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State introduces expenses-paid vacation packages as latest COVID-19 vaccine incentive | News

Clinical nurse Vilma Barbadillo vaccinates Eddie Wong, 70, with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site at the Mountain View Community Center on Jan. 26, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier.

State officials introduced another COVID-19 vaccine incentive program Monday, offering six expenses-paid vacations throughout the state, including in San Francisco.

The state will select six winners on July 1 for trips for four in San Francisco, Palm Springs, Anaheim, Los Angeles and San Diego. In addition to multinight hotel stays and dining and entertainment options, each vacation package also comes with a $2,000 cash prize that can used

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Solgaard Achieves ‘Plastic Negative’ Sustainability Goal | State

NEW YORK, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Sustainable travel and accessories brand, Solgaard, announces the achievement of its ‘plastic negative’ sustainability goal as part of an update released on World Oceans Day 2021 detailing the company’s environmental commitments and ocean-bound plastic upcycling initiatives.

Solgaard’s achievement of ‘plastic negative’ status comes following the company’s delivery in several sustainable business practice areas. These include the use of recycled materials and upcycled ocean-bound plastic in all of its products, in addition to an offset of a minimum of five pounds of ocean-bound plastic prevented from entering the ocean per product purchased.


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The Best Budget-Friendly RV Campgrounds in Every State


Traveling in an RV means a homey and budget-friendly vacation. Many campgrounds charge no more than $50 a night, and many offer resort-like amenities. We combed through TripAdvisor, RV park reviews, and campgrounds’ own review pages to find under-the-radar destinations in every state for spring and summer travel. Discounts for seniors, military, and Good Sam RV Club members are common, as are extra fees for more than two adults and children. It’s a good idea to call ahead or make a reservation and confirm that open sites suit your RV.

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the most haunted hotel in your state

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CDC, State Department downgrade travel alerts for dozens of countries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised travel health notices for dozens of countries to a lower risk tier on Monday, adjusting travel guidance for vaccinated Americans in the process.

A total of 62 destinations – including Japan, Canada, Mexico, Italy, France and Germany – dropped from “COVID-19 very high” Level 4 tier to “COVID-19 high” Level 3 tier on the CDC’s travel recommendations list, which rates the risks by country.

While the CDC had advised all travelers to avoid these destinations while they were considered “COVID-19 very high,” it now cautions travelers to make sure they

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Overseas Adventure Travel Elevates Mature Women’s Opinions as Travel Resumes | State



BOSTON, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Amplifying the voices of mature women is more important than ever at Overseas Adventure Travel (O.A.T)., the leader in solo-friendly travel for women over 50. The company recently hosted a two-day event with 200 experienced solo women travelers to listen to their personal insights to help shape the future of travel.

O.A.T. announced that it will resume its international travel operations beginning in July 2021.

Women who travel with O.A.T. are on average 60 to 75 years old with 40 to 50 years of international travel experience. These intrepid travelers are the

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