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Latest Travel News from CNN - Travel

05/04/2015 01:13 PM
Remarkable buildings from World's Fairs past
The World's Fair has left us with a number of familiar architectural marvels that long outlived their six months in the global spotlight.

05/04/2015 01:11 PM
Yes, you can cycle round the world. Here's how ...

05/04/2015 01:11 PM
The long-standing dream of Miami

05/04/2015 04:09 AM
Why can't America have high-speed trains?

05/04/2015 04:09 AM
4 tricks to distract you from airplane cabin crush
Crushed knees? Here are new ways the airline industry is hoping to distract you from cramped cabin space.

05/01/2015 03:39 AM
On board the cruise ship of the future

05/01/2015 03:46 AM
Calbuco Volcano erupts for third time in 8 days

05/01/2015 03:45 AM
Ecuador: 11 things to know before you go
When people think Ecuador they think the Galapagos and while those enchanted islands are incredible there's a lot more to this Andean country.

04/30/2015 03:50 AM
Nepal's landmarks before and after quake

04/30/2015 03:47 AM
Photographer turns waves into mesmerizing water mountains
Australian coalminer-turned -photographer Ray Collins braves perilous conditions in storm-churned oceans to reveal a dreamlike world of frozen waves.

Latest Travel News from USA Today

USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

05/04/2015 03:00 AM
Georgia's sweetest peach dishes
The juicy state fruit makes its way onto nearly every summer menu in Atlanta.

05/04/2015 04:00 AM
Chewie, we're home: Star Wars Weekends return to Disney World
The force will be with you, at least on weekends in May and June at Disney World.

05/04/2015 06:45 AM
Norwegian expands extra charges for room service
The line has been testing the concept on two ships for the past month.

05/03/2015 03:00 PM
How to avoid a car rental surprise
Rental companies can try to upsell you on expensive insurance, extras and upgrades.

05/03/2015 03:00 PM
New hotel brands, alliances a boon for business travelers
Business travelers get more choices as hotel chains add brands, embrace independent hotels.

05/04/2015 06:08 AM
10 essential non-tech items for the road
Technology is not always your friend on the road, so don't forget these 10 non-tech items

05/04/2015 08:21 AM
The 50 most visited national parks in the USA
They're all beautiful, but which is visited the most? We'll count them down from 50 to one.

05/01/2015 05:10 AM
10Best: Memorable Mother's Day trips across the USA
Forget flowers or brunches, what Mom really wants for Mother's Day is a getaway.

05/04/2015 10:13 AM
America's most nostalgic ice cream parlors
Explore authentic, old fashioned ice cream shops, soda fountains and confectioneries.

05/01/2015 02:29 PM
And the world's top frequent-flier awards go to ...
One airline and one hotel chain continued their dominance for 'best' in the Americas.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

05/03/2015 11:05 PM
Delta will go head-to-head with Alaska Air on Seattle-Orlando route
The carrier's Orlando flight will go head-to-head with partner Alaska Airlines.

05/04/2015 04:09 AM
Judge throws out United Airlines case against Skiplagged
But Chicago judge says United could file elsewhere against New York-based

05/04/2015 02:48 AM
Qatar Airways ramps up U.S. presence, adds 3 new routes
Qatar Air says it will now fly from its Doha hub to all 10 of the largest U.S. metro areas.

05/04/2015 01:19 AM
New York-to-Chicago flight flies with no working lavatory
There are no federal rules requiring a working airline lav, says the Chicago Tribune.

05/01/2015 03:15 AM
Virgin America's Q1 profit beats Wall Street forecast
Cheaper fuel and steady travel demand lifted Virgin America in the quarter.

04/30/2015 10:34 PM
Airline profits soar into the stratosphere as fuel prices fall
If the U.S. airline industry needed a theme song, 'We're in the Money' would fit.

05/01/2015 05:12 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.

04/29/2015 06:50 PM
Zipcar expands fleet to more airports
Zipcar expands car rentals to more airports

04/29/2015 06:22 PM
Which airline makes it easiest to spend all those miles?
"Consumer Reports" analyzed 70 million passenger trips over the past two years.

04/30/2015 03:09 AM
Drink to the beloved Portland airport carpet
The list of souvenirs sporting the carpet's design keeps getting longer and odder.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

05/03/2015 03:00 PM
New hotel brands, alliances a boon for business travelers
Business travelers get more choices as hotel chains add brands, embrace independent hotels.

04/23/2015 02:46 PM
Retro/vintage hotels: What's old is new again
Catchy décor and vintage design let guests break away from cookie cutter options.

04/29/2015 07:14 AM
Rooms with a view: 12 stunning settings in Tuscany
For a scenic setting where the views are exquisite, these 12 hotels are the best.

05/01/2015 01:27 PM
Family Travel: 10Best Readers' Choice winners announced!
Check out the best bets in family travel as voted on by USA TODAY 10Best readers.

05/01/2015 09:11 AM
10Best Readers' Choice names Best Family Resort!
Great Wolf Lodge was chosen by readers as the Best Family Resort.

04/29/2015 09:02 AM
10Best: Hotels for baseball fanatics
Check out these hotels on a mission to a hit a home run with loyal baseball fans.

04/24/2015 07:28 AM
10Best: Eco-friendly hotels around the world
In honor of Earth Day's 45th anniversary, 10Best celebrates eco-friendly travel.

04/22/2015 04:25 PM
The most luxurious hotels to follow on Instagram
If you're looking for travel inspiration, there are a few hotel Instagram accounts that will have you wishing you were there. Krystin Goodwin (@krystingoodwin) has 4 of the hottest hotels on Instagram.

