Tag: Closed

Many California campgrounds, national park lodgings closed over new stay-home rules

Campgrounds and lodgings at Yosemite, Joshua Tree, Death Valley and other national parks closed Monday to comply with new California stay-home rules. Also, California state parks in affected areas also closed campgrounds but remain open for day-use. The governor’s stay-at-home order announced Thursday went into effect late Sunday in Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley. The new, stricter rules go into effect when areas of the state fall below 15% ICU capacity.

Five counties in the Bay Area, which include the cities of San Francisco and Berkeley, also adopted the new order Sunday to address already overcrowded hospitals dealing

Tourist hot spot Bali to stay closed to foreign visitors for rest of 2020 as coronavirus continues to spread, SE Asia News & Top Stories

DENPASAR (BLOOMBERG) – The Indonesian island of Bali will remain closed to foreign visitors for the rest of 2020 after the authorities postponed a plan to welcome back international tourists from Sept 11 as the coronavirus continues to spread.

“The Indonesian government couldn’t reopen its doors to foreign travellers until the end of 2020 as we remain a red zone,” Bali Governor I Wayan Koster said in a statement. “The situation is not conducive to allowing foreign tourists to come to Indonesia, including to Bali.”

After some success in containment early on, Bali’s infection rate jumped in June as migrant

Tourist attractions closed and events canceled amid coronavirus outbreak

On Thursday, Disney announced it’s closing Walt Disney World, in Orlando, Florida, as well as its Disneyland resort in Los Angeles. The company also said that it will suspend all new departures with the Disney Cruise Line starting Saturday through the end of the month.

Universal Studios theme parks in Orlando and Los Angeles have also announced plans to temporarily close.

Sporting events are impacted as well. On Wednesday, the NBA announced that the season is being suspended after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for COVID-19.The NHL followed suit on Thursday, announcing it is pausing the rest of the

Tourist hot spot Bali to remain closed to foreigners for 2020, SE Asia News & Top Stories

DENPASAR • The Indonesian island of Bali will remain closed to foreign visitors for the rest of this year after the authorities postponed a plan to welcome back international tourists from Sept 11 as the coronavirus continues to spread.

“The Indonesian government couldn’t reopen its doors to foreign travellers until the end of 2020 as we remain a red zone,” Bali Governor Wayan Koster said in a statement. “The situation is not conducive to allowing foreign tourists to come to Indonesia, including to Bali.”

A decision on when foreign tourism could resume would depend on the “assessment of the situation

Australia Tourism Reels as Leaders Bicker Over Closed Borders

People surf at the Gold Coast town of Coolangatta near the Queensland, New South Wales border, March 2020.

Photographer: Chris Hyde/Getty Images

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In Australia’s tropical north, Kate Agrums was hopeful her river-cruise business would get an influx of tourists eager to spot crocodiles when the coronavirus lockdown began easing earlier this month.

But instead of preparing to welcome holidaymakers who typically escape to Queensland from the cooler south at this time