• Photos show rows of thousands of rental cars parked in a Hawaiian sugar cane field after the coronavirus pandemic halted tourism

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Matthew Thayer/Maui News
    Rental car companies are being forced to find new homes for their vehicles as travel demand dries up from the spread of COVID-19.
    On Maui, Hawaii former sugar cane fields had been converted to parking lots to house over 18,000 cars.
    Car rental agencies across the country have been forced to send vehicles to temporary homes due to a lack of renters.
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    With travel at a near-standstill as the US prepares for a surge in COVID-19 cases, companies will large fleets of now-unused vehicles are finding locations to store...
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  • Kalamazoo close down city parks; state parks remain open

    Kalamazoo close down city parks; state parks remain open

    1 month ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The city of Kalamazoo announced that all city parks will be closed starting Tuesday, April 7 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and to protect public health and safety. The decision has been undertaken after mass gatherings were witnessed in multiple city parks over the weekend.
    Back during March, Kalamazoo closed down playgrounds and picnic pavilions in its parks. However, trails and open spaces were not closed and social distancing was encouraged. Jeff Chamberlain, Deputy City Manager, Kalamazoo informed in a recent press statement that over the past two weeks people have taken down...
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  • Rockland County close down parks amid COVID-19 crisis

    Rockland County close down parks amid COVID-19 crisis

    1 month ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Rockland County recently announced its decision to shut down all green spaces in the area that would include all county-run parks. The decision has been undertaken in light of the coronavirus pandemic to maintain proper social distancing as containing the intensity of the virus spread gets harder by the day.
    The closure would come into effect from Tuesday, April 7. The county's Division of Environmental Resources already began barricading parking lots and closing down trailheads. All parks have been ordered to remain shut until notified further.
    In addition, all events have been canceled...
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