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Anxious about post-vaccine travels? You’re not alone, according to mental health pros.

Experts share tips for travelers dealing with anxiety as they venture out again.
  • May 3, 2021

Like summer camp for grown-ups: The pandemic is changing the digital nomad scene

From nomad villages to ‘slowmadism,' the uptick in remote work has ushered in a new wave of nomads.
  • Feb 22, 2021

The pandemic forced sweeping changes in travel. Experts argue these should stay.

From extra flexibility to increased sanitation, covid-19 adjustments show us what a more traveler-friendly industry could look like.
  • Feb 5, 2021

Robots are disinfecting hotels during the pandemic. It’s the tip of a hospitality revolution.

Major brands are increasingly turning to the world of high-tech disinfection to strengthen their protocols.
  • Jan 27, 2021

‘Revenge travel’ is the phenomenon that could bring back tourism with a bang

Experts predict travelers are eager to get back out there — though others caution revenge may not be so sweet.
  • Jul 29, 2020

Airbnb can survive the pandemic. But can Airbnb hosts?

Despite uncertainty brought on by the pandemic, the company has enough cash to survive. After all, hosts pay the rent.
  • Jul 16, 2020

Travel brands rushed to post #BlackLivesMatter but are slow to share how they’re taking action

While many travel companies have posted black squares on Instagram and said they're "listening and learning," less have been truly transparent on the steps they're taking.
  • Jun 30, 2020

10 Pride events you can attend from home, from underground Zoom parties to a virtual Pridemobile

Nearly 500 Pride festivals have been called off around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic. But there are still ways to mark the occasion.
  • Jun 3, 2020

Your Pride trip may be canceled, but virtual Prides still march on

Dozens of Pride celebrations are scrambling to go virtual. One core problem? Making sure they don't feel like another long-winded Zoom call.
  • May 20, 2020

These 3-D gallery tours will take you on virtual art walks around the world

Smaller galleries are getting into virtual tours as a way to keep local art communities going.
  • May 8, 2020
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