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Continental Europe could allow U.S. tourists back this summer

BRUSSELS – American tourists could soon be visiting continental Europe again, more than a year after the European Union restricted travel to the 27-nation bloc to a bare minimum to contain the...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

One of largest casino projects on Vegas Strip sets opening

LAS VEGAS – One of the biggest casino projects ever on the Las Vegas Strip has set a date to open, after more than seven years of planning and building. Resorts World Las Vegas announced Monday...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

U.S. warns against travel to 80% of world because of coronavirus

WASHINGTON – The State Department on Monday urged Americans reconsider any international travel they may have planned and said it would issue specific warnings not to visit about 80% of the world’s...

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Australia-New Zealand travel bubble opens with joy, tears

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – As the passengers walked a little dazed through the airport gates, they were embraced one after another by family members who rushed forward and dissolved into tears....

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

A $1.2 billion loss for Delta, but recovery is on the radar

Delta Air Lines lost $1.2 billion in the first quarter, more than expected, but executives said Thursday that the airline could be profitable by late summer if the budding recovery in air travel...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Many history interpreters of color carry weight of racism

Stephen Seals stood onstage waiting to be auctioned off. Moments later, a white slave auctioneer pointed a gun at one of the other Black men gathered with Seals, and a Black mother cried for her...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Beyond the pandemic: London tourism braces for slow recovery

LONDON – The cobblestones are deserted at the Tower of London. A biting wind blows and there is no sign of life. Even the storied ravens are nowhere to be seen. England’s top paid attraction, which...

DATE: April 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Spanish resorts languish while Madrid hosts Europe’s parties

MADRID – In Madrid, the real party starts at 11 p.m. after the bars close – and curfew kicks in. That’s when young, polyglot groups of revelers from Italy, the Netherlands, Germany and, most...

DATE: March 31, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Sheltered from virus, Kauai plans cautious return to tourism

LIHUE, Hawaii – As the coronavirus ravaged other parts of the U.S., residents of this rural Pacific island watched safely from afar. Kauai, one of the world’s most sought-after vacation...

DATE: March 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Hawaii gets tourism surge as coronavirus rules loosen up

HONOLULU (AP) – Tourists are traveling to Hawaii in larger numbers than officials anticipated, and many are wandering around Waikiki without masks, despite a statewide mandate to wear them in...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Tourism groups push U.S. to eliminate travel restrictions

Airlines and other tourism-related businesses are pushing the White House to draw up a plan in the next five weeks to boost international travel and eliminate restrictions that were imposed early...

DATE: March 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Miami’s South Beach confronts disastrous spring break

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Florida’s famed South Beach is desperately seeking a new image. With more than 1,000 arrests and nearly 100 gun seizures already during this year’s spring break season,...

DATE: March 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

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