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Zero Tolerance Policy For Bad Behavior On Flights Will Continue With Fines Up To $80,000

The FAA announced on Wednesday that the zero-tolerance policy for unruly passengers will become permanent. Bad behavior on planes has been a massive problem for airlines in the U.S. since the beginning of the pandemic. Over 1,200 passenger incidents have been reported so far in 2022 and we aren’t even halfway through the year. Under …

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Travel Subscriptions Are Growing, Here’s What You Need To Know

Travel subscriptions are becoming popular with airline and hotel brands, but what exactly is a travel subscription? While that can be a complex question to answer, we’re going to dive into the topic and how they can benefit travelers. On the macro level, a travel subscription involves paying a monthly fee in exchange for a …

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Belize Named One Of The Top Destinations Of 2022

Forbes has recently named Belize as one of its top travel destinations of 2022. It’s no wonder as Belize, a country in Central America that is home to many ancient sites and beautiful beaches, really is a slice of paradise. Belize takes its place on Forbes’ list along with other popular destinations such as Mexico, …

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CDC Will Change The Way It Issues Travel Advisories Starting Next Week

The CDC announced on Wednesday that it will change the way it issues travel advisories beginning April 18th. The change will likely reduce the number of countries listed as a level 4 “Do Not Travel”. Currently, about 90 countries are listed as level 4, including most of Europe, Brazil, South Korea, Australia, and more.  The …

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Cancun Deploys 6000 Soldiers To Keep Tourists Safe Amid Record Arrivals

The government of Mexico is deploying over 6000 soldiers to Cancun on Easter weekend to help with the massive influx of tourists. Easter weekend in Cancun is expected to sell out completely and with a recent uptick in crime, the government is taking this step to keep tourists safe.  In the past six months, the …

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Medellin Explodes In Popularity Growing 41 Percent Over Pre-Pandemic Arrivals

Medellin, Colombia has become a massively popular destination for tourists, digital nomads, and backpackers alike, with its tourism popularity growing 41 percent over its pre-pandemic numbers. It’s easy to see why, Medellin is home to natural beauty, trendy bars, and a welcoming population. The country of Colombia has been plagued by the reputation of Pablo …

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New Airline Connecting Canada To The United States And Mexico

A new airline named Canada Jetlines will soon be departing from Toronto Pearson Airport to popular destinations in the U.S., Caribbean, and Mexico. The new airline is targeting summer 2022 to begin operations from Toronto’s busiest airport. Their announcement of a summer start date comes shortly after Canada removed the pre-departure testing requirement for travelers, …

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What It’s Like Traveling In Europe Right Now

Europe is a popular destination for American tourists. It’s home to some of the most famous landmarks in the world like the Eiffel Tower, The Roman Coliseum, The Brandenburg Gate, and more. As popular as Europe is for tourism, it has been very hard for Americans to enter the continent for the last couple of …

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Many Flights Under 2 Hours Now Banned In France. Which EU Countries Are Next?

France has become the first country in Europe to ban domestic flights under two hours within the country. This new rule, coming into effect in April 2022, will affect any routes under two and a half hours that have another form of transportation connecting them. For example, flights from Paris to cities like Bordeaux, Nantes, …

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Cancun Will Sell Out For Easter As Over 3 Million Tourists Expected

Mexico’s most popular tourist destination, Cancun, will experience a rush of 3 million tourists for Easter this year, selling out all of the hotels in the city. Quintana Roo projects hotel occupancy above 85% for Easter with a risk of being completely booked by the time of the holiday. The influx of tourists is expected …

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Hilton To Open 15 New Hotels In Mexico This Year

American hotel giant, Hilton, is planning to expand its network in Mexico this year with 15 new hotels. This huge move is probably due to how much tourism has grown in Mexico over the pandemic and its likely continued growth. Mexico was actually one of the most visited countries on Earth during the pandemic. In …

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Will The New Covid Variant BA.2 Cause A Resurgence In Travel Restrictions?

A new COVID variant called BA.2 is making its way through Europe and North America, causing some to fear that travel restrictions could return. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows BA.2, which is a subvariant of omicron, has been tripling in prevalence every two weeks. As of last week, BA.2 makes …

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