TRAVEL | Hawaii Extends 14-Day Quarantine For All Incoming Travelers

HONOLULU – Hawaii Gov. David Ige extended the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine for all arriving travelers on Wednesday in a bid to keep coronavirus cases in the island low.

Ige said the rule is being extended to the end of July as the state works to solidify a screening process that could soon allow travelers to return in some capacity.

Officials said they are planning to install thermal screening stations and facial recognition technology at the airports by the end of the year. Ige said the technology would be used only to track people with the airport during the screening process.

Hawaii has among the lowest COVID-19 infection and mortality rates in the region. Ige enacted a mandatory self-quarantine for all arriving tourists and residents in March.

Some violators of the quarantine rules have been charged including a resident who was arrested this week after she was found to have left her home in Waikiki.


TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia Is Among 6 Safest Travel Destinations In World, In Light Of Covid-19 Pandemic

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has ranked 6th among the world safest travel destinations, in light of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, and the only one in the Middle East. This come according to an article published on the Wego Travel Blog website, entitled ‘Safe Placed to Travel During Covid -19 Pandemic”. The classification was … Continue reading TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia Is Among 6 Safest Travel Destinations In World, In Light Of Covid-19 Pandemic

NEWS ALERT | Jordan’s King Abdullah And Palestinian Leader Abbas Meet, Hope Biden Revives Peace Process

Jordan’s King Abdullah on Sunday met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and both leaders et high hopes the U.S. President – elect Joe Biden will revive peace talks over a two-state solutions to the decades – old Arab – Israeli conflict, officials said. In a palace statement after meeting with Abbas in the Red Sea … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Jordan’s King Abdullah And Palestinian Leader Abbas Meet, Hope Biden Revives Peace Process

NEWS ALERT | Trump Senior Aide Kushner And Team Heading To Saudi Arabia, Qatar

White House senior advise Jared Kushner and his team are headed to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week for talks in a region simmering with tension after the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist. A senior administration official said on Sunday that Kushner is to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Saudi … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Trump Senior Aide Kushner And Team Heading To Saudi Arabia, Qatar

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