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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. Now that the country has relaxed arrival rules for international travelers, visitors are beginning to return.
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(CNN) — As its invasion of Ukraine ticks towards its sixth month, Russia remains isolated from the international community. International brands are still boycotting the country, while airlines and nations are imposing flight bans and sanctions. But one airline has decided to start a route back up to Russia, in response to what it says
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Editor’s Note — Sign up to CNN Travel’s Unlocking Italy newsletter for insider intel on Italy’s best loved destinations and lesser-known regions to plan your ultimate trip. Plus, we’ll get you in the mood before you go with movie suggestions, reading lists and recipes from Stanley Tucci. (CNN) — Fabulous food, amazing art, rich language,
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(CNN) — Just weeks after tourists were caught driving and hurling scooters down the Spanish Steps in Rome, another tourist in Italy has caused havoc on two wheels in an ancient site. A tourist was caught driving a moped through the Campanian site of Pompeii on Wednesday. He was immediately apprehended by site security and
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Since the weekend, however, what began as a leisurely escape has become a stress-filled travel nightmare for tens of thousands of holidaymakers, who are trapped in a sudden lockdown imposed by authorities to curb a spiraling Covid outbreak. Driven by a highly infectious Omicron subvariant — which authorities blame on contact with overseas seafood dealers
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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) — Glass-bottomed bathrooms, roof-deck water slides and stairs leading directly into the ocean. What
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Hong Kong and Islamabad (CNN) — The world’s second highest mountain, K2 in Pakistan, has welcomed a record-breaking number of climbers this year amid a post-pandemic surge of summit fever. Some 207 permits were issued for ascending K2, says Sajjid Hussain, a tourism official in Gilgit Baltistan, the region bordering China which is home to
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(CNN) — In the cut-throat post-pandemic world of hospitality, getting the best employees is everything. Now one hotel group has decided to lure in stellar staff by offering a golden handshake — of a free tattoo if they stick it out for six months. Germany’s Ruby Hotels, which has 16 properties across Europe, is offering
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(CNN) — Planning a trip to Europe next summer? The cost of living may be rising but there’s one small comfort — you no longer have to pay €7 ($7.35) to be let in. The European Commission has postponed the launch of its ETIAS visa waiver scheme, which will see all non-EU passport holders need
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Editor’s Note — Monthly Ticket is a CNN Travel series that spotlights some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In August, we’re going back in time to revisit some of the greatest retro travel experiences. (CNN) — Cocktail lounges, five course meals, caviar served from ice sculptures and an endless flow of
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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. Jubail Island, Abu Dhabi (CNN) — An intensely salty sea which warms to planet-beating temperatures
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(CNN) — Buyers from all around the world have been snapping up dilapidated Italian homes at rock bottom prices over the past few years as numerous depopulated towns and villages attempt to revive their dwindling communities by offering property bargains. While the prospect of substantial structural upgrades, along with the red tape often involved in
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(CNN) — In the latest moves aimed at curbing air travel chaos, Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has extended its summer passenger cap and British Airways has suspended short-haul ticket sales from London’s Heathrow Airport. Schiphol Airport announced Tuesday it will be continuing its passenger cap through September and October. The maximum number of passengers departing in
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