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Should You Change Your Travel Plans Because of the Coronavirus?

Should You Change Your Travel Plans Because of the Coronavirus?

Common sense is your best protection. [Editor’s note: This is an updated version of an earlier article that originally ran on January 28 with multiple updates since then.] Everyone’s talking about the new coronavirus, and it can be hard to differentiate between the facts and misinformation. All over the world, ...

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Prague wants to join other cities to create Europe-wide regulation of Airbnb – Prague, Czech Republic

Prague wants to join other cities to create Europe-wide regulation of Airbnb - Prague, Czech Republic

Prague’s City Council approved a proposal to join other European cities to discuss short-term accommodation services for tourists. In a joint letter, 10 major European cities are calling on the European Union to improve the legislative frameworks for short-term accommodation platforms. “Increasing urbanization, together with an increase in tourism and ...

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High-Tech, Yet High-Touch

High-Tech, Yet High-Touch

India is the coming nation in business travel—in more ways than one. The country has registered the fastest-growing corporate travel spend of any major market for each of the past six years, according to the annual Global Business Travel Association BTI Outlook, expanding by double-digit percentages every 12 months. But ...

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Is it safe to visit Chernobyl? Yes, if you follow these rules

Is it safe to visit Chernobyl? Yes, if you follow these rules

Pripyat Hospital — Photo courtesy of Kristin Amcio Walking through the old hospital in Pripyat, the abandoned town just outside of Chernobyl, sun floods in through shattered windowpanes, illuminating a lopsided operating table and vials scattered across the floor. Our guide on the Chernobyl day tour reminds the group to ...

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archaeologists explore the secrets of al-ula in saudi arabia

archaeologists explore the secrets of al-ula in saudi arabia

as part of an extensive development program launched by the royal commission for al-ula (RCU), a team of world-leading archaeologists have been drafted in to undertake a comprehensive survey of the region in saudi arabia. on a recent visit to amman design week 2019 in neighboring jordan, designboom caught up ...

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