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Shanghai Disneyland Tests 33K Amid 1 COVID Case

Shanghai Disneyland Tests 33K Amid 1 COVID Case

TRAVEL | By Huizhong Wu | Nov 2, 2021

Shanghai Disneyland locked down the park to test all visitors and employees after one COVID case was detected.

Canadian Snowbirds Head South as US Land Border Reopens

Canadian Snowbirds Head South as US Land Border Reopens

TRAVEL | By Anita Snow, Terry Tang | Nov 2, 2021

Canadians are packing up for the winter now that U.S. land borders will soon reopen to vaccinated travelers.

Hotels Rethink the Concierge: From Selfies to Sustainability

Hotels Rethink the Concierge: From Selfies to Sustainability

TRAVEL | By Kristi Eaton | Nov 2, 2021

Hotel concierges have evolved from making restaurant reservation to taking guests' photos for social media and offsetting carbon emissions.

Egypt Says 47 Tourists Got Food Poisoning at Red Sea Resort

Egypt Says 47 Tourists Got Food Poisoning at Red Sea Resort

TRAVEL | Nov 1, 2021

Egypt's chief prosecutor has ordered the detention of three hotel workers pending an investigation into the food poisoning suffered by about 50 foreign tourists at a hotel in a popular Red Sea resort.

London Calling: United Airlines Adds 5 Direct US Flights

London Calling: United Airlines Adds 5 Direct US Flights

TRAVEL | Oct 31, 2021

United Airlines will have 22 direct flights between the U.S. and London by spring 2022, include a all-new flight from Boston.

Ski Resorts Counting on the Return to Normal on the Slopes

Ski Resorts Counting on the Return to Normal on the Slopes

TRAVEL | By Lisa Rathke, Thomas Peipert | Oct 31, 2021

Ski resorts are expecting the upcoming season to be more like the pre-pandemic days on the slopes.

Japan Keeps Tourism Freeze Despite Plunge in Virus Cases

Japan Keeps Tourism Freeze Despite Plunge in Virus Cases

TRAVEL | By Yuri Kageyama | Oct 29, 2021

While other Asian countries are inching toward reopening, Japanese borders will likely remain shut for some time to come.

Indonesia Warily Weighs Holiday Travel With Virus Concerns

Indonesia Warily Weighs Holiday Travel With Virus Concerns

TRAVEL | By David Rising, Edna Tarigan | Oct 28, 2021

Indonesians are looking ahead warily toward the holiday travel season, anxious for tourist spending but worried an influx of visitors could spread coronavirus.

Judge Rejects Challenge to Southwest's Vaccine Mandate

Judge Rejects Challenge to Southwest's Vaccine Mandate

TRAVEL | Oct 27, 2021

A federal judge has rejected a bid by pilots to block Southwest Airlines from imposing a vaccine mandate.

US Details New International COVID-19 Travel Requirements

US Details New International COVID-19 Travel Requirements

TRAVEL | By Zeke Miller, David Koenig | Oct 26, 2021

Children under 18 and people from dozens of countries with a shortage of vaccines will be exempt from new rules requiring most travelers to the United States be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Boo! Thousands Crowd New Orleans Streets for 1st Parade

Boo! Thousands Crowd New Orleans Streets for 1st Parade

TRAVEL | By Rebecca Santana | Oct 24, 2021

High school bands played, costumed marching groups danced, and float riders threw beads to the thousands of people who turned out for New Orleans' first big parade since COVID pandemic hit.

Grand Teton Joins Yellowstone in Breaking Tourism Records

Grand Teton Joins Yellowstone in Breaking Tourism Records

TRAVEL | Oct 23, 2021

Just nine months into 2021, Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park already has had its busiest year on record.

Quantas Moves Up Flights as Australia Expects Tourists Soon

Quantas Moves Up Flights as Australia Expects Tourists Soon

TRAVEL | By Rod McGuirk | Oct 22, 2021

Qantas Airways on Friday brought forward its plans to restart international travel from Sydney as Prime Minister Scott Morrison predicted tourists would be welcomed back to Australia this year.

A Spooktacular Providence Pride

A Spooktacular Providence Pride

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Oct 21, 2021

Rhode Island Pride returns with a schedule of events that includes the 20th anniversary of the illuminated Pride Parade.

For Sleepy Hong Kong Residents, 5-Hour Bus Tour is a Snooze

For Sleepy Hong Kong Residents, 5-Hour Bus Tour is a Snooze

TRAVEL | By Alice Fung, Matthew Cheng | Oct 21, 2021

Travel-starved, sleep-deprived residents might find a new Hong Kong bus tour to be a snooze.

Passenger Revenue Soars at Southwest Despite Hit From Virus

Passenger Revenue Soars at Southwest Despite Hit From Virus

TRAVEL | Oct 21, 2021

Passenger revenue almost tripled and Southwest Airlines posted a smaller loss that most had expected, despite slowing air traffic in the third quarter with the spread of the delta variant.

Hawaii's Governor Welcomes Travelers as COVID Counts Drop

Hawaii's Governor Welcomes Travelers as COVID Counts Drop

TRAVEL | By Audrey McAvoy | Oct 20, 2021

Hawaii's COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations have declined to the point where the islands are ready to welcome travelers once again, the governor said Tuesday.

4 of Mexico's Best-Kept LGBTQ+ Travel Secrets

4 of Mexico's Best-Kept LGBTQ+ Travel Secrets

TRAVEL | By Brandon Berkson | Oct 19, 2021

EDGE and Hotels Above Par continue our fall travel collab, this time focusing on Mexico's best LGBTQ+-friendly destinations.

Australia's Queensland State to Open to Vaccinated Travelers

Australia's Queensland State to Open to Vaccinated Travelers

TRAVEL | By Rod McGuirk | Oct 18, 2021

Australia's Queensland state announced plans Monday to open up to vaccinated travelers, ending the status it has enjoyed throughout the pandemic of remaining virtually free of COVID-19.

Ptown's Crown and Anchor in Process of Being Sold

Ptown's Crown and Anchor in Process of Being Sold

TRAVEL | Oct 17, 2021

Provincetown's iconic resort The Crown and Anchor is in the process of being sold.

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