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Latest Travel News from CNN - Travel

02/12/2016 06:52 AM
Should Anthem of the Seas have set sail in light of storm warnings?
Maureen Peters thought she would never see her family again. For hours on Sunday night, the Royal Caribbean cruise passenger clung to her mattress to avoid falling off her bed as huge waves tossed around the massive ship, the Anthem of the Seas.

02/12/2016 06:51 AM
High Arctic: By sea into a frozen, fragile world

02/12/2016 06:50 AM
Van Gogh's bedroom is on Airbnb
For rent: Vincent Van Gogh's inner sanctum.

02/12/2016 06:49 AM
10 unique ways to spend Valentine's Day

02/12/2016 06:47 AM
How to visit a country that doesn't exist
Illegitimate, forgotten or shunned, these aspiring nations may not have a U.N. seat, but they're worth a visit.

02/12/2016 06:47 AM
34 incredibly beautiful reasons to visit Iran
Iranian photographer Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji offers a stunning pictorial guide to his homeland

02/11/2016 11:13 AM
WWII concentration camp to become luxury resort

02/11/2016 11:12 AM
World's best outdoor photography winners are ...

02/11/2016 11:11 AM
What are your rights as a cruise passenger?
A white-knuckle ride through an Atlantic storm Sunday has those who were aboard Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas and other prospective cruise passengers wondering about their rights.

02/11/2016 09:23 AM
Holy hotels: Former churches you can spend the night in

Latest Travel News from USA Today

USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

02/12/2016 07:03 AM
French, Dutch, Caribbean: The joys of St. Martin/Maarten
St. Martin/St. Maarten offer visitors a two-nation vacation.

02/12/2016 05:02 AM
Swoon-worthy: The sexiest beds in the Caribbean
Staying in bed all day is practically a requirement when you book one of these rooms.

02/12/2016 06:19 AM
10Best: Surprising presidential historic sites
Forget myths about cherry trees and log cabins, our leaders’ lives were much more complicated — and intriguing.

02/12/2016 08:40 AM
Forget candy hearts: Alternate ways to celebrate Valentine's Day
Why bother with the same old candy and chocolate when you can surprise your Valentine?

02/11/2016 03:01 AM
10 essential skills every traveler should have
These skills will help you with domestic and foreign travel — and you can practice them all at home.

02/12/2016 08:36 AM
15 reasons why right now is the golden age of travel
15 reasons why right now — not the 1950s — is the golden age of travel

02/01/2015 08:27 PM
Love is in the air at restaurants with aerial views
It's time to book that Valentine's date, and these spots with scenic views set the mood.

02/10/2016 01:39 PM
Pick your poison: 50 flavors for Valentine's Day
Gift or indulge in these romantic chocolates, cocktails and desserts this weekend.

02/12/2016 09:31 AM
American pizza classics: Buddy’s in Detroit
If you love pizza, you need to try Detroit-style and Buddy’s is the place to do it.

02/11/2016 05:01 AM
Celebrity statuary: 10 towns that honor their famous residents
Film buffs can center an entire vacation around crossing the USA in search of celeb statues.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

02/12/2016 05:18 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.

02/12/2016 03:06 AM
U.S. Customs expands Global Entry to Germans
Move is another expansion of program for U.S. and foreign travelers from specific countries.

02/12/2016 02:43 AM
JetBlue plane damaged by 'runaway' van in Boston
“It was all very surreal,” one passenger on the plane says to the Boston Herald.

02/10/2016 08:03 PM
House panel: No regulation of airline seat sizes
Two Representatives cited ad likening airlines seats to a “21st Century torture device.”

02/11/2016 05:06 AM
Ban e-cigs on planes? Congressman vapes in protest
WASHINGTON – Rep. Duncan Hunter drew a deep breath and blew a cloud of opposition Thursday at a proposal to ban electronic cigarettes on air...

02/11/2016 04:16 AM
United Airlines dropping Elmira, N.Y., from its route map
Carrier also ending a route to Bakersfield, though it will still service that city.

02/10/2016 03:16 AM
Southwest 'intends' to fly from Long Beach
JetBlue and Delta also appear to have won increased access to the L.A.-area airport.

02/09/2016 08:47 PM
Spirit's new CEO: Fees stay, but service must improve
Airline's new CEO also suggests a change in carrier's route strategy.

02/10/2016 03:46 AM
U.S. airline reports show steady traffic, lower fares
But as fares are coming down, airlines are keeping most of the savings from cheaper fuel.

02/10/2016 01:12 AM
Alaska Air flight diverts after unruly flier threatens crew
Man was abusive toward attendants and fliers, according to the carrier and media reports.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

02/03/2016 06:01 AM
10 drop-dead gorgeous indoor pools around the world
Oyster reviewers took stunning photos of 10 beautiful hotel pools.

02/10/2016 04:58 PM
Trump to open D.C. hotel before presidential election
Opening date of historic Washington property will be much earlier than announced.

