‘Book Your Bubble’ holidays are all the rage for family and friend travel

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A recent G Adventures panel survey looking at travel trends post-pandemic has indicated that 32 percent of travellers across the UK and Ireland intend to take their next trip with multiple friends or family members.

In response to this growing trend for travellers wanting to travel with people they know, G Adventures released the Book

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Is cell-based meat the next big thing? Here are 5 companies leading the revolution

From lab to plate? Cell-based meat might not get the taste buds salivating, but it has certainly whet the appetite of investors.

a sandwich sitting on top of a table: Mosa Meat’s cell-based hamburger.

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Mosa Meat’s cell-based hamburger.

The race to move meat grown in laboratories onto supermarket shelves and onto dinner plates is heating up, as companies work in labs to cultivate cell-based meat and seafood — also known as “clean” or “cultured.”


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Service Properties Trust Terminates Agreements with Marriott for 122 Hotels

SVC Terminated Marriott Agreements for Failure to Meet 80% Termination Threshold for Cumulative Owner’s Priority Returns to SVC through August

SVC Plans to Transfer the Management of 98 of the 122 Hotels to Sonesta

SVC has Entered Agreements to Sell 24 of the 122 Hotels for $153 million

Service Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SVC), or SVC, today announced that it has terminated the management agreements for 122 hotels with Marriott International,

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Locked down Welsh council calls on First Minister to lift travel restrictions

The leader of a Welsh council in lockdown has called on the First Minister to lift the travel restrictions because of the “catastrophic effect” it will have on the local economy.

Sam Rowlands is the Conservative council leader of Conwy Council, an area highly reliant on the tourist trade.

Conwy is one of the 15 counties and one town (Llanelli) which are currently in lockdown. This means no one is

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The Ultimate Shenandoah National Park Travel Guide

It might be easy to overlook this 200,000-acre slice of the southern Appalachians in Virginia. At first glance, Shenandoah National Park doesn’t have the obvious cachet of some other units in the park system. But if you know where to look, there is an abundance of adventure within its green ridges and pastoral valleys. The mountains that lie within the park boundaries rise dramatically from the valley floor, some gaining

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WATCH: Tom Hanks Stars in the New Trailer for ‘News of the World’ | Anglophenia

Tom Hanks may not be an Anglo regular, but he pops up every once in a while being known around the world. We most recently reported on him starring in the Fred Rogers biopic A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, opposite Welsh actor Matthew Rhys.

This time around, we’ll see him perform opposite a little girl in the Western drama News of the World, reports Deadline. Based

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United to resume flights to more leisure destinations in November | News

United will resume 40 international routes in November, including many to leisure and beach destinations in Hawaii, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

The Chicago-based carrier says on 2 October it is attempting to benefit from an increase in leisure demand, as business travel remains particularly depressed amid the coronavirus pandemic.


“For the month of November, we have adjusted our capacity to add flying for leisure travel to warm weather and beach

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In or out? West Hawaii businesses await Mayor Kim’s decision on pre-travel testing program

Conflicting messages regarding Hawaii County’s participation in the state’s pre-travel testing program, scheduled to begin Oct. 15, have prompted unease among West Hawaii businesses on Tuesday.

After the Honolulu Star-Advertiser broke the news that Big Island Mayor Harry Kim would opt out of the program, the county clarified its position later in the day.

“A definitive decision has not been made yet — it’s forthcoming this week,” Maurice Messina, Kim’s

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88-year-old man completes walk ‘around-the-world’

An 88-year-old Massachusetts man has completed the ultimate achievement: walking nearly 25,000 miles — equivalent to the total circumference of the Earth.

It’s a feat that Brad Hathaway took 32 years to accomplish, beginning in 1988 when he found

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Best hotels and resorts for a staycation

As we navigate our new, socially distant normal, sometimes a no-passport-required staycation is just the refresher needed. And where better than Florida, where sugary white sands, golf courses, theme parks, and beachfront resorts reign supreme. And as the state continues to lift restrictions, a new survey from WalletHub finds that some Florida cities are among the best for an in state vacation.  

