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Pride Guide 2020: How U.S. Cities Are Celebrating Virtually and in PersonThough Pride events around the country look different this year due to the global coronavirus pandemic, we’ve rounded up everything that is going on. Here’s where and how to celebrate Pride around the United States, virtually and in-person.
Here's Where Americans Are Looking to Travel First, According to Expedia (Video)With states beginning to reopen economies, and national parks increasing public access, most travelers are looking to fly domestic and to a beachy area, according to Expedia data shared with Travel + Leisure.1
This Is the Most Photographed Pool in the World — and It’s Easy to See WhyFor more than 100 years, Bondi Icebergs, located along the shore of Bondi Beach in Australia, has been open to the public for all to enjoy. It’s got both historical landmark status, as well as plenty of social media credit. In fact, according to Swim the World, it’s the most photographed swimming pool on earth.
Intrepid Travel Reveals Lesser-known and Less Crowded Vacation Spots to Combat OvertourismTo combat the trend of tourists swarming a destination, tour company Intrepid Travel released its annual list of lesser known and less frequently visited locations. According to the company, their “Not Hot List” aims to steer travelers toward communities that could benefit from tourism dollars and alleviate the burden of over tourism. Locations include Moldova, Greenland and Sudan.6
One in Eight Museums Might Not Reopen After Coronavirus Pandemic, Reports SuggestRecent reports from UNESCO and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) say that one in eight museums worldwide may not open again after the extended quarantine and shelter-in-place orders around the world.
America's First African-American-owned Travel Agency Celebrates 65 Years in the BusinessAfter 65 years, Henderson Travel Service, the first African-American-owned travel agency, continues to provide travelers with unique experiences. In the 1960s, the agency planned Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s trip to Oslo, Norway for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.
Dividers in This New Plane Seat Design Ensure Both Privacy and Social DistanceInterspace Lite, made by aerospace manufacturer Safran and transportation technology company Universal Movement, features a curved design over the middle seat that separates people sitting in the aisle and window and renders the middle seat unusable. Unlike other designs, the barrier isn't clear so you can’t see your fellow passenger.
Learn More About Your Ancestors With Ellis Island’s New $30 Research ProgramThe Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation is now offering a dedicated passenger search for just $30 to help people use the foundation's archives to trace the history of ancestors who may have passed through Ellis Island.2
Fiona the Hippo Is Hosting an Online Crafting Class This WeekendIf You Were Here Now, a virtual community of artists and makers is teaming up with The Cincinnati Zoo to host a special online class in which participants will be taught how to make their own paper bag animal masks inspired by Fiona the Hippo herself.