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Latest Travel News from CNN - Travel

05/23/2014 10:51 AM
Getting to know the Mississippi Delta
The Mississippi Delta is a storied region that sets the standard for all things Southern, good and bad. Here are some of our favorite spots to explore.

08/28/2014 07:45 AM
What to know about Mexico City
Mexico City began as the home of an ancient empire and grew into a massive, modern metropolis.

04/25/2014 06:35 AM
8 ways Lyon outshines Paris
Wine, food, churches, festivals -- France's second city has a sophistication that can elevate it above even the capital.

05/07/2014 08:32 AM
8 amazing American caves
Far beneath our feet, amazing caverns yawn and twist. Grab a flashlight and head underground to explore amazing rock formations, underground streams and in some cases, plenty of bats.

02/06/2014 07:23 AM
50 states, 50 spots to visit
The coasts get all the glory in the United States, but there's something fun to do in each and every state. Yes, every state. Check out our gallery of travel suggestions for 2014 and share your own.

05/12/2014 05:50 AM
50 United States in 31 years
The quest to visit all 50 states is a tradition in Holly Kearl's family. She just checked off her 50th state -- Alabama -- last weekend.

04/30/2014 03:50 PM
Nature's most spectacular shows
Fireworks are fantastic and human endeavor has its place, but sometimes Mother Nature outshines any performance we can produce.

03/07/2014 02:37 PM
10 record-setting natural wonders
The natural wonders of the United States are beckoning to us as the country thaws out. Tallest, highest, hottest: Here are 10 record-setting sites.

02/06/2014 06:54 AM
Blood Falls and more natural oddities
Earth never stops surprising us. Every corner of the planet offers some sort of natural peculiarity with an explanation that makes us wish we'd studied harder in junior high Earth science class. Here are some favorites.

02/06/2014 07:02 AM
Never a typical night for police
Officer Jeanet Franklin works the shift from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. at Atlanta's airport, where there's never a dull moment.

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USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

10/02/2014 04:06 AM
Excellent free museums around the world
Jetting around the world isn't free, but cultural enrichment can be.

10/01/2014 08:55 AM
#Stressedpets: Inside Edition and 10Best want your vote!
Do these pets need a vacation? Vote for the 10 most stressed pets in America​.

10/01/2014 07:17 PM
NYC secrets: The city's trendy speakeasies
Uncover five hidden bars in NYC to impress a date or treat a visitor to local secrets.

10/01/2014 05:14 AM
How small can you go? Real tiny houses for rent
Take a photo tour of tiny houses, cabins and cottages available for rent on

10/01/2014 06:53 AM
Watch bears fish for their supper in Alaska
Watch bears swimming for their supper at Katmai National Park in Alaska.

10/01/2014 05:29 AM
Charming small towns of the South
These towns are full of charm, steeped in tradition and history, not to mention hospitality.

09/30/2014 02:53 PM
Veg out in these hubs for meat-free eateries
Vegetarians can order whatever they want on the menu in these healthy, green destinations.

10/01/2014 01:38 PM
Deal watch: Norwegian offers '10% back' on cruises
The two-week promotion kicks off today.

10/01/2014 05:19 AM
Qantas bumps Delta for longest flight to depart USA
Qantas DFW-to-Sydney route edges out Delta for the longest flight to depart the USA.

09/30/2014 04:48 AM
Score free hotel upgrades with these three tips
Use these three tips to better your chances for a free hotel room upgrade.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

10/02/2014 01:30 AM
American Airlines adds four U.S. routes from its Miami hub
Boeing 737 flights to Austin; Kansas City; Salt Lake City and San Antonio start March 5.

10/02/2014 12:45 AM
Airlines look for an edge in weather-radar systems
One on-board radar system was designed to give pilots a better idea of the weather ahead.

10/01/2014 11:15 PM
Swiss carrier Edelweiss to beef up Las Vegas-Zurich route
Carrier will add a third weekly nonstop flight starting next June.

10/01/2014 05:30 AM
Delta bumped from Love Field in Dallas gate battle
Delta "disappointed"at order, which Dallas city officials say they issued only reluctantly.

10/01/2014 02:15 AM
Wednesday: Chicago flight cancellations on downward trend
Flights still being canceled at a higher-than-average clip at O'Hare, but are improving.

09/29/2014 11:28 PM
FAA orders cockpit display replacements after Wi-Fi concerns
Replacement of displays on more than 1,300 planes is estimated to cost nearly $14 million.

09/29/2014 08:52 PM
Qantas celebrates debut of A380 flights to Texas
Qantas' superjumbo Airbus A380 is now flying to Dallas/Fort Worth.

10/01/2014 12:41 AM
Korean Air, InterContinental to build hotel in L.A.
The 73-story, 1,100-foot tall property will be the tallest building in the western U.S.

09/30/2014 04:19 AM
Air China is second to get Boeing's newest, biggest 747
Air China follows Lufthansa in taking delivery of Boeing's newest and biggest 747.

09/30/2014 02:05 AM
Tuesday: Chicago flight schedules on the mend?
More than 3,900 flights to or from Chicago's airports have been canceled since Friday.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

09/30/2014 04:48 AM
Score free hotel upgrades with these three tips
Use these three tips to better your chances for a free hotel room upgrade.

09/28/2014 06:00 AM
Hotels give kosher cuisine an upgrade
As more guests demand specialized diets, hotels and caterers step up their game.

09/24/2014 04:54 AM
Cool hotels with illustrious owners
From chefs to sultans, these nine hotels are owned by some unlikely faces.

09/29/2014 05:11 AM
Buyer beware: Travel industry turns tables on consumers
The travel industry is one of the few that charges its customers for hypothetical damages.