04/22/2015 05:12 AM
Photo tour: Stunning luxury resorts in Phuket, Thailand
Phuket's insanely luxurious resorts are more opulent than almost anything you'll find in the U.S.

04/22/2015 05:22 AM
No refund? But I just made the reservation!
Will a hotel issue a refund for a non-refundable room when the reservation only lasted an hour?

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

05/04/2015 08:33 AM
Fast food worth a stop: America's best regional chains
Some are big and some are tiny, but all are worth trying for their unique spin on road food.

04/29/2015 04:02 AM
Stunning sunset spots in the Caribbean
There's truly something particularly sublime about a sunset in the Caribbean.

05/01/2015 05:10 AM
10Best: Memorable Mother's Day trips across the USA
Forget flowers or brunches, what Mom really wants for Mother's Day is a getaway.

05/02/2015 05:02 AM
Rick Steves: Europe's most romantic destinations
For true romance, head to these off-the-radar destinations.

05/04/2015 10:13 AM
America's most nostalgic ice cream parlors
Explore authentic, old fashioned ice cream shops, soda fountains and confectioneries.

05/02/2015 05:02 AM
Tourist stops change dramatically as the climate shifts
Changing Scenery: Plan to take in these sights before they're gone for good

05/01/2015 06:56 AM
Plan your city escape with USA TODAY Travel's in-depth destination guides!
Get the inside scoop on the best places to eat, stay, party and more in cities around the U.S.

05/04/2015 07:59 AM
10Best: Photo tour of Yellowstone National Park
Check out these beautiful scenes from around Yellowstone National Park.

05/04/2015 01:45 PM
Family fun ahead: Tips and trips for 3-day weekends
Long weekend coming up? These destinations will make them cheer

05/02/2015 09:09 AM
10 must-do things if you're traveling to Shanghai
Shanghai is one of the oldest and biggest cities in the world. Make sure to take part in as many as you can before you leave.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

05/04/2015 02:00 PM
T Magazine: Plutocrats Gone Wild
At high-minded conferences like the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the parties seem to be usurping the panels. But is that a bad thing?

05/04/2015 10:50 AM
In Transit: In Arizona, an Aquarium Blooms
The 200,000-square-foot OdySea is scheduled to open in Scottsdale in 2016.

05/04/2015 10:32 AM
T Magazine: Ashley and JaQuavis Coleman: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Urban fiction, or street lit, has been snubbed by the publishing industry and scorned by black intellectuals. Yet these authors may just be the most successful literary couple in America.

05/04/2015 10:22 AM
Where to Go Now: Family-Friendly Music Festivals This Summer
Events in Massachusetts, Wisconsin and Chicago where parents can hear the bands they love, with kids in tow.

05/04/2015 07:00 AM
T Magazine: Step Inside Star Wars
An immersive production company will recreate scenes from the original film.

05/04/2015 06:00 AM
T Magazine: Burpee Nights
Circuit training has overthrown circuit parties in the City That Never Sleeps.

05/04/2015 02:00 AM
Itineraries: Yoga Rooms Offer a Quiet Break in Hectic Airports
As more fliers seek anxiety-calming alternatives to the bar, airports in San Francisco, London and elsewhere have added or plan to add the amenity.

05/03/2015 05:53 PM
Rhapsody, a Lofty Literary Journal, Perused at 39,000 Feet
For its front-cabin passengers, United Airlines is turning Rhapsody into the Paris Review of the air, attracting authors like Joyce Carol Oates and Anthony Doerr.

05/02/2015 09:24 PM
Weekend Guide: 36 Hours in Honolulu
Adopting a slower pace on an island known for frenzied activity, with a hike at dawn, lei shopping and sushi, and a serenade at sunset.

05/02/2015 09:22 PM
Heads Up: In Amsterdam, Loving Rembrandt Again
Two exhibitions prove the enduring popularity of Rembrandt, who lived and worked in Amsterdam starting in late 1631 and died there in 1669.

05/02/2015 09:19 PM
In Paradisiacal Nicaragua, Contemplating a Canal
The largest freshwater lake in Central America and Ometepe, its main island, could be altered forever by plans for a canal to accommodate larger ships.

05/02/2015 05:15 AM
T Magazine: Miuccia’s Museum Opens
The Fondazione Prada opens the doors to its first permanent exhibition space on May 9th.

05/01/2015 01:03 PM
T Magazine: Paris Photo L.A.’s Favorite Couple Shares Their Hometown Haunts
The Italian art patrons Pierpaolo Barzan and Valeria Sorci recently moved to California and have found plenty to do (and share).

05/01/2015 12:36 PM
T Magazine: Just Back From the Miss Dior Exhibition Opening, Kate Young Shares Her Sun-Searching Travels
The stylist, whose new eyewear and optical designs for Tura hit stores this month, offers T an exclusive look at her recent trips to Puerto Rico, upstate New York and Beijing.

05/01/2015 11:29 AM
Travel Guide: Atlanta for Kids
Exploring a city on whose streets the civil rights movement played out is a rich gift for a child.

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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.

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Latest Travel Tips from ESL -- 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...
Catriona Robertson -- 2013-06-14 16:24
In the current economic climate a holiday can take its toll on your purse strings and leave you longing for your next pay day with fervent vigour. But it really doesn’t have to be this way. There are plenty of bargains to be had if you know where to look for them and how to tweak them to your circ...
Tom Brown -- 2012-10-06 14:17
Being single does not need to hold you back from going on an exciting holiday. Adventure tours for singles, which range from several days to several weeks in duration, are geared toward people who love sightseeing and meeting new friends. Learn more about the three main benefits of these trips. Grou...

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