6 Surprising Food Choices To Make When You Travel


A common complaint from people returning from vacation is that their pants no longer fit. We talked to the experts on simple ways to enjoy your trip without tipping the scale. Try these six food hacks on your next travel adventure and you might just be surprised by the results.

Order seafood

Skip the pasta and order the seafood. Why? “Most seafood contains a higher ratio of healthy, anti-inflammatory Omega-3s that you likely are not getting as

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Triangle survey asks residents about their travel behavior


Traffic on Interstate 40, looking east from Avent Ferry Road, in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, July 30, 2020.

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Forty thousand households in the Triangle are receiving cards in the mail this month inviting them to take part in a survey that will be used to help plan the future of transportation in the region.

The coronavirus pandemic may seem an odd time to ask people about their travel habits. The shift of work, school and retail online has changed when and where people drive or take the bus. It’s unknown if they will return to their old

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Travel Quarantines: Enduring the Mundane, One Day at a Time


May Samali knew she’d reached her limit when she saw a tentacle emerging from her hotel dinner in Sydney, Australia.

“I called downstairs and said, ‘I’m a vegan now, thank you!’” she said. “It was just so much fish. I’d gotten to the point where even thinking about it made me gag.”

Ms. Samali swore off the seemingly unlimited seafood while in the middle of a required quarantine in the Hotel Sofitel in Sydney this December and early January. An executive coach, she was repatriating back to Australia after her U.S. work visa expired. In addition to an excess of

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IATA app could restart quarantine-free, international flights


People wait for passengers at one of the International Arrivals halls at London Heathrow Airport in west London on February 14, 2021

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A new app, set to launch within weeks, could mark the first step in resuming quarantine-free international travel.

The International Air Travel Association (IATA) travel app will allow governments and airlines to digitally collect, access and share information on the status of individual passengers’ Covid-19 test and vaccination.

The industry body, of which 290 airlines are members, said the tool will bring greater “efficiency” to health documentation checks, while speeding up

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Newsroom – American Airlines Makes It Easier for Customers to Choose Their Travel Experience


Changes simplify the shopping experience for travelers and provide consistency across the airline’s network

  • All Premium Economy tickets will now include two free checked bags regardless of the route.
  • Long-haul international Main Cabin tickets in all markets will include one free checked bag.
  • Customers traveling in Asia/Oceania will be offered a new nonchangeable Basic Economy Plus Bag fare that includes one free checked bag.

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines is creating a clear and simple shopping experience for customers when they purchase tickets for their next trip.

Starting today, the airline is aligning its baggage allowance

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7 Colorado restaurants win Forbes Travel Guide’s 2021 Star Award

The view of Boulder from the dining room of Flagstaff House, pictured here from 2014. (Cliff Grassmick, file photo)

Seven Colorado restaurants elevated themselves above the rest, according to Forbes.

In the recently released Forbes 2021 Travel Guide Star Awards, the magazine named The Broadmoor as the longest-running five-star hotel globally. Inside of the luxury Colorado Springs hotel is Colorado’s lone five-star dining experience, the Penrose Room, according to Forbes.

The only Denver restaurant to make the list was Edge Restaurant & Bar, a steakhouse located in the Four Seasons Hotel.

Two restaurants in Boulder,

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Air Travel Quarantines Are Getting Longer and Lonelier


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Quarantines continue to frustrate travelers and strangle airlines a year into the pandemic, with the threat from highly infectious coronavirus variants meaning enforced isolations are mostly getting longer and stricter rather than easing up.

Even as vaccines embolden countries like Israel and the U.K. to plot paths to reopening, authorities around the world are tightening the screws to stop Covid-19 mutations slipping through quarantine models designed to contain a less aggressive virus. With questions

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Chicago’s emergency travel order now requires 31 states to quarantine or negative test


CHICAGO — The City of Chicago updated its COVID-19 restriction list on Tuesday.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office eased travel restrictions on Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan. The states join 15 other US states, plus Puerto Rico and Washington DC, that are moving into the “yellow tier.” This means travelers from these states do not have to quarantine or have negative tests when they arrive to Chicago.

Alaska has moved from the yellow to “orange tier” — which now includes 31 US states. Travelers coming from “orange tier” states must quaratine for 10 days or receive a pre-arrival negative test result when

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‘This is not a travel free-for-all’


San Francisco residents who travel outside the Bay Area are no longer required to quarantine for 10 days when they arrive home, but the city is still encouraging its residents to follow the state’s travel advisory that advises against nonessential travel far from one’s home, city officials said in a statement released Tuesday.

The city introduced the mandatory quarantine in mid-December in response to a surge in cases triggered by Thanksgiving travel. While the quarantine was mandatory, a system wasn’t in place to ensure people followed it.

The lifting of the more stringent quarantine rule comes as the city experiences

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Global Covid-19 Travel Pass app to launch in March


(CNN) — A new app to help travelers store and manage their certifications for Covid-19 tests and vaccines is set to launch next month.

The IATA Travel Pass is being developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the global trade association of which 290 airlines are a member.

The IATA hopes the free-to-use mobile app will be the key to reopening borders and getting the world flying again — without the need for quarantine.

Billing itself as “a global and standardized solution to validate and authenticate all country regulations regarding Covid-19 passenger travel requirements,” the Travel Pass app works

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