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Travelex Travel Insurance Coverage Review – is It Worth It?

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Emirates Wants to Partner with a “Big Three” US Airline

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Blocking Middle Seats Extended; Automatic Upgrades to Restart with Delta Air Lines

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Amex Centurion Lounge in Las Vegas is Expanding

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Air Canada Aeroplan Adds Etihad Airways as Partner, Interesting Possibilities & Value

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Marriott and Accor CEOs Disagree on How Quickly Europe’s Hotels Will Recover

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Skift Hotels Summit Video: Building a Strategy For a Successful Hotel Recovery

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Hyatt Now Offers Free Cancellation For All Stays Through July 31, 2021 (But Read the Fine Print)

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Hygiene Experts on Turkish Airlines? I’d Still Prefer Chefs.

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Berlin’s Tegel Airport Will Stay Open, Limp Along For a Few More Months

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US Retaliates Against China, Blocking All Flights

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Delta Resuming Automatic Upgrades For Medallions

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Delta to Keep Social Distancing Onboard Until Customer ‘Confidence’ Returns

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Delta Will Keep Blocking Middle Seats Through September 30th – Other Airlines Won’t

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U.S. Blocks Chinese Flights in Geopolitical Tensions: What Does It Mean?

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Delta Air Lines Will Block Middle Seats All Summer

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Lufthansa Will Resume Flying to More Cities But with Fewer Flights

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Air Canada’s Billion Dollar Fundraising Gives It Flexibility

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New Plan: Berlin Tegel Airport Will Stay Open Through November

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Best Ways to Earn Points with the Marriott Bonvoy Program

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Is Chinese Airline Ban from United States a Bluff?

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Buy a $100 Travel Card, Get a $20 Bonus Travel Card with Best Western 2020

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Could Choosing a Window Seat Protect You from the Virus When You Fly?

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5 Things Hotel CEOs Told Us About the Future of Travel

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The Two Cranky Posts You Missed

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Safran’s Interspace Retrofits Aim to Deliver More Isolation on Board

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The Pandemic’s Devastating Effect on Wildlife and Conservations Efforts

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US Bans Chinese Airlines Effective June 16, 2020

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Aeroplan Members Can Now Earn and Redeem with Etihad Airways

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U.S. Will Ban Chinese Airlines Starting June 16

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Chinese Airlines Will Be Banned from Flying to the United States

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Trump Administration Set to Ban Chinese Airlines from the US

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With COVID, a Wrecked Economy and George Floyd, My Focus is Not on Traveling Right Now

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US Will Ban Chinese Passenger Carriers from Mid-June

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Air Canada Aeroplan & Etihad Guest Frequent Flier Partnership Launch

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Austria to Lift Coronavirus Travel Restrictions with Its Neighbors — Except Italy

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Etihad is Now an Aeroplan Partner

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US to Bar Chinese Carriers Amid Spat Over Resumption of Flights By Delta and United

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Cool: Air Canada & Etihad Airways Launch Partnership

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Why British Airways Cabin Staff Are So Afraid

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Huge: Air Canada Aeroplan Introduces Etihad Awards (Combine with Star Alliance Flights, Too)

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Best Credit Cards For Gas Purchases

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Caribbean Islands Reopen to International Tourism

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Turkish Airlines Introduces Inflight Hygiene Experts

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Lastminute.com CEO Calls on Airlines to Issue Refunds Faster

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Interested in Cash Back? Here Are TPG’s Top Picks For 2020

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Storm Troopers Enforce Disney’s New Coronavirus Rules

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Ultimate Guide to Frontier Miles

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Eastern Airlines Acquiring Used Boeing 777

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Train Review: Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner, the Best Way from Los Angeles to San Diego

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Sigh of Relief as Virgin Atlantic Brings Frequent Flyer Program Back Online

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Best Western Selling Gift Cards with 20% Bonus

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Safran Seating Introduces New Seating Protection Options

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Get an Amex Centurion Card For — Your Wall?

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Lufthansa to Step Up Restructuring After Posting a $2.35 Billion Loss

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Our 15 Favorite Florida Hotels For Every Type of Traveler

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Eastern Airlines Adds Ex-Singapore Airlines 777 to Fleet

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Covid Impact Knocks EasyJet and Carnival from Prestigious London Stock Exchange Index

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A Guide to the Best Credit Cards For Airbnb Stays

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Canada & Alaska 2020 Cruise Season is Officially Cancelled, Cruise Lines Informing Customers

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British Airways Finnair R-Class Earning Update

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American Airlines Introduces App Chat Function

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Best Western Rewards 20% Gift Card Bonus Through September 30, 2020

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Resort Fees and Parking Fees Temporarily Eliminated in Las Vegas at These Hotel and Casino Properties

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Thai Airways Suspends Most Awards

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Virgin Atlantic Flying Club is Back

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Accor Covid-19 Policy & ALL Promotions Update June 2020

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First Airbus A220 Assembled at Mobile Al Conducts Its Maiden Flight

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Several Las Vegas Hotels Waiving Resort Fees

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Watch: Star Wars Stormtroopers Help Enforce Social Distancing at Disney Springs

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What It’s Like Flying to China in the Era of Coronavirus (Incredible, Photos)

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Two Ways to Earn Elite Status Faster with Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan 2020

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Starbucks Amex Offer: 5% Statement Credit on Card Reloads

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Buy Radisson Rewards Points For as Low as 0.35 Cents Per Point: Is It Worth It?

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How to Sanitize and Disinfect Your Airplane Seat, Hotel Room, Luggage and More

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Hotel CEOs Say Protests Are Our ‘Call to Action’ to Do More to Promote Racial Justice

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Airlines Eliminate Onboard Food: Is It Coronavirus or Cost Cutting?

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The Best Times to Visit Hawaii in 2020 [by Seasons and Islands]

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Emirates Needs More Time Before Deciding Future of Superjumbos

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Earn Up to 120,000 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles

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Is Chase’s New “Pay Yourself Back” Feature Worth It?

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The Autonomous, Theocratic, Male-Only Island I Can’t Wait to Visit

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Laid-Off Corp Travel Agents Become Consultants: Will Clients Follow?

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Can Flight Subscriptions Help Airlines Recover from an Unprecedented Drop in Demand?

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Select IHG Properties Temporarily Unavailable Using Free-Night Certificates

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Beginner’s Guide: What is a Credit Freeze?

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Booking.com Extends Chairwoman Gillian Tans’ Contract to 2021 in Surprise Move

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El Al Cargo Flights Banned Over $17+ Million in Unpaid Airport Fees

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Turkish Airlines Engages in Self-Cannibalism with Catering Cuts

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The Long View This Week: Oyo CEO Ritesh Agarwal on the Future of His Company & Hospitality

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KLM Will Add Summer Flights to European Tourist Destinations

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Why I Finally Applied For a New Credit Card — And What Made the Card Worth the Effort

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China Shows Us Air Travel Won’t Recover Quickly

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Cancun is Welcoming Back Tourists By Offering Free Hotel Stays

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5 Reasons Why Your Family May Want a Discover It Miles Card

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Delta’s Final MD-88 Flight Departs Amid Tough Times For Airlines

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Why Portugal May Be the Place to Go This Summer

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Earn Elite-Qualifying Miles, Bonus Miles at Restaurants with Your Alaska Credit Card

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Qatar Airways CEO Threatens Airbus & Boeing

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Qatar Airways Threatens to Sever Business with Airbus and Boeing

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