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Destinations

Artist creates hilarious national park posters using one-star reviews

We understand America’s national parks aren’t for everyone, but comparing Yellowstone Park to “boiling water at home” seems like a bit of a stretch.

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Hotels

Property owner hits back at Virgin Hotels over “misguided” lawsuit

by Huntley Mitchell

Things are getting heated between Virgin Hotels and a property owner in the US, so it’s probably worth grabbing the popcorn before reading this latest instalment.

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Cruise

US Congress launches investigation into Carnival’s handling of COVID-19

This follows the company’s announcement that it will begin to gradually reintroduce cruise departures in the US in August.

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Events

IPW 2020 has been cancelled

The United States’ flagship inbound travel tradeshow has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Destinations

Hawaii to mandate 14-day quarantine for all arrivals

The mandate applies to all arrivals at state airports from the continental US and international destinations, and extends to other private and commercial aircraft.

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Destinations

“Exercise increased caution”: US updates travel advisory for Australia due to bushfires

by Huntley Mitchell

Australia has suffered yet another tourism blow amidst the ongoing bushfire crisis, with the US putting the land Down Under on the same travel advisory level as Hong Kong and Papua New Guinea.

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Wholesalers

Excite Holidays and Brand USA launch music-inspired trade campaign

The wholesaler has unveiled a new music-inspired campaign for the US which, thankfully, doesn’t feature the dreadful Rebecca Black.

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Tourism

China issues US travel alert, following incoming visa changes for visitors to America

China has issued a travel warning for its citizens travelling to the States, citing concerns travellers have been “interrogated, interviewed and subjected to” forms of harassment by US law enforcement.

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Technology

Tourism

Aussies requiring US visas will be forced to disclose social media account info

Fortunately, travellers will not be required to disclose their internet search histories to US immigration authorities.

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Aviation

This airport now allows weed on planes

And no, this does not mean you can toke up midflight. You’ll have to wait until you get to your destination first.

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Destinations

STUDY: Where do millennials want to go?

You don’t need to put out a trail of avocados to sell to millennials, all you need to know is right here.

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Tourism

Get paid to live your “best life” travelling the US!

Personally, our best life involves many naps, an excessive amount of dogs, a bit too much coffee and an endless supply of cupcakes.

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