TechCrunch

I’m going to do exactly what this travel startup tells me to do
TechCrunch
All I had to do was answer some questions about my traveling style (a see-it-all versus a more laid back approach), dietary restrictions, what time my flight arrives, and other travel logistics. Within a few days, my personalized itinerary arrived in

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The Economist

The world’s largest online-travel company
The Economist
One that deserves more attention is Priceline, the world’s largest online-travel company. Those old enough to remember the dotcom boom may still associate Priceline, which was founded in 1997, with its “name your own price” feature, which let consumers …

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Travel+Leisure

Why US Tourists Are Excited About Middle East Travel
Travel+Leisure
Tour operator Topdeck Travel saw bookings from North America to the Middle East rise by 107 percent in a year over year comparison with 2016, and Intrepid Travel saw a jump of 70 percent. “A lot of travelers go out for that cultural experience

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The Boston Globe

Blind woman told she couldn’t join a travel tour without a companion
The Boston Globe
When he died 15 years ago, she vowed to continue experiencing new cultures. She has traveled in groups but without a “walking companion” a dozen times, including twice with Overseas Adventure Travel, the Boston-based travel company that ordered her …

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CNBC

US Cuba tour operators gird for Trump travel crackdown
CNBC
U.S. tour operators that send Americans to Cuba are banding together to try to limit damage to business from tighter restrictions on travel to the communist-run island expected in September from the Trump administration. U.S. President Donald Trump in

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TeenVogue.com

8 Things to Know About Group Travel Before You Go
TeenVogue.com
I aged out of being able to have that very unique summer experience; but after I graduated college, I spent some time living abroad and discovered a sort of adult version of summer camp: group travel. I went on pre-organized trips to various

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Reuters

US State Department to clamp ban on travel to North Korea
Reuters
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Friday said it will bar Americans from traveling to North Korea due to the risk of “long-term detention” in the country, where a U.S. student was jailed while on a tour last year and later died.
State Department will ban US citizens from traveling to North KoreaLos Angeles Times
State Department Announces Ban on Tourist Travel to North KoreaNBCNews.com
North Korean travel ban marks return to Cold War-era restrictions on US citizens abroadWashington Post
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