Topline A handful of West Coast cities and counties are passing laws giving grocery workers a $4 or $5 hourly pay bump during the pandemic—but the ordinances have drawn significant pushback from the grocery industry, which argues that stores will be forced to raise prices, cut back hours or shut down entirely because of the
How one pie shop is fighting to survive the pandemic. When Sarah Joe Montana Chavez first visited Pie Town, New Mexico, on family vacations, three pie restaurants were open for business in the small high-desert town. The town’s love of pie was signified by the summertime Pie Town Pie Festival. Pie Town’s appeal was was
The hospitality industry has been suffering as tourism dried up during the pandemic, but as Covid vaccine distribution gains headway, Marriott CEO Tony Capuano expects its business to bounce back. “As the vaccine gets widely distributed, we see pretty strong and steady prospects for demand growth,” Capuano told CNBC’s Seema Mody in an interview Wednesday.
(CNN) — One of the largest beds in the sky is set to debut in just a few months time when JetBlue starts flying its A321neos from Boston and New York to London. JetBlue’s new Mint Studio offering consists of two mini-rooms at the front of its newest planes, each with a comfortable seat that
But while the virus has struck far and wide, a lucky few remote locations remain coronavirus-free a year after the virus halted much of the world. Italy, which is in a state of emergency until April 30, was ravaged by the virus last year and currently has one of the highest death tolls in Europe.
Thanks, Disney, we’ll take it from here… Most people who visit ‘Orlando’ never truly see it. They arrive at Orlando International Airport and head straight for the theme parks. The city actually lies 15 miles north-east and often goes unnoticed in the rush for Disney and co – which is a major oversight, as it’s
A new line of carbonated coffee fruit tea. Husky The explosion of ready-to-drink canned cocktails has been well documented over the past year. But technically speaking, the RTD market also encompasses many entries in the rapidly expanding non-alcoholic segment. And this month we get a glimpse of how worthwhile some of those booze-free offerings can
Editor’s Note — CNN Travel’s series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. Hong Kong (CNN) — Surrounded by photos, maps and other documents, 45-year-old photographer Simon Wan Chi-Chung is planning his next great Hong Kong adventure.
The Lodge at Bristol Zoo A two-bedroom private apartment, all animal-print fabrics and earthy tones, with views of the tapirs and hippos from the balcony. Guests wake up to the near ultrasonic whistling of goeldi monkeys and the ‘pad-pad’ of plump-bellied capybara rodents roving around the grass. Expect out-of-hours zoo tours and a picnic breakfast
Young man working from home on laptop getty There used to be a time when wine education had a strictly unapproachable tone. For many people, this seems to be true even today, but virtual avenues are increasing access to resources and educators from around the globe. Here are five free courses and programs available right
The town of Ermoupolis (also called Ermoupoli) is located on the Greek island of Syros. Cavan Images LONDON — European travel stocks soared on Tuesday morning as customers rushed to make new bookings after the U.K. announced its four-step plan to end coronavirus restrictions. Shares of Tui, the German travel group, rose almost 7% in
(CNN) — Along the beaches of Mexico, typically teeming with vacationers, there is a struggle between two powerful forces that won’t be going anywhere anytime soon: The very real concern for health and safety during the pandemic and an equally valid concern for economic survival. Though Mexico has logged more than 180,000 Covid-19 deaths, it
(CNN) — It was an ordinary Friday for Susanna Stevens-Johnson. She woke up in snowy Mountain Village, on the Yukon Delta in Alaska, and checked her Facebook account. An old school friend had posted a link to a just-published CNN Travel article showcasing beautiful color photos from mid-20th century Alaska under the headline: “Do you
As the Government briefs the country on the next stages for exiting lockdown – the key question remains: when will we be able to go on holiday again? Below we take a look at what we know about our summer holidays so far (both UK and international). When can overseas holidays resume? Overseas holidays will not
The team at Bronx Brewing. Manny Salvatori, Lead Brewer & Intern Supervisor; Brandon Espinosa, … [+] Director of Culture, Community and Events; Damian Brown, President and Co-Founder The Bronx Brewery An innovative new paid internship program recently announced by the Bronx Brewery addresses one of the craft brewing industry’s most glaring issues, its lack of
A bottle of Sekt from Weingut Bründlmayer in Langenlois, north-west of Vienna, along the Danube in … [+] the Lower Austrian Kamp Valley. Jill Barth Wine in Austria, a hardback book comprised of more than 450 pages, ends with the following phrase offered by editor Willi Klinger: “wine is shrouded in mystery—it is ever-changing and
Royal Caribbean CEO Richard Fain told CNBC on Monday the cruise operator has seen a number of optimistic signs in its early booking data that suggest a positive recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. “Some of the things we thought was going to happen aren’t happening. They’re better than we thought,” Fain said in an interview
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HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Prices and availability subject to change. Maskot via Getty ImagesAway has been taking off as one of the most talked-about luggage brands. But what are the other alternatives for quality luggage? Between stuffing your suitcase, making sure your travel wallet actually has
(CNN) — This time a year ago, thousands gathered for Japan’s annual Hadaka Matsuri — also popularly known as the “Naked Festival”– in Okayama prefecture in the southern part of Honshu island. In today’s climate of social distancing, the video highlights from last year’s event (see above) are a surreal reminder of how much has