01/20/2016 07:45 AM
TripAdvisor names 2016 Travelers' Choice hotel winners
The winners were based on millions of reviews collected in a single year from TripAdvisor users worldwide.

02/10/2016 03:06 AM
Traveler's Aide: Pay attention to prepayment penalties!
Here’s a case where reading the fine print would have saved a lot of money and frustration.

02/07/2016 06:24 PM
How travelers are manipulated into booking
Companies use methods that range from decoy prices to creating the perception of scarcity.

02/02/2016 07:10 AM
Study: Airbnb poses threat to hotel industry
Airbnb's influence is growing, and the world's most powerful hoteliers are taking note.

02/01/2016 06:35 AM
Bad service is biggest bugaboo for hotel guests
Turns out there are a lot of things that tick us off about hotels.

01/28/2016 12:46 PM
Las Vegas' latest hotel renovations reach for the stars
Look beyond star ratings to book a hotel room that meets or exceeds your expectations.

01/27/2016 07:03 AM
Kimpton to open first hotel outside the Americas in Amsterdam
Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants will open its first hotel outside of the Americas.

01/27/2016 05:56 AM
14 stunning countryside retreats
Escape to one of these stunning, secluded countryside retreats around the world.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

02/11/2016 03:01 AM
10 essential skills every traveler should have
These skills will help you with domestic and foreign travel — and you can practice them all at home.

02/11/2016 05:01 AM
Beautiful Barbuda: Why you should book a trip
Barbuda is where you can truly escape and experience the Caribbean like it once was.

02/12/2016 09:31 AM
American pizza classics: Buddy’s in Detroit
If you love pizza, you need to try Detroit-style and Buddy’s is the place to do it.

02/11/2016 05:01 AM
Celebrity statuary: 10 towns that honor their famous residents
Film buffs can center an entire vacation around crossing the USA in search of celeb statues.

02/10/2016 10:12 AM
So you want to be a mermaid?
Over a hundred merfolk and mermaid enthusiasts gathered at the Greensboro Aquatic Center for NC Mermania.

02/10/2016 04:58 PM
Trump to open D.C. hotel before presidential election
Opening date of historic Washington property will be much earlier than announced.

06/15/2015 07:12 AM
Seattle weekend guide
Coffee, rain and the Space Needle -- Seattle has all of these things, but so much more.

04/30/2015 01:01 PM
Denver travel guide
A modern town with an Old West flair, Denver boasts a sunny climate and an even sunnier character.

06/15/2015 08:26 AM
Guide to San Juan, Puerto Rico
Whether you are a history buff, a beach bum, a foodie or an adventurer, San Juan appeals to a broad range of travelers.

02/12/2016 08:07 AM
Ski resort gets top honor with 16 bowls and 170 trails
Breathtaking views, 3,600 acres of terrain and more than 170 trails are just some of the reasons why this ski and snowboarding destination is voted as the best ski resort by readers.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

02/12/2016 06:57 AM
David Bowie’s New York: A Playlist
Here are 12 songs you might want as company should you choose to explore Mr. Bowie’s New York.

02/12/2016 06:17 AM
In Transit: Tour and Resort News: From NASA, a Hands-On Destination
What you need to know if you’re on a trip or planning one soon, including a rail trip to the Kentucky Derby and a hotel deal in Patagonia.

02/12/2016 05:00 AM
Explorer: In Turkey, Adventure Travel Takes the Plunge
Open-water swimming in places like ancient Turkey joins the ranks of options for adventure vacations.

02/12/2016 05:00 AM
Q and A: A Concierge for Same-Sex Weddings in Florida
Mark Semple, a veteran hospitality professional, talks about his job as the wedding concierge for B Ocean Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

02/11/2016 11:10 AM
In Transit: What Travelers Need to Know About Zika and Dengue
Essential information for areas like the Caribbean and Hawaii affected by Zika or dengue, from the use of mosquito repellent to refunds on airfare and hotels.

02/11/2016 05:00 AM
Cultured Traveler: On Java, a Creative Explosion in an Ancient City
The last sultanate in Indonesia has emerged as one of the world’s most vibrant centers of artistic innovation and risk-taking.

02/11/2016 03:00 AM
The Road to the Top of the World
A remote town in the Arctic Circle known for caribou, northern lights and frigid winters feels like Canada’s last frontier. A highway being built there could change all that.

02/10/2016 03:06 PM
Sikh American Actor Flies Home to New York Wearing His Turban
The actor, Waris Ahluwalia, was not allowed to board a plane in Mexico City on Monday because he refused to remove his religious head covering.

02/10/2016 03:02 PM
Wanderlust: The Portland of Portugal
Porto was once one of the country’s richest towns, known for its artisanry. These days, it’s reemerging as a food and design hub, proving that austerity isn’t the death of creativity.

