more Cleaning This is includes sanitizing cabins with electrostatic sprayers to sanitize aircraft interiors from top to bottom.  The cleaning crews spray thoroughly tray tables, seat backs, screens, lavatories, windows, doors, and an high touch area. Gate areas, check-in kiosks, seats are cleaned several times during day.  The staff is provided with more supplies in the process. Customers have access to sanitizers at ticket counters, boarding gates, he

Royal Caribbean Suspends Operations to 9/15/2020

Subject to CDC's current No Sail Order, Royal Caribbean suspends all its cruise operations to September 15, 2020, working towards containing the spread of the Corona Virus. Guests previously booked and impacted due to suspension have three options: 1. Lift and Sail, 2. Future Cruise Credit, or 3. Full Refund.   Lift and Shift provides the opportunity to move the current booking to the next year 2021 on the same itinerary, sailing, room category, and within the same week as the previous booking. F uture Cruise Credit enables the client future cruise credit for 125% of the amount paid.   It must be redeemed on or prior to December 31, 2021 on sailings through April 2022. This option is automatic.   Refunds for 100% of the trip investment if neither of the above is desired. Current incentives for booking on the Royal Caribbean Brands in 2021 include:   Royal Caribbean 60% off second guest + kids sail free for 2021, up to $150 instant savings   Celebrity Cruises Ext

Palace Resorts Reopens

Palace Resorts and Le Blanc located in Mexico and Jamaica reopens it's doors. Five star resorts, all-inclusive boasting luxury accommodations they have launched a Reopen promotion featuring a once in a lifetime two for one room in all it's brand properties. Guests may book two resort rooms for the price of one through June 30, 2020.  The promotion offers the option to use both rooms at one time, or book the second room for a later day through the end of the year.  Extra room may be gifted to a friend or family member.  In addition, kids and teens stay free, up to $1500 resort credit USD to be used towards a designated activities.  Le Blanc offers it's signature collection of amenities and services. 

American Airlines Enhanced Cleaning Procedures

Travel requirements for American Airlines require that all passengers wear face coverings. Traveler's must bring their own face masks or covering. American Airlines has implemented enhanced cleaning procedures and protocols for the safety of their staff and for the passengers. Expect additional care in the Check-In process, American Airline lounges, and on the planes.  In all areas of the cleaning and sanitation process, extra care include cleaning and sanitizing in high traffic areas. Check-In Process  Enhanced cleaning and sanitizing kiosks ticket counters baggage services Commercial grade Plexiglas shields at the ticket counters Ticket Counters  some kiosks will be closed to create more space  Team Members wear face masks temperature checks More Space social distancing check-in and security Hand Sanitizing Stations Lounges Enhanced cleaning and sanitation all clubs  Hand sanitizers Touchless experience scanning foot devices on some restroom doors at some clubs More space social

Universal Orlando Reopens

  Universal Orlando has reopened its doors to the public.  Due to the risk of COVID-19, extra measures have been implemented to protect the public's safety.  Exposure is an inherent risk, there are no guarantees that guests will not be exposed to the disease during their visits.  As a result, guests and team members are required to comply as follows: Wear face coverings Wash hands often Stand on floor markings on the ground, move forward as the group in front proceeds Use hand sanitizer Temperature check upon arrival at theme parks Guests of 100.4 or greater will not be admitted. Practice social distancing between travel party and others   Additional contactless methods include: Mobile Food & Drink Orders from select restaurants Virtual Line return time Purchase tickets in the app and scan at the turnstile TapTu Pay at Volcano Bay  Select hotels scheduled for reopening June 2 were as follows :  Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Loews Royal Pacific Resort Loews Sapphire Fal

Clean Plus Program at United Airlines

United Airlines has deployed the "Clean Plus Program" in response for a healthier flight experience due to the COVID-19 crisis. The United Clean Plus program is based on three points: Deliver industry cleanliness Prioritize well being Innovate for a healthier tomorrow United Airlines is working with the Cleveland Clinics to enhance cleaning and disinfecting protocols. A breakdown for each point is as follows: Firstly, their approach to deliver industry cleanliness will include disinfecting high touch areas to include, arm rests, door handles, lavatories, seat backs screens, and seat belts. Secondly, they prioritize the well being for the staff and the passengers.  This includes providing hand sanitizers to the employees and other suppliers.  Each passenger will receive a hand sanitizer wipe as they board the aircraft.  The goal is to meet as well as exceed the guidelines according to the Center of Disease and Prevention Control (CDC). United Airlines has stepped up their clea