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New Zealand Welcomes Back First Cruise Ship Since COVID Hit

New Zealand Welcomes Back First Cruise Ship Since COVID Hit

TRAVEL | By Nick Perry | Aug 12, 2022

New Zealand on Friday welcomed the first cruise ship to return since the coronavirus pandemic began, signaling a long-sought return to normalcy for the nation's tourism industry.

Travelers are Starting to Get a Break from Higher Airfares

Travelers are Starting to Get a Break from Higher Airfares

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Aug 11, 2022

Travelers got some welcome news in Wednesday's inflation report from the government: Airfares are coming down, and at a faster clip.

High Summer in the Berkshires

High Summer in the Berkshires

TRAVEL | By Iris Fanger | Aug 10, 2022

A weekend in the Berkshires, the region of verdant hills in Western Massachusetts that borders on Upstate New York, is not enough time when you consider the choices of performances at music and dance festivals, theaters and museum exhibits.

FAA Clears Boeing to Resume Deliveries of 787 Dreamliner

FAA Clears Boeing to Resume Deliveries of 787 Dreamliner

TRAVEL | Aug 9, 2022

Federal regulators said Monday they are satisfied with changes Boeing has made in the production of its 787 Dreamliner passenger jet, clearing the way for the company to resume deliveries.

Hong Kong Cuts COVID Hotel Quarantine to 3 Days for Arrivals

Hong Kong Cuts COVID Hotel Quarantine to 3 Days for Arrivals

TRAVEL | By Zen Soo | Aug 8, 2022

Hong Kong will reduce the mandatory hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals to three days from a week, the city's leader said Monday.

Munich's Oktoberfest Finally Back on after Pandemic Pause

Munich's Oktoberfest Finally Back on after Pandemic Pause

TRAVEL | Aug 5, 2022

Germany's annual Oktoberfest festival is finally on again for this fall, following a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the famous Bavarian beer festival said Thursday.

U.S. Proposes to Increase Refund Protections for Air Travelers

U.S. Proposes to Increase Refund Protections for Air Travelers

TRAVEL | Aug 4, 2022

The Transportation Department is proposing to require airlines to offer passengers a refund if their flight schedule is changed significantly or the airline makes major changes to their itinerary.

Millennial Money: This Year's Summer Travel FOMO is Real

Millennial Money: This Year's Summer Travel FOMO is Real

TRAVEL | By Dalia Ramirex, NerdWallet | Aug 3, 2022

Compared to the last two years, 2022 is seeing a steep increase in travel, especially international, and it may feel impossible to keep up.

Precious Life Lessons You Can Get Only from Traveling

Precious Life Lessons You Can Get Only from Traveling

TRAVEL | Aug 2, 2022

Travel is expensive, but the payoff is obvious when you consider how it shapes who you are as a person, broadens your outlook, and enlightens you about the world.

Washington D.C.: A Capital City for Foodies

Washington D.C.: A Capital City for Foodies

SPONSORED CONTENT | Aug 1, 2022

When it comes to eating, foodies might not think of the nation's capitol as a hub of gustatory delights from gourmand to good and casual. But D.C. is a paradise for the palate. Check out these tasty options.

Federal Tourism Aid Funds Gas Stations, Trash Cans, Jazz

Federal Tourism Aid Funds Gas Stations, Trash Cans, Jazz

TRAVEL | By David A. Lieb | Aug 1, 2022

Hundreds of tourism-related projects nationwide are collectively getting about $2.4 billion from the American Rescue Plan.

Pilots with Germany's Lufthansa Back Possible Strike Action

Pilots with Germany's Lufthansa Back Possible Strike Action

TRAVEL | Aug 1, 2022

Pilots with Germany's Lufthansa have voted in favor of possible strike action, a union announced Sunday, saying that walkouts can still be avoided but calling the result an "unmistakable signal".

JetBlue is Buying Spirit for $3.8 Billion after Bidding War

JetBlue is Buying Spirit for $3.8 Billion after Bidding War

TRAVEL | By David Koenig and Michelle Chapman | Jul 29, 2022

JetBlue Airways is buying Spirit Airlines for $3.8 billion in a deal that could increase competition at the top end of the U.S. airline industry while eliminating the largest discount airline for travelers.

Whistleblowers Hit Southwest, FAA for Lax Safety Practices

Whistleblowers Hit Southwest, FAA for Lax Safety Practices

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Jul 28, 2022

Federal officials say that Southwest Airlines and the union representing its pilots have resisted cooperating with investigations into accidents and other incidents.

Over 1,000 Lufthansa Flights Canceled as Staff Strikes

Over 1,000 Lufthansa Flights Canceled as Staff Strikes

TRAVEL | Jul 27, 2022

More than 1,000 Lufthansa flights were canceled Wednesday because of a one-day strike by the airline's German ground staff, affecting tens of thousands of passengers in the latest travel turmoil to hit Europe.

German Strike Forces Lufthansa to Cancel Hundreds of Flights

German Strike Forces Lufthansa to Cancel Hundreds of Flights

TRAVEL | Jul 26, 2022

Lufthansa says it will have to cancel almost all flights at its main Frankfurt and Munich hubs on Wednesday because of a strike by its German ground staff.

The Essential S's of Santa Monica

The Essential S's of Santa Monica

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 23, 2022

Savvy SoCal visitors know that tucked away from the hype is an utter wonderland of sun, sophistication, strollability, sustainability and shoppability — Santa Monica and its five essential S's.

Boston and Beyond: 3 Ways to Stay in New England

Boston and Beyond: 3 Ways to Stay in New England

TRAVEL | By Brandon Schultz | Jul 21, 2022

Whether you're looking for slightly cooler end-of-summer escapes or already planning your fall getaways, turning to the U.S. Northeast is a solid option for both.

Visit Whistler: British Columbia's ALL-Season Wellness Getaway

Visit Whistler: British Columbia's ALL-Season Wellness Getaway

TRAVEL | By Brandon Schultz | Jul 18, 2022

Whistler may be British Columbia's premiere ski destination, but Canada's Pacific Coast is well worth your attention in other seasons, too.

Europe as a Budget-Friendly Travel Option? It's True in 2022

Europe as a Budget-Friendly Travel Option? It's True in 2022

TRAVEL | By Sam Kemmis, NerdWallet | Jul 17, 2022

Flying to Europe this year might sound as absurd as opting for premium gasoline. With prices this high, is it really the right time to splurge?

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