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Latest Travel News from CNN - Travel

05/02/2016 02:00 PM
From Sicilian health retreats to high-end hammams in the Caribbean

05/02/2016 01:56 PM
Historic U.S. cruise arrives in Havana
The first U.S. cruise ship bound for Cuba in decades can be seen from the island as it concludes its historic voyage to Havana.
04/30/2016 04:49 PM
Bourdain on Chicago: 'You could be nowhere else'
Pomposity, pretentiousness, putting on airs of any kind, douchery and lack of a sense of humor will not get you far in Chicago.
04/30/2016 04:48 PM
5 of Chicago's coolest neighborhoods

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05/02/2016 04:27 AM
Tokyo's wild new hostels include beds inside bookcases
Beds in a bookcase. BBQ grills. Onsens. The hostels popping up in and around Japan's capital are anything but budget.
05/02/2016 01:57 PM
8 luxury cruise ships that aren't floating hotels
It may have been the best night's sleep I've ever had. Setting sail aboard the Star Flyer out of Athens in the middle of the night was serene and dreamy.
04/29/2016 04:43 AM
10 big airfare bargains
With any luck, temperatures in Chicago are on their way up.

05/02/2016 05:47 AM
7 deadly sins for hoteliers
Hair on the bathroom floor is gross, even when it's your own.
05/02/2016 02:21 PM
Air rage triggered by walking past first-class seating, study says
What is it about air travel that brings out the worst in us? We squabble for space in the overhead compartment and on the armrest. Some passengers have even been caught kicking each other and screaming at the flight crew, as YouTube videos bear witness.
05/02/2016 04:48 AM
Why did the historic Boeing 747 cross the road?
It was just a short trip across two streets, really.

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Latest Travel News from USA Today

USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

05/02/2016 04:10 PM
First look: Inside Oceania Cruises' new ship, Sirena
The 684-passenger vessel was christened Wednesday in Barcelona.

05/02/2016 04:01 AM
Made in Louisville: Flavors only found in Derby City
The food scene in the Gateway to the South goes beyond burgoo, Benedictine and bourbon.

05/02/2016 04:00 AM
Behold, beware the raw beauty of Olympic National Park
The park offers gorgeous vistas, but visitors should beware when they explore the rugged coast.

05/02/2016 09:16 AM
Guilt tip: Travelers face pressure for gratuities
Travelers experience a new kind of harassment, courtesy of the exploding gig economy.

05/01/2016 03:00 PM
Chinese business travel boom brings opportunities for U.S. companies
Corporations that cater to travelers are clamoring for a foothold in a massive new market.

05/02/2016 04:08 PM
Six tips to find a great volunteer trip
Volunteering abroad can be a rewarding experience, and if you do it right, both you and the community you’re serving getting something out of it.

04/28/2016 01:02 PM
Most overrated tourist attractions, and what you should see instead
There are plenty of popular places that fail to match expectations.

04/29/2016 10:29 AM
Exclusive: Disney announces weddings inside the Magic Kingdom
Love Disney theme parks? Now you can say "I do" in front of Cinderella Castle.

04/29/2016 10:02 AM
The Great Loop: Appalachian Trail for the aquatic set
Every year around a hundred boats complete a circumnavigation of the entire eastern U.S.

04/29/2016 08:31 PM
Las Vegas' Japanese beef trail
Vegas has the greatest concentration of restaurants importing real wagyu in the USA.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

05/02/2016 02:15 AM
Delta's new CEO: ‘This airline has never performed better’
Ed Bastian will be tasked with solidifying and advancing Delta’s decade-long turnaround.

04/29/2016 12:01 AM
Second big deal in 2 days: Delta to buy 37 more Airbus jets
The A321s "will accelerate the retirement of Delta’s 116 MD-88s," airline says.

04/29/2016 05:16 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.

04/28/2016 06:06 PM
And the world's top frequent-flier awards for 2016 go to ...
Southwest knocked American out of the top spot while Marriott performed well among hotels.

04/28/2016 02:31 AM
House bill aims to block Norwegian Air flights to USA
House lawmakers remain opposed to allowing Norwegian Air International to fly to the USA.

04/29/2016 03:33 AM
Newest amenity at airports is one for the dogs
Pet potties are now popping up inside airport terminals, on the secure side.

04/28/2016 04:35 AM
LATAM Airlines unveils post-merger paint scheme for LAN, TAM planes
The LAN and TAM brands will soon fade away in favor of this unified aircraft paint scheme.

04/28/2016 03:01 AM
Passengers leave hefty cash 'tip' for the TSA
Fliers in a rush to get through security left $765,759.15 behind at checkpoints in 2015.

04/28/2016 12:11 AM
Delta gives Bombardier big order for new C Series jets
Deal would be worth $5.6 billion at list prices, gives major boost to Bombardier.

04/27/2016 11:07 PM
Airlines tell Kansas City 1 terminal would be better than 3
Airlines tell Kansas City it would be better to rebuild than renovate aging terminal.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

04/27/2016 05:18 AM
Nine stylish boutique hotels in Austin
Visitors can stay in stylish properties that, despite their small size, pack in plenty of amenities.

04/25/2016 04:20 AM
Surviving a dirty hotel stay
Maybe the real problem with hotels that ignore basic standards is that they're tolerated.

