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Destinations empty as Chinese tourists vanish

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China is the world's largest market for outbound travel. With the country banning group trips and countries closing their borders, the absence of Chinese travelers will be felt around the world. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2uaeQgn
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Enjoy winter on one of these New York City rooftops. Find more of our favorite New York rooftop bar picks here. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2RJjrQa

World's 7 most dangerous and remote islands

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For those who truly need to get away from it all, here are 7 of the world's most remote islands. Just getting there is a hair-raising adventure. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2uc2x3l
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The Cincinnati Zoo's Fiona the hippo gave the Kansas City Chiefs more than they bargained for when she picked them to win Super Bowl LIV. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2S6SUe9

Fiona the hippo's Super Bowl prediction: A yawn for the Chiefs

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When she picked the Kansas City Chiefs, Fiona yawned and food flew out in front of the teams' logo. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2RLBWDm

Philadelphia changes nickname to honorary "City of Sisterly Love" for 100-year anniversary of 19th Amendment

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Philadelphia is honoring the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which recognized women's right to vote, by making an honorary change to its famous nickname. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2RLqGH2
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David House intended to leave a small something after ordering his Pacifico Draft. The tip he accidentally left nearly cleared out his checking account. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2tYV1sF

Mexico's president flies commercial, so he wants to raffle off the $130 million presidential jet

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Mexico's presidential jet, which President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has said he would sell, has proved tough to offload. So now he wants to raffle the $130 million plane off for about $27 per ticket. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2tYUgzP

The best travel photos of 2020 so far

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At its best, travel photography inspires, intrigues and informs. It sets us on armchair adventures or moves us to plan a dream trip. See amazing images from 2019 and journey the world through pictures. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2UdmWzz
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Throughout 2020, CNN editors will present the world's best travel photos -- from an ancient Maya funerary monument in Palenque to the waters of Boa Vista, Cape Verde. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2GJ7CCY

Kenya Airways suspends flights to China amid coronavirus outbreak

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Kenya Airways has suspended flights to and from China until further notice in light of the current coronavirus outbreak, the airline said Friday. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/38NAcPw

Will insurance cover canceled China flights?

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The outbreak and spread of the coronavirus has caused widespread disruption with airlines worldwide canceling flights, prompting questions for travelers over whether they can expect insurance compensation. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/31ceMsE

10 of the dreamiest places in Georgia

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Georgia may be small in size, but it still packs an astounding geographical punch. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2GEPdqN
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It's home to three of Europe's six tallest mountains, incredible wilderness with remote and scenic villages plus rolling vineyards and amazing ancient monasteries. Here are 10 stunning places in Georgia that will ignite your wanderlust. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2tXJl9y

Now an Italian city is offering $1 homes

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Coastal Taranto has seen its population dwindle in recent years. Now it's the latest Italy destination offering up homes for just $1. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2S3rmGF

The world's wetlands are teeming with wildlife, but they need our help

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Wetlands are a home for wildlife, a vital carbon store and protect us from floods -- but they're disappearing three times faster than forests. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2RH6kP8

San Francisco's hallmark Market Street is now car-free

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Over two miles of San Francisco's Market Street, a hallmark for residents and travelers alike, are now car-free as part of a movement that puts pedestrians first. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/391bhIt

Coronavirus prevention: What airlines are doing so far

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While multiple airlines have temporarily canceled all flights to China, those that are still flying to the country are adopting a series of measures to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus, including the removal of pillows, blankets and hot meals. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3aXadXz

Scientists have found a 330-million-year-old shark's head fossilized in a Kentucky cave

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Kentucky's Mammoth Cave National Park is a long way from the ocean, but newly discovered fossils suggest the area was once teeming with sharks. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3aZodjw

Germany's first baby pandas make their public debut

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Panda brothers Pit and Paule took their first steps outside Wednesday with their mother Meng Meng at Zoo Berlin. The twins -- the first pandas ever to be born in Germany -- are on view to the public for the first time on Thursday. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/31665Qw

The best food in the US is from somewhere else

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American food is immigrant food. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/319ngRb
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Everyone knows Miami offers great food and salsa dancing, but it's also home to an incredibly unique ecosystem. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2OdaUSU
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From Brickell City Centre to Perez Art Museum Miami, see photos of the top attractions in colorful Miami, Florida. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2tQTwJq
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Watch these panda cubs take their first steps outside and make their public debut in Zoo Berlin. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2uQ2TfN

