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On March 31, the Italian government issued a decree that would see cruise ships and large commercial vessels banned from the Venetian lagoon, and calling for tenders to be sought to construct a new port outside the lagoon. Yet just 15 days later, MSC Cruises announced that the MSC Orchestra would be heading up the
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(CNN) — Raffaele Esposito, the 19th century Neapolitan credited with inventing Italy’s most famous type of pizza, may be turning in his grave: Rome has a new vending machine which slides out freshly cooked pizzas in just three minutes. Buyers using the flaming red “Mr. Go Pizza” machine can choose from four different kinds of
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Hispanolistic via Getty ImagesIt’s important to take precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 while traveling.  If you feel like people are getting more comfortable with air travel at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, your hunch is correct. Since March 11, the Transportation Security Administration has screened more than 1 million passengers every day.
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(CNN) — In a career that’s spanned more than 60 years, Robert Ballard has conducted over 150 underwater expeditions and made countless significant scientific discoveries. But the renowned oceanographer says he’s made peace with the fact that he will probably always be known as “the man who found Titanic.” According to Ballard, his mother predicted
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(CNN) — Created in 1971 from the creaking remains of the classic US railroads that helped build modern America, Amtrak has often lived a precarious existence. Subject to the whims of politicians in Washington D.C. and constantly under pressure from the well-funded and hugely influential oil, automotive and airline industry lobbies, the national passenger rail
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filadendron via Getty ImagesYour personal financial situation and the amount you’re splurging on the trip in question are big factors when assessing the need for travel insurance.    As vaccinations rise and restrictions ease, more and more Americans are making travel plans for the summer and beyond. But many are proceeding with caution amid the
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(CNN) — When the European Union recently announced that vaccinated Americans will be allowed to enter the EU this summer, many US travelers celebrated, eager to dust off their passports for a long-awaited trip abroad. But for many families in the EU separated from loved ones in non-EU countries — some for a year or
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(CNN) — After nearly a year of closed borders, the European Union could open in June to fully vaccinated vacationers from countries with low Covid infection rates in time for summer under a plan revealed on Monday. The easing of restrictions on nonessential travel, which will be welcomed by countries desperate to revive struggling tourism
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(CNN) — The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) again delayed the deadline for enforcement of REAL ID requirements, the latest pandemic-related extension for the program aimed at establishing a consistent security standard for issuing driver’s licenses and other identification. DHS announced Tuesday it is extending the REAL ID full enforcement date by 19 months,
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