ME - Maine tourism groups call for an end to 14-day quarantine rule for out-of-state visitors

Seven tourism industry groups across the state released an open letter to Gov. Janet Mills as COVID-19 restrictions threaten summer business.

Leaders of the state’s tourism industry are calling on Gov. Janet Mills to lift her mandatory 14-day quarantine for all out-of-state visitors, as they brace for what is expected to be one of the toughest summer tourist seasons yet.

“It's a dire situation,” Tony Cameron with the Maine Tourism Association said. "It's incredibly urgent to act and try to find alternative solutions so we can welcome as many people as we can."

The Maine Tourism Association, Hospitality Maine, and Visit Portland were among the seven groups to sign off on the letter.

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