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The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2021 Part 2
2021-07-05

U.S. News ranked 4,616 top properties for 2021. Check out the 50 best. 40. The Lodge at Torrey Pines Perched high above the famous Torrey Pines Golf Course and the Pacific Ocean, The Lodge at Torrey Pines appeals to travelers keen on relaxing in style. Guests at this San Diego-area hotel can enjoy priority tee […]

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The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2021 Part 1
2021-06-28

U.S. News ranked 4,616 top properties for 2021. Check out the 50 best. From seaside resorts to glamorous urban hotels, these unique properties are the best in the country. With such a wide array of luxurious urban hotels, boutique lodges and beachfront resorts to choose from, it can be difficult to decide where to travel. […]

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When Will Cruises Resume?
2021-06-14

Find out if you need a COVID-19 vaccine to cruise and when each cruise line plans to sail again. Update: As of early June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has begun approving select cruise ships for simulated trial voyages and limited sailings, based on their compliance with guidelines set forth in the Framework for Conditional […]

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Travel Advisor vs. Travel Agent: What’s the Difference and Do You Need One?
2021-05-24

A travel advisor can help you book a vacation, use your travel rewards and score you perks. In early 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic forced the closures of international borders and stay-at-home orders became the norm, many travelers were left scrambling. Along with expensive rebooking and cancellation fees, travelers were faced with long lines at […]

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Where Can You Travel if You’re Vaccinated?
2021-04-27

Americans who have received a COVID-19 vaccine can travel with fewer restrictions. Here’s what to know. Can vaccinated people travel? This question has been top of mind for many Americans as millions receive the COVID-19 vaccine each day. After more than a year of social restrictions, canceled trips and postponed events, Americans are eager to […]

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When Will Cruises Resume?
2021-04-12

Update: On April 2, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its cruising guidelines to include the following: All cruise lines must form safety agreements with the ports where they hope to operate, cruise operators must routinely test their crew members for COVID-19 and trial voyages may begin 30 days after a cruise […]

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What Will Happen to My Elite Status and Points Because of the Coronavirus?
2021-03-08

Limited travel due to the coronavirus prompts airline and hotel rewards programs to make policy changes. The fallout from the coronavirus continues to leave its mark on the travel industry. While frequent travelers were initially stressed about canceled flights, now they must also worry about maintaining their status and accruals in hotel and airline rewards […]

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When Will Cruises Resume?
2021-02-23

Find out when you can cruise again and when each cruise line will be sailing in 2021 and beyond. After almost a year stuck on dry land, cruise lovers may be itching to hit the high seas again on their favorite cruise lines. But with rules and regulations about cruising in flux, it can be hard to […]

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Carnival Corp. says advanced bookings for 2022 outpacing 2019
2021-01-12

Carnival Corp. said on a fourth-quarter earnings call that advanced bookings for the first half of 2022 are better than they were for the same period of 2019. The company said that future bookings for its nine brands continue to be strong, particularly for the second half of this year and into 2022. As of […]

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Cross-Country Skiing: The 16 Top Resorts in the U.S.
2020-12-21

With scenic landscapes and a variety of trails, these spots offer the best Nordic skiing in America. FOR SNOW LOVERS WHO enjoy traversing longer trails outdoors rather than flying down steep mountains or trying to navigate glades, cross-country skiing is a favorite pastime. While alpine or downhill skiing may be a more popular sport among […]

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