USA Today Travel

'So thankful to be back': Italy, first to lockdown in Europe, is slowly reopening, welcoming back tourists

3 hours 52 min ago

Starting Wednesday, Italy will allow travelers from the 25 other members of the Schengen Area in Europe to come to Italy with no restrictions.


Scratch your travel itch with these 10 board games

4 hours 15 min ago

Indulge in some tabletop travel


What you need to know about so-called 'superfoods'

4 hours 16 min ago

As it turns out, superfoods are just regular food


Tech cruise ships could implement to combat spread of coronavirus: far-UVC sanitation, contact tracing

7 hours 9 min ago

Cruise lines need to find new ways to make sure cruisers are and feel safe on board when cruising resumes. New technology could help.


Disinfecting UVC light may push the crippled cruise industry back out to sea

7 hours 9 min ago

Walk-through portals of Far-UVC light can help sanitize clothing, skin and even air in traffic-heavy areas of cruise ships.


What Amtrak passengers need to know as train service comes back from coronavirus pandemic

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 4:41pm

Amtrak turns 50 in 2021, but it could take years for the railroad to recover from the coronavirus pandemic fallout.


Theme parks will look different when they reopen. Disney, Universal, others unveil plans

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 4:28pm

Temperature checks, face masks and social distancing requirements will all be part of the new theme-park experience.


Family of Grand Princess passenger who died of coronavirus files suit against Carnival

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 3:39pm

The family of a California cruise ship passenger who died of coronavirus has sued Princess Cruises and its parent company Carnival in federal court.


United Airlines announces executive cuts, part of 30% reduction in management, support staff

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 2:39pm

United Airlines will cut 13 of its 67 senior-executive positions as part of its plan to cut management and support staff by at least 30% in October.


Could smoking be banned in Nevada casinos in wake of COVID-19? Don't count on it.

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 12:40pm

Banning smoking in Nevada casinos is not up to gaming authorities. Lighting up at card tables and slot machines is protected by law.


Las Vegas hotel-casinos are reopening. Here's when and what you need to know

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 6:06pm

Here's a look at when Las Vegas hotels and casinos will reopen after coronavirus closures lasting more than two months.


A look inside Las Vegas' empty Caesars Palace during the coronavirus pandemic

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 5:33pm

Here's a look inside one of Las Vegas' most iconic properties – while it's completely empty.


Cities push back as airlines seek dozens of new service cuts. Is your airport on the list?

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 4:38pm

The proposed flight cuts come as there are signs that airline demand may finally pick up after the coronavirus sent the travel industry into a spiral.


Travel uptick: Airlines, hotels hope holiday weekend travel revival points to COVID-19 comeback

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 3:37pm

Hotel occupancies and airline travel perked up – though are still far below levels before the coronavirus


Canada has banned cruises through October to quell spread of coronavirus

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 2:25pm

Canada has banned cruises and ferries carrying more than 100 people with overnight capacity from operating in its waters.


Las Vegas' famed Fremont Street Experience reopening June 3 ahead of Strip hotels, casinos

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 1:04pm

The Viva Vision canopy will display a 144-hour countdown to the moment casinos reopen at 12:01 a.m. on June 4.


How a lost rum was found and quickly gained a cult following

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 9:51am

This rare Trinidadian rum doesn't come cheap


How do you know if your hotel room is really clean amid coronavirus?

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 7:00am

All hotels promise a clean room during the coronavirus pandemic. But how do you know if your room is virus-free?


New guidelines you need to know as the Las Vegas casinos start to reopen

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 4:53pm

The city of lost wages is back in business, sort of. This is what you can expect after the Vegas strip reopens.


Baby animals around the US that will brighten your quarantine mood

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 3:03pm

Though we may not be able to see them in their new homes just yet, these baby animals at zoos and beyond around the U.S. are sure to lift spirits.