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Where to Go in 2022: Las Vegas Wins Big With LGBTQ Travelers

Where to Go in 2022: Las Vegas Wins Big With LGBTQ Travelers

TRAVEL | By Jim Gladstone | Jan 5, 2022

Las Vegas is betting on an explosive return of domestic travel and is tapping into LGBTQ+ travelers looking for A-list concerts, luxury hotels, countless dining options and queer-centric events.

Explainer: Why Was Holiday-Season Flying Such a Nightmare?

Explainer: Why Was Holiday-Season Flying Such a Nightmare?

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Jan 5, 2022

A forecast of better weather means that the worst may finally be over for tens of thousands of air travelers who were grounded by flight cancellations that skyrocketed over the New Year's Day weekend.

COVID-19 Infections Rise at Mexican Tourist Destinations

COVID-19 Infections Rise at Mexican Tourist Destinations

TRAVEL | By Alexandra Zuñiga | Jan 5, 2022

COVID-19 infections are rising across Mexico, especially in two states home to major tourism destinations on the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean.

US Flight Cancellations Ease a Bit But Still Running High

US Flight Cancellations Ease a Bit But Still Running High

TRAVEL | Jan 5, 2022

Clearing weather over much of the eastern United States raised hopes that air-travel disruptions will ease after a dreadful start to the new year.

Where to Go in 2022: Celebrating Zurich's LGBTQ+ Legacy

Where to Go in 2022: Celebrating Zurich's LGBTQ+ Legacy

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 4, 2022

Switzerland just legalized same-sex marriage, but Zurich has long been at the forefront of LGBTQ+ representation. Now it's a hot pick for queer travelers.

NYC Hotel Week Offers 22% Discount to Travelers This Winter

NYC Hotel Week Offers 22% Discount to Travelers This Winter

TRAVEL | Jan 3, 2022

A new promotion offers New York City visitors a 22% discount off standard room rates at more than 110 hotels across all five boroughs.

2,500 US Flights Canceled Sunday Due to Storms, Virus

2,500 US Flights Canceled Sunday Due to Storms, Virus

TRAVEL | Jan 3, 2022

Wintry weather combined with the pandemic to frustrate air travelers whose return flights home from the holidays were canceled or delayed in the first days of the new year.

Explainer: Why Are So Many Flights Being Canceled?

Explainer: Why Are So Many Flights Being Canceled?

TRAVEL | By Tali Arbel and Paul Wiseman | Dec 31, 2021

The forces that have scrambled thousands of flights since Christmas Eve could ease in January, but that's cold comfort to the millions of flyers with New Year's plans.

CDC Warns Against Cruises, Regardless of Vaccination Status

CDC Warns Against Cruises, Regardless of Vaccination Status

TRAVEL | By Adriana Gomez Licon | Dec 31, 2021

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people on Thursday not to go on cruises, regardless of their vaccination status, because of onboard outbreaks fueled by the omicron variant.

'Golden-Con' Golden Girls Fan Convention Sets Chicago Debut

'Golden-Con' Golden Girls Fan Convention Sets Chicago Debut

TRAVEL | Dec 29, 2021

"Golden-Con: Thank You For Being A Fan" will gather fans of "The Golden Girls" for a three-day convention in Chicago this spring.

Why Phuket, Thailand is a Top LGBTQ Travel Pick for 2022

Why Phuket, Thailand is a Top LGBTQ Travel Pick for 2022

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Dec 28, 2021

Phuket is attracting LGBTQ travelers for its beautiful beaches, affordable luxury accommodations, globally recognized cuisine and vibrant nightlife.

Fauci: US Should Consider Vaccine Mandate for Domestic Air Travel

Fauci: US Should Consider Vaccine Mandate for Domestic Air Travel

TRAVEL | By Zeke Miller | Dec 28, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the nation should consider a vaccination mandate for domestic air travel, signaling a potential embrace of an idea the Biden administration has previously eschewed.

Delta: Flight to Shanghai Turned Back Because of COVID Rules

Delta: Flight to Shanghai Turned Back Because of COVID Rules

TRAVEL | Dec 27, 2021

Delta Air Lines said Monday that new pandemic-related cleaning requirements at a Shanghai airport were behind the turning back of a recent flight from Seattle in midair.

Where to Go in 2022: Dublin, an LGBTQ Destination of Delights

Where to Go in 2022: Dublin, an LGBTQ Destination of Delights

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Dec 26, 2021

The Irish capital of Dublin is famous for its warmth and good cheer, and queer travelers know it's also one of northern Europes's most out-and-proud destinations.

Flight Cancellations Drag On as Airlines Short-Staffed

Flight Cancellations Drag On as Airlines Short-Staffed

TRAVEL | By Tali Arbel | Dec 25, 2021

Airlines continued to cancel hundreds of flights Saturday as staffing issues tied to COVID-19 disrupted holiday celebrations during one of the busiest travel times of the year.

Meet Medellín: South America's Undersung Queer Mecca

Meet Medellín: South America's Undersung Queer Mecca

TRAVEL | By Billy McEntee | Dec 25, 2021

Colombia's second-largest city, Medellín, makes EDGE's list of where LGBTQ+ travelers should go in 2022.

Lufthansa, United, Delta Cancel Flights Over Christmas

Lufthansa, United, Delta Cancel Flights Over Christmas

TRAVEL | By David McHugh | Dec 24, 2021

At least three major airlines said they have canceled dozens of flights because illnesses largely tied to the omicron variant of COVID-19 have taken a toll on flight crew numbers during the busy holiday travel season.

Bob the Drag Queen, Amber Riley Among VACAYA's Caribbean Cruise Headliners

Bob the Drag Queen, Amber Riley Among VACAYA's Caribbean Cruise Headliners

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Dec 24, 2021

VACAYA's upcoming Caribbean cruise will feature Bob the Drag Queen, Amber Riley, Erich Bergen, Alec Mapa and Shangela, among others.

Times Square New Year's Eve Still On, With Smaller Crowd

Times Square New Year's Eve Still On, With Smaller Crowd

TRAVEL | By Michael R. Sisak | Dec 23, 2021

Revelers will still ring in the new year in New York's Times Square next week, there just won't be as many of them as usual under new restrictions.

Thailand Reimposes Quarantine as Concerns Over Omicron Grow

Thailand Reimposes Quarantine as Concerns Over Omicron Grow

TRAVEL | By Busaba Sivasomboon, Patrick Quinn | Dec 21, 2021

Thailand has reimposed a mandatory quarantine for visitors and suspended a "test-and-go" plan for fully vaccinated arrivals as omicron concerns grow.

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