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(CNN) — Most years, Easter weekend marks the last big hurrah of beautiful warm weather in Australia. But 2020 isn’t any ordinary year. Amid the worldwide Covid-19 epidemic, people all over the world are being asked to practice social distancing and stay indoors as much as possible. For Aussies who were hoping to spend a
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(CNN) — Along with Italian marble and Egyptian antiquities, legendary newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst filled his San Simeon estate with hundreds of wild animals. Zebras grazed in fenced enclosures during Hearst’s star-studded, extravagant parties in 1930s California. As the Great Depression sent Americans to bread lines, the tycoon’s leopards and grizzly bears snarled from
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(CNN) — Aviation is fighting for survival. Cruise ships are grounded. As the pandemic grows, the travel industry faces an uncertain future and is scrambling to adapt. Those aircraft still flying are now subject to stricter than ever hygiene protocols, but when the threat of the virus eventually lifts, the transportation industry will face heightened
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San Rafael Waterfall on the Coca River was a prominent tourist attraction for the country, and according to NASA, drew tens of thousands of people every year. The water dropped 150 feet into a crater-like opening on the other side. Now, the iconic waterfall is gone, replaced by three streams, NASA said. All tourism to
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(CNN) — When it’s safe to travel again, I know where I’m going first: Florida. But few who know me would have predicted this. You see, I’ve never been a big fan of Florida. Once I started traveling on my own as an adult, I looked to far-flung locations. I wanted to go far and
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(CNN) — More than a dozen cruise ships remain stranded at sea right now, as ports deny entry and passengers panic about returning home. On March 13, in light of mounting fears over onboard Covid-19 outbreaks, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) made the decision to suspend operations from US ports of call for 30
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(CNN) — With coronavirus spreading across the globe, thousands of travelers have called off plans for vacations, work trips and family visits. Responding to travel bans and a surge of requests for cancellations, the short-term rental platform Airbnb is offering unprecedented flexibility to delete bookings without penalties. When the policy was announced, some owners of
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(CNN) — As movement around the world grows more and more restricted, it’s hard to imagine what travel will look like when it eventually ramps back up. The staggering global scale of the coronavirus pandemic makes it especially devastating, but the travel industry has rebounded from past crises and experts believe it will bounce back
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