Morgan Hines, USA TODAY

Morgan Hines

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Morgan:

The US will allow vaccinated foreign tourists to enter Nov. 8, launching new international travel system

The United States is set to overhaul its travel restrictions Nov. 8, ushering in a new system that makes U.S. tourism possible for millions of fully vaccinated foreign tourists. → Read More

Spain, Denmark: European Union countries tightening COVID-19 restrictions for US tourists

The list of restrictions for people traveling from the U.S. to Europe is growing as European Union members implement new rules amid COVID's spread. → Read More

27 people on board Carnival Cruise Line ship test positive for COVID-19

More than two dozen people on the Carnival Vista cruise ship have tested positive for COVID-19; 26 are crew members and one person is a passenger. → Read More

27 people on board Carnival Cruise Line ship test positive for COVID-19

More than two dozen people on the Carnival Vista cruise ship have tested positive for COVID-19; 26 are crew members and one person is a passenger. → Read More

27 people on board Carnival Cruise Line ship test positive for COVID-19

More than two dozen people on the Carnival Vista cruise ship have tested positive for COVID-19; 26 are crew members and one person is a passenger. → Read More

Canada to reopen its border to fully vaccinated Americans starting Aug. 9

U.S.-Canada border restrictions on nonessential travel have been in place since March 2020 due to COVID-19. → Read More

'Coming back to life': The bar scene returns in full force as people reemerge, ditch COVID precautions

In cities across the country, many Americans are ready to give the Roaring '20s a run for their money as COVID restrictions lift on bars and clubs → Read More

Celebrity Cruises drops requirement for passengers to show proof of COVID vaccine for Florida cruises

Celebrity Cruises has adjusted its COVID vaccine requirement for Florida cruises. Passengers will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination. → Read More

'Explosive demand': Americans are ready to step out in style in new clothes after COVID-19

People are starting to spend more on clothing and apparel items as vaccines roll out across the nation and COVID-related restrictions ease. → Read More

Royal Caribbean is first cruise line to receive CDC approval for a test sailing in US waters

Royal Caribbean International is the first cruise line to receive approval for one of its ships to do a test sailing in U.S. waters. → Read More

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Carnival cruise lines announce plans to resume cruising this summer in Alaska, Florida, Texas

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Princess, Holland America and Carnival announced plans to resume cruising this summer, including some voyages to Alaska. → Read More

Hotel industry eases mask guidance for vaccinated guests

The hotel industry is easing mask and social distancing guidance for vaccinated guests in the USA on the heels of new CDC guidance. → Read More

Israel unrest leads Royal Caribbean to cancel Odyssey of the Seas June through October sailings from Haifa

Royal Caribbean International is canceling planned sailings from Haifa, Israel due to unrest in the country and region, the cruise line announced. → Read More

Universal Orlando drops mask requirement outdoors, but visitors still must wear them on rides and indoors

Universal Orlando announced Friday that guests will no longer be required to wear masks while outdoors at the theme park starting Saturday. → Read More

Whether it's ordering dinner or buying more skin products, our shopping habits changed amid COVID-19

As our lifestyles have changed during the COVID pandemic, our shopping habits have changed, too. Here's how. → Read More

What do you call a part-business, part-leisure trip? Bleisure. Marriott says combo getaways are on the rise.

The defining line between business travel and leisure travel is beginning to blur, according to Marriott International CEO Tony Capuano. → Read More

Carnival Cruise Line aims for July restart from Florida and Texas, cancels other sailings through July

Carnival Cruise Line announced Tuesday that it is planning to restart its U.S. operations with 3 ships sailing out of ports in Texas and Florida. → Read More

Test cruises with volunteer passengers are on the horizon as CDC issues new guidance

The return of passenger-filled cruise ships sailing in U.S. waters is in sight after the CDC published guidance for test sailings on Wednesday. → Read More

Test cruises with volunteer passengers are on the horizon as CDC issues new guidance

The return of passenger-filled cruise ships sailing in U.S. waters is in sight after the CDC published guidance for test sailings on Wednesday. → Read More

Test cruises with volunteer passengers are on the horizon as CDC issues new guidance

The return of passenger-filled cruise ships sailing in U.S. waters is in sight after the CDC published guidance for test sailings on Wednesday. → Read More