Month: February 2021

Acqualina Resort Offers On-Site COVID-19 Testing for Hotel Guests

The new COVID laboratory testing complements Acqualina’s extensive health and safety program, offering high hygiene standards and cleanliness throughout the hotel. The resort is one of only three Five-Star hotels globally with health safety accreditations from Sharecare and Forbes Travel Guide and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council.

To assure confidence, convenience and peace of mind for guests, Acqualina Resort & Residences, located in Miami’s Sunny Isles Beach, is now offering on-site COVID-19 testing through Spector Scientific Lab, LLC. The new COVID laboratory testing complements Acqualina’s extensive health and safety program, offering high hygiene standards and cleanliness throughout the hotel. The

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Cancun loosens COVID-19 restrictions ahead of spring break travel

Unlike some spring-break hot spots in Florida, Cancun is actually easing its COVID-19 restrictions.

With spring-break travel fast approaching, popular tourist destinations in Mexico like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum are raising capacity limits from 30% to 60% at hotels, restaurants and beaches, Quintana Roo government officials announced on Twitter.  Attractions and group tours will also be allowed to operate at 60% capacity. 

Nightclubs and bars will stay closed, the guidance says.

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. (iStock). 

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. (iStock). 

Travelers visiting Mexico also need to register with the government online and show proof of registration via a QR code received

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Virginia Beach restaurants participate in ‘Eat, Drink & Win!’ gift card, vacation promotion

The city’s website calls March 2021 the “first annual Virginia Beach Restaurant Month.”

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Sign up, dine out, and potentially win gift cards or Virginia Beach vacations: that’s the gist of the city’s new monthlong campaign.

The city’s website calls March 2021 the “first annual Virginia Beach Restaurant Month.”

A Tuesday morning release said participants would need to sign up for a “Dine Pass” that you’d get by text or email. Then, when visiting any of the 60 participating restaurants, there will be options for a Dine Pass holder to redeem special menu items or type in

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Hotels Target Remote Work And Learning

A continued slump in business travel and reticence to travel for leisure in many areas of the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic have pushed hoteliers to think outside of the box. School and work demands soldier on, even if from home, giving hotels new opportunity for potential business in the form of “work-from-hotel” or “school-from-hotel” stays.

Productivity and concentration levels can suffer with home-life distractions. Hotels are working hard to develop intriguing packages

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