Travel

Kiattisak Lamchan / EyeEm via Getty ImagesThere are a number of factors to consider when booking travel for 2022. This year marked the first time many Americans traveled since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. People tended to start small with short road trips, visits to relatives they hadn’t seen in a long time, or
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(CNN) — A touchless airplane bathroom concept and a next-generation economy seat have been named as winning designs in an annual contest highlighting airplane cabin innovations that could reshape the future of flying. French cabin designer Safran’s hands-free bathroom design Beacon won the Clean and Safe Air Travel category in this year’s Crystal Cabin Awards,
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(CNN) — Why settle for one sky-high attraction when you can have three inside one building? That certainly seems to be the thinking behind Summit One Vanderbilt, which is set to open at Manhattan’s One Vanderbilt tower on October 21. Billed as the “world’s most immersive observatory experience,” New York’s latest observation deck features an
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Westend61 via Getty ImagesPandemic travel is all about flexibility and modified expectations. Travel can be very unpredictable in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic. As vaccination rates rose and cases fell in the spring and summer, many popular destinations opened up to U.S. visitors, and people started booking their long-awaited vacations accordingly. But with increased
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Some have enviable vaccination rates; others have decided that the costs of continued economic and social restrictions outweigh the benefits. Here are five nations to watch closely for how their new strategies play out. Denmark: The country that declared precautions over The Danish government lifted all remaining coronavirus restrictions in the country on September 10,
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Chiang Mai, Thailand (CNN) — Prior to the pandemic, Chiang Mai received around four million international visitors a year, according to Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) figures. But the economic effects of Covid-19 on this tourist city and province of the same name in northern Thailand have been nothing short of devastating, with many travel-related
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(CNN) — Hawaii’s famous Haiku Stairs, sometimes called the Stairway to Heaven, are likely to be removed next year following a Honolulu City Council meeting to discuss ongoing issues with the site. The stairs, whose 3,922 steps wind through a 2,800 foot mountain trail in Kaneohe, on the eastern side of Oahu, were originally built
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(CNN) — Fiji is ready to welcome tourists again by the end of 2021. The island nation had originally intended to reopen its borders to tourists in December, but that date could be moved up as the country’s vaccination program continues. Brent Hill, the CEO of Tourism Fiji, the country’s national tourism body, told CNN
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(CNN) — Despite his surname, Felix Rome never wanted to settle in an urban area. The Salisbury, England native trained as a photographer and eventually landed his dream job — staff shutterbug for a group of safari camps in East Africa. Although Rome was hired to travel between Governor’s Camp‘s properties, the coronavirus pandemic had
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(CNN) — In a city full of superlatives, the latest addition to Dubai‘s long list of “biggests” and “tallests” is about to take its place in the record books. Ain Dubai, the giant observation wheel that has been taking shape on the city’s Bluewaters Island development for more than six years, will open on October
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