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A Taste for Travel? Finnair to Sell Plane Food in Shops

A Taste for Travel? Finnair to Sell Plane Food in Shops

TRAVEL | By Jari Tanner | Oct 14, 2020

Finnish carrier Finnair will start selling business class airplane food in supermarkets in a move to keep its catering staff employed and to offer a taste of the airline experience to those missing flying in the COVID-19 times.

Southwest Airlines to Expand to Houston and Chicago in 2021

Southwest Airlines to Expand to Houston and Chicago in 2021

TRAVEL | Oct 13, 2020

Southwest Airlines said Monday it will expand in Houston and Chicago by starting flights to those cities' largest airports, stepping up its head-to-head competition against bigger airlines.

EU Countries Adopt Common Travel Guidelines Amid Pandemic

EU Countries Adopt Common Travel Guidelines Amid Pandemic

TRAVEL | By Samuel Petrequin | Oct 13, 2020

European Union countries on Tuesday approved a series of guidelines including a "traffic-light" system aimed at facilitating free movement across the bloc and avoiding further travel disruption during the coronavirus pandemic.

Your Ultimate LGBTQ Fall Travel Guide

Your Ultimate LGBTQ Fall Travel Guide

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 12, 2020

Are you ready for a weekend getaway? We've canvassed the country, looking for the best LGBTQ-friendly fall vacations. Check out our top picks — no passport required!

LGBTQ Leaf Peeping: 5 Destinations to Take in Fall

LGBTQ Leaf Peeping: 5 Destinations to Take in Fall

TRAVEL | By Merryn Johns | Oct 8, 2020

Grab your weekender bag and get out of town. The leaves are turning, and there's a small window of time to take in Mother Nature's annual fashion makeover.

Hawaii Pushes Forward with Tourism Despite Safety Concerns

Hawaii Pushes Forward with Tourism Despite Safety Concerns

TRAVEL | By Caleb Jones | Oct 8, 2020

Despite increasing coronavirus cases across the U.S., Hawaii officials hope to reboot tourism next week by loosening months of economically crippling pandemic restrictions, including a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all arriving travelers.

Watch: Actor-Comedian George Hahn Exposes NYC 'Hellscape'

Watch: Actor-Comedian George Hahn Exposes NYC 'Hellscape'

TRAVEL | Oct 6, 2020

Depending on what network you watch, you may think New York City and other urban areas have become a wasteland of violence. Actor George Hahn takes to the streets to show us what's really happening.

Madrid Flamenco Venue Reopens Amid COVID Crisis

Madrid Flamenco Venue Reopens Amid COVID Crisis

TRAVEL | Oct 6, 2020

The passion and drama of live flamenco shows are back on stage in Madrid, but the performers are dancing behind plastic screens and keeping their distance from audiences.

Paris on Maximum Virus Alert: Closing Bars, Not Restaurants

Paris on Maximum Virus Alert: Closing Bars, Not Restaurants

TRAVEL | By Sylvie Corbet | Oct 5, 2020

French authorities placed the Paris region on maximum virus alert on Monday, banning festive gatherings and requiring all bars to close but allowing restaurants to remain open, as numbers of infections increased rapidly.

US Extends Ban on Cruise Ships Through October

US Extends Ban on Cruise Ships Through October

TRAVEL | Oct 1, 2020

Federal health officials are extending the U.S. ban on cruise ships through the end of October amid reports of recent outbreaks of the new coronavirus on ships overseas.

Frontier Airlines Offers Free Flights to Orlando for Namesake Customers

Frontier Airlines Offers Free Flights to Orlando for Namesake Customers

TRAVEL | Sep 30, 2020

Is your name Orlando? If so, you may be able to score a free flight to Orlando this October.

Influencers Behaving Badly: Mexico Kicks Reality Stars Out of Ruins

Influencers Behaving Badly: Mexico Kicks Reality Stars Out of Ruins

TRAVEL | Sep 30, 2020

Authorities in Mexico kicked cast members of a popular local "Jersey Shore"-style reality show out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal after they behaved "immaturely" and refused to wear masks or follow social distancing rules.

Gay Couple Among 40K Airline Workers Bracing for Mass Layoffs

Gay Couple Among 40K Airline Workers Bracing for Mass Layoffs

TRAVEL | By Tom Krisher, Cathy Bussewitz | Sep 29, 2020

In a few days, Jordy Comeaux will be among roughly 40,000 airline workers whose jobs are likely to evaporate in an industry decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.

Disney to Lay of 28,000 at California and Florida Parks

Disney to Lay of 28,000 at California and Florida Parks

TRAVEL | By Mike Schneider | Sep 29, 2020

In a letter to employees, Josh DÁmaro, chairman of Disney Parks, Experience and Product, said California's "unwillingness to lift restrictions that would allow Disneyland to reopen" exacerbated the situation for the company.

Japan Airlines Retires Gender-Specific Language in On-Board Announcements

Japan Airlines Retires Gender-Specific Language in On-Board Announcements

TRAVEL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 29, 2020

In a step toward greater inclusivity, Japan Airlines has announced that it will cease the use of "ladies and gentlemen" during in-flight announcements.

Coronavirus Outbreak on Cruise Ship Sailing in Greece

Coronavirus Outbreak on Cruise Ship Sailing in Greece

TRAVEL | Sep 28, 2020

Greek authorities say 12 crew members of a Maltese-flagged cruise ship on a Greek island tour with more than 1,500 people on board have tested positive to the coronavirus and have been isolated on board.

Canceled Flights Strand 25 Easter Islanders for 6 Months

Canceled Flights Strand 25 Easter Islanders for 6 Months

TRAVEL | By Nick Perry, Eva Vergara | Sep 25, 2020

For people around the world, the coronavirus has caused distressing separations and delayed homecomings. But the situation for a group of 25 residents from remote Easter Island stands out.

Virus Disrupts Rio's Carnival for First Time in a Century

Virus Disrupts Rio's Carnival for First Time in a Century

TRAVEL | By Marcelo de Sousa | Sep 25, 2020

A cloud of uncertainty that has hung over Rio de Janeiro throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been lifted, but gloom remains — the annual Carnival parade of flamboyant samba schools won't be held in February.

IGLTA Foundation Launches Travel Auction

IGLTA Foundation Launches Travel Auction

TRAVEL | Sep 24, 2020

Looking to score a great deal on your next vacation? There are plenty to be found at the IGLTA Foundation online auction where you can bid on travel packages to support LGBTQ-welcoming tourism around the world.

US Hotel Industry Projects Further Lay-Offs Amid Pandemic

US Hotel Industry Projects Further Lay-Offs Amid Pandemic

TRAVEL | Sep 23, 2020

A new study reveals 68 percent of hotels have less than half of their typical, pre-crisis staff working full time, and without further governmental assistance, 74 percent of respondents said they would be forced to lay off additional employees.

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