People all over the U.S. are excited to finally be able to travel for July 4th, but all aspects of travel are becoming pricey. MSNBC's Gary Grumbach reports from a rest stop in Newark, Delaware.
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A Tripadvisor reviewer left a scathing one-star rating for a Marriott resort after witnessing a crocodile drag a guest into the ocean. The hotel apologized for an 'unpleasant experience.'
The Tripadvisor reviewer praised the food and staff - but said her friends were left "traumatized" after saving a woman from a crocodile attack.
I Was One of the First Vaccinated Americans to Visit Thailand in More Than a Year — Here's What It Was Like
It was not my first time visiting Phuket, but the experience was wholly different.
Thailand has sealed off the island of Phuket from the rest of the country just 30 days after opening it to tourists without quarantine
Hospitals in Thailand are on the brink of collapse and COVID-19 patients are being moved to sleeper trains to get them out of Bangkok.
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Amstel Light is celebrating the golfer's famous lower leg muscles.
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Looking to cut costs as COVID-19 ravaged the cruise industry, Carnival Cruise Line sold six ships for scrap. At the Aliaga ship-breaking yard in Turkey, Carnival's Fantasy, Imagination, and Inspiration ships are in the process of being demolished. Here, workers cut apart and recycle every piece of these massive ships. It's one of most dangerous jobs in the world. And it's only gotten harder as more cruise ships arrive on Aliaga's shores.
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Passengers on American Airlines has been dogged by flight delays this summer, and now flight attendants and pilots say the airline is failing to secure hotel rooms, sometimes forcing employees to sleep in airports. Unions for flight attendants and pilots filed grievances this week with American, charging that the company is violating its contracts and putting employees in danger. “We have flight attendants sleeping in airports and outside of baggage claim due to the company not providing hotel accommodations in a timely manner,” Julie Hedrick, the president of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, said in a note to members.
Data: National Park Service; note: Gateway National Recreation Area is excluded due to missing data in 2021. Chart: Connor Rothschild/AxiosNational parks across the U.S. are overflowing with a post-pandemic crush of tourists, leading to increased issues with congestion, traffic jams, user experience, strain on staff and increased damage to the parks.Why it matters: Some are seeing such a record number they're being forced to limit, and even close, access to certain areas to avoid the danger of e
Disney World in Orlando, Fla., and Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., announced the update to their COVID-19 policies Wednesday night, as new coronavirus cases soar nationwide as the more contagious delta variant spreads.
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Why you may need it on your next trip.
Phuket is at the heart of efforts to revive Thailand's tourism industry, a major revenue earner that has been devastated by the pandemic. Since July 1, tourists fully vaccinated against COVID-19 have been allowed to move freely on the island, with no self-isolation on arrival, an initiative dubbed the "Phuket sandbox". Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman Tanee Sangrat said the new travel rules will restrict movement to Phuket from elsewhere in Thailand, meaning foreign visitors who stay on the island will not be affected.
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Skip cookie-cutter hotel rooms in favor of a too-cute-for-words trailer in the great outdoors.
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New York and Boston are finally getting a seaplane link with 75 minute flights and fares starting at $395 one way - and it may give Acela a run for its money
Flyers can show up just 10 minutes before a flight's departure, enabling downtown-to-downtown trips in under two hours between New York and Boston.
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At Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah border, the water line has dropped to a historic low, taking a heavy toll on the local industry The giant reservoir is currently three-quarters empty and will keep dropping at least through next spring due to record low snowpack levels in the Colorado River basin. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Chaos erupted at Bill West’s business in Page, Arizona, last week when he was forced to tell dozens of paid clients their summer vacations were either canceled
There are three different classifications of drivable: Class A (motor coaches), Class B (camper vans) and Class C. Class B - These RVs are what are known as camper vans. Driving-wise, a Class C camper is comparable to a large pick-up truck, and generally includes amenities like a bathroom, full kitchen, and dining area in a more compact space.
This Glamping Company Is Opening It First West Coast Resort at Charlie Chaplin's Favorite Outdoor Spot
Glamping just got better.
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As travel opens up, having a breathable face mask on-hand is essential, especially on planes and public transport. Here are some of our most comfortable picks
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Fully vaccinated EU and US citizens will be allowed to enter England without having to quarantine from Aug 2, ministers have decided. On Wednesday, the Cabinet's Covid-O committee agreed to open the borders to double-jabbed citizens from the US and EU countries, most of which are on the amber list, from next month. The move follows warnings that the UK risked falling behind the EU, which has already largely opened up to citizens from the US and other countries. Research from the World Travel and
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Southwest is in a legal battle with 2 flight search engines over whether they breached the airline's terms by displaying cheap fares
A New York court has been asked to rule on whether flight search engines breached Southwest Airlines' terms of service by posting airfares.
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British holidaymakers in Spain are poised to escape quarantine next week after ministers received data showing there are no beta variant cases in the country's main tourist areas. The analysis, seen by The Telegraph, shows there are no beta cases in the Balearics – the most popular destination for Britons – and none in a huge expanse of the south, from Seville in the west to Granada on the southern coast and Malaga and Murcia in the east. The variant, which originated in South Africa, is instead