Travel

After COVID We May Never Think About Hotels in the Same Way Again

After COVID We May Never Think About Hotels in the Same Way Again

TRAVEL | Jan 4, 2021

By becoming known as places where people are locked up in quarantine, at times cross-infected, and fed food ranging from "nice" to "atrocious", international hotels run the risk of destroying brands that took decades to build.

Watch: Rio Circuit Party Closed Down — 2,000 Partied Ignoring COVID Restrictions

Watch: Rio Circuit Party Closed Down — 2,000 Partied Ignoring COVID Restrictions

TRAVEL | Jan 2, 2021

A pre-New Year's Eve dance party in Rio De Janeiro was closed down by police on December 29 with 2,000 in attendance largely ignoring COVID restrictions

Will NYE in Puerto Vallarta Become a Gay Superspreader Event?

Will NYE in Puerto Vallarta Become a Gay Superspreader Event?

TRAVEL | By EDGE | Dec 30, 2020

Despite more than 1.3 million coronavirus cases throughout Mexico and upwards of 50,000 in the state of Jalisco some gay party promoters intend to kick off 2021 with a bang that could potentially become the super spreader event of the season.

Gay Travel Awards Announces 2020 Winners

Gay Travel Awards Announces 2020 Winners

TRAVEL | Dec 29, 2020

The awards aim "to recognize and promote select accommodations, destinations, and transportation companies around the globe" according to its website and parent company GayTravel.com

New App Will Cater to Black LGBTQ Travelers

New App Will Cater to Black LGBTQ Travelers

TRAVEL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 28, 2020

Paula Akpan, a Black British lesbian journalist and historian, is developing The Black Queer Travel Guide to assist Black queer travelers in enjoying the world safely.

Japan Tightens Ban on Foreign Visitors

Japan Tightens Ban on Foreign Visitors

TRAVEL | Dec 28, 2020

Japan's government will temporarily ban entry of all nonresident foreign nationals as a precaution against a new and potentially more contagious coronavirus variant that has spread across Britain.

Winter Storm in Dakotas, Minnesota Make Travel Frightful

Winter Storm in Dakotas, Minnesota Make Travel Frightful

TRAVEL | By David Kolpack | Dec 24, 2020

Numerous travel advisories urged motorists to stay off the road and several highways were shut down altogether

Historic Heart of LA on Life Support From COVID-19

Historic Heart of LA on Life Support From COVID-19

TRAVEL | By Brian Melley | Dec 24, 2020

The Mexican market, known as the birthplace of Los Angeles, has been particularly hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, with shops and restaurants closed and others barely hanging on.

'Mom's Worth It': US Holiday Travel Surges Despite Outbreak

'Mom's Worth It': US Holiday Travel Surges Despite Outbreak

TRAVEL | By Tamara Lush | Dec 23, 2020

Millions of Americans are traveling ahead of Christmas and New Year's, despite pleas from public health experts that they stay home to avoid fueling the raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 320,000 nationwide.

Pandemic Travel: Inside a Flight From Johannesburg to Paris

Pandemic Travel: Inside a Flight From Johannesburg to Paris

TRAVEL | Dec 23, 2020

A journalist documents his experience on an international flight just as news of a virus mutation spreads around the world.

9 Back-Saving Tips for Holiday Road Trips

9 Back-Saving Tips for Holiday Road Trips

TRAVEL | Dec 23, 2020

Many of us choosing to travel this holiday season are doing so by car, but long drives can result in back pain. We asked an orthopedic and spinal surgeon for the best ways to drive pain-free.

Man Shows Symptoms After Aiding Flight Passenger with Virus

Man Shows Symptoms After Aiding Flight Passenger with Virus

TRAVEL | Dec 22, 2020

An emergency medical technician said he has COVID-19 symptoms after performing CPR on a man infected with the coronavirus who later died after going into cardiac arrest during a United Airlines flight.

Pair of Passengers Exit NYC Flight Via Slide Before Takeoff

Pair of Passengers Exit NYC Flight Via Slide Before Takeoff

TRAVEL | Dec 22, 2020

A Delta flight out of New York City was halted after a Florida couple traveling with a Great Dane puppy fled the aircraft with the pet using an emergency slide, an airline spokesman and authorities said Tuesday.

Travelers In 2021 Want More Sand, Fewer People—and Insurance

Travelers In 2021 Want More Sand, Fewer People—and Insurance

TRAVEL | By Jason Metz | Dec 22, 2020

Americans with an eye for vacation travel in 2021 are looking for sun and solitude over skyscrapers and crowds.

US Airport Traffic Rising Despite Holiday Travel Warnings

US Airport Traffic Rising Despite Holiday Travel Warnings

TRAVEL | By Micahel Liedtke | Dec 21, 2020

More than 1 million people have passed through U.S. airport security checkpoints in each of the past two days in a sign that public health pleas to avoid holiday travel are being ignored.

UK Holds Crisis Talks as France Closes Border on Virus Fears

UK Holds Crisis Talks as France Closes Border on Virus Fears

TRAVEL | By Pan Pylas | Dec 21, 2020

Countries across the world have halted air travel to the U.K. while France has banned trucks from entering for a period of 48 hours while the new virus variant is assessed.

Several EU Nations Halt UK Flights, Fearing Virus Variant

Several EU Nations Halt UK Flights, Fearing Virus Variant

TRAVEL | By Kirsten Grieshaber and Sylvia Hui | Dec 20, 2020

Several European Union nations banned flights from the U.K. on Sunday and others were considering similar action in a bid to block a new strain of coronavirus from spreading to the continent.

Mostly Virus-Free Kauai Hit by Pandemic after Travel Resumes

Mostly Virus-Free Kauai Hit by Pandemic after Travel Resumes

TRAVEL | By Caleb Jones | Dec 20, 2020

Kauai went from having no infections to at least 84 new cases in seven weeks.

Eurail Launches First Mobile Pass For Paper-Free Travel

Eurail Launches First Mobile Pass For Paper-Free Travel

TRAVEL | Dec 20, 2020

While some thought the old-school paper ticketing felt retro-cool, most of us have been eagerly anticipating Eurail's roll-out of the mobile pass.

Ski Resorts Work to Stay Open as COVID Cases Snowball

Ski Resorts Work to Stay Open as COVID Cases Snowball

TRAVEL | By Christie Aschwanden | Dec 19, 2020

How to stay open amid the pandemic is an issue resorts across the U.S. are facing. Mandatory face coverings have become the norm, but other COVID mitigation efforts vary by site.

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