What Brexit will mean for travelers

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As the UK leaves the European Union, what does the impending change mean for those traveling in and out of the UK now, and is Is "no deal" really off the table? from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2GCVWla

This airline lets you sit in co-pilot's seat

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From a base on the tiny island of Tinian, Star Marianas Air flies to other US island territories in the Pacific. One of its scheduled flights is one of the shortest routes in the world, a less than 10-minute hop from Saipan to Tinian, just 10 miles across the blue Pacific. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2U8ND8G
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Young pilots from around the world are gaining a bit of fame -- in China specifically -- and a great deal of precious experience at Star Marianas Air, a small Pacific island carrier. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2GvQDnw

How you can get hotels to use less plastic

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For Sam Thompson, it was literally a watershed moment that came unexpectedly. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/37uBgaJ

Hotel offers free stays for couples who make babies

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For Valentine's Day this year, you could indulge in a cocktail-paired tasting menu at a top Vancouver restaurant, jet off to Whistler for a ski holiday or book a cozy lodge on the west coast of Vancouver Island to storm watch. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/38KQbO7

There's only one US state with no commercial airline service. That's about to change

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Until Frontier Airlines returns to Delaware, it's been only US state with no commercial airline service. That's going to change in May. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/37CRS05

The superyacht that thinks it's an airplane

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Designed by Italian shipyard Codecasa, the upcoming Codecasa Jet 2020 is shaped like an aircraft and "borrows" many of its stylistic features. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2tYOSfT

Georgia's best dishes, and where to eat them

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From khinkali to chakapuli, nine of the best dishes to eat in Georgia, and where to eat them in the capital from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2u2KwEm
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Georgian food is on the rise across the world. Here's where to enjoy it at its best in Tbilisi from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/36BH1lu

Overtourism: Do photography bans at popular attractions actually help?

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Some famous destinations -- from Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum to L.A.'s Sunset Tower Hotel -- have banned photography as a way to curb overtourism and encourage travelers to live in the moment. But they've had mixed results. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3aMYryZ
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Some hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions such as museums have put strict limits on photography, others outright banning it. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2t6gnDT
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Civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shows CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson around a memorial and museum in Montgomery, Alabama that names some of the over 4,000 lynching victims in America. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2qkKFx0

The Wienermobile got pulled over in Wisconsin. The driver got a warning

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If you ever find yourself driving a 27-foot-long hotdog on wheels, you should probably pay extra attention to traffic laws, because you won't be blending in with the rest of the cars on the road. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2tOKpfQ
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The northern reaches of Kerala, one of India's greenest and most beautiful states, is a peaceful place where local people live and work closely with their natural environment. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2t0AR0C
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Kerala's fascinating port city of Kochi is home to landmarks representing settlers from its past, but traditional culture is still alive and well. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/30ZyGXO
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The beautiful Himalayan country that charges tourists by the day is seen as a model for sustainable for tourism. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/36uWaFj
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Japan travel agency faces 20,000 cancellations from Chinese package tourists

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The phone lines at Kamome, a Tokyo-based travel agency that specializes in tours for Chinese tourists, haven't stopped buzzing. On Sunday, China announced a ban on outbound group travel as part of its battle to stop the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/30WOb2M

Frank Sinatra's golden toilets fetch thousands at auction

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Frank Sinatra's toilets were auctioned off on Sunday, and eager fans paid thousands to snag his gold-seated commodes from his executive suite at the former Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2RP8I5a
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German chocolate cake isn't named for Germany. Learn that and more on National Chocolate Day. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3aLIppd
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The world's longest and largest twin-engine airliner, the Boeing 777-9X, has completed its first test flight from Boeing's wide-body factory near Seattle. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/38G46oI

Is this the next great adventure hotspot?

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The Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic off the coast of Africa, is a prime location for adventure travel. Check out all you can enjoy -- from paragliding to hiking in amazing forests. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2RQaNxP
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Ever thought about traveling to the Canary Islands? Check out these fun photos of what to there, and you'll discover its beaches are just the start. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/37uzG8F
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Crystal Cabin Awards spotlight aircraft interiors of the future

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From a hyper-connected, personalized cabin of the future to rotating airplane seats that make enduring economy that much easier, this year's Crystal Cabin Awards shortlist is chockablock with the aircraft innovations you didn't know you needed. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2O18g2I