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Traveling to Dubai during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go

Editor’s Note — CNN Travel updates this article periodically. It was last updated in its entirety on October 22. (CNN) — If you’re planning a trip to Dubai, here’s what you’ll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the global coronavirus pandemic. The basics Dubai reopened to visitors from August 1, […]

Wuguan Books: A Taiwan bookstore where you shop in the dark

(CNN) — Remember when you used to sneak a flashlight under the covers so you could read a book after bedtime? A bookshop in Taiwan promises you a similar experience. Visitors make their way through the store in extreme darkness, except for the dim spotlights on each of the book covers and reading lights on […]

Travel Goes Members-Only – The New York Times

Wyndham Destinations is one of the world’s largest time-share companies. At its Wyndham Vacation Clubs, which include four different brands, 900,000 owners, 230 Wyndham club resorts and 4,300 affiliated properties, online bookings for Club Wyndham (the flagship of the four brands) were up 18 percent in July, and 80 percent of resorts were seeing longer […]

Accor sees revenue slump in third quarter as travel stalls | News

Accor has seen group revenue fall to €329 million in the third quarter of 2020, down by 69 per cent on a reported and 64 per cent on a like-for-like basis. The decline was attributed to the ongoing restrictions in travel created by the Covid-19 pandemic. RevPAR at the hotel giant fell by 63 per […]

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Turns Over a New Leaf

Only a skeleton staff at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden witnessed the blizzard of cherry blossoms scattered by spring breezes during the pandemic shutdown. Delicate blooms of wisteria tumbled over pergolas and plump roses unfurled with no appreciative fans to say “Oooh.” The garden reopened in August for a limited daily number of socially distanced visitors. […]

This aviation startup is soaring ahead with hydrogen-powered planes

(CNN) — Last month, a navy blue, six-seater aircraft took off at Cranfield Airport in England. Usually, a 15-minute, 20-mile flight wouldn’t be noteworthy — but this was the world’s first hydrogen fuel-cell-powered flight for a commercial-size aircraft. The plane’s powertrain — the mechanism which drives the plane, including fuel tanks and engine — was […]