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April 16, 2021

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The Florida Resort That Played an Unlikely Role in the Bay of Pigs Fiasco

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SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | April 16, 2021, 9:26 a.m. On the islet of Useppa, I was sleeping with the CIA. Not as part of any covert operation, needless to say; it just came with the décor. I had taken the master bedroom at the Collier Inn, a mansion and fishing lodge that......

‘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......

Cruise line CEOs met with White House Covid team, pressed for U.S. sailings to resume, sources say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Sea cruise ship is docked at PortMiami on March 2, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images In a meeting with the White House’s Covid response team and the Centers for Disease Control......

Airline executives cast doubt on European summer vacations with borders still closed

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Delta Air Lines Airbus A330neo or A330-900 aircraft with neo engine option of the European plane manufacturer, as seen on final approach for landing at Amsterdam Schiphol AMS EHAM International airport after a transatlantic long haul flight. Nicolas Economou......

Bay Arts Rings in Spring with Two Exhibitions, “Time Travel” and “Uncovered Stories”

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click to enlarge David King “Bunny slippers” It has been a year since teacher and artist David King was to exhibit his “Time Travel” exhibition in the Sullivan Family Gallery at the Bay Arts complex. Due to COVID-19, like most galleries, Bay Arts had to shutter its doors, but now......

Maldives to offer holidaymakers vaccines on arrival in a push to revive tourism

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Maldives will soon offer visitors vaccinations on arrival as part of its three-pronged initiative aimed at reviving the country’s hard hit travel sector, according to its tourism minister. The “3V” strategy, which encourages tourists to “visit, vaccinate, and vacation,” will......

Open middle seats could reduce Covid exposure of maskless air travelers, CDC study shows

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here View of the cabin of a Delta flight between Minneapolis and Baltimore on April 25, 2020. Sebastien Duval | AFP | Getty Images Keeping middle seats open on aircraft could reduce passengers’ exposure to the virus that causes Covid-19 by......

American Airlines ramps up domestic schedule to nearly pre-pandemic levels

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An American airlines Airbus A321-200 approaches Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia on February 24, 2021. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images American Airlines is expanding its summer schedule in a bet that the resurgence of......

24 Brilliant Camping Tips And Hacks Every Camper Should Know

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Summer is fast approaching, and that can only mean one thing—more outdoorsy things to do. Sure, the pandemic is still a thing, but if you’re smart about it, it won’t be a problem at all. Take camping, for instance—miles away from any outside human contact, and if you’re there as......

Heathrow Airport CEO sees patchy international travel this summer

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LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) – The chief executive of Heathrow Airport, Britain’s busiest airport, said that international travel this summer would be “patchy” as countries worry about the risk of importing COVID-19 variants and their impact on the vaccine. “I think over the summer, we’re going to see quite a......

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.......

Senators push for reopening of international travel, lift of CDC’s sailing ban for cruise lines

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wait for their baggage in the terminal at Boston Logan International Airport in Boston. Erin Clark | Boston Globe | Getty Images A new Senate subcomittee on travel and tourism held its first hearing on Tuesday, and called for......

Overwhelmed hospitals rush to hire travel nurses: “We’re getting hit pretty hard”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The record-breaking COVID-19 surge is straining the country’s health care system. At Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, nearly 25% of patients have COVID-19 and the increase in sick patients is overwhelming the hospital staff. “We’re getting......

Health advisor to cruise lines describes how a Covid ‘safe bubble’ can be created on ships

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Scott Gottlieb, who advised cruise lines on Covid protocols, told CNBC on Friday he believes a safe environment can be created on the ships. Gottlieb’s comments came one day after Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state sued the Centers......

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