Holland America Line Sees a Surge in Demand for Alaska Cruising; Bookings to the Great Land hit the highest levels since pre-pandemic

Holland America Line Sees a Surge in Demand for Alaska Cruising;  Bookings to the Great Land hit the highest levels since pre-pandemic

SEATTLE– With pent up demand and the US Independence Day travel rush approaching, premium cruise line Holland America Line is reporting a surge in interest for Alaskaexperiencing the highest booking levels for Alaska cruising to the bucket list travel destination during the month of June since before the COVID-19 pandemic. Alaska cruising growing as more … Read more

Why China’s Quarantine Easing Won’t Help the Economy

Why China’s Quarantine Easing Won’t Help the Economy

Text size China has reduced the quarantine time for inbound travelers. Here: passengers wait to be taken to quarantine-designated destinations from the Beijing International Airport. Leo Ramirez/AFP/Getty Images The news this week that China has halved its quarantine time for inbound travelers sent local stocks soaring even higher amid their rally and caused a spike … Read more

Retires traveling check Medicare coverage to avoid costly surprises

Retires traveling check Medicare coverage to avoid costly surprises

Tom Merton | Getty Images If you’re a retiree on Medicare and feel the itch to travel, be sure you know whether your insurance plan can go with you. Whether you want to hit the road for a US-based trip or head overseas, coverage at your destination hinges on the specifics of your Medicare plan. … Read more

Airline reveals ‘Skynest’ bunk beds for economy class passengers

Airline reveals ‘Skynest’ bunk beds for economy class passengers

Editor’s Note — Monthly Ticket is a CNN Travel series that spots some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In June, we’re taking to the skies for a look at the latest developments in plane interiors, including the people working to change the way we fly. (CNN) — For the first time … Read more

How to save money on gas, with or without a federal gas tax holiday

How to save money on gas, with or without a federal gas tax holiday

The recent run-up in gasoline prices is now being felt nearly across the board. The national average for a gallon of gas is currently $4.94 after topping $5 per gallon for the first time ever earlier this month, according to AAA. Last year at this time, the price was $3.07 per gallon. The increase has … Read more

Disney is seeing ‘resilient’ theme-park attendance despite turbulent economy, says analyst

Disney is seeing ‘resilient’ theme-park attendance despite turbulent economy, says analyst

In the face of turbulent economic times, Walt Disney Co.’s theme-park business could still see some magic. Bank of America’s Jessica Reif Ehrlich wrote Thursday that attendance at Disney DIS, -0.33% parks “remains resilient despite recent macro volatility as visitors rarely cancel trips once booked.” She added that the company’s move to cancel Disneyland annual … Read more

Both big and small businesses struggling in current economy

Both big and small businesses struggling in current economy

(NewsNation) — The job market really heated up after COVID-19 restrictions were lifted, but now there are signs it’s slowing again, with major companies starting to rescind job offers they made just weeks ago. Companies including Redfin, Coinbase and Twitter are among the big firms pulling out of agreements they made with prospective employees. More … Read more

David Robinson: The Buffalo Niagara economy is running into powerful headwinds | Business Local

David Robinson: The Buffalo Niagara economy is running into powerful headwinds |  Business Local

The Buffalo Niagara region never managed to bounce all the way back from the Covid recession – and now the recovery is heading toward more trouble. Inflation is soaring, forcing consumers to pay more from the gas station to the grocery store. Interest rates are rising, making it more expensive for consumers and businesses to … Read more

What sitting in economy on Qantas’ 20-hour flights will be like

What sitting in economy on Qantas’ 20-hour flights will be like

Editor’s Note — Monthly Ticket is a CNN Travel series that spots some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In June, we’re taking to the skies for a look at the latest developments in plane interiors, including the people working to change the way we fly. (CNN) — The world’s longest flight: … Read more