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Starting today and extending through Monday, a near-record 43 million Americans are expected to travel. Of those 43 million holiday weekend travelers the overwhelming majority of them – 37.6 million or so – will do their traveling the traditional American way: by car.

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May 21, 2019 - Venture Beat

Airbnb teams up with 23andMe to recommend heritage travel destinations - by Kyle Wiggers

Ever heard of heritage travel? It’s when folks pilgrimage to uncover family histories in their forebears’ home cities, towns, and countries. Many travelers in Australia, India, the U.K., and Brazil say that visiting a place connected with their relatives will be the most important consideration when planning their next vacation.

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May 21, 2019 - CNN Travel

Lonely Planet names top summer destinations in Europe - by Jack Guy
If the road to overtourism is paved with Travel guide books, then venerable publisher Lonely Planet can give itself a pat on the backpack for trying to steer vacationers off the beaten track. Announcing the 2019 iteration of its annual top European summer destinations list, LP has chosen a handful of lesser known places to accompany more classic getaways.
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May 20, 2019 - CNN Travel

The perks of booking your next trip through a travel advisor - by Shivani Vora

At a time when travel booking sites and apps are a dime a dozen, and travelers can plan an entire trip without speaking to a real person, travel professionals are actually in high demand as travelers discover the incomparable benefit of working with a professional.

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May 17, 2019 - Earth Island

A Sense of ‘Flight Shame’ May be Changing Travel Habits - by Andy Rowell

In Europe, as a surge in climate activism and awareness, fueled by the daily dose of alarming climate science, is forcing people to change their travel habits to reduce their own carbon footprint by abandoning air travel.

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