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Travel

Five must-have items when choosing an all-inclusive resort

May 9, 2022

BPT Warm sand between your toes, a cool drink in your hand, the sun setting over the beautiful ocean … these are the dreams of an ideal spring break. It’s time to take that much-needed tropical vacation where bare feet, hammocks under palm trees and swim-up bars are just what you need to make new…

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Planning a spring break? Here are five things to look for in your resort

January 28, 2022

BPT Warm sand between your toes, a cool drink in your hand, the sun setting over the beautiful ocean … these are the dreams of an ideal spring break. After what feels like years of video calls with friends, it’s time to re-connect and take that much-needed tropical vacation where bare feet, hammocks under palm…

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Wyoming travel tips: Four outdoor experiences to try this winter

January 7, 2022

BPT If you’re all about the great outdoors, you probably plan your travel adventures around places that have plenty of things to do, along with incredible scenery. For your next trip that’s all about the outdoors, you can’t do better than Casper, Wyoming for whatever you love doing – or whatever adventure you’d like to…

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Israel to ban travel to US, Canada over omicron variant

December 20, 2021

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli ministers on Monday agreed to ban travel to the United States, Canada and eight other countries amid the rapid, global spread of the omicron variant. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s office announced the decision following a Cabinet vote. The rare move to red-list the U.S. comes amid rising coronavirus infections in Israel…

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U.S. restricts travel from South Africa and seven other countries in the region

November 26, 2021

Restrictions will begin on Monday Nov. 29 By RAF CASERT BRUSSELS (AP) — The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world Friday as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings to weigh the exact risks, which were largely unknown. A World Health Organization…

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Smooth Traveler: The Gaylord Holiday Experience

November 19, 2021

By Renée S. Gordon Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center anchors the 300-acre National Harbor near Washington, DC. The resort recently underwent a $64 million renovation that features state-of-the-art designs complimented by chic furnishings in a specially selected color palette. There are 2,000 accommodations, each featuring a menu of amenities, including designer linens and bath…

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EU takes US off safe travel list; backs travel restrictions

August 30, 2021

By SAMUEL PETREQUIN BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union recommended Monday that its 27 nations reinstate restrictions on tourists from the U.S. because of rising coronavirus infections there, but member countries will keep the option of allowing fully vaccinated U.S. travelers in. The decision by the European Council to remove the U.S. from a safe…

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