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Latest Travel News from CNN - Travel

01/30/2015 08:55 AM
Super avgeeks ride rare North Korean airliners
North Korea's aging Cold War airliners might make western passengers uncomfortable. But if you're REALLY into airplanes, these machines offer the flight of a lifetime.

01/30/2015 08:57 AM
Boston vs. Seattle: And the winner is ...
Beantown vs. the Emerald City. Snow vs. rain. Tea vs. coffee. Why wait for the Super Bowl? Let's start the Boston-Seattle smack talk now.

01/30/2015 08:16 AM
World's 25 most visited cities

01/30/2015 09:06 AM
Delta pilot locked out of cockpit during landing

01/30/2015 09:05 AM
What is the world's safest city?
Annual report from the Economist ranks 50 major cities for safety. Asian and European capitals dominate the top five.

01/30/2015 08:18 AM
Ecuador to become first foreign government to run Super Bowl ad
The small South American nation will pay $3.8 million to promote tourism during the Super Bowl broadcast.

01/30/2015 09:06 AM
Rare fox spotted in Yosemite National Park
It's not every day that a fox sighting makes headlines. But when it's a once-in-a-century sighting of a rare Sierra Nevada red fox, it merits a mention.

01/30/2015 09:17 AM
Today's travel photo
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.

01/27/2015 11:40 AM
10 things to know about the Mississippi Delta

01/27/2015 11:40 AM
Bourdain surprised by the modern South
Anthony Bourdain explores the history, food and culture of the Mississippi Delta. For more, tune in Sunday, 9pm EST.

Latest Travel News from USA Today

USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

01/30/2015 11:17 AM
Hottest honeymoon spots on the Riviera Maya
Honeymooners of all types will find something to suit them, from world-class resorts to beachside hotels.

01/30/2015 07:11 AM
Easy Florida: Beach towns to beat the crowds
Get the best of Florida's famed sun and sand without the crowds and expense.

01/30/2015 05:38 AM
10Best: American bars where gin takes center stage
Drinkers and bartenders are re-discovering the versatility of the juniper-based alcohol.

01/30/2015 06:43 AM
The latest in-flight entertainment: Virtual reality headsets
Move part of a three-month trial that will include some flights to the United States.

01/30/2015 09:03 AM
Cool bars begin aging beer in cellars
Brewmasters are aging craft beers in cellars more and more with some open to visitors.

01/30/2015 09:23 AM
30 dishes you must try in New York City
From the trendy Cronut to an iconic pastrami sandwich, learn where to order NYC's best.

01/28/2015 10:16 AM
Vegas gambling guide: Sports betting
Our expert breaks down sports betting as the Super Bowl approaches.

01/29/2015 01:55 PM now displaying Cuba flight, hotel information
Kayak says it's reacting to consumer demand and increased interest in Cuba travel.

01/29/2015 05:00 AM
Where to watch Super Bowl XLIX on your cruise ship
Cruising during the big game? Football fans won't miss Super Bowl XLIX on these lines.

01/29/2015 06:00 AM
Ice climbing: For when rocks are too warm
Why climb rocks when you can climb up a waterfall? Just be sure to bundle up.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

01/31/2015 04:58 AM
Airlines already canceling flights as new storm looms
Airlines waived rebooking fees and had grounded nearly 1,200 flights by Saturday evening.

01/29/2015 09:15 PM
Seattle breaks passenger record amid Delta-Alaska turf war
Competition between Alaska Airlines and Delta helped juice the airport's numbers.

01/30/2015 05:10 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.

01/30/2015 03:30 AM
Flight attendant assaulted, leaves plane on stretcher
The incident happened Tuesday night just after a US Airways pulled away from its gate.

01/30/2015 03:01 AM
Qatar Airways now biggest shareholder in British Air parent
The global influence of the so-called big three "Gulf carriers" continues to expand.

01/28/2015 08:29 PM
The latest in-flight entertainment: Virtual reality headsets
Move part of a three-month trial that will include some flights to the United States.

01/29/2015 03:02 AM now displaying Cuba flight, hotel information
Kayak says it's reacting to consumer demand and increased interest in Cuba travel.

01/29/2015 01:34 AM
Seattle-Tacoma airport looks at major expansion
But expansion could further inflame rivalry between Alaska Airlines and Delta.

01/27/2015 11:38 PM
NYC airports combine to set all-time passenger record in 2014
Combined, the agency's five airports handled 117.1 million passengers in 2014.

01/27/2015 09:53 PM
Delta Air Lines: Iceland service will return in May
Delta will offer daily service between its hub at New York JFK and Reykjavik.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

01/28/2015 08:27 AM
Seven amazing, surprisingly affordable beach destinations
Take a look at some of this year's best destinations for spring break.

01/27/2015 05:02 AM
Photo tour: Golden Gate Hotel Casino Las Vegas
Explore the oldest hotel in Las Vegas downtown in the Fremont Street Experience.

01/21/2015 08:36 AM
TripAdvisor names the world's top hotels for 2015

01/29/2015 06:11 AM
Marriott buys Canadian hotel chain
Marriott buys Canadian hotel chain

01/29/2015 05:35 AM
5 key questions that can make or break your vacation
When vacation days are so limited the pressure is on to get the most possible enjoyment out of your holiday. Hotel rooms can be a make-or-break situation and you only have a few precious moments before you check in to secure yourself a quality pick.

