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Our favorite travel photos of 2019 so far

(CNN) — A sea of lanterns light up the night in Tangshan, China to mark the Chinese Lantern Festival. A murmuration of starlings gather in the skies of Brighton, England. A duo walk across the secluded White Sands National Monument in Otero County, New Mexico. A lone gondolier propels his boat through the fog-covered lagoon […]

Airbus Beluga XL spreads its wings at long last

(CNN) — It’s almost here. One of the aviation world’s most hotly anticipated planes, the Airbus Beluga XL, has just completed a key round of testing at Hawarden Airport in Wales, ahead of entering service later this year. At a time when jumbo passenger airliners such as the Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 are on […]

Airlines will add new gender options for non-binary passengers

(CNN) — US airline passengers who don’t identify as “male” or “female” will soon have more gender options to choose when booking tickets. The new gender options to be added include “unspecified” and “undisclosed.” Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade group, made the announcement that A4A and International Air Transport Association members recently approved […]

Great Blue Hole discoveries revealed

The Great Blue Hole is the world’s largest sinkhole, measuring an incredible 300 meters (984 feet) across and roughly 125 meters (410 feet) deep. The team also included Fabien Cousteau, grandson of underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau — who put the Blue Hole on the map back in 1971. The group embarked on their odyssey in […]

Germ killing robot slips into hotel bedsheets

(CNN) — Ever spent a sleepless night in a hotel room freaking out about all the germs you might be sharing a bed with? Chances are you’re going to want to get your sanitized hands on a new invention that promises to expunge all bacteria from between the sheets in a matter of minutes. CleanseBot […]

8 best hotels on the Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas (CNN) — The world comes together on the Las Vegas Strip. In just over four miles, this ribbon of concrete travels from ancient Egypt and medieval England to New York, Paris, the tropics and, eventually, modern-day Venice. The travel is easy and free of jet lag. You experience it all through themed hotels. […]

Doha's most over-the-top hotel suites

(CNN) — Doha, the capital of Qatar, has fast become the ideal travel stopover. You can pack in a lot in just a few days and come out of the tiny Gulf state feeling like you’ve been to an authentic, and often unique, destination. Where you sleep can be part of it. Here’s a quick […]

Lufthansa sues passenger who missed his flight

(CNN) — A method commonly used by airline passengers to get cheaper fares is at the center of a court row between a German airline and one of its customers. Lufthansa has taken a passenger, who didn’t show up for the last leg of his ticketed journey, to court in an apparent bid to clamp […]

Asheville: Where breweries come to play

Asheville, North Carolina (CNN) — Before any of the breweries in Asheville can brew beer, Lisa White knows they need yeast. A co-owner of White Labs, a San Diego-based provider of yeast to professional and home brewers, White opened up an Asheville, North Carolina, location in January 2017 to better serve her company’s East Coast […]

7 underrated ski resorts

(CNN) — You’ve heard of Aspen, Jackson Hole and Whistler, but how about Copper Mountain, Grand Targhee and Revelstoke? These ski resorts may lack the buzz of their more glamorous neighbors, but they make up for it in snowfall, value and fewer crowds. So hop on a lift and travel to these overlooked resorts before […]