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Here’s what time you should travel if you want to avoid traffic on Thanksgiving, according to Google (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google‘s traffic data from 25 US cities last year during Thanksgiving gives you an idea of what kind of traffic to expect during Thanksgiving this year. For […]

ATM 2020: GCC tourism looks to Russia for future growth

Russian tourists travelling to the GCC are expected to generate an estimated US$1.22 billion in travel and tourism revenue by 2023, an increase of 19 per cent […]

Swiss-Belhotel unveils Vietnam expansion plans

The Hong Kong-based hospitality company, which recently celebrated its 32nd anniversary, currently has a collection of 145 hotels and resorts either operating or in the pipeline in […]

ECE Group takes stake in Ruby Hotels

The Munich-based Ruby Group, founded by chief executive Michael Struck, Michael Hehn and the Soravia Group, is seeking to break new ground with its ‘lean luxury’ philosophy. […]

My husband and I are making our dream trip to Argentina a reality by using credit card sign-up bonuses to book our round-trip flights

My husband and I plan to use travel points from rewards credit cards to cover the cost of two round-trip tickets between Nashville and Buenos Aires, Argentina. […]

Owning a private jet is not for the mere millionaires among us

Owning a private jet is not for mere millionaires. Paying for fuel, maintenance, and pilot salaries can easily add up to $1 million or more per year, […]

A hidden United benefit will extend your trip for next to nothing

United’s Excursionist Perk lets you add an extra flight in your destination region for no extra miles. It doesn’t require any extra steps to use, only that […]

Vuvuzela sports bar opens at Fairmont the Palm

A brand-new sports bar, named Vuvuzela, has opened at Fairmont the Palm and is set to become Palm Jumeirah’s most friendly neighbourhood pub. read more >>> Source […]

New dining offering from Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

A haven within the vibrant city of Dubai, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah boasts a private soft-sanded beach, six distinct restaurants and lounges and elegant sea-facing […]

I always book a warm-weather escape around the holidays using points from the Hilton Aspire card. It’s not too late for you to do the same if you start now.

The Hilton Honors Aspire Card from American Express can help you earn enough points for a free winter resort vacation The card offers several opportunities to rack […]

Before-and-after photos reveal how landmarks have been ravaged by fires, floods, and melting ice over the last decade

Many famous landmarks and iconic natural wonders have been flooded, scorched, or eroded by extreme weather in the last decade. In the US, the Statue of Liberty […]

I sat in every type of seat on Qantas’ new world’s longest flight from New York to Sydney, Australia. Here’s what they were like.

Qantas recently tested the new world’s longest flight, a nearly 20-hour nonstop from New York to Sydney, Australia, using the Boeing 787-9 — Business Insider was aboard […]

I’ve always thought travel insurance was a scam — but it saved me $124 my first time using it

I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve declined travel insurance when booking plane tickets. But when it came to Amtrak, horror stories of […]

The Amex Green card earns valuable bonus points on travel and dining, but it faces stiff competition from Chase’s Sapphire cards

The American Express® Green Card was recently re-launched with a bunch of new benefits, including 3x bonus points on travel purchases and spending at restaurants worldwide. It’s […]

The world’s first hybrid cruise ship is currently on its maiden voyage, an 18-day trip to Antarctica with 450 guests onboard. Here’s a look inside.

Hurtigruten, a Norwegian expedition cruise company, unveiled the world’s first hybrid cruise ship earlier this year. It is currently on its maiden voyage to Antarctica with 450 […]

Eerie photos of an abandoned airport that hasn’t been touched in 25 years

I recently visited Abkhazia, a disputed region in Georgia, to photograph abandoned buildings and towns. The Sukhumi Babushara Airport in Abkhazia was built in the 1960s, but […]

15 Hotels That Bring The Outdoors In

If you’re a nature lover, here’s where you should stay around the world. read more >>> Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

Southwest is pulling the 737 Max from its schedule for another month as questions mount about whether Boeing can get the plane ungrounded this year (LUV, BA)

Southwest Airlines is pulling the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule until at least March 6, a month later than previously. Boeing is facing increasing hurdles getting […]

A $20 million 3-deck superyacht made in Dubai won best in show at the world’s biggest in-water boat event. Here’s a look inside.

Majesty 140, a yacht made in Dubai, was named the best in show at the biggest in-water boat show in the world. The boat was sold on […]

Using points or miles for holiday travel can be tricky, but 5 strategies can help you stretch your rewards as far as they can go

Limited award availability among hotel and airline programs can make travel over the holidays a challenge. Having some flexible travel rewards points, such as the points you […]

Hotel review: I spent a night at MADE, in Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood — here’s what I liked most about the understated, boutique hotel

A relatively new spot in Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood, the MADE Hotel is a great spot for travelers who crave convenience, comfort, and creativity while traveling. MADE was […]

Hotel review: Walking into the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel is like entering a scene straight out of Harry Potter, minus the children and wand-waving

For a luxury hotel on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue that feels anything but generic, the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel plays on its rich history, gothic architecture, and curated […]

Hotel review: One of New York’s best hotels is hiding in plain sight — here’s why I was so impressed by The Beekman New York

The Beekman is a luxury hotel housed in a renovated New York City landmark building dating back to 1881. The preserved nine-story atrium is a breathtaking architectural […]

Vintage postcards of San Francisco reveal the city’s early cable cars, amusement parks, and the ‘Painted Ladies’

Vintage postcards of San Francisco from the last 150 years reveal the city’s history from a unique perspective. The images show how San Francisco’s population skyrocketed during […]

21 stunning photos from the night the Berlin Wall came tumbling down 30 years ago

The Berlin Wall came tumbling down on November 9, 1989, reuniting East and West Germany, and foreshadowing the fall of the Soviet Union. It stood for 28 […]

I closed my Business Platinum card, but I’d still recommend it to small business owners for these 9 reasons

The Business Platinum® Card from American Express charges a high annual fee, but it can be worth it after you factor in travel rewards, credits, and other […]

New dining offering from Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

A haven within the vibrant city of Dubai, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah boasts a private soft-sanded beach, six distinct restaurants and lounges and elegant sea-facing […]

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