09/26/2014 12:29 PM
HotelTonight to let guests book hotels next week
HotelTonight to let guests book hotels next week

08/06/2014 06:07 AM
Send us your photos of hotel key cards
Key cards are the newest trend in souvenirs. Snap a photo of your favorite and tell us the story behind it.

09/25/2014 02:50 AM
10Best: Hotels with outdoor fire pits
Warm up at one of these stunning hotel outdoor fire pits this autumn.

09/24/2014 05:03 AM
Delano Las Vegas opens at Mandalay Bay
THEhotel at Mandalay Bay has transformed into the posh, South Beach-inspired Delano.

09/22/2014 11:24 AM
Marriott 'teleports' guests to Hawaii, London
The telephone booth-like structure that offers a virtual travel experience.

09/22/2014 05:09 AM
Get a room and a free vroom at these posh hotels
From premium Porsches to fun Fiats, these hotels let guest take a spin for free.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

09/29/2014 05:17 AM
Great girlfriend getaways to the Caribbean
A diamond may be a girl's best friend but a women's-only getaway is worth gold.

09/30/2014 12:02 PM
10Best: Vote for your favorite beer town!
Vote for your favorite U.S. beer town until noon on OCT. 13.

09/30/2014 08:05 AM
Explore Colorado's micro-distilling destinations
In the past decade, Colorado micro-distilling has exploded like a cheap still.

09/29/2014 07:16 AM
Ken Burns shares secrets of Grand Canyon National Park
Even at a place as famous as the Grand Canyon, there are still secrets to discover.

09/30/2014 04:48 AM
Score free hotel upgrades with these three tips
Use these three tips to better your chances for a free hotel room upgrade.

09/26/2014 05:26 AM
Fall in love at these Caribbean restaurants
These comely spots along with soft winds and murmuring waves set the stage for romance.

05/15/2014 04:50 PM
Jamaica, tropical escape of all times!
Dunn's River Falls & Bob Marley Museum is a must-see. Foodies, visit Jerk Hut.

05/15/2014 05:15 PM
Nassau, Bahamas – so much to see & do!
From relaxing on the beach to stingray experience, visiting Atlantis is a must.

05/15/2014 05:00 PM
St. Maarten, paradise for vacationers.
Enjoy the beautiful blue waters, bask in the sun, or go on a sailing adventure.

10/01/2014 08:55 AM
#Stressedpets: Inside Edition and 10Best want your vote!
Do these pets need a vacation? Vote for the 10 most stressed pets in America​.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

10/02/2014 07:16 AM
Heads Up: An English Market Town Draws a Cutting-Edge Cast
Bruton, in the South Somerset countryside, has welcomed the arrival of contemporary art, plus restaurants and inns.

10/02/2014 07:02 AM
In Transit Blog: A ‘Roosevelts’ Tour of New York
The travel firm Tauck will offer a “Roosevelts”-themed event in New York City featuring filmmaker Ken Burns and a tour of a Roosevelt home.

10/01/2014 07:07 PM
Air France Pilots Extend Strike After Request for Mediation Is Denied
The union representing about three-quarters of Air France pilots acted after Prime Minister Manuel Valls said there were no grounds for new negotiations with a mediator.

10/01/2014 06:34 PM
Man in U.S. With Ebola Had Been Screened to Fly, but System Is Spotty
Since the Ebola virus began spreading through West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been pushing the worst-hit countries to implement screening for air passengers.

10/01/2014 05:21 PM
Vatican City Journal: A Papal Decision Leaves Some Feeling Less Than Charitable
A decision by the Vatican to take over the business of issuing Papal Blessings has infuriated vendors who have been selling the benedictions for decades.

10/01/2014 03:00 PM
In Transit Blog: In Berlin, a Market Focuses on Food and Community
The historic Markthalle Neun in Berlin has a number of food events, including a wide-ranging festival this week.

10/01/2014 02:10 PM
T Magazine: A Chic New Hotel Opens in Fez, Morocco
Hotel Sahrai, with its elegant design and Givenchy spa, cements the historic city as a destination.

10/01/2014 12:37 PM
The Getaway: Finding Your Travel Tribe
Which review site speaks to who you are as a traveler?

10/01/2014 09:43 AM
36 Hours in Copenhagen
During a weekend in the Danish capital, discover art underground, sample dishes from a former Noma chef and unwind in the city’s green spaces.

10/01/2014 08:45 AM
In Transit Blog: A River Trip in Tulip Season
Amras Cruises is offering a river trip in the Netherlands and Belgium called the Tulip Serenade during flower season.

10/01/2014 07:32 AM
Rolling on the (Mekong) River
A new 20-suite riverboat is scheduled to start sailing between Cambodia and Vietnam later this year.

09/30/2014 07:18 PM
Man Arrested in Midtown Hotel Burglary After Tackle and Chase by Swedish Guest
The intended victim, Viktor Lofgren, was asked for handshakes by construction workers after fighting and pursuing an intruder.

09/30/2014 02:30 PM
Pursuits: In Chicago, a Tasting Tour of Barrel-Aged Beer
The city is a bastion of craft brews that gain character from time spent in bourbon barrels.

09/30/2014 01:37 PM
Frugal Traveler: A $100 Weekend in Chicago
Sample everything from pizza to pancakes, classical music to the blues, during a frugal-friendly weekend in the Windy City.

09/30/2014 11:48 AM
In Transit Blog: In Tel Aviv, a Holy Day Is a Biking Day
In Tel Aviv, Yom Kippur has become a day when bikers using the municipal Tel-O-Fun sharing program ride through streets empty of cars..

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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

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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