MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Tue, 02 Mar 2021 10:58:19 +0000 Thanksgiving travel falling as COVID cases spike http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/2c329db2822a49c18eb50dbe8a25bcc9 Turkey may still be on the menu this Thanksgiving, but for many Americans, travel is not. Rising virus cases, lockdowns and public health guidance discouraging trips are having an impact on this year's holiday season travel. (Nov. 23) 2c329db2822a49c18eb50dbe8a25bcc9 Mon, 23 Nov 2020 18:14:57 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:++SOUNDBITES PARTIALLY COVERED BY VIDEO++ASSOCIATED PRESSChicago - 20 November 20201. Passengers checking-in at kiosks inside Chicago O'Hare International AirportASSOCIATED PRESSDetroit - 20 November 2020++ZOOM INTERVIEW - QUALITY AS INCOMING++2. SOUNDBITE (English) Joshua Holman, Canceled travel plans:"Watching a lot of the coronavirus numbers, we made the decision about two weeks ago now that it would just not be responsible to travel down there (referring to a trip planned to visit family in California) and have that many, that many people, in one house."ASSOCIATED PRESSChicago - 20 November 20203. Passengers at kiosk inside O'Hare terminalASSOCIATED PRESSDetroit - 20 November 2020++ZOOM INTERVIEW - QUALITY AS INCOMING++4. SOUNDBITE (English) Joshua Holman, Canceled travel plans:"It's just not worth the risk right now with the amount of people that, that have it (referring to coronavirus) across the country at this moment."ASSOCIATED PRESSChicago - 20 November 20205. Various of travelers inside O'Hare terminalASSOCIATED PRESSGriffin, Georgia - 20 November 2020++ZOOM INTERVIEW - QUALITY AS INCOMING++++PARTIALLY COVERED++6. SOUNDBITE (English) Bradley Carr, Canceled travel plans:"Thanksgiving 2020 is going to have an asterisk by it because the dynamic has changed so much, and it's all because of COVID."ASSOCIATED PRESSChicago - 20 November 20207. Close of sign at O'Hare International AirportASSOCIATED PRESSChicago - 20 November 20208. Travelers waiting in line at O'Hare airportSTORYLINE:Turkey may still be on the menu this Thanksgiving. But for millions of Americans, travel is not. Rising U.S. coronavirus cases, a new round of state lockdowns and public health guidance discouraging trips are dampening enthusiasm for what is usually the biggest travel period of the year. In 2019, a record 26 million passengers and crew passed through U.S. airport screening in the 11-day period around Thanksgiving. This year, the U.S. government isn't even providing a forecast for air travel because things are so uncertainties. Inside Chicago's O'Hare International Airport over the weekend, there were enough pre-holiday travelers to create lines not seen for months.Joshua Holman and his family were planning to fly to Lake Tahoe and spend Thanksgiving with his brother who lives in California, and his parents, who live in North Dakota. But spiking coronavirus cases convinced them to scrap those plans.Bradley Carr and his wife, retirees who live in Griffin, Georgia, were debating whether to drive 35 miles north to his son's house for Thanksgiving and eat at a separate table on the porch. But after the CDC's announcement, they decided to stay home. And Carr's son will deliver their meal, instead.This year, AAA expects 47.8 million people to travel by car for Thanksgiving. This is down more than 2 million travelers from 2019.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Turkey may still be on the menu this Thanksgiving, but for many Americans, travel is not. Rising virus cases, lockdowns and public health guidance discouraging trips are having an impact on this year's holiday season travel. (Nov. 23) Thanksgiving travel falling as COVID cases spike