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  • 9 April

    As of April 4, 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its recommendations to help U.S. cruise ship travelers get home as quickly and safely as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC says it is working with partners as part of the Unified Command, including Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, port authorities, local and state health […]

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  • 9 April

    Posted: 04/09/20 | April 9th, 2020 Last fall, we decided to host more events and create more opportunities for people to connect with each other (and us). That’s why we started The Nomadic Network, a platform for travelers to meet one another — at home and abroad (we’re doing virtual events right now). That’s why […]

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  • 9 April

    SELECT Hotels & Resorts, a hotel program by Travel Leaders Group, is now offering travelers access to virtual experiences they can enjoy no matter where they are in the world. From children’s programs to cooking classes to livestream yoga and meditation, virtual offerings help keep communities connected while allowing individuals and families alike to make […]

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  • 9 April

    In a statement on Wednesday, Marriott International president and CEO Arne M. Sorenson provided update on the company’s room cancellation policy and Marriott Bonvoy status and points expiration dates. For guests with existing reservations for any future arrival date, including reservations with pre-paid rates that are typically more restrictive, Marriott will allow full changes or […]

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  • 9 April

    Posted: 4/8/20 | April 8th, 2020 With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, being safe and self-isolating at home means we now have a lot of time to learn new skills. Suddenly, the one thing we have is time. I’m finally getting through the online courses I’ve purchased over the years and my friends at […]

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  • 8 April

    We review the best luxury hotels in Ljubljana, Slovenia with executive club lounges. Unfortunately, there aren’t many. The only Marriott Bonvoy hotel is Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana Mons, with no executive club lounge. There’s no Hilton in Slovenia either. The best is the InterContinental. Auctions Sort By Ljubljana is Slovenia’s capital and is famous […]

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  • 8 April

    National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), the annual celebration of the contributions and accomplishments of the U.S. travel industry, will spotlight resilience and hope in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with this year’s theme being “the Spirit of Travel.”  Celebrated annually the first full week in May, NTTW was created by Congress in 1983 to […]

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  • 8 April

    The Summit Hotel in Madisonville (a neighborhood in Cincinnati) has joined the portfolio of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. Preferred Hotels & Resorts represents more than 750 hotels, resorts, residences and unique hotel groups across 85 countries. The Summit is the only member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts in Cincinnati and only the second hotel in […]

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  • 8 April

    NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, today announced the launch of “Dine in NYC.” The digital initiative encourages those who are able to, to continue to patronize more than 200, currently open bars, cafés and restaurants—located in 62 neighborhoods across all five boroughs and serving 27 cuisines—by gathering the latest information about delivery, takeout and […]

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  • 7 April

    Posted: 04/07/2020 | April 7th, 2020 At a time when we can’t travel the world, the next best thing we can do is pick up a good travel book. As Emily Dickenson said, to shut our eyes is travel. Books transport us to distant lands and cultures. They nourish our wanderlust, entertain us, inform us, […]

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