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20 times travellers were caught behaving horribly during the pandemic

While the global pandemic has nearly decimated the travel industry, it did little to dampen tourist misbehavior. Tourists continued to deface ancient landmarks, such as Rome’s Colosseum. Others purposely broke quarantine or boarded planes after knowingly having tested positive for COVID-19, endangering others. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Flying […]
20 times travellers were caught behaving horribly during the pandemic
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Cruise ships won’t sail from the US until mid-September, says association that oversees Carnival, Disney Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced Friday that it would suspend cruise ships sailing from US ports until September 15. CLIA oversees major cruise companies, including Carnival, Disney, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, and Princess Cruises, among others. The CDC’s current no-sail order for cruise ships leaving from the US is effective […]
Cruise ships won’t sail from the US until mid-September, says association that oversees Carnival, Disney Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean
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Tourism in Australia is taking a hit with the ‘double whammy’ of bushfires and coronavirus travel bans. Here’s how the country is enticing tourists in an era of travel uncertainty.

Between this year’s bushfires and coronavirus travel bans, Australia is losing millions of tourist dollars per month. To help with bushfire recovery efforts and to bring tourist dollars back, Australia is offering travellers ages 18 to 30 the chance to work in the country for a full year on a […]
Tourism in Australia is taking a hit with the ‘double whammy’ of bushfires and coronavirus travel bans. Here’s how the country is enticing tourists in an era of travel uncertainty.
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The one ‘tourist trap’ that’s actually worth visiting in 20 US cities

Plenty, if not most, tourist traps are not worth your time. They can be crowded, smaller than expected, or plain boring. But sometimes, tourist attractions are popular for a reason – they’re beautiful, fun, and interesting. These 20 so-called “tourist traps” around American cities are definitely worth your time, from […]
The one ‘tourist trap’ that’s actually worth visiting in 20 US cities
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Tourist attractions that became obsolete in 2019

We lost beloved tourist attractions this year due to overcrowding, bankruptcy, or a lack of visitors. Australia’s famed Uluru rock formation closed in October after years of protests from the Aboriginal community. The last flower shop in Amsterdam’s floating Bloemenmarkt closed in April 2019. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Tourist attractions that became obsolete in 2019
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The 10 most shocking travel stories of 2019

In 2019, there have been some truly shocking travel stories. In the skies, there were reports of passengers attempting to open the emergency exit, a passenger who punched a flight attendant, and a passenger who got kicked off the plane after insulting her seatmates. At Disney parks, there was a […]
The 10 most shocking travel stories of 2019
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Terrible things tourists have done at Disney parks

Some tourists have made very bad decisions at Disney parks. One man climbed the Mayan Temple in Epcot, and another man reportedly snuck into staff quarters and attacked cast members. People flashed the camera on “Splash Mountain” so many times that Disney had to hire someone to screen the photos. […]
Terrible things tourists have done at Disney parks