Cruise Critic names the best cruise ships of 2022

(CNN) — The Best New Cruise Ship of 2022 accommodates 3,099 guests and 1,506 crew. A 24-hour butler services its most luxurious suites, and there’s a three-level race track and 10-story high slides. The award goes to Norwegian Prima, named the best new ship in the Ocean category of the Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards, … Read more

Airbnb has a plan to fix cleaning fees

Pretty much everyone hates Airbnb cleaning fees, those pesky charges added to your vacation rental bill that are supposed to cover the costs of getting the place ready for the next visitors. Travelers don’t like expenses, and hosts don’t like charging for them either. Dennis Shirshikov, an Airbnb host who owns a rental property in … Read more

The Thanksgiving travel rush is back with some new habits

The rush of Thanksgiving travel is back this year, as people have taken planes in numbers not seen in years, putting inflation woes aside to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normality after two holidays Christmas marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing work and leisure habits, however, could broaden the crowds and reduce the usual … Read more

The Thanksgiving travel rush is back with some new customs

The rush of Thanksgiving travel is back this year, as people have taken planes in numbers not seen in years, putting inflation woes aside to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normality after two holidays holidays marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing work and leisure habits, however, could broaden the crowds and reduce the usual … Read more

The Thanksgiving travel rush is back with some new customs

The rush of Thanksgiving travel is back this year, as people have taken planes in numbers not seen in years, putting inflation woes aside to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normality after two holidays holidays marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing work and leisure habits, however, could broaden the crowds and reduce the usual … Read more

The big joker of holiday travel

Editor’s Note — Subscribe to Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Receive news about destination openings, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest on aviation, food and drink, where to stay, and other travel developments. (CNN) — The flight chaos over the summer has air travelers on edge as Americans head into what is … Read more

The last | United Nations climate summit

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A senior Human Rights Watch official has criticized the Egyptian government’s human rights and environmental record, saying the space for environmental activism in Egypt “is severely narrow.” Richard Pearshouse, environment and human rights director at HRW, said environmental activists in Egypt had faced “constant harassment” from security forces, including travel … Read more

How to set financial limits for visits during the holidays

For many, visiting family for the winter holidays is a question of “how”, not “if”. But this year, rising costs could make travel less affordable, especially when coupled with other life changes, such as moving abroad, going to school, or getting married. The best way to tame these vacation travel expenses? Establish financial limits early … Read more

Japanese beef nuggets with a 30-year waiting list

Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on opening destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) – If you order a box of frozen Kobe beef croquettes from Asahiya, a family-run butcher in Takasago … Read more

How to set financial limits for visits during the holidays

For many, visiting family for the winter holidays is a question of “how”, not “if”. But this year, rising costs could make travel less affordable, especially when coupled with other life changes, such as moving abroad, going to school, or getting married. The best way to tame these vacation travel expenses? Establish financial limits early … Read more