01/27/2015 08:01 AM
10Best: Hottest hotel showers for two
Heat up your relationship with the help of some seductive showers in hotels around the U.S.

01/28/2015 10:18 AM
Hyatt creates new brand for modern travelers
Hyatt Centric is a full-service brand designed to appeal to both business and leisure travelers.

01/25/2015 04:02 PM
New app creates pop-up social networks at hotels
A hotel app allows business travelers and other guests to make connections.

01/25/2015 04:02 PM
Ripped off by a vacation rental? Not if you read this
As vacation rental complaints mount, we've got tips for a hassle-free transaction.

01/22/2015 06:12 AM
Never forget anything in your hotel room again
When you're rushing to check out of a hotel, leaving an important item behind is easy to do.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

01/27/2015 05:02 AM
Photo tour: Golden Gate Hotel Casino Las Vegas
Explore the oldest hotel in Las Vegas downtown in the Fremont Street Experience.

01/30/2015 12:03 PM
FYI travelers: Cancun moves to Eastern Standard Time
The change will give visitors an extra hour of daylight on the beaches.

01/29/2015 06:18 AM
Talking turkey: Capriotti's builds big business on humble sub
Capriotti's is a full-service sandwich shop, but at its heart and soul, it's all about turkey.

01/29/2015 06:00 AM
Ice climbing: For when rocks are too warm
Why climb rocks when you can climb up a waterfall? Just be sure to bundle up.

01/28/2015 08:27 AM
Seven amazing, surprisingly affordable beach destinations
Take a look at some of this year's best destinations for spring break.

01/21/2015 02:49 PM
The tastiest doughnut shops in the USA
Who doesn't love a doughnut? Here's where to snag the country's best doughy bites.

01/31/2015 11:05 AM
New sights, old city: Exploring Buenos Aires' street art
"It's always changing, just like the people. But above all the art shows that there is so much life here,"

01/30/2015 07:11 AM
Easy beaches: Six hassle-free Florida escapes
Get the best of Florida's famed sun and sand without the crowds and expense.

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!

01/30/2015 06:46 AM
Hassle-free Florida escapes

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

01/31/2015 09:00 AM
In Transit Blog: Cunard Ships Will Travel Back in Time
This summer, in honor of its 175th anniversary, Cunard plans to recreate its original voyage, from Liverpool, England, to Boston, aboard the Queen Mary 2.

01/30/2015 06:25 PM
Pilots Union Approves Contract With Airline
The deal provides a substantial salary increase, though some union members have criticized it for failing to match the terms offered by Delta Air Lines.

01/30/2015 06:04 PM
Odd Photo Choice for Venezuela Promotional Effort
Jim Wyss, a reporter for The Miami Herald, was surprised to see a picture of himself after his release from Venezuelan detention being used in a campaign for national pride.

01/30/2015 04:04 PM
In Transit Blog: Presidents Can Be So Romantic
This year Valentine’s and Presidents’ Day fall on the same weekend, and hotels around the country are offering packages that celebrate both occasions.

01/30/2015 03:00 PM
In Transit Blog: At Bulgari Hotel Milan, Renowned Chefs Are Guests
The Bulgari Hotel Milan has a seven-month food festival in which high-profile chefs collaborate on the cuisine.

01/30/2015 02:08 PM
T Magazine: The Los Feliz Neighborhood of Los Angeles Gets its First Boutique Hotel
In a creative-class enclave not known for its lodging options, Hotel Covell is opening above the beloved hangout Bar Covell.

01/30/2015 11:53 AM
In Transit Blog: New Walking Tours in Japan and China
Country Walkers is offering new multi-day itineraries in China and Japan.

01/30/2015 11:32 AM
Qatar Airways Acquires 9.99% Stake in British Airways Parent
The stake in the International Airlines Group, also the parent of the Spanish carried Iberia, deepens a commercial partnership with the group.

01/30/2015 11:21 AM
Ratings Now Cut Both Ways, So Don’t Sass Your Uber Driver
Companies from Uber to Airbnb are rating their customers on degrees of promptness and politeness, but who owns the data that details good and bad behavior?

01/30/2015 10:58 AM
In Transit Blog: A Digital Upgrade at the Tower of David Museum
At the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem, a digital initiative is designed to enhance visitors’ experiences.

01/30/2015 10:48 AM
T Magazine: In Berlin, a New Shop That Offers Much More Than Shopping
The Store, a retail space at Soho House opening this weekend, includes dining, co-working spaces, a library, photography studios and screening rooms.

01/30/2015 06:30 AM
On Slavery’s Doorstep in Ghana
Descendants of Venture Smith, a famous slave who won freedom and success in America, return to the roots of his captivity.

01/30/2015 06:30 AM
Q&A: How to Find the Best Deals on Flights
David Solomito of Kayak interprets the website’s annual user data report, which reveals the best days to fly to get the lowest prices.

01/30/2015 06:30 AM
The Getaway: You Googled It, We Answered It
A team of analysts at Google divulged travelers’ most pressing questions, such as how to pack and is it safe to fly.

01/29/2015 05:55 PM
Group of Senators Seeks to Lift Cuba Travel Limits
A bipartisan group of lawmakers has taken the first step in a looming congressional battle over how far to expand trade and tourism with the Castro government.

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

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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