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On March 31, the Italian government issued a decree that would see cruise ships and large commercial vessels banned from the Venetian lagoon, and calling for tenders to be sought to construct a new port outside the lagoon. Yet just 15 days later, MSC Cruises announced that the MSC Orchestra would be heading up the
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(CNN) — Raffaele Esposito, the 19th century Neapolitan credited with inventing Italy’s most famous type of pizza, may be turning in his grave: Rome has a new vending machine which slides out freshly cooked pizzas in just three minutes. Buyers using the flaming red “Mr. Go Pizza” machine can choose from four different kinds of
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(CNN) — Florida’s new law prohibiting businesses from asking whether employees or customers have been vaccinated against Covid-19 may take a toll on its cruise business. The CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. said Thursday it could cause the company to suspend Florida departures and move its ships elsewhere. “At the end of the
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Hispanolistic via Getty ImagesIt’s important to take precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 while traveling.  If you feel like people are getting more comfortable with air travel at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, your hunch is correct. Since March 11, the Transportation Security Administration has screened more than 1 million passengers every day.
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(CNN) — In a career that’s spanned more than 60 years, Robert Ballard has conducted over 150 underwater expeditions and made countless significant scientific discoveries. But the renowned oceanographer says he’s made peace with the fact that he will probably always be known as “the man who found Titanic.” According to Ballard, his mother predicted
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filadendron via Getty ImagesYour personal financial situation and the amount you’re splurging on the trip in question are big factors when assessing the need for travel insurance.    As vaccinations rise and restrictions ease, more and more Americans are making travel plans for the summer and beyond. But many are proceeding with caution amid the
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(CNN) — Created in 1971 from the creaking remains of the classic US railroads that helped build modern America, Amtrak has often lived a precarious existence. Subject to the whims of politicians in Washington D.C. and constantly under pressure from the well-funded and hugely influential oil, automotive and airline industry lobbies, the national passenger rail
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