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How The Coronavirus Stranded This Couple in the Maldives

They were surrounded by a fleet of staff, who were stranded themselves, trapped in an eternal honeymoon in the Maldives. Their adventure continues.
Tags: News, Maldives, Travel Warnings, Politics And Government, Honeymoons, Airlines and Airplanes, Travel and Vacations, Weddings and Engagements, Johannesburg (South Africa, Your-feed-selfcare, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Stranded in the Maldives by Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

Surrounded by a fleet of staff, who are also stranded, one couple is trapped in an eternal honeymoon in the Maldives.
Tags: News, Maldives, Travel Warnings, Politics And Government, Honeymoons, Airlines and Airplanes, Travel and Vacations, Weddings and Engagements, Johannesburg (South Africa, Your-feed-selfcare, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Travel Restrictions


The Road to Semi-Normal

Imagining America between the crisis and the cure.
Tags: News, Gottlieb, Hotels and Travel Lodgings, Travel and Vacations, Tests (Medical, Scott (1972-, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Stranded Abroad, Americans Ask: Why Weren’t We Warned Sooner?

As the coronavirus spreads, American tourists say the State Department was slow to inform citizens of the challenges in returning home.
Tags: News, India, Nepal, Peru, State Department, Trump, Mike, Pompeo, Donald J, United States International Relations, Travel and Vacations, Evacuations and Evacuees, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Florida Debates Whether to Take Zaandam Cruise Ship Passengers

The Zaandam cruise ship is approaching Fort Lauderdale, hoping to dock. But local officials are reluctant to take the ship’s sickened passengers into their crowded hospitals.
Tags: Cruises, Florida, News, Epidemics, Carnival Corporation, Fort Lauderdale, Ron, Zaandam, Holland America Line, DeSantis, Travel and Vacations, Ships and Shipping, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


36 Hours in … Wherever You Are

Our first reader-generated itinerary: a weekend of traveling you can do from home.
Tags: News, Books and Literature, Eco-Tourism, Cooking and Cookbooks, Travel and Vacations, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Empty Hotels. Idled Tour Buses. The Pandemic Is Devastating Tourism.

Millions are losing their jobs and economies are suffering as once-bustling tourist sites give way to eerie emptiness. The Caribbean is suffering a particularly heavy blow.
Tags: News, Caribbean, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Labor and Jobs, Hotels and Travel Lodgings, Travel and Vacations, Caribbean Area, St Maarten (Caribbean, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


44 Texas Students Have Coronavirus After Spring Break Trip

A group of about 70 students from the University of Texas at Austin celebrated spring break in Mexico, then returned to find that dozens had tested positive.
Tags: Texas, News, Mexico, University of Texas at Austin, Colleges and Universities, Travel and Vacations, Austin (Tex, Spring (Season, Cabo San Lucas (Mexico, JusCollege, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


28 Texas Students Have Coronavirus After Spring Break Trip

A group of about 70 students from the University of Texas at Austin celebrated spring break in Mexico, but returned to find that 28 had tested positive. Dozens more are being monitored.
Tags: Texas, News, Mexico, University of Texas at Austin, Colleges and Universities, Travel and Vacations, Austin (Tex, Spring (Season, Cabo San Lucas (Mexico, JusCollege, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The 18 Best TV Shows for Vicarious Travel Thrills

Circle the globe with these international thrillers, comedies, dramas and documentaries.
Tags: Television, News, Best Tv Shows, Travel and Vacations


In Search of Zambia’s Stunning Wildlife: A Virtual Safari

Join us on a virtual safari in Zambia, which boasts some of Africa’s best national parks, mainly those along the hippo-infested Luangwa River.
Tags: Photography, News, Africa, Elephants, Zambia, Safaris, Travel and Vacations, Parks and Other Recreation Areas, Hippopotamuses, Wilderness Areas, Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe


Paul Theroux Recalls A Fear-Filled Lockdown

In 1966, the writer was in Uganda at a time of curfew and violence. It shaped his thinking about travel writing’s imperative to bear witness.
Tags: News, Africa, Uganda, Epidemics, Plague, Paul Theroux, Amin, IDI, Travel and Vacations, Curfews, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


For Shut-In Pilgrims, the World’s Holiest Sites Are a Click Away

The pandemic has closed holy sites across the globe, but virtual reality is providing worshipers a digital window into ceremonies during touchstone holidays.
Tags: News, Ramadan, Religion and Belief, Passover, Pilgrimages, Travel and Vacations, Shutdowns (Institutional, Muslims and Islam, Jerusalem (Israel, Virtual Reality (Computers, Easter and Holy Week, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


A World Turned Upside-Down

In 1966, the writer Paul Theroux was in Uganda at a time of curfew and violence. It shaped his thinking about travel writing’s imperative to bear witness.
Tags: News, Africa, Uganda, Epidemics, Plague, Paul Theroux, Amin, IDI, Travel and Vacations, Curfews, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Bring in the Robot Cleaners: Travel Industry Innovations for the Pandemic

“Private” hotels, online tour-company teasers for future travelers, and other ways that travel companies are keeping their businesses alive.
Tags: News, Innovation, Cleansers, Hotels and Travel Lodgings, Robots and Robotics, Travel and Vacations, Hygiene and Cleanliness, Ultraviolet Light, Detergents and Soaps, Private Aircraft, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


