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Post-COVID's Biggest Travel Trend is... Small

Escorted or Guided Tour

As the world prepares to travel again, there’s a huge trend emerging: going small. We know what the ingredients of travel are going to be in the immediate post-pandemic future...

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Seize the End of Summer with Recipes Inspired by Favorite American Hot Weather Travel Destinations

Dining San Antonio, Texas

The kids are back to school (whatever that looks like this year for your nearest and dearest), but on the calendar, summer isn’t quite over – yet. The Autumn Equinox –...

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Well, We Aren't Going to Miss This. Major US Airlines Drop Most-Hated Fee

Transportation North America

The first announcement was a bombshell. Then, like dominoes, they all fell. United Airlines started the landslide when it revealed it was dropping change fees - forever. Why? Air passengers...

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Meet the Luxury, All-Inclusive Expedition Cruise Line Launching Soon - Yes, during COVID

River or Ocean Cruises

Meet the Luxury, All-Inclusive Expedition Cruise Line Launching during COVID. You might call it bucking a trend. Atlas Ocean Voyages is debuting, even during the global pandemic that currently has...

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One COVID Change of Plans Continues a Heart-Warming Legacy for this Cruise Line

River or Ocean Cruises

Holland America Line Changes the Name of its Newbuild and Designates it the New FlagshipTravel has taken a beating by COVID-19. But there’s one way it’s giving us something to...

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Hidden Secrets and Natural Wonders of 4 Costa Rican Volcanoes

Outdoor Activities Costa Rica

From breathtaking beaches, up through rainforests and cloud forests, Costa Rica’s terrain rises from the sea to mountain ranges and, like icing on a scenic cake, a string of volcanoes...

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Top 3 Travel Destinations to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the End of WW2 in the Pacific

Culture & History Hawaii

2020 has been an eventful year, with many firsts for the history books.But 2020 also marks some big anniversaries. Earlier this year, the Allies of World War 2 commemorated the 75th...

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This Cruise Line Kicked Guests off a Cruise. Here's Why it's Good News for You and Cruise Travel

River or Ocean Cruises

Guests left behind when a ship sails away is usually an unfortunate situation no cruise line likes to talk about. But when it happened last week in Naples, cheers rang out...

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The New COVID Safety Measure Cruise Travelers will actually LOVE

River or Ocean Cruises

It’s one of the least-loved experiences on a cruise. Not long after you board your ship with excitement to explore and start your vacation, you are required to put down your...

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The Airline That's Providing Passengers with COVID insurance

Transportation

Travel companies are introducing many new health and safety practices to help protect travelers, staff and locals as travel begins to resume.Now, one airline has taken those measures one step...

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3 Top Trips for Golfers Who Cruise - From Close to Home to Around the World

Outdoor Activities

Suddenly, everyone is golfing again.With only a few minor tweaks that courses have easily implemented, the game checks all the boxes for a COVID-safe pastime. So it’s no surprise that even...

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These 'Hotels' are Full of 'Guests' Throughout Pandemic - Part of Fairmont's 'Bee Sustainable' Program

Hotels

The global pandemic closed the doors of nearly every hotel in the world. But thousands of very special ‘guests’ at some Fairmont hotels stayed.Some have even been ‘residents’ for years.'HOME SWEET...

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Why You Should Book With A Travel Advisor

Before your trip

“Why would I book with you when I can just book the same trip online?” This is the question we were asked daily, prior to March 2020…but this mindset changed...

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This is the First US-based River Cruise Line to Restart Cruising in Europe

River or Ocean Cruises Europe

Americans are still barred from Europe, and Canadians are technically permitted into Europe but still under their own government restrictions against leisure travel and required to quarantine 14 days upon...

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Change #WorkFromHome to #WorkFromTheBeach with a New, 1-Year Remote Workers Visa for this Island

Sea & Sand Barbados

For a lot of us, #WorkFromHome is the new normal, and many companies say they plan to continue the practice permanently even after the COVID crisis. That’s giving a lot of...

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How the Postponed Tokyo Olympic Games Will Feature Japan's National Sport

Local Events Japan

We should be watching the opening ceremony of the XXXIII Olympiad right now. But COVID has changed the history of the Olympics along with so many other features of our lives. Tokyo...

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Drink Like the Queen with the First Official Buckingham Palace Gin

Culture & History Great Britain, United Kingdom

In the times of COVID, even Her Majesty needs a side-gig. Why not in the tasty world of spirits?In a Royal first, official Buckingham Palace gin has gone on sale to...

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Are Disney Parks Re-opening? And A Taste of Disney at Home with a Recipe for a Favorite Disney Treat

Outdoor Activities North America

Can you take a Disney family vacation this summer? The answer is not as simple as you might wish (…upon a star… See what we did there?) Disney Parks have multiple...

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4 Tips to Navigate Travel's Re-Opening Like an Expert

Before your trip

Recent weeks and days have seen a flurry of changes in travel restrictions and COVID status. Some countries have started declaring themselves COVID-free, while other places - like the US...

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5 Steps to a Cruise Comeback

River or Ocean Cruises

If you’re one of the majority of cruise travelers, you can’t wait to return to the waves and waterways. (It’s true! Surveys show over a third of cruise travelers want...

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Places You Can Tour Wine Country Close to Home

Sightseeing North America

There may be more places than you think.California's legendary wine regions and famous wineries have the weather, the scenery, the lifestyle, and of course, the wines, that put them at...

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Complimentary Sailing onboard AmaWaterways for Frontline Heros

River or Ocean Cruises

AmaWaterways is immensely grateful for the dedication of our frontline heroes during these times.

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Post COVID-19 Travel Health & Safety Measures

Before your trip

With summer here and the weather getting warmer across the country, Canadians want to get out of the house and travel again. Here's a summary of how the travel industry...

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Celebrate This Holiday Weekend with Travel-Inspired Picnic Recipes

Dining North America

With back-to-back national holidays, Canada Day on July 1st and America’s 4th of July, many residents of both countries have often packed up as soon as the kids were out...

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