In due time, tourism will bring our community back together…
But for now, we wanted to share a quick reminder about what tourism means to the Rockford, Illinois region. Stay healthy and safe everyone!
More info on National Travel & Tourism Week 2020 – Rockford, Illinois
The Sunday Read: K-12 remote learning is flaming trash
While some public schools around the country and even in this state have conducted in-person learning, the vast majority of schools in densely populated areas have been teaching via remote since the ...
Las Vegas tourism slumps as coronavirus surges
LAS VEGAS >> Las Vegas welcomed nearly 1.9 million tourists in October, a greater total than September but only about half the 3.7 million it hosted throughout the month a year prior, Las Vegas ...
No. 3 Ohio State cancels game at Illinois after virus spike
No. 3 Ohio State's game at Illinois on Saturday has been canceled because the Buckeyes have had a spike of COVID-19 cases this week. The cancelation Friday came about seven hours after Ohio State ...
Pandemic gave locals fleeting taste of a tourist-free Hawaii
Noue Memea Kruse lives on Oahu’s famed North Shore, where marveling at sea turtles, epic waves and sunsets that paint the sky orange and purple are a must for many ...
Teen nearly dies after getting syndrome tied to COVID-19
While the elderly are more at risk of contracting COVID-19, multisystem inflammatory syndrome can be dangerous for kids who get the virus.
First snow of season melts away as rain pushes through
This pic is from Rockford but is common across northern IL & far ... Allow extra travel time as some of the roads will be slippery!https://t.co/Lf9w8HcFBz #ILwx #INwx pic.twitter.com/Spomf3GiT2 -- NWS ...
States impose new rules, plead with public to stop spread
State and local officials nationwide are imposing new coronavirus restrictions and pleading with the public in an increasingly desperate attempt to stop the explosive spread of the disease as many ...
Tourists few, NY gift shops struggle but don’t lose (heart)
In souvenir shops from Times Square to the World Trade Center, shelves full of T-shirts and trinkets still (heart) New York. But the proprietors wonder when their customers will, ...
CDC pleads with Americans to avoid Thanksgiving travel
With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation’s top public health agency pleaded with Americans on Thursday not to travel for Thanksgiving and not to spend the holiday with people from ...
National gas prices rise after promising COVID-19 vaccine developments
National gas prices rose last week in part because of promising COVID-19 vaccine developments, according to GasBuddy.
The Latest: Hong Kong, Singapore plan 'air travel bubble'
Hong Kong and Singapore will establish an "air travel bubble" Nov. 22 allowing travelers from the two cities to visit the other without having to serve quarantine ...
Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau gains national recognition
ROCKFORD (WREX) — The Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) won two awards from the Sports Events and Tourism Association. The group won the 2020 Event Marketing Campaign of the ...