Christmas Vacation Trips from a Travel Industry Insider

Even without a pandemic, vacation travel is not for the faint of heart. Millions are expected to travel this month, with threats of volatile weather and the omicron variable adding pressure to people eager to shut down the second year of the pandemic. To help travelers prepare, CNBC Travel asked industry insiders this question: What’s … Read more

Is it safe to travel now? Do I have to cancel? Follow these four steps

Flights have been booked. Bags packed. Canceling Christmas travel plans seems unfathomable at this point. But for many, so is the speed with which the omicron variable propagates. The highly contagious variant of Covid-19 – which was first detected in late November but has since been detected in nearly 90 countries – is causing travel … Read more

The World’s Most Popular ‘Wishlist’ Travel Experience

People may not have traveled much over the past year, but that hasn’t stopped them from looking for ideas online. Unforgettable Travel, the luxury travel company, wanted to know what travel experiences people have been searching for most over the past year. With the help of digital marketing agency SEO Travel, the company compiled a … Read more

Airlines cancel more than 800 US flights as Covid affects crews

US airlines canceled more than 800 flights over the Christmas weekend after a rapidly spreading omicron variant spread to flight crews infected with Covid. More than 4,200 flights were canceled worldwide on Saturday, more than 870 of them in the United States, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware. The Omicron infection has infected other industries as … Read more