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Safe Travel in Belize After Re-opening

After being closed to foreign visitors for half a year, Belize is opening back up to tourism on October 1, 2020. This is one of several Central American countries opening its borders again–with safe travel restrictions–but it’s the biggest news since there are no nationality caveats. Also, unlike destinations such as El Salvador and Honduras, [&hellip

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Rent a Resort or Go for a Hotel Buyout

In these times of social distancing on vacation and limiting contact with strangers, the once-elite idea to rent a resort for your group or book an entire hotel is looking a lot more practical. Hotel buyouts for weddings have long been popular, especially for destination weddings abroad. There’s a strong appeal to having the entire [&hellip

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Planning a Trip to Cuba the Right Way

The iconic images you see on social media feeds from a trip to Cuba are enticing. All those salsa dancers, smiling kids playing baseball, and cigar-smoking men playing music or driving classic cars paint an exotic picture. You see visitors walking on deserted beaches, a fruity rum drink in hand. Don’t you want to beam [&hellip

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Watch for Teetering Travel Companies in Trouble

Imagine you have flown halfway around the world, after laying out thousands of dollars for your vacation, then being kicked out of your hotel with your flight home canceled. That was the fate last year with more than 150,000 customers of Thomas Cook of London, a once-proud institution that has been around for 178 years, [&hellip

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Postpone, Don’t Cancel That Vacation Booking

Did you book a vacation or hotel stay before the planes stopped flying, borders started closing, and everyone went into lockdown? If you’re like me, you’ve probably got some flights, hotel bookings, or even vacation packages out there hanging in limbo. On behalf of the travel industry, we’re asking you to please postpone your plans, [&hellip

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We Started Out With Few Virus Cases in Parts of Latin America…

July 2020 Update – Any article about the COVID-19 Coronavirus is out of date a day later as the disease keeps spreading and countries that weren’t testing properly (especially the USA and Mexico) have had a lack of proper reporting. Much of what was written below from March seems downright rosy in comparison to the [&hellip

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