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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…

NYT Travel Show: Budget Travel Guru Matt Kepnes Offers Easy Ways to Save Big Money When You Travel

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com When I first Eurailed across Europe when I was in college, I was among the minions clutching Arthur Frommer’s “Europe on $5 a Day.” A new budget travel guru, Matt Kepnes, has come on…

NYT Travel Show: Greenberg Tells Intrepid Travelers to Exploit ‘Brave New World of Travel’

NYT Travel Show: Greenberg Tells Intrepid Travelers to Exploit ‘Brave New World of Travel’

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com According to travel expert Peter Greenberg, that dreaded four-letter word “fear” could actually work out to the benefit of Americans who want to explore the globe.. That, in combination with a strong dollar against…

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