U.S. President Donald Trump plays golf at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., December 30, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters Palm Beach County in Florida this week began seeking a way to terminate a contract with President Donald Trump’s prized International Golf Club. The county attorney’s office confirmed to NBC
A TSA officer checks a man’s ID at a screening checkpoint at Orlando International Airport. Paul Hennessy | SOPA Images | Getty Images The Transportation Security Administration on Friday said it is assessing hundreds of people to determine whether they should be barred from flights as it steps up security ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s
While interest in getting vaccinated for Covid-19 might vary, the desire to travel largely does not. A study released by Hilton last October indicated that 95% of Americans miss traveling. But those who either can’t or won’t take a Covid vaccination may find themselves shut out of some routine travel experiences, such as flying, cruising
A Delta Air Lines plane lands at Los Angeles International Airport Mario Tama | Getty Images Delta Air Lines halved its cash burn and narrowed its losses in the fourth quarter as the coronavirus pandemic drove the carrier to its worst year ever, the company said Thursday. The Atlanta-based airline posted a net loss of
Passengers arrive on a flight from London amid new restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at JFK International Airport in New York, December 21, 2020. Eduardo Munoz | Reuters The U.S. will soon require airline passengers to prove they recently tested negative for Covid-19 before flying to the country, the Centers for
Woman sunbathers sit along a beach in the Gulf emirate of Dubai on July 24, 2020, while behind is seen the Burj al-Arab hotel. After a painful four-month tourism shutdown that ended earlier in July, Dubai is billing itself as a safe destination with the resources to ward off coronavirus. KARIM SAHIB | AFP via
Usually, it’s older travelers who go south for the winter months. But in the age of the pandemic, more younger travelers are riding out the cold weather in locations that are warmer and trendier than home. A new type of ‘snowbird’ “Snowbirds” is the term used to describe seasonal travelers who migrate to warmer climates
For fans of the popular television series “Outlander,” train travel is one of the easiest ways to soak up the sites of the Scottish Highlands. Since the show’s debut in 2014, the number of visitors to the mostly rural northern part of Scotland has increased so much that the rise in tourism is called the
A passenger checks flight information on a board in the departures hall at Madrid Barajas airport. Paul Hanna | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE — More than two decades of growth in airline passenger traffic were erased in 2020, a new report found. “The pandemic and its consequences wiped out 21 years of global passenger
Discussions around the safety of flying are now dominated by the global pandemic, but the “Top Twenty Safest Airlines 2021” list compiled by airline website AirlineRatings.com doesn’t have anything to do with Covid-19. Released this week, the list analyzes crash records and safety compliance to highlight airlines that it claims are leading air travel safety.
An airline employee walks past empty American Airlines check-in terminals at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on May 12, 2020. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | Getty Images Airlines are moving flight crews to hotels outside of central Washington D.C. to avoid the protests at the U.S. Capitol, airlines and a major labor union said.
Demonstrator holding an anti-vaccine placard in east London on in central December 5, 2020. JUSTIN TALLIS | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — A perfect storm is brewing as Covid-19 vaccines start to roll out more widely in countries around the world. While many people can’t wait to protect themselves from the virus, some are
The Airbnb logo is displayed on the Nasdaq digital billboard in Times Square in New York on December 10, 2020. Kena Betancur | AFP | Getty Images Wall Street analysts see plenty of growth ahead for Airbnb’s business, but they don’t see much room for the stock to run after it more than doubled in
Passengers at the Miami International Airport Leslie Josephs | CNBC U.S. travel hit a new pandemic high on Sunday, capping a surge in holiday demand despite new Covid-19 infection levels. More than 1.3 million people passed through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints at U.S. airports on Sunday, 55% of the 2.4 million people TSA screened a
JPMorgan Chase has agreed to purchase the credit card rewards and travel operations of a former partner to bolster its loyalty program, CNBC has learned. The bank agreed Monday to acquire the technology platforms, travel agency, gift card and points businesses of cxLoyalty Group, a privately-held Stamford, Connecticut-based company, according to a person with direct
As 2020 draws to a close, many of us will be thankful to bid farewell to a year like no other, one fraught with fear, sadness and challenges. Yet, despite the hardship of the coronavirus pandemic, this year will also go down as a momentous one for all the rapid developments it has brought about
American Airlines flight 718, the first U.S. Boeing 737 MAX commercial flight since regulators lifted a 20-month grounding in November, takes off from Miami, Florida, December 29, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters American Airlines expects the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to continue to weigh on demand and schedules into 2021, the carrier’s president said
The lack of Covid testing capacity in the United States could mean the new, highly transmissible coronavirus strain that first emerged in the United Kingdom is already working its way through communities across the U.S. That’s according to Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, the medical director of the Special Pathogens Unit at Boston Medical Center. “To find
Two men paint graffiti of frontline workers on a wall during the coronavirus pandemic in Mumbai, India. Imtiyaz Shaikh | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images SINGAPORE — The Covid-19 pandemic has sent the global economy into one of its worst recessions ever, and it isn’t yet clear when a full recovery will be in place.
This is not the year for big Christmas parties, but that doesn’t mean that holidaymakers can’t create their own festivities at home with the help of seasonal cocktail recipes from around the globe. From sweet treats to serious spiced drinks, here are CNBC Global Traveler’s picks for simple yet chic cocktails that can be prepared