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Full Steam Ahead: CDC Gives the Go Ahead to Start Sailing

After months of uncertainty, it appears that cruise lines will be able to again take to the water before the end of 2020. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an updated conditional sailing order for cruise ships that will allow cruise ships to start sailing in North America starting on Nov. 1....

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American Airlines Expands Pre-Flight Testing Program to New Destinations

by Daniel McCarthy American Airlines announced on Monday an expansion of its pre-flight COVID-19 testing options, adding additional destinations to its original list of Jamaica and the Bahamas. Beginning Nov. 16, American will offer travelers to Belize, Grenada, and St. Lucia an at-home test PCR test in partnership with LetsGetChecked for $129, allowing them to bypass any...

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Perfect Day at CocoCay

Vacations are ready for a comeback. So why not go big on new memories and plan a Royal Caribbean® cruise to the most incredible private island in The Bahamas — Perfect Day at CocoCay. It’s a place that takes paradise to the next level, with incredible thrills and awesome ways to chill at every turn.  ...

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Why I Loved Avalon Waterways Excursions

By: Keith Jenkins On any given day during the Active & Discovery cruise, there were so many excursions to choose from, and the best part is, on Avalon, almost all the excursions are included! There was literally something for everyone – whether you’re interested in nature, culture, history or food – which often made it difficult...

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Globus - Alaska's Nature's Best Tour

Mark and his family joined Globus on our “Nature’s Best: Alaska” tour, he will be sharing his firsthand experience. The highlights of the trip were the scenery, sled dogs, bears, whales, and the fact that we never saw darkness. Fortunately, the hotel rooms had adequate draperies. Denali National Park is even more beautiful in person than...

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Top 4 Places In The World To Go Hot Air Ballooning

Imagine yourself silently drifting along under colourful silk, cradled in a giant basket. You’re part of the breeze and Nature as you tranquilly float on the air over undisturbed scenery below. Your pilot lets the heat in the balloon drop to silently lower you closer to your birds’ eye view… then lifts you to majestic heights...

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Why This Mexican Mountain Town Keeps Getting Voted 'Best Small City In The World'

When you think of Mexico, famous beach towns may come first to mind. But Mexico is more than its coasts. And one place, the ‘Heart of Mexico’, half a day’s drive northwest of Mexico City in the Colonial Highlands, has again been named ‘Best Small City in the World’*. It’s just the latest recognition of the charms of...

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3 Hallowe'en Traditions With Roots in Ancient Celtic Ireland

Frightful Hallowe’en is many people’s top holiday of the year – but did you know that we can thank ancient Ireland for our favorite Hallowe’en traditions? Travel to Ireland these days, and you’ll still be able to connect with the origins of Celtic culture that still swirl in the mists of time in Ireland’s Ancient East.Today’s Hallowe’en...

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Five Caribbean Hotels Reopening in Time for Holiday Getaways

by Jessica Montevago The Caribbean remains one of the largely accessible travel destinations for Americans, and has been popular choice for those looking to safely enjoy a vacation. As more islands have opened their borders once again to international travelers, resorts across the region have announced reopening plans. Belmond Cap Juluca, Anguilla, reopening Nov. 1 Belmond...

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KLM has revealed the future of flight. Hint: You'll be sitting IN the wings.

If you’re one of those travelers who always picks a seat over the wing, you’re in luck. In this new-concept aircraft, you – and every other passenger on board – will be flying IN the wings. They call it the Flying –V. And it’s a whole new vision of passenger flight.“Tube-and-wing” design has defined planes since the...

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