2022 is the year of all-round travel, and here’s why | local work

By NerdWallet French Sally For some travelers, all-inclusive hotels conjure up images of bland food served under a heat lamp in lush, vibrant destinations where guests never leave resort grounds. Lower class wines flow freely (goodies will cost you more), as a few overeating discourage the trip. This picture is changing, as hotel companies expand … Read more

The ‘Vengeance Journey’ started in 2021, but really comes back with revenge in the summer of 2022

The term “revenge travel” has become a popular way to describe consumers dusting off their itineraries that have been halted by the pandemic, but 2022 is poised to be an even bigger payoff for dog days in 2020. That’s because travel and all of its incidental spending is back even stronger compared to last year, … Read more

2019 Highest Levels of Flight Reservations for Leisure and Business Trips

For the first time since the pandemic began, global commercial and leisure travel has risen to levels not seen since 2019. That’s according to the Mastercard Institute of Economics’ third annual travel report, “Travel 2022: Trends and Transformations,” published yesterday. After analyzing 37 global markets, the report found that cross-border travel reached pre-pandemic levels as … Read more

Florida judge revokes US authorization to wear masks on planes and other travel

St. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) – A federal judge in Florida rescinded a national mask mandate on planes and mass transit on Monday, and airlines and airports quickly began removing requirements that passengers wear face coverings. The judge’s decision freed airlines, airports and mass transit systems to make their own decisions about mask requirements, resulting in … Read more

The best global travel destinations for this year

Planning is part of the fun of taking a trip, and it turns out that more people are actually planning to travel for 2022 than they are actually traveling in 2019. But the number of Covid-19 cases, safety protocols, quarantine restrictions and hygiene are all key factors in making a travel decision in 2022, according … Read more

I’m the founder of a tech company, I suffer from clinical depression and I’m grateful for that

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Shareholders are their own. Did you know that it is estimated that about 5% of the population suffers from some form of depression? Therefore, there is a very good chance that you know someone who is depressed, or maybe it is something you deal with personally. You probably don’t realize you’re … Read more

Tricks to find summer travel bargains

The majority of Americans — 7 out of 10 — plan to travel in the next 12 months for leisure, according to a February NerdWallet poll. Many Americans are looking to travel this summer, and most are hoping to find a good deal. Air travel is almost back to pre-pandemic levels. The number of travelers … Read more

Is Japan open to travelers? Some locals are not ready to reopen borders

With countries across Asia reopening to international travelers, Japan – one of the continent’s most popular destinations – remains tightly closed. That may change soon. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced Thursday at a press conference in London that Japan will ease border controls in June. Locals often celebrate the easing of border restrictions related … Read more

Kevin Costner explains the road trip travel app HearHere

Kevin Costner knows a good story when he hears one. That’s why he said he was intrigued when he heard about an app designed to alert travelers to places of interest, which often go unnoticed, during their travels. “I’m the guy who drives all over America,” he said. “When you see those bronze signs along … Read more

Travel is recovering, but travel stock is recovering. Here where the opportunities.

Travelers’ Dream: Spring in Paris. Work at some online travel agencies has almost doubled. AFP/Getty Images font size After two years of staying put, Americans are once again planning their summer vacations, giving a huge boost to the travel industry. So why are investors staying away from the trip? Airlines hinted at recovery when it … Read more