04/20/2016 05:04 AM
Seven ridiculously expensive hotel suites around the world
From a royal spot in Abu Dhabi to a presidential pad in Las Vegas, these hotels have some of the world’s most expensive suites.

05/02/2016 04:27 PM
Hotels get creative with their 'Do Not Disturb' signs

05/02/2016 10:09 AM
'Do Not Disturb' these hotel door hangers
Hotels across the country are getting creative with their “Do Not Disturb” signs.

04/21/2016 10:09 AM
Canadian chain Delta Hotels makes its U.S. debut
Delta Hotels and Resorts has made its U.S. debut in Orlando.

04/20/2016 11:37 AM
Marriott adds perks to its Rewards program
Marriott International will offer its most loyal guests additional perks.

04/20/2016 05:02 AM
Hotels with ridiculously expensive suites

04/19/2016 08:10 AM
New Radisson RED brand debuts in Brussels
Carlson Rezidor’s new Radisson RED hotel brand has made its debut in Brussels.

04/18/2016 10:19 AM
Hyatt to offer rate discounts to guests who book direct
Hyatt Hotels will offer discounts to frequent guests who booking directly through them.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

04/29/2016 10:02 AM
The Great Loop: Appalachian Trail for the aquatic set
Every year around a hundred boats complete a circumnavigation of the entire eastern U.S.

04/29/2016 10:29 AM
Exclusive: Disney announces weddings inside the Magic Kingdom
Love Disney theme parks? Now you can say "I do" in front of Cinderella Castle.

04/29/2016 08:31 PM
Las Vegas' Japanese beef trail
Vegas has the greatest concentration of restaurants importing real wagyu in the USA.

04/30/2016 03:58 PM
Bass Pro in Memphis lures 3 million visitors in first year
A year after Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid opened, officials say the outdoor goods superstore has pulled in 3 million visitors, putting Memphis on the map for more than blues, barbecue and Elvis.

04/29/2016 04:04 AM
Death Valley: Scenic beauty in the hottest place on Earth
Discover the life and wonderful scenery hidden by the heat.

04/28/2016 05:44 AM
Seven epic walking trails around the world
Nothing beats exploring a new place on your own two feet.

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.

05/02/2016 02:32 PM
Star Wars Day: May the Fourth be with you at Disney Parks
Both Disney World and Disneyland celebrate Star Wars all summer long.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

04/29/2016 09:32 AM
Frugal Traveler: Enjoying Osaka’s Famous Food, Without Breaking the Bank
Kushikatsu, takoyaki, okonomiyaki and potentially toxic pufferfish, all on a budget.
04/29/2016 04:00 AM
Q and A.: ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ and Travel
Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of “Eat, Pray, Love,” talks about a new collection by writers inspired by her memoir —and how she has much more traveling to do.
04/28/2016 04:00 AM
Bangkok’s River of Kings
Bangkok’s long-neglected river is returning to its glory days — and remains the heart of the city.
04/27/2016 09:00 AM
Cultured Traveler: From Hell to Heaven in the Hometown of Bosch
As a Dutch city celebrates the 500th anniversary of the death of its legendary son, a search for the inspiration for his strange little monsters.
04/28/2016 10:17 PM
Footsteps: Tracing F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Minnesota Roots
St. Paul shaped “The Great Gatsby” and other novels by a writer best known for his time in France.
04/27/2016 04:00 AM
Personal Journeys: Lending a Library a Hand in Colorado
A novelist becomes a HistoriCorps volunteer to help transform a dilapidated Colorado ranch into a live-in library. Safety ropes and hard hats are involved.
04/26/2016 04:00 AM
The Getaway: How to Bring the Hotel Spa to Your Airbnb
On-demand beauty apps let you order up a massage, manicure or other treatment while you lounge at a vacation rental.
05/02/2016 01:24 PM
In Transit: How to Plan a Gap Year
Malia Obama is taking a year off before college — here, experts explain how to get the most out of the experience, from research to what to pack.
05/02/2016 09:32 AM
Empty Tables After Paris and Brussels Terror Attacks
Bistros catering to locals may be full, but not luxury restaurants for tourists.
05/02/2016 08:41 AM
Dateline: Where Crawfish Are Boiled, Fried and Celebrated
In Louisiana’s Cajun country, Hawk’s restaurant draws diners with spicy crawfish and doughnut bread pudding.
05/02/2016 02:35 AM
The Eternal Magic of Beirut
For many of us, it’s synonymous with war and strife. But for the artists, chefs, designers, architects and scholars who live there, Beirut will always be a place where ideas and beauty flourished ... and flourish still.
05/02/2016 04:24 PM
Itineraries: Catching a Flight? Budget Hours, Not Minutes, for Security
Fewer T.S.A. screeners, tighter budgets, new checkpoint procedures and growing numbers of passengers have led to epic security lines, and there’s no end in sight.
04/29/2016 11:27 AM
In Transit: Amtrak to Offer Carry-On Bike Service
The Vermonter line on Amtrak will allow passengers to bring bikes on designated cars beginning May 1.
04/29/2016 10:26 AM
A New Alinea Plans to Serve Emotions as Well as Entrees
The acclaimed Chicago restaurant prepares to reopen with a fresh face and a theatrical outlook.
04/29/2016 09:00 AM
Check In: In Ancient Athens, a Most Modern Hotel
This stylish design hotel is a contemporary urban oasis amid the ancient sites in the Plaka, Athens’s historic center.

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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