‘God Knows How Many People We Infected’: New Rules Aim to Get Exposed Passengers Home

Four people died on the Zandaam cruise ship after it was turned away in Chile. The United States is easing protocols to help speed cruise passengers home. But can that be done safely?
Tags: Cruises, News, United States, Chile, Princess Cruises, Carnival Corporation, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Holland America Line, Travel and Vacations, Evacuations and Evacuees, Quarantines, Ships and Shipping, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


‘God Knows How Many People We Infected’: New Protocols Aim to Get Cruise Passengers Home

Four people died on the Zandaam cruise ship after it was turned away in Chile. The U.S. is easing protocols to help speed cruise passengers home. But can that be done safely?
Tags: Cruises, News, Chile, Princess Cruises, Carnival Corporation, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Holland America Line, Travel and Vacations, Evacuations and Evacuees, Quarantines, Ships and Shipping, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


T’s Most Transporting Travel Stories

Distance and solitude can make us feel more isolated than ever — but these tales of far-off locales provide something of a distraction.
Tags: News, Architecture, National Parks, Morocco, William, Mukherjee, Yanagihara, Taseer, Hanya, Neel, Friedkin, Travel and Vacations, Tokyo (Japan, Monuments and Seashores, Parks and Other Recreation Areas, Catalonia (Spain


How My Dad Became the Traveler I Once Was

We are in a loop in which parent becomes child and child becomes parent over and over, like the sun and the moon in revolutions and stages, rising and setting in each other’s light.
Tags: News, Parenting, Road Trips, Travel and Vacations, Families and Family Life, Hikes and Hiking, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Snowbirds Ask: Should We Stay or Should We Go?

Millions of older Americans make an annual migration between the North and the South. The coronavirus pandemic has them questioning their plans to return home.
Tags: Florida, News, California, Interstate 95, Hotels and Travel Lodgings, Travel and Vacations, Parks and Other Recreation Areas, States (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The New Travel Document: Photograph of an Empty Plane

The dramatic falloff in air travel is captured in travelers’ photographs of their recent flights.
Tags: Photography, News, Airports, Social Media, Airlines and Airplanes, Travel and Vacations


‘None of Us Saw It Ending This Way’: Peace Corps Volunteers Evacuate Abruptly

When the agency suspended all operations for the first time in its history, more than 7,000 volunteers in about 60 countries packed their bags, said their goodbyes and rushed to get home.
Tags: News, Senegal, United States, Morocco, Epidemics, Tanzania, Zambia, Dominican Republic, Peace Corps, MIGUEL GARCIA, JP Gibson, Joshua Johnson, Labor and Jobs, Travel and Vacations, Volunteers and Community Service, Quarantines


Governors Tell Outsiders From ‘Hot Zone’ to Stay Away as Virus Divides States

State-to-state travel rules are rarely seen in the United States, but the virus has left some states urging outsiders not to come.
Tags: News, Airports, United States, Travel and Vacations, States (US, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Wealthy Flee Coronavirus. Vacation Towns Respond: Stay Away.

Tensions mount between New Yorkers with the means to retreat to their second homes and those who live in the towns year round.
Tags: Florida, News, New York City, New Jersey, Baker, Cuomo, Murphy, Supermarkets and Grocery Stores, Andrew M, Travel and Vacations, Charles D Jr, Catskills (NYS Area, Hamptons (NY, Philip D (1957-, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Second Homes and Non-Primary Residences


Big-Name Hotels Go Empty and Smaller Owners Are Hurt

More than 90 percent of the hotels in the U.S. are franchised, and these owners say their business has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: News, Small Business, Mortgages, United States, Marriott International Inc, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Franchises, Hotels and Travel Lodgings, Travel and Vacations, American Hotel and Lodging Assn, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Voices From Travel’s Frontlines: ‘Fasten Your Seatbelts’

We spoke with eight travel and hospitality workers, from California to Croatia, who have been working as the coronavirus spreads. They shared similar concerns about an uncertain future.
Tags: News, California, Unemployment, Croatia, Ny, United Airlines, Flight Attendants, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Airlines and Airplanes, Labor and Jobs, Hotels and Travel Lodgings, Travel and Vacations, LaGuardia Airport (Queens, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


As Tourism Plummets in Thailand, Elephants Are Out of Work, Too

With the coronavirus pandemic keeping visitors away, elephant parks are closing, and the industry fears the animals could be forced back into illegal logging or begging on city streets.
Tags: News, Elephants, Thailand, Animal Abuse, Travel and Vacations, Shutdowns (Institutional, Rights and Welfare


How To See the World When You’re Stuck at Home

When you are quarantined or cancel your trip, you can still go on a journey. The secret? The author Reif Larsen says it’s Google Street View.
Tags: News, Google Street View, Reif Larsen, Computers and the Internet, Virtual Travel, Travel and Vacations, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Virtual Travels in the Pandemic Age

When you are quarantined or cancel your trip, you can still go on a journey. The secret? The author Reif Larsen says it’s Google Street View.
Tags: News, Google Street View, Reif Larsen, Computers and the Internet, Virtual Travel, Travel and Vacations, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV