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Millions of people in China are traveling again during the first major holiday since the Covid-19 outbreak. As China shows its confidence in containing the pandemic, will getting the country moving around come at a risk? CNN's David Culver reports. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3igh7cT
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The annual awards are put on by the National Audubon Society. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/34homwx

Hundreds of millions of people in China are about to go on vacation at the same time

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China is on the move again. As October 1 arrives, hundreds of millions of people are expected to pack highways, trains and planes for the National Day holiday, one of the busiest times for travel in the world's most populous country. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/36sHfPs

The trailblazing pilot who came out as transgender

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Captain Cat Burton worked at British Airways for 45 years, retiring in 2017 as one of the airline's most senior pilots. Burton continues to inspire young people via her work as a flight instructor and diversity advocate. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/36ofN5x

10 of the most exciting superyacht concepts

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A number of new and innovative superyacht concepts have been unveiled over the last few years, including a vessel that transforms into a submarine, a game changing Trimonoran design and a yacht designed to look like a huge swan. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/348Uan2

Tofino: Canada's bohemian backwater

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Tofino is Canada's original hippie town, and it's still the crunchiest place in the country. Find out more about this offbeat British Columbian destination. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/34dEy1A
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How the world's best airport is adapting during Covid

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Singapore's airport is offering new activities for locals, such as a restaurant in an A380 jet. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2Sa1sBB

World's 50 best foods

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The world is full of good food. But what are the 50 best dishes -- those so delicious you should factor them into your travel plans? from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2rZgEHd

Last name Green or Greene? You could fly free

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Frontier Airlines is offering free flights for people with the last name "Green" or "Greene." from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2MblyKr
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This popular city has an enigmatic soul that extends far beyond its Communist past. CNN's Richard Quest explores Prague's built-in "magic" that even locals find too enticing to resist. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/33ebxUf

United Airlines to offer Covid-19 testing for some passengers

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United will offer Covid-19 testing for Hawaii-bound passengers beginning October 15 out of San Francisco, in a pilot testing program that the airline hopes to extend to other destinations. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2RTCg27

25 of the best places to visit in the UK

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From vibrant cities to the scenic outdoors, the United Kingdom is a diverse destination. Here are 25 of the best places to visit in the UK from Hadrain's Wall to Hull. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2JGdGQw

31 beautiful reasons to visit England

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Discover England's most beautiful places. From the wild North York Moors to the ancient Roman sites in Bath, you'll be enchanted by scenes natural and man-made. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2DGY23e

Parrots in wildlife park moved after swearing at visitors

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The foul-mouthed birds were split up after they launched a number of different expletives at visitors and staff just days after being donated to Lincolnshire Wildlife Park. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2Sc92eV

Hiring a private jet is easier than you think

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Passengers looking for alternative ways to travel that minimize close contact are increasingly turning to private aircraft or charter flights and getting aboard one isn't as expensive as you might think. Here's how to hire a private jet. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3mZPsRh

Boston's 'Salt Bae' restaurant fails Covid-19 safety regulations and must close, city says

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A popular Instagram star is catching flak after Boston's Licensing Board ordered his latest restaurant venture to close for failing to meet Covid-19 public safety standards, a city spokesperson told CNN. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3jcQnvo

Famed California winery destroyed as fast-moving fires take over wine country

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The famed 41-year-old Chateau Boswell Winery in Napa Valley, California, was destroyed during the Glass Fire on Sunday evening, according to CNN affiliate KPIX. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2EFMtfo
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CNN's Richard Quest talks to Tomáš Prouza about the popular European city's efforts to redefine its tourism strategy. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/33fFLGF
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Check out these heart-stopping photos of Kai Tak International Airport in Hong Kong. It's been closed since 1998 but is remembered for its dramatic landings. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2MLqimv

World's most scenic airport landing revealed

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Nadi International Airport in Fiji has the 10th most scenic airport landing in the world. Which nine airports does PrivateFly rank even higher in its annual poll for beautiful arrivals? from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2FIDTwq

The holiday everyone needs right now is upon us: Fat Bear Week

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Fat Bear Week is an annual competition, held by Katmai National Park in Alaska, to crown the fattest bear of the state's Brook River. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/336rOKY
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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

Exploring Palawan's scenic islands on a traditional fishing boat

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Palawan has been called the "best island in the world" and the Philippines' "last biodiversity frontier." While most travelers choose to stay in a rustic beach shack or a remote luxury hotel, nothing beats a seafaring adventure through the islands. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/30d63Hj
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Arkansas man finds 9-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park

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Persistence pays. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2GchVSS

The grim truth behind Britain's stately homes

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Many of Britain's grand stately houses were built on the profits of slavery and colonial exploitation. Now the National Trust, the heritage body that looks after some of these estates, wants to highlight this troubling legacy -- and not everyone is happy about it. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/338ttzM

How to safely enjoy a campfire on your next outdoor trip

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As wildfires rage across the US West Coast, campfire safety in the great outdoors is more important than ever. While a campfire is a lovely place to gather, it can quickly become dangerous. Here's how to safely enjoy campfires. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3ibimKu
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These countries are welcoming US tourists

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A lot of the world has been shut off to American tourists as US coronavirus cases continue to rise. But at these destinations, a US passport still opens doors -- albeit usually with some Covid-19 testing requirements. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3er8z11

Australia asks Google to remove images from top of sacred site Uluru

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Australia has asked Google to remove pictures on its Maps service taken from the top of Uluru, the sacred Aboriginal monolith that visitors were banned from climbing last year. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2RWKKVY
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CNN's Holly Firfer travels back in time to the Holiday Inn Holidome from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3kPbLqM

A 20-year hunt to find an extinct fruit

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The Colorado Orange apple was thought to be extinct. A couple spent 20 years scouring the state to prove it wasn't. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3mGabJR

Tickets for Qantas flight to nowhere sell out in minutes

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Australian airline Qantas has announced plans for a seven-hour scenic flight that will perform a giant loop taking in Queensland and the Gold Coast, New South Wales and the country's remote outback heartlands. CNN's Richard Quest reports. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3iTUmfW

The countries that ceased to exist

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Despite its exotic name, there's a very good reason you've never booked a vacation to the Quilombo of Palmeres. Same goes for the Islands of Refreshment, the Fiume Endeavour and Neutral Moresnet. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/35FO0ND

Island hopping in Maldives

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In the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, Maldives is made up of more than 1,000 islands, which tourists travel between on seaplanes. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2H1UJal

Why passenger jets could soon be flying in formation

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Birds are the undisputed masters of aerodynamics. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2ZFn5xI

10 amazing things we've learned about Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

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We'd heard about the new Microsoft Flight Simulator's mega-realistic scenery, digitally distilled from satellite imagery. We knew the sim could recreate real-time weather conditions on the go, relayed from live climatic data feeds. Even real-world pilots say that the look and feel of the airplanes are, in so many ways, indistinguishable from the real thing. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2R5KqE9

Mexico hopes to revive tourism with Teotihuacan reopening

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After months of closure, the UNESCO World Heritage site Teotihuacan in Mexico is reopening to the public despite the country's ongoing struggles to curb the spread of coronavirus. CNN's Matt Rivers reports. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3m8Pk1j

Meet the first all-women ranger unit fighting poachers

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Team Lioness is an all-female ranger unit protecting Africa's wildlife from poachers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch them reunite with their families after being away on the job. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2DMg3zw

Scale model of futuristic plane makes successful maiden flight

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Researchers in the Netherlands ​say they have conducted a successful maiden flight of a scale model of the Flying-V, a plane that could one day carry passengers in its wings. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2DBM50W

Travel shaming -- another plague of 2020

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For many people, travel these days is fraught with second-guessing, extra research and plenty of confusion by way of logistics, travel restrictions and safety -- and that's before you add in what everyone else has to say about your decisions. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3lQThaT

A drop in travel helps the planet. But there's a catch

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With global travel largely on pause during the Covid-19 pandemic, some cities and companies see an opportunity to rethink tourism with the planet's health in mind. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3lEaxQB

See flying car successfully tested in Japan

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A Japanese company has announced the successful test of a manned flying car after conducting a public demonstration on August 25. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/34P5AOU