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Israel to set up ‘tourism islands’ in desert where hotels and attractions can reopen

Israel is setting up so-called tourism islands in the desert resort town of Eilat, where hotels and some attractions will reopen and visitors will be required to take regular Covid-19 tests.

The plans were approved by the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, on Wednesday and are part of the government’s efforts to slowly and carefully scale back a second nationwide lockdown imposed in September. 

Under the proposals, holiday makers must pass a coronavirus test 72 hours before arriving and must then take subsequent tests each week. 

The measures will only apply to the remote town of Eilat and the Dead Sea

How Tourist Corridors May Reopen Europe For 2020 Summer Travel

“Tourist corridors” linking Europe’s summer holiday resorts least affected by the coronavirus pandemic, may help pave the way for tourism industry recovery on the continent.

The EU is pondering the possibility, as

Campgrounds to reopen at 28 California state parks

Nearly three months after California closed campgrounds at all of its state parks due to the coronavirus, campsites at 28 state parks are scheduled to reopen Friday and have begun taking reservations.

Most are in Southern California, along beaches from Santa Barbara to San Diego County, although several are around the Lake Tahoe Area and two are in the Greater Bay Area — Little Basin, a former Hewlett-Packard retreat center near Big Basin Redwoods State Park in Santa Cruz County, and Half Moon Bay State Beach on the San Mateo County Coast.

“We’re pleased that state parks will begin to