Since all of the U.S. theme parks and attractions first closed in March, the tourism and hospitality industry has been ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. Cruise ships were docked, parks were closed and hotels were shut down in an effort to stop the spread. Many still haven’t reopened, and those that have aren’t seeing the sort of attendance they’re used to. Today, for the first time in a long time, hope has been given to this struggling industry. Pfizer, a biopharmaceutical company, has announced their COVID-19 vaccine tests have proven to be 90% effective during trials.
By Beci Mahnken and Suzannah Mitchell DiMarzio
It’s hard to believe the winter that would not end is still going, but we’ve still got some wonderful getaways and reasons to get down here to Florida (as if you needed one at this point). Mardi Gras is in full swing over at Universal Studios Florida, and if you haven’t yet planned your spring break getaway, now is the time for those last minute plans! But first, let’s see about a new way to capture and bring home the memories of a Disney vacation: [Read more…]