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US warns Americans not to travel overseas — and to try to get back now

The Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on March 17, 2020. AFP via Getty Images The Trump administration has a new message to Americans: If you’re here in the country, stay here; if you’re traveling abroad, come back. On Thursday, the State Department raised its global travel advisory to Level 4, the highest it goes. The advisory […]

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Pentagon halts domestic travel for military due to coronavirus

The Pentagon announced Friday that members of the armed services, Defense Department civilian employees and their family members who are living on or serving at military properties can no longer travel domestically starting Monday, to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. “The continuing spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) necessitates immediate implementation of travel restrictions […]

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Guide to summer travel: Where to go, what to do — and whether to book at all

As the coronavirus spreads across the globe, and travel disruptions — from visas cancellations to flight suspensions — increase by the day, many people are wondering what to do about their summer holidays, if anything at all. Will the situation be worse this summer — or better? Which countries will be safe? And is flying a good idea? As […]

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Travel plans hit by coronavirus

The Public Health Ministry’s new travel advisory for Japan and Singapore is sparking concern among Thai tourists, many of whom are asking tour operators to refund their tickets. The ministry on Tuesday advised people to delay travelling to Japan and Singapore while the two countries grapple with deadly coronavirus (Covid-19). Those who cannot avoid visiting […]

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Special travel packages to Turkey on Women’s and Mothers’ Day

For this year’s International Women’s Day (March 8) and Mothers’ Day (May 10), the tourism department of Turkey and C World Holidays are jointly conducting tour programs for women from anywhere in the world to Turkey, covering Istanbul and Cappadocia among other destinations. This is a golden opportunity for women who wish to take a […]

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Coronavirus: How companies can handle employee travel in wake of deadly virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines medium risk as being seated within six feet of a traveler with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed 2019-nCoV infection. Image: CDC As confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus hit 40,000, tech companies are revising travel policies and offering help to employees who may have been exposed to the virus. Martin Ferguson, […]

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Travel Megatrends 2020: Gen Z Asserts Itself as Travel’s Next Big Opportunity

This year the oldest members of Gen Z will be graduating from college and taking up larger portions of the global workforce and population. This generation is already travel-savvy and heavily involved in trip planning. Large numbers of Gen Z travelers around the world soon will have the money and autonomy to take control of […]

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MEA suspends travel from China on E-visas in a new travel advisory

Travellers with a history of travel to China from January 15 could face quarantine In recent developments regarding the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, anyone with a travel history to China from January 15 could be quarantined, according to the latest travel advisory issued by the Ministry of Health on Sunday. The Ministry of Health has advised […]

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Why your bucket list is hurting your travel experience

What do the Mona Lisa, the Great Wall of China and Trolltunga have in common? It sounds like a bad travel joke, but the answer is — they are popular bucket list destinations for travelers around the world. The pop culture vernacular for “a checklist of things to do before one dies” has become a […]

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Want Cheap Flights? Here’s Where To Travel Every Month In 2020

Cheap flights. There are no two sweeter words to budget travelers out there. And luckily for them, Kayak’s travel hacking guide is here. From wallet-friendly destinations to under-the-radar destinations, the travel search engine offers the go-to-guide for finding travel discounts in 2020. As all travel hackers out there know: staying location agnostic is the best strategy for snagging cheap flights. And in that spirit, […]