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McAfee reveals how cybercriminals are capitalizing on consumers’ risky travel booking habits. The findings show that popular summer destinations in Mexico, Europe – and, surprisingly, Canmore, Canada – generate the riskiest search results when people are hunting for vacation deals online.

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June 7, 2019 - CNN Travel

Cuba travel restrictions: What you need to know - by Patrick Oppmann
Travel to Cuba got more difficult -- and more confusing -- this week for Americans and travelers under US jurisdiction. The announcement by the Trump administration Tuesday banning cruise ship operations from the United States to Cuba and eliminating "people-to-people" educational travel for Americans jolted the travel industry and put a wrench in many US travelers' Cuba plans. Here's what we know about the decision's most significant travel impacts.
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June 5, 2019 - Bankrate

The most expensive days to travel this summer - by Holly D. Johnson

A recent report from Hipmunk notes that the Friday before each of the summer holidays (Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day weekend) is the most expensive day to fly by $100 or more. Also, departing on any Thursday during summer break is more expensive than departing on the least expensive day of the week, which is Tuesday. Flying on Tuesday will save you 7 percent vs. Thursday, the most expensive departure day, Hipmunk says.

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May 27, 2019 - Travel Weekly

Countdown to space tourism - by Jeri Clausing

Virgin Galactic's recently announced move to Spaceport America signals the long-awaited final countdown to the launch of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space tourism venture. In New Mexico, it also ushers in a long-awaited -- and at times seemingly lost -- opportunity for promoting the futuristic spaceport and the state as a destination at the forefront of space tourism history.

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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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