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Heading to the Delaware beaches this weekend?
In the months since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Bay Area tourism industry has taken a blow.
Director of Public Works Paul Brazil will present a proposal to the council at Tuesday’s meeting to maintain public beach access points at Wells and Dunbar roads.
The money is designed to encourage events and programs that will boost tourism in the county.
CANBERRA – With no American visitors to show around the D-Day beaches or the Loire Valley’s chateaux, and no work on the immediate horizon, Paris tour guide Linda Zenou frets about how she’ll pay off a loan and continue to care for her ailing mother in the achingly lean months ahead.
Things were looking bleak in April and May when people who work in Maine’s tourism industry were wondering how the 2020 summer might be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and by restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the disease.
REHOBOTH BEACH — With five weeks to Labor Day, businesses down at the beach are now running on survival mode.
Hotel occupancy and out-of-state traffic increased over July but many businesses are still barely hanging on and hope to survive through the summer.
As Hurricane Isaias looms, hoteliers in Volusia County make preparations and field cancellation calls, another dose of bad news in a tough summer already affected by the pandemic.
RYE – New Hampshire’s Atlantic coastline, the smallest in New England, is just 13 miles long, or 18.5 miles if you include inlets.
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners seemed as physically prepared as it could be Tuesday night to safely take comments from residents at a public hearing on a new ordinance covering county-controlled beaches.
For many islands in the Caribbean, the coronavirus presents an impossible dilemma.
The staccato of pounding hammers and screech of power saws still can be heard at Jacksonville’s three beach communities as construction workers build hotels, restaurants and retail shops.
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, along with New York Sea Grant, is encouraging people to enjoy the BEach SAFEly, and has recently launched a campaign that focuses on both COVID-19 precautions and ocean hazards of which beachgoers should be aware.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Piles of seaweed or “wrack” have washed up onto Space Coast beaches. Sargassum is a brown seaweed that floats in the ocean and is washing up along the east coast of Florida in large amounts.
Report says a third of beaches exceeded federal limits at least once last year, putting swimmers’ health at risk.
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Environment North Carolina analyzed beaches in dozens of coastal and Great Lake states and Puerto Rico to determine how safe beaches were to swim in across the country.
Even as Florida has become a hotbed for the coronavirus pandemic, the Sunshine State remains a favored tourist destination, a scenario that both tourism and medical experts agree could contribute to additional spread without consistent adherence to public health guidelines.
Fairfield's beaches were "like something you would see on television from Florida," but are now much safer, the first selectwoman said.
Visit North Carolina and the N.C. Outdoor Recreation Industry Office on Thursday announced a new partnership with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics to maintain outdoor experiences and manage natural assets for future generations.
Zoologists say beaches should be closed to protect penguins which could be extinct within decades.
It’s July in Jersey, we’re tired of being stuck home, and flying to exotic locales isn’t in the cards, so down the Shore we go.
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The rising coronavirus cases both in Hawaii and on the mainland have prompted Governor David Ige to delay reopening tourism until September 1st.
Leaders of the wildlife exhibit, research and rehabilitation facility say it will close permanently if it can't raise $2 million by Sept. 30.
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG) -Thousands flocked to our area to celebrate the Fourth of July and some say the holiday weekend was one of the largest turnouts they’ve ever seen, despite the coronavirus outbreak.
NAGS HEAD, N.C. -- Congress is considering a bill that would provide funding to coastal communities for investment in ocean and coastal-habitat restoration.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- While the coronavirus pandemic has altered many travel plans, a number of attractions are offering an interactive virtual experience in the era of social distancing.