Related: Florida cities rank high in best cities

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Visit Indy offering discounted admission to central Indiana destinations

Why see one when you can see it all for a discounted rate?

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The “Indy Attraction Pass” includes admission to five of central Indiana’s most popular destinations:

  • Conner Prairie
  • Eiteljorg Museum
  • Indiana State Museum
  • Indianapolis Zoo
  • The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
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Singapore to negotiate air travel bubbles with safe countries for general travellers

These two-way travel bubbles are different from reciprocal green lane arrangements meant for business and official travellers. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

SINGAPORE – Singapore will negotiate Air Travel Bubbles with safe countries or regions – an arrangement meant for general travellers that does not require a controlled itinerary, said Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung.

Belstaff Outfits Ewan McGregor And Charley Boorman In Long Way Up Adventure


Since 1924, Belstaff has been outfitting frontiersman – from motorcycle legends and sporting icons to movie stars and revolutionaries. Today, the luxury english outerwear brand has launched a fresh collection celebrating an almost twenty-year partnership with the Long Way. If you do not remember, allow me to remind you. Beginning in 2004 Belstaff provided clothing to Scottish actor

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Online Gambling: The Top 3 Markets Around the World

Top 3 Online Gambling Countries: Which Markets are the Biggest?
Online gambling is a massive industry that spans the globe and employs hundreds of thousands of people. While the industry is global, there are certainly some markets that are bigger and more valuable than others, while others restrict online gambling to a point where it can’t be considered as a legitimate industry at all. 

We set out to find out

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Etihad rolls out UAE govt employee travel programme, offers 15% discount

a large passenger jet flying through a cloudy blue sky: Etihad rolls out UAE govt employee travel programme, offers 15% discount

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Etihad rolls out UAE govt employee travel programme, offers 15% discount

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is offering federal government employees up to 15 per cent off on flights with the launch of its UAE Government Employee Travel Programme.

Travellers who enrol into the programme for free will be able to check in at Abu Dhabi International Airport using

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4 Travelers on Life Around the World: Women Who Travel Podcast

You can listen to our podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify each week. Follow this link if you’re listening on Apple News.

Seven months into the pandemic, we wanted to take a look at what life—and travel, for that matter—looks like for those living abroad. In our latest episode, we catch up with four women based in very different cities to find out. Lale chats with travel writer Julia

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With hotels serving as temporary shelters, Bloomington is forced to reckon with region’s housing crisis

With highly visible camps of unhoused people in public spaces, Minneapolis has become a focal point of the region’s affordable housing crisis. But another city is also grappling with the Twin Cities’ housing woes amid the coronavirus pandemic: Bloomington. 

Since the spring, the city has had several hotels operating as makeshift shelters. At least three hotels, including two Holiday Inns, have been contracted by Hennepin County to house medically vulnerable

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How a Harvard alumnus saw a business opportunity where universities fell short

a man wearing glasses and smiling at the camera: The story of Eruditus: How a Harvard alumnus saw a business opportunity where universities fell short

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The story of Eruditus: How a Harvard alumnus saw a business opportunity where universities fell short

Harvard Business School changed Ashwin Damera’s life in more ways than one. It introduced him to professors who would open up his mind, founders who gave him the entrepreneurship bug, a business idea for a college project which became his first startup. Even his first investors were batchmates from Harvard!



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Around the World: Classroom Fact Sheets, Resources on Asian American Civic Rights

Each week, we’ll share a variety of videos, articles, webcasts, resources, and more from around the web — all curated by Asia Society Texas Center staff to reflect the broad interests and goals of our mission. In this

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NYC Will Continue To House Some Homeless Adults In Hotels

The de Blasio administration is preparing to house homeless New Yorkers in hotels for at least another six months, despite the uproar the practice has caused in some neighborhoods.

City officials have reached an agreement with the Hotel Association of New York City to extend an existing contract to use hotels to house homeless individuals, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

The original contract was signed at the

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