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HSMAI’s 61st Annual Adrian Awards Honor Luminaries in Travel Marketing

HSMAI’s 61st Annual Adrian Awards Honor Luminaries in Travel Marketing

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com They are the CLIO awards of the hospitality, travel and tourism industry – a gigantic segment of the US economy and culture which people don’t readily recognize as being so integral to everyday life,…

New-York Historical Society Examines ‘Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.’

New-York Historical Society Examines ‘Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.’

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy are tethered together in peoples’ minds, and not only because they both were assassinated within two months of each other in that fateful year of 1968. A…

Lunar New Year Festivities Get Underway in Chinatown NYC: Welcoming Year of the Dog

Lunar New Year Festivities Get Underway in Chinatown NYC: Welcoming Year of the Dog

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The 2018 Lunar New Year festivities got underway in Chinatown, in Lower Manhattan, with the traditional Firecracker Ceremony and Festival to welcome the Year of the Dog. Thousands lined Sara d. Roosevelt Park on…

New York Times Travel Show: Despite Trump Policy, Americans CAN Travel to Cuba!

New York Times Travel Show: Despite Trump Policy, Americans CAN Travel to Cuba!

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com After President Obama threw down barriers for Americans to travel to Cuba, the island nation saw a surge in tourism – US airlines launched new flights, cruiselines set up calls, and hotel companies were…

New York Times Travel Show: American Travelers Resilient In Face of Crises

New York Times Travel Show: American Travelers Resilient In Face of Crises

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Travel professionals at the New York Times Travel Show had somewhat mixed feelings to the US State Department’s new travel advisory and alert system (travel.state.gov) because of the newness and how consumers are processing…

State Department Implements New Travel Advisory System, New Info Hub for US Travelers

State Department Implements New Travel Advisory System, New Info Hub for US Travelers

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com On January 10, 2018, the Department of State launched changes in how information is shared with U.S. travelers, replacing Travel Alerts and Warnings for countries that warrant them to a new system where every…

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