U.S. plans to require Covid-19 shots for foreign travelers
2021-08-16

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is taking the first steps toward requiring nearly all foreign visitors to the U.S. to be vaccinated for the coronavirus, a White House official said. The requirement would come as part of the administration’s phased approach to easing travel restrictions for foreign citizens to the country. No timeline has […]

READ MORE
Solo Vacations: The 30 Best Places to Travel Alone – Part 3
2021-08-16

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Soak up some sun, art and delicious cuisine on a solo trip to this fun-filled Florida destination. If you’re looking to get around the city in style, use the free water trolley system to travel from place to place. After a day of lounging on your private resort beach (favorites include The […]

READ MORE
Returning cruisers spending lots of money onboard ships
2021-08-09

Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings each expect to be cash-flow positive within six months, and said that high onboard spending is a reason why. Royal Caribbean Group CFO Jason Liberty said there has been “record onboard revenue for the ships that have resumed service.” “This is very encouraging as we are not […]

READ MORE
Solo Vacations: The 30 Best Places to Travel Alone – Part 2
2021-08-09

New York City The Big Apple’s melting pot of cultures makes it a popular option for solo travelers with varying interests. With three airports, two major train stations and a subway system that takes you nearly anywhere you want to go, New York is easy to reach and explore. To escape the crowds, avoid Times […]

READ MORE
Solo Vacations: The 30 Best Places to Travel Alone – Part 1
2021-08-02

From beach retreats to artsy escapes, these spots around the world are superb options for your next solo trip. There are many reasons to travel solo, from not having to coordinate with others’ schedules to getting to spend time doing what only interests you most. Plus, many destinations offer easy transportation, lots of activities and […]

READ MORE
Analysis: Florida wins cruise fight, but lines plan to abide by CDC
2021-08-02

For anyone keeping score, Florida and its governor, Ron DeSantis, won its battle against the CDC to overturn the Conditional Sailing Order (CSO). But at least for the moment, it won’t change much from a practical perspective. Shortly after a judge affirmed Florida’s win, making the CSO and its accompanying measures, such as technical instructions […]

READ MORE
The new travel psychology
2021-07-25

One of the most dramatic pandemic-related changes in behavior I’ve come across is that the majority of Americans are considering leaving their jobs. The job board website Monster.com placed the number of potential job-jumpers at 95% of the workforce, though a human relations director I know said that studies she has seen indicate the number […]

READ MORE
The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2021 Part 5
2021-07-25

10. The Inn & Club at Harbour Town – The Sea Pines Resort A Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, gem since the mid-1900s, The Inn & Club at Harbour Town offers something for everyone. The massive 5,000-acre complex features three championship golf courses, 20 tennis courts, a spa, multiple restaurants and a full-service marina. There […]

READ MORE
Travel optimism way up from beginning of 2021
2021-07-19

Six months after conducting a survey of Americans on travel sentiment, IPX 1031 revisited the topic to see how attitudes have changed now that Covid-19 vaccines have been rolled out and many restrictions have been lifted. Not surprisingly, the company found that Americans are feeling more optimistic about traveling now. In January, 48% said they […]

READ MORE
The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2021 Part 4
2021-07-19

20. Fairmont Grand Del Mar Sunny San Diego is the perfect place to relax, and the many lavish amenities at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar help guests do just that. After all, it’s impossible not to feel at peace when you’re surrounded by pink walls, well-groomed courtyards, sparkling pools and outdoor fireplaces. The on-site spa […]

READ MORE