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Economic impacts felt in Arizona from border travel restrictions

Visitors from Mexico pay sales taxes in retail hubs like the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas.

Passenger totals plunge at Arizona’s major airports

Tucson International Airport recorded its lowest numbers since 1982.

Tucson airport has highest passenger count since March

The airport still had less than half the pre-pandemic numbers compared to last year.

Tucson airport to increase hours of COVID-19 testing

The site currently is open select hours Friday to Monday, but on Friday it'll start opening daily till mid-January.

Travel restrictions at the US-Mexico border extended through the holidays

Restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border are now set to remain in place until at least Jan. 21.

US-Mexico border closure extended through late December

Mexico's foreign ministry announced nonessential travel restrictions would stay in place through at least Dec. 21.

Rocky Point expects surge of holiday visitors despite border travel restrictions

Tourism is not considered essential travel, but the town's mayor says it's essential for the Sonoran beach destination's economy.

Despite travel restrictions, Rocky Point welcoming Arizonans

The popular tourism destination reopened its beaches in August.

Tucson International Airport sees revenues fall as air travel decreases

The airport has also invested in new upgrades designed to keep passengers and workers safe from COVID-19.

Sonoran capital Hermosillo further loosens COVID-19 restrictions

The city is lifting a curfew on vehicle travel and allowing many nonessential businesses to reopen at reduced capacity.

Life on the line: Pandemic fuels social movement in Sonoran border town

Some residents in the border town of Sonoyta decided they were done weathering a global health crisis without basic health care.

'The time is here': Rocky Point opening beaches

The Sonoran destination is reopening its beaches this weekend for the first time in more than four months.

Some Sonoran beaches set to reopen by this weekend

Despite pushback from state health authorities, some places like San Carlos plan to reopen beaches with some restrictions.

Sonoyta protesters allow travelers through border blockade for now

Demonstrators had blocked the road outside the port of entry over coronavirus concerns and turned away beach-bound tourists trying to enter.

Sonora border town residents block U.S. citizens from entering Mexico

Exceptions for some Rocky Point-bound travelers prompted residents of Sonoyta to block the port of entry over the weekend.

Rocky Point reopens with restrictions to tourists

The mayor of the popular beach destination says visitors will be expected to observe a set of strict rules.

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