Gilded cage: Scores of travelers trapped in luxe resorts with Omicron

Gilded cage: Scores of travelers trapped in luxe resorts with Omicron

Is a vacation still a vacation when it’s mandatory? It’s a scenario that David Beahm, 60, says he couldn’t imagine ever being in just a couple months. The prolific event planner and Chelsea resident flew to Nassau, the Bahamas, on Dec. 15 for a two-day trip, negative COVID test in hand. But Beahm — who is fully vaccinated — also needed proof that he was COVID-free to return to the US (currently travelers must test negative within 24 hours of their entry into the country) and retested the day after he arrived. This time, luck wasn’t on his side. “I was positive and went into shock. I was convinced that it couldn’t be true,” he said — a second test, however, confirmed the results. Forget going back home: Beahm was …
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