April

Maui Changing Its Rules For Travelers By End Of April

An extra layer of protection against coronavirus is being added for anyone traveling to Maui in the near future.

Travelers from the mainland headed to Maui are already required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of departure. In the coming days, they also will be subject to a coronavirus test once they arrive at Kahului Airport.

Anyone refusing the test will be forced to quarantine for 10 days after arrival.

Mayor Michael Victorino said the number of infected residents on the island is on the rise again, and he and health officials would like to

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10 kid-friendly patios for April vacation dining

Why go: Water taxis!

The Boston Water Taxi stops right at Lovejoy Wharf, making for a fun seafaring mini-adventure for kids. (Check schedules at www.bostonwatertaxi.com; service should be up and running next week.) Once you hit dry land, snag a coloring book and enjoy homemade mac-and-cheese, chicken fingers, and brownies (parents can slurp bivalves from the raw bar). The patio is roomy, and right on the harbor.

50 Lovejoy Wharf, Boston, 617-248-0050, www.alcoveboston.com

The outdoor patio at Bianca.Lane Turner/Globe Staff

Bianca

Why go: Gourmet kids’ food.

Tim and Nancy Cushman (Hojoko, O Ya) run Chestnut Hill’s Bianca, where

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Australia and New Zealand’s travel bubble begins April 18

(CNN) — New Zealand will allow Australians to travel to the country quarantine-free, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a press conference Tuesday, April 6.

The travel bubble is set to begin on Sunday, April 18 at 11:59 pm, Ardern added. Australia has allowed New Zealand travelers to enter without quarantine, and New Zealand is now following suit.

“This is an important step forward in our Covid response and represents an arrangement I do not believe we have seen in any other part of the world. That is, safely opening up international travel to another country while continuing to pursue

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Australia-New Zealand travel bubble to begin on April 19 | Aviation News

New Zealand will allow quarantine-free visits by Australians from April 19, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday, creating a two-way “travel bubble” for the neighbouring nations which have closed borders to the rest of the world to eradicate COVID-19.

The two countries’ airlines said they plan to ramp up flights once the arrangement comes into effect.

Though most Australian states have allowed quarantine-free visits from New Zealanders for months, New Zealand has continued mandatory quarantine from its neighbour, citing concern about small COVID-19 outbreaks there.

The virus has effectively been eradicated in both countries, with minor outbreaks a

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Google’s Next Billion Users Leader Announces April Departure: TechCrunch

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The Real Value Of Influencers And Content Creation – ClubHouse Media Group Inc.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, social media platforms have become businesses’ greatest allies for brand visibility as many struggle to survive. With the recent digital transformation, efficacy rates for traditional advertising strategies using television, magazines, print media, and even the internet have been decreasing. This makes social media influencer-based strategies increasingly important tools for advertisers. Social media platforms are built to harvest attention by elevating the most engaging content to the widest possible audience. It’s a natural fit. Clubhouse Media Group Inc. (OTC: CMGR)

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BPRD to open registration April 20 for summer recreation programs

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BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — With warmer days and anticipated improved public health conditions on the way, Bend Park and Recreation District is opening registration for summer recreation programs beginning Tuesday, April 20.

Summer programs run from mid-June into September and include youth and adult activities, summer camp and childcare, arts, fitness, swimming, sports and outdoor recreation. Offerings are expected to be largely comparable to pre-pandemic programs with some capacity adjustments and protocols.

“Welcoming summer and recreation opportunities that can mark the season with new experiences, gained skills, new friendships and other memories is something we’re looking forward to,” said

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