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Pandemic takes a bite out of Chuck E. Cheese; chain files for bankruptcy

Pandemic takes a bite out of Chuck E. Cheese; chain files for bankruptcy

By: The Associated Press
Source: The Press-Enterprise
Date of Publication: June 25th, 2020
Chuck E. Cheese – where kids could be kids while parents nursed headaches – is filing for bankruptcy protection.
Airline shares tumble as New York imposes quarantines, Florida cases spike_CNBC

Airline shares tumble as New York imposes quarantines, Florida cases spike

By: Leslie Josephs
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 24th, 2020
U.S. airline shares fell sharply Wednesday after state officials in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said they were imposing a two-week quarantine on travelers arriving from certain states whose coronavirus infection rates have been on the rise.
LAX will try thermal cameras to spot travelers with COVID-19

LAX will try thermal cameras to spot travelers with COVID-19

By: Hugo Martin, Dakota Smith
Source: LA Times
Date of Publication: June 22nd, 2020
Hoping to make flying safer, Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday will begin testing thermal cameras to identify passengers with high body temperatures as a way of slowing the spread of the coronavirus.
Yosemite Closes Campgrounds After Coronavirus Spike In California

Yosemite Closes Campgrounds After Coronavirus Spike In California

Source: KPBS
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
California's Yosemite National Park is reversing course two weeks after reopening and now says it will hold off on reopening campgrounds through the month of July after a spike in coronavirus cases in the state.
Most major cruise lines like Carnival and Norwegian have moved back their possible restart date

Most major cruise lines like Carnival and Norwegian have moved back their possible restart date

By: Richard Tribou
Source: The Times Picayne / New Orleans Advocate
Date of Publication: June 21st, 2020
Cruise lines have agreed to suspend sailing from U.S. ports until Sept. 15, trade group Cruise Lines International Association announced Friday.
The Head of Hilton Talks About How His Business Will Survive_Bloomberg

The Head of Hilton Talks About How His Business Will Survive

By: Carol Massar and Jason Kelly
Source: Bloomberg
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
CEO Christopher Nassetta says many things will never be the same, but people will still be traveling.
Why Companies Want Clorox as Much as Consumers Do (If Not More)_Adweek

Why Companies Want Clorox as Much as Consumers Do (If Not More)

By: Paul Hiebert and Ryan Barwick
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
Working with the trusted brand has become a deeply coveted corporate partnership during the pandemic.
How JetBlue Just Flouted Airline Industry Norms by Launching New Routes

How JetBlue Just Flouted Airline Industry Norms by Launching New Routes

By: Brian Sumers, Skift
Source: Yahoo Finance!
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
JetBlue Airways published a simple press release Thursday announcing 30 new routes starting this summer and fall, mainly for leisure customers, to leverage a nascent recovery. But to insiders, it was more — a manifesto showing that JetBlue, now in survival mode, no longer plans to play by the industry’s unwritten rules.
Casino regulators tighten mask rules as coronavirus cases spike in Las Vegas

Casino regulators tighten mask rules as coronavirus cases spike in Las Vegas

By: Contessa Brewer
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
Nevada gaming regulators have updated rules to require players to wear masks at gaming tables where there are no plexiglass partitions. But the regulators stopped short of mandating masks for all visitors inside a casino or for slot players. Coronavirus cases in Clark County, where Las Vegas is located, have risen, with a record daily number of new cases Tuesday.
Southwest Airlines says has enough cash for two years as demand improves

Southwest Airlines says has enough cash for two years as demand improves

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 17th, 2020
Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) said on Wednesday it has enough cash to carry on business for the next two years, up from its prior forecast of 20 months, as travel demand gradually picks up.