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New MA Travel Rules, GBCVB Update 7.24.20

July 24, 2020 Good Afternoon, This morning Governor Baker announced that starting August 1 a more restrictive and enforceable travel order will apply to travelers entering the Commonwealth.  Visitors arriving from eight designated states – New England, NY, NJ and Hawaii – are exempt from the new order.  Everyone else must comply, including Massachusetts residents who have […]

GBCVB Update 7.17.20

Good Afternoon, We received the news on Wednesday that the annual Head of the Charles Regatta (HOCR) will not be happening this October as a 2-day race on the Charles River.  The HOCR Board of Directors has announced that this year’s competition will be held as a “global remote event.” While this announcement is not surprising, and […]

City of Boston Update 7.13.20

Good Morning Everyone, Please find this week’s updates from The City of Boston below. COVID-19 CASES PHASE 3 IN BOSTON TEMPORARY MOBILE SITES FOR TESTING DRIVE-IN MOVIE SERIES UPDATE FRANKLIN PARK COMMUNITY MEETING BCYF SUMMER PROGRAMMING UPDATE BHA EXTENDING MORATORIUM FOR NONESSENTIAL EVICTIONS PROJECT OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM WASHINGTON STREET BUS LANE COMPLETION 2020 BLUEBIKES 90 DAY […]

PROPOSED GUIDELINES FOR PRIVATE MEETINGS, EVENTS AND GATHERINGS IN HOTELS

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY:Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau andCambridge Office for Tourism OBJECTIVEThe objective of this document is to provide a path forward for determining informedState and Local guidelines for maximum capacities of private meetings, events andgatherings in hotels. These recommendations demonstrate how hotels plan to adhereto, if not exceed, State and Local safety protocols […]

City of Boston Update 7.7.20

Good Morning Everyone, Please find the latest updates and information from The City of Boston and/or relating to COVID-19. COVID-19 CASES REOPENING IN PHASE 3 CHIEF OF EQUITY SUMMER FOOD RESOURCES  ADULT MEAL SITES CLOSING NEW ROUND OF BOSTON RESILIENCY FUND GRANTS SECOND ROUND OF FUNDING FOR CHILDCARE ENTREPRENEUR FUND BOSTON SAVES CHILD SAVINGS ACCOUNT […]