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Latest Travel News from CNN - Travel

03/04/2015 08:28 AM
10 of the world's coolest hotel plunge pools
The modern traveler is increasingly difficult to impress; classic luxury perks like high-thread-count linens, plush bathrobes and even beautiful views have become a given. But there's one hotel amenity that never fails to delight even the most seasoned traveler: the in-room plunge pool.

03/04/2015 08:25 AM
Mapping history's 'invisible' women
Not all not notable women make it into the history books. A group of teens is highlighting history's "invisible" women with help from Google.

03/03/2015 11:25 AM
'Walking Dead' town for sale
The faded downtown of a small town in Georgia, made famous by an appearance on "The Walking Dead," can now be yours for the right price.

03/04/2015 08:21 AM
What Italy does better than anywhere else

03/03/2015 11:25 AM
Touring the 'Sound of Music' 50 years on

03/03/2015 04:57 AM
10 reasons to visit Slovenia in 2015
Great food, stunning lakes and more dragons than you can shake a lance at.

03/04/2015 04:29 AM
Is there a Hawaii without hotels?
The island nation of Vanuatu has all the trappings of paradise, without the luxury hotels and resorts (for now). Bill Weir caught up with guide and photojournalist, Jimmy Nelson, to look back at their extraordinary experiences on these extraordinary islands.

03/04/2015 06:44 AM
Where in the world?
Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery to see stunning shots from around the world and share your best travel photos.

01/20/2015 07:16 AM
5 can't-miss Tanzania experiences

01/13/2015 01:20 PM
The Africa you see in movies

Latest Travel News from USA Today

USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

03/03/2015 01:04 PM
Road trip USA: 50 states, 50 unique stops
Want to hit every state in the union? Here's something fun and unique to do in each one.

03/04/2015 05:04 AM
America's oldest pubs and taverns
These historic watering holes played a part in social and political change and traditions.

03/04/2015 08:30 AM
Inside the Princess ships that made cruising history
A nostalgic look back at such icons as the Pacific Princess of 'Love Boat' fame.

03/04/2015 05:04 AM
The incredible consolidating travel industry
Are there benefits for consumers when travel companies like Expedia and Orbitz merge?

02/03/2015 09:10 AM
Enter now to win a 7-day cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line!
Win a free 7-day cruise (plus $1000 towards airfare) with Norwegian Cruise Line!

03/04/2015 06:10 AM
10 reasons flying coach is way better than first class
Here are a few things to love about coach, the stepchild of air travel:

03/03/2015 05:02 AM
14 tips for finding low airfares, 2015 edition
Deals are out there, you just have to know how and where to find them.

03/02/2015 12:26 PM
For adventurers only: 10 unconventional beach vacations
These seaside playgrounds offer so much more than the traditional sleepy beach experience.

03/04/2015 08:03 AM
2015 FlyerTalk Awards: The top loyalty programs are ...
American Airlines, Starwood Hotels and Hertz all took home coveted awards.

02/25/2015 03:12 PM
Prepare yourself: These zoo babies are dangerously cute
It might be winter, but new life still springs forth, especially at zoos around the USA.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

03/04/2015 04:21 AM
Breakdown: 17,400 cancellations, 52,650 delays in 2 weeks
The past two weeks have been a weather nightmare for many air travelers.

03/04/2015 03:14 AM
Airlines have already axed more than 1,700 Thursday flights
Cancellation spree continues latest run of bad weather for air travelers.

03/04/2015 12:46 AM
Atlanta council: Call our airport by its proper name
Why don't people call the world's busiest airport by its full name?

03/03/2015 04:01 AM
2015 FlyerTalk Awards: The top loyalty programs are ...
American Airlines, Starwood Hotels and Hertz all took home coveted awards.

03/03/2015 02:02 AM
More flight woes: 5,000 cancellations since Saturday
Air travelers' hopes for a calmer March have quickly been dashed.

03/03/2015 01:52 AM
Strikes disrupt SAS, Norwegian flights in Europe
Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle subsidiary affected by separate actions.

03/02/2015 12:25 AM
A secondary airport for Seattle? Effort moves ahead
Vote could open Everett, Wash., to commercial airline service.

03/02/2015 04:08 AM
JetBlue to add a second route from Baltimore/Washington
Airline will go head-to-head with Southwest, Spirit to Fort Lauderdale.

03/02/2015 05:00 AM
JetBlue opens Orlando boutique hotel
But you won't be able to book a room at "The Lodge at OSC."

03/02/2015 12:27 AM
Monday flight woes: 1,150 cancellations, 5,685 delays
More than 10,000 flights have been canceled since last Saturday (Feb. 21).

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

02/24/2015 09:09 AM
Photo tour: Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower
Tour the multi-faceted destination's rooms, casino, shops, shows, dining and thrill rides.

02/25/2015 06:24 AM
Stay here now: Seven alternative spring break destinations
From the rugged West to sophisticated metropolises, these spots are a bit unconventional.

02/19/2015 08:46 AM
The 48 most expensive hotel rooms in America
Where would you stay if money were no object? We've got the 48 most luxurious options.

03/04/2015 02:43 PM
The Waldorf Astoria chooses its next iconic dish
The Waldorf Astoria is where famous dishes such as red velvet cake were created. This year, master chefs teamed up with James Beard rising star semi-finalists to make the next epic entree. See whose was chosen.

03/02/2015 10:01 AM
Best National Park Lodge
Vote once per day for your favorite national park lodge.

