Mayor Todd Gloria Proclaims February 1 “Travel Nurse Day” in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Aya Healthcare, the digitally driven healthcare staffing company with the most clinicians fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, is proud to announce that February 1, 2021 is “Travel Nurse Day” in the City of San Diego. Todd Gloria, the city’s 37th mayor, issued the proclamation recognizing Aya Healthcare and its 19,000 dedicated travel nurses and allied health professionals working courageously on the frontlines in the hardest-hit communities throughout San Diego and across the country.

“Travel nurses have been integral in the fight against COVID-19,” said VP of Employee Experience at Aya Healthcare, Amber Zeeb. “We want to thank the mayor for honoring their tireless and live-saving efforts with this proclamation. We’re experiencing an unprecedented demand for travel nurses and our corporate employees are working around the clock to ensure our hospitals are fully staffed.”

Travel nursing was developed in response to

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Travel industry struggles to rebound from COVID-19

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson described the sudden loss of hotel guests as “breathtaking in its decline.” Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said the plunge in ticket bookings had a “9/11-like feel.” Royal Caribbean Cruises CEO Richard Fain called the shutdown of his industry a “weird, unworldly” time.

Travel industry leaders spared no superlative in March when describing the instant devastation from the unfolding coronavirus crisis.

Yet six months after the World Health Organization declared a pandemic, the toll from COVID-19 turned out to be even worse for the industry in most cases, the projected timeline for a travel rebound and recovery extended again and again as case counts remain high, travel restrictions abound and business travel shows few signs of life.

U.S. airlines that had been confident $25 billion in government payroll aid would be the bridge they needed to keep workers employed until travel rebounded are less than

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Canadians continue to fly to Hawaii despite COVID-19 travel advisories

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – It seems B.C.’s snowbirds are continuing to fly out of country, despite warnings to avoid non-essential travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hawaii’s online COVID-19 stats show 1,260 people arrived from Vancouver International Airport through the month of January.

Of those travellers, 793 declared they were on vacation or travelling for pleasure, 125 were airline crew members, and 121 people were flying to the state to visit friends or family.

Hawaii’s COVID-19 portal shows more than 1,200 travellers flew from Vancouver International Airport to the state in January. (Courtesy State of Hawai’i)

With new travel mandates, it’s possible the number of travellers to Hawaii will go down.

In addition to showing a negative PCR test before boarding a flight for Canada, travellers will soon also be required to take a test upon arrival. The new requirements mean these arriving passengers will have to quarantine in

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All the countries UK holidaymakers can visit now without quarantine

Leipzig, Germany
Leipzig, Germany

The list of countries that Britons can travel to without having to quarantine for 14 days on return is sadly diminishing week by week.

And the announcements have continued despite national lockdown in place in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, meaning only those in Scotland can travel for leisure.

Germany and Sweden were the latest countries to be removed from the travel corridors list, which will be effective from 4am Saturday 7 November.

Denmark also made the no-go list in a last minute announcement that came into effect immediately after an outbreak of coronavirus in minks that could be transmitted to humans.

Last week it was Cyprus and Lithuania. It follows the removal of Liechtenstein from the travel corridors list two weeks ago, and Italy, San Marino and Vatican City three weeks ago.

Dozens of other destinations were scratched from the list in the preceding months.

All of

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