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Four ‘dream jobs’ for people who love to travel

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Many people occasionally travel for work. But for some, travel is at the heart of their jobs. CNBC Travel spoke with people from four industries about occupations where working from home — or an office for that matter — isn’t......

For the first time since the pandemic, leisure and business flights surpass 2019 levels

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For the first time since the start of the pandemic, global leisure and business flights have risen to levels not seen since 2019. That’s according to the Mastercard Economics Institute’s third annual travel report, titled “Travel 2022: Trends & Transitions,”......

Paul Gosar spends most in House on taxpayer-funded travel even as he rails against ‘bloated’ government | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here CNN  —  Rep. Paul Gosar boasts he’s been “relentless” in seeking to restore fiscal responsibility and “common sense” when it comes to the “bloated” federal government. “I will continue to cut wasteful federal spending wherever I can,” the Arizona......

Why solo female travelers are joining group tours

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Everyone told me not to travel solo during a pandemic. Especially not to learn snowboarding, a sport that not all travel insurance policies cover. It didn’t help that I wanted to visit a country where I don’t speak the language.......

Americans view these Asian countries as safer now than before the pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A new study shows American travelers view many Asian nations as safer travel destinations now than they did four years ago. South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, China and Vietnam rose in the annual safety rankings published by travel insurance provider......

Here’s why people are still flipping out on airliners

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Incidents involving unruly passengers in the United States are decreasing. But the good news may end there. On average, there were about 500 reports of unruly passengers per month in 2021, according to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. In the......

Some passports are better than others. Here’s a list of the most powerful ones

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A new index ranks Luxembourg as the top passport in the world for aspiring global citizens.   The small European country ranked No. 1 out of 199 places in the “Nomad Passport Index 2022” published by the tax and immigration......

The 4 types of vacations that may be hard to book in 2022

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here After two years of living with Covid-19, travelers are making big vacation plans again. But not every type of trip may be available this year, travel professionals said. That’s because many people postponed more ambitious vacations during the pandemic —......

Italians reveal their favorite places to go on vacation — in Italy

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Italy is home to some of the world’s most famous cities, art, wine and beaches. Think Florence, Rome and Venice with their abundant Renaissance architecture and well-known galleries, Tuscany with its globally-renowned vineyards and the glamorous Amalfi coast with its......

Europe’s travel rules are dropping as fast as its Covid cases

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Travel restrictions are quickly disappearing in Europe, with new announcements coming by the week — and, more recently, by the day. Changes to eliminate Covid-related travel rules gained momentum in January, as a wave of omicron-related infections engulfed the continent.......

‘Air rage’ is complicating travel in North America and Europe – but not so much in Asia

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The videos light up social media and dominate news headlines. From verbal confrontations to all-out brawls, scenes of airplane passengers behaving badly have become increasingly familiar in Covid-era travel. While “air rage” may seem to be another inevitability of living......

Is it safe to travel if you’re vaccinated, boosted and recovered? Medical experts are divided

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Millions of people are now vaccinated, boosted and newly recovered from Covid-19 infections caused by the omicron variant. They have what some outside the medical community have labeled “super immunity.” And many are ready to see the world again. Though......

Insider tips on visiting France’s wineries – for rookies and experts alike

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here More wineries in France are opening to visitors, said a French wine tourism expert.   Of France’s 87,000 wineries, only 13% were open to the public five years ago, said Martin Lhuillier, head of wine tourism at Atout France, the......

More countries reopen to travelers, signaling a big shift in pandemic thinking

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Another day — another border reopens.       In the past two weeks, a slew of countries announced plans to reopen or relax border restrictions. This includes places that have maintained some of the strictest pandemic-related border controls in the world. ......

The best places to eat in Bangkok: a food guide to the Thai capital

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Bangkok revels in its status as a culinary mecca. From wizened street vendors who perform alchemy with sizzling woks to whiz-kid chefs who are shaping the fine dining scene, the city lays claim to one of the world’s most multifaceted......

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

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The pandemic caused many people to reevaluate their travel bucket lists. Some destinations moved higher on people’s lists, while other places are being dropped altogether. For help on what to keep and what to nix, we asked seasoned travel writers......

Intercity bus lines look to win over wary travelers with upgraded, expanded services

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Jet offers one-by-two luxury seating in its 14-passenger coaches between New York and Washington, D.C., along with at-seat attendant service and UV air filtration. The Jet For New York City resident James Gilmer, 28, long-distance travel by bus usually......

See what Christmas looks like in 10 places around the world

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Glittering pine trees, Santa Claus and stockings are part of many people’s ideas of Christmas, but the holiday can look vastly different around the globe. From Europe to Asia to the depths of Antarctica, here’s how Christmas is celebrated in......

Rethinking your travel plans? If you go, experts have 4 pieces of advice

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Flights are booked. Bags are packed. To cancel Christmas travel plans seems unfathomable at this point. But for many, so does the speed at which the omicron variant is spreading. The highly transmissible Covid-19 variant — which was first detected......

The country that celebrates Christmas for more than 4 months a year

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In the centuries-old carol “The 12 Days of Christmas,” celebrations span less than two weeks.   Today Christmas is regularly celebrated throughout December, and in some places, a good portion of November too.  But four months of festivities in the......

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