02/24/2015 11:02 PM
Starwood, Uber partner to let you earn points per ride
Hotel chain will give loyalty program members benefits for booking a ride on Uber.

02/24/2015 11:53 AM
Hotel CEOs talk Wi-Fi, Millennials and mobile keys
Hotel CEOs talk Wi-Fi, Millennials and mobile keys in wide-ranging Q&A with USA TODAY.

02/18/2015 04:30 PM
Q4 earnings cap profitable year for Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott
Major hotel companies cap profitable 2014 with solid Q4 earnings.

02/13/2015 08:58 AM
Book a hotel room on Instagram
Conrad Hotels will not let guests book rooms via Instagram

02/13/2015 07:22 AM
10Best: Hotel twists on traditional hot cocoas
Hotels across the USA are putting their own unique, flavorful spins on hot chocolate.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

02/25/2015 03:12 PM
Prepare yourself: These zoo babies are dangerously cute
It might be winter, but new life still springs forth, especially at zoos around the USA.

03/03/2015 05:02 AM
Taste of Scottsdale: Chocolate, cocktails and creativity
The desert destination is full of delicious options. Here's what to try.

02/27/2015 11:30 AM
10 vacation rentals to stay in before you die celebrates its 10th anniversary with a tour of bucket-list vacation rentals.

03/02/2015 05:00 AM
20 DIY foodie experiences to try
Hands-on culinary activities are all the rage, from harvesting tea to making cheese.

02/27/2015 07:34 AM
Grand Bazaar Shops debut on Vegas Strip
The long-awaited shopping center debuts in a prime location in Las Vegas.

02/28/2015 06:04 AM
Planning your first trip to Sydney
Here are some essential tips to plan and enjoy your visit to Australia's largest city.

03/04/2015 02:28 PM
This is the coolest unofficial rest stop in Michigan
Lakenenland is an oasis for weary snowmobilers in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The unofficial rest stop offers a warm fire and even warmer hospitality in eclectic surroundings.

03/04/2015 02:12 PM
Vote now for your favorite coastal small town!

01/12/2015 11:49 AM
Win a $5,000 gift card for your next great American getaway!
Enter to win $5000 towards your next Getaway!

03/04/2015 01:26 PM
Vote for the best coastal small town!
Vote once per day for the best coastal small town until Monday, March 16 at noon ET.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

03/04/2015 06:52 PM
Kuta Village Journal: Beach Dogs, a Bitten Girl and a Roiling Debate in Bali
On average, more than 4,000 people a month were bitten by dogs on Bali, an island of four million people, from 2010 to 2012.

03/04/2015 12:37 PM
In Transit Blog: In Lincoln Exhibit, Witnesses to History
An exhibit at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., will include notes written at the autopsy of Abraham Lincoln.

03/04/2015 11:30 AM
T Magazine: Pierre Hardy Shares His Favorite Hometown Haunts in the City of Light
On the eve of Paris Fashion Week, the revered accessories designer opens up about where to eat, work out and shop.

03/04/2015 10:26 AM
36 Hours: What to Do in Rome
Early spring in the Eternal City means few crowds at its magnificent museums, convivial cafes and ancient sites.

03/04/2015 09:44 AM
Nominate a Destination
Tell us which destination tops your list of places to go in 2015. It can be somewhere you have been longing to visit, or somewhere you have already been.

03/04/2015 06:30 AM
Living Like a Local in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

03/04/2015 06:30 AM
In Asia, Tastes of the Sea
David Kinch, Andy Ricker and others share some of their most memorable experiences with Asia and its seafood.

03/04/2015 06:30 AM
Q&A: A Hotelier’s Take on Eco-Friendly Rooms
A conversation with Barry Sternlicht, founder of Starwood Capital Group, who has developed a new line of eco-friendly hotels, called 1 Hotels.

03/04/2015 06:30 AM
Check In: Hotel Review: White Hart Inn in the Berkshires
The writer Malcolm Gladwell and his co-owners have reopened this beloved inn, dating back to the 1800s.

03/03/2015 07:17 PM
Itineraries: Etihad Airways’ Rapid Growth Frustrates Rivals
How Etihad runs and is financed are central in a fight with airlines in the United States, which accuse Persian Gulf carriers of stealing passengers.

03/03/2015 05:37 PM
Square Feet: Hotel Market Staggers in New York City
After years of growth, the city underperformed almost every other top market in January, but analysts are wary of declaring the start of a troubling trend.

03/03/2015 01:40 PM
T Magazine: In Buenos Aires, a Hub of Local Culture Under One Exquisite Roof
The new Casa Cavia features a patisserie, flower shop, perfumery, bookstore, publisher and, of course, restaurant and bar.

03/03/2015 01:11 PM
In Far-Flung Myanmar, a Land of Contradictions

03/03/2015 11:23 AM
In Transit Blog: An App That Connects Travelers With Locals
A travel feature on the mobile application Skout lets members make contact with residents of destinations of interest to them.

03/03/2015 10:24 AM
T Magazine: How to Discern an Exceptional Cup of Coffee in Paris (or Anywhere)
Experts from some of the city’s best cafes share tips of the trade.

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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.

Top Of New York Times Section


Latest Travel Tips from ESL

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...
Paul Symonds -- 2012-06-23 15:27
Even if you are a teacher and spending the whole year abroad, there are certain travel insurance policies which cover this type of scenario, an example now being the gap year policies many companies now offer. Other types of policy might also be useable but do be sure to check the fine print on the ...

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