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Everything you always wanted to know about yachting, but were too afraid to ask

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Even with boat sales and charters booming, yachting remains an enigma for most people. CNBC spoke with several yacht owners who agreed to answer all questions — with no topics off limits — about the yachting lifestyle and perhaps more......

Dubai sets a world record: A 200-foot deep pool with a ‘sunken city’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dubai is already home to the world’s tallest building. Now it can lay claim to the world’s deepest diving pool too. Deep Dive Dubai opened on July 7, just 10 days after being named the world’s deepest diving pool by......

These are the most-searched ‘bucket list’ travel experiences in the world

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People may not have traveled much during the past year, but that didn’t stop them from searching for ideas online. Luxury travel operator Unforgettable Travel wanted to know which travel experiences people searched the most during the past year. With......

How to spend a month abroad without missing work

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New travel companies are making it easier for remote workers to live and work abroad without the long-term commitment. So-called “workcations” are on the rise, with 74% of Americans who are working from home saying they would consider taking one,......

Travel writers share the biggest mistakes tourists make in their cities

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Travel writers make a career out of helping tourists navigate unfamiliar places. Still, even the most savvy traveler is prone to making the occasional faux pas while on vacation. Here, CNBC’s travel contributors share the biggest mistakes they see visitors......

Unvaccinated Americans are less worried about traveling than vaccinated Americans are, study says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans have different attitudes about the idea of traveling this spring, according to the findings from a marketing technology company. And they’re not different in the way you might assume. With travel bookings surging, data from New......

Going remote in Italy: How to get out of the cities and into the countryside

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here What’s a trip to Italy without exploring the vaulted passages of the Colosseum, skipping down the Spanish Steps and staring up in wonderous rapture at the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel? “Absolutely relaxing,” said Margherita Migliorini of Villa di Capannole, a luxury......

Summer travel is returning: Here’s who’s booking and where they’re going

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here With vaccines rolling out across across the world, travelers want to reclaim something most gave up during the lockdown era: the summer vacation. Travel searches are surging, and bookings aren’t far behind. But it isn’t happening uniformly across continents. Here’s......

Being named a UNESCO World Heritage site is a big deal — so is losing it

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Being named to UNESCO’s World Heritage List often brings worldwide acclaim, tourist revenue and access to international funding and expertise. But there are strings attached.   World Heritage sites are, in principle, inscribed “forever,” said Mechtild Rossler, director of the......

Six vaccinated medical experts reveal their summer travel plans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cleared vaccinated Americans to travel again, but some immunized travelers remain on the fence about making summer plans.   Is it finally safe to fly? What about visiting unvaccinated relatives or traveling......

‘Tacky’ to ‘demoralizing’: Travel writers share their biggest ‘bucket list’ disappointments

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here So-called bucket list destinations come with big expectations — and often big crowds too. While overtourism can ruin many a holiday destination, it’s not the only reason vacations miss the mark. Here, travel writers who contribute to CNBC’s Global Traveler......

International travel is getting easier — except for the unvaccinated

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traveling abroad is getting less complicated for vaccinated travelers.   A growing list of countries is reducing or eliminating quarantine and Covid-19 testing requirements for those who have been fully vaccinated, while keeping restrictions in place for those who haven’t.......

Here’s what it costs to work remotely in 4 global hotspots

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Google may be calling people back into the office, but many other companies — not to mention entrepreneurs — are still committed to remote work. From Croatia to Barbados, destinations provide vastly different experiences for foreigners who wish to work......

How travelers who test positive for Covid can (legally) fly home fast

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Even the most meticulously organized vacation can be derailed by a positive Covid test. Travelers may face unexpected quarantines — either in hotels or state-owned facilities — or substandard medical services. Others may be denied the ability to take commercial......

Summer travel is selling out in some places — see what’s already booked and where

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Fueled by the Covid vaccines, flexible cancellation policies and people yearning to break free from home, the summer travel season is already booming for some parts of the travel industry. A survey from research company Toluna indicates Americans are gaining......

7 lesser-known destinations to consider when it’s safe to travel again

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Some habits are hard to break — but that doesn’t seem to be the case when it comes to travel.   Travelers’ habits are changing — quickly and en masse. People are bypassing big cities in favor of smaller destinations that......

More travel hotspots are opening to people who work from home

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People working from home have more options for making their living abroad than ever before. In addition to the countries that initially opened to remote workers last year, new destinations have launched programs to tempt workers to ditch their home......

Sri Lanka is now open to travelers — no quarantine, but no mingling with locals too

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here To quarantine or not to quarantine — that is the question. Or at least it has been for countries deliberating how to handle incoming international travelers. But that changed last month when Sri Lanka reopened its borders with a requirement......

Here’s what it costs to book Disney’s new cruises to Antarctica and the Galapagos Islands

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here By the end of this year, Disney fans will be able to explore every continent on Earth with the kid-friendly brand. Last week, Adventures by Disney announced the launch of cruises to Antarctica and the Galapagos Islands. The first Antarctica......

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