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Editor’s Note — This CNN Travel series is, or was, sponsored by the country it highlights. CNN retains full editorial control over subject matter, reporting and frequency of the articles and videos within the sponsorship, in compliance with our policy. (CNN) — Even after traveling extensively through Indonesia for more than two decades, I sometimes
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Editor’s Note — This CNN Travel series is, or was, sponsored by the country it highlights. CNN retains full editorial control over subject matter, reporting and frequency of the articles and videos within the sponsorship, in compliance with our policy. Liwa Desert, Abu Dhabi (CNN) — When Salam Almazrouei was a boy, he and his
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Editor’s Note — This CNN Travel series is, or was, sponsored by the country it highlights. CNN retains full editorial control over subject matter, reporting and frequency of the articles and videos within the sponsorship, in compliance with our policy. The team behind Moon World Resorts reckon so too — sort of. They want to
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(CNN) — I have seen countries change before, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything quite like the change taking place in Saudi Arabia. It is not like the fall of Soviet Europe, nor the upheaval recently witnessed in Sri Lanka. Saudi’s change is deliberate, deep-reaching and dramatic. It is difficult to visit Saudi
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Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. London (CNN) — From Covid to chaos, it’s been another bumpy year for the aviation industry.
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(CNN) — The Washington Monument was temporarily closed and a man was arrested Tuesday evening for allegedly vandalizing the monument with paint. Shaun Ray Deaton, 44, of Bloomington, Indiana, was arrested on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., the The United States Park Police said in a statement on Wednesday. The man splashed red paint and wrote
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Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — Air travel volume is up and passenger satisfaction is down. This comes as no
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(CNN) — Kemmons Wilson was ferrying his family from New York to Washington by car when the idea first came to him. The Wilsons needed to stop for the night, but it was the summer of 1951, and American roadside facilities weren’t what they are today. Motels were luck of the draw, and often expensive
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(CNN) — Federal regulators have soundly rejected an airline’s controversial request to reduce commercial pilot hiring standards in half to tackle the global pilot shortage. In April, regional airline Republic Airways asked the Federal Aviation Administration to allow graduates of Republic’s own LIFT Academy to become airline co-pilots with 750 hours of flight experience, not
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(CNN) — The Chinese government on Monday, September 19, issued draft regulations that aim to bolster tourism along its border and make it easier for some foreigners to enter China. According to a draft policy document released by China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Monday, tour groups organized by travel agencies in China’s border
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The annual Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer festival, kicked off on Saturday for the first time since 2019, marking the end of a two-year hiatus as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Thousands sporting “Lederhosen”, or leather trousers — a typical mainstay of Bavarian culture — flocked to the event that usually attracts around 6
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(CNN) — Flights to and from London’s Heathrow Airport on the day of the Queen’s funeral are being canceled or re-timed “as a mark of respect” to the late monarch. In a statement issued on Thursday, the UK’s busiest airport confirmed that it would be making “appropriate changes” to operations “in order to avoid noise
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(CNN) — Hundreds of flights have been canceled and thousands of passengers forced to change plans as French air traffic controllers took industrial action over pay on Friday. Europe’s biggest airline Ryanair grounded 420 of its flights across Europe as the 24-hour strike affected connections from airports around the continent. Rival budget carrier EasyJet was
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