02/10/2016 02:13 PM
The Getaway: 5 New York Hotel Bars That Melt Away the Winter Blues
When the February air is biting and Manhattan’s avenues seem never-ending, few pleasures compare with ducking into a hotel bar and sinking into a club chair beside a fire.

02/10/2016 11:39 AM
In Transit: With Storm Over, Some Humor on Anthem of the Seas
A comedy show on the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship lets passengers laugh at the turbulent weather that had been so frightening two nights before.

02/10/2016 09:54 AM
New Writer, Same Goal: Exploring the World on a Budget
Seth Kugel hands the cheap-travel reins to Lucas Peterson, but not before the two trade some touring tips and tricks.

02/10/2016 05:00 AM
Pursuits: Chasing Redfish Off the South Texas Gulf Coast
Among sport fish, redfish strike a near perfect balance between challenge and reward.

02/10/2016 03:45 AM
In Transit: Hotel and Tour News: Art in SoHo; Hiking (and Wine) in Napa
What you need to know if you’re on a trip or planning one soon, including a celebration of female African-American chefs at a North Carolina inn.

02/09/2016 12:25 PM
Heads Up: Vancouver Explores Its First Nations Roots
Beyond the totem poles long displayed in Stanley Park, visitors to Vancouver can now gain a fuller appreciation for the area’s native people.

Top Of New York Times Section


NYT > Escapes

03/05/2010 01:42 PM
Paddleboarding in Hawaii: Who Cares About Surf
Paddleboarding while upright means venturing far and wide without having to hunt for waves.
03/05/2010 12:27 AM
The Falcon: A Jazz Haven in a Hudson Valley Hamlet
Away from Manhattan’s urban frenzy, one man’s hospitality has created an intimate stage for top-tier musicians.
03/05/2010 12:28 AM
Breaking Ground: Sound-View Homes in North Carolina’s Waterfront
A waterfront second-home community in Merry Hill, N.C.
02/27/2010 06:01 PM
From Frozen Vines In Ontario, a Sweet Specialty: Ice Wine
The Niagara Peninsula in Ontario is ground zero for ice wine, whose grapes are ready for harvesting in the middle of winter.

Top Of New York Times Section


Latest Travel Tips from ESL

Sujain Thomas -- 2015-08-28 23:46
Travel Truths That Will Always Catch Up With You It doesn’t really matter whether you are one of those meticulous and go-by-the-book travelers or simply the fancy and footloose types without a care in the world, there are certain travel truths that will always catch up with you. You would have ten...
aggouni -- 2015-04-10 19:02
You may wonder what is the healthiest way to spend money? What causes us travel and be globetrotters? Where can a long trip on plane take us to? And where does the only palace exist in the United States? Discover 10 of the finest tourist facts that will introduce you to the world of travelling just ... -- 2015-03-01 04:13
Busted: Popular Travelling Myths Travelling is one of the THE rites of passage of the world. Everyone has this inherent need to travel whether they are from the stone age looking for better pastures or the new age man or woman looking to add some colour to life with a short trip abroad. Exploring ne...
Jude Tan -- 2014-04-26 01:50
So you've just had your Chinese visa stamped into your passport, your flights are booked, you have your farewell party sorted and it’s just a matter of days before the adventure begins. While a game of charades with your local waitress might be fun the first couple of times, getting chicken claw a...
Well jaded traveler -- 2014-00-22 12:18
When arriving in a new city, from my hotel room (which I always chose in the middle of the hotel area of the city), I walk to a nearby 5 star hotel. They always have a line of taxi cabs waiting in their drive way. They only allow good taxi drivers to pick up their guests. I don't know what the proce...
Peter Goudge -- 2014-00-22 12:09
Every person who has spent some time teaching and travelling around the world has a taxi story to share. Over the past 30 years or so that I’ve been teaching and travelling (with breaks in between), I can safely say that I’ve heard a taxi story from every continent. I’ve heard some shockers in...
Emily Austin -- 2014-00-04 12:29
Whether you are dealing with forest camping for the first time, or you are a frequent camper, a new outdoor tour will always be very thrilling and scary at the same time, especially if it includes camping within it. If you are planning a tour to India for experiencing ultimate fun and adventure, the...
Sarsjh Patrick -- 2013-11-04 12:58
Wildlife photography is indeed very rewarding, yet challenging when compared with all the other kinds of photography. Getting all the animals together to click the perfect picture can at times be very irritating. You cannot control or order them the way you want and therefore, need to have lots of p...
Jon Cheney -- 2013-06-19 17:49
As summer rolls on through, and we all sit in the office pining for a foreign getaway, regrets may begin to creep in that we didn’t think ahead and book something months ago. Thankfully there are plenty of holiday operators offering last minute holiday deals so you don’t have to miss out on a su...
Cliff -- 2013-06-19 15:59
There is always a part of me that dislikes the environmental impacts of traveling. The use of fossil fuels for transportation, buying food in non-environmentally friendly packaging, the list goes on. Luckily, I've found a couple of ways to make traveling a little easier on the environment. Use these...

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