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Seattle Parks & Trails

With thousands of acres of park land, it’s no wonder Seattle is nicknamed the Emerald City. There is an abundance of green space to explore within the city, which gives visitors and locals a variety of ways to experience the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest without having to drive (or even walk) very far. […]

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Real haunted houses

You may have been one of those kids who used to muster up the courage to knock on the door of the creepy, rumored-to-be-haunted house in your neighborhood every Hallowen. Now it’s time to take it to the next level. Plenty of houses and hotels around the world claim to have supernatural happenings, but these […]

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Hot Tub Boats for rent in Seattle

If you’ve ever wondered what it looks like to combine the two greatest leisure activities on the planet into one experience, check out the Hot Tub Boat. True to its name, the Hot Tub Boat is a small boat with a built-in hot tub — or a hot tub with a built-in boat — that […]

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How Covid-19 Is Reshaping Consumer Behavior — and What That Means for Travel Brands Right Now

Skift Take: The Covid-19 pandemic has altered nearly every aspect of the travel business as new habits, concerns, and demands become top of mind for consumers. Travel and hospitality companies should be paying close attention to these shifts to stay relevant and maintain trust in today’s challenging environment. — Read the Complete Story On Skift

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If you wandered through the dreams of ‘90s kids around the country, you’d probably find yourself amid aisles of blue, yellow, and white VHS boxes as far as the eye can see. In Bend, Oregon, that dream is becoming a reality. Sandi Harding operates the very last Blockbuster store in the US, and now she’s […]

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New Zealand re-enters lockdown

Registering four new cases of COVID-19 might not sound like a huge jump, but in a country like New Zealand, which effectively stamped out the virus a while ago, it’s cause for serious concern. Four new cases were recorded today in Auckland, all within the same household, and in an abundance of caution the city […]

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Gogo in Talks to Sell Its In-Flight Wi-Fi Business

A passenger uses in-flight internet service on a flight. Gogo, the in-flight internet company, is in talks to sell its commercial aviation business to a competitor, the company said. Gogo Skift Take: Let’s hope the deal talks will go faster than Wi-Fi aboard a plane. — Sean O’Neill Read the Complete Story On Skift

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How an Israeli Startup Wants to Help Hotels Up Their Online Booking Game During Crisis

An image of the marina view from Herods Tel Aviv by the Beach, a hotel that was available for booking on Splitty at the time of publication. Herods Skift Take: Splitty’s acquisition of Cancelon’s assets is notable because it highlights a seemingly clever way to advertise on travel price-comparison sites. Think of it as “metasearch […]

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Best cozy Airbnbs in New York 2020

2020 would be much better if we all just retreated to the woods, hunkered down in a cabin, and lost ourselves in a book until someone told us it’s safe to come out again. You probably can’t afford to disappear for several months, but a cozy weekend getaway is still very much on the table. […]

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Blue moon taking place on October 31

You might not be able to celebrate Halloween in a traditional fashion this year. Trick-or-treating may not be possible, massive Halloween blowouts will almost certainly be canceled or scaled down dramatically, and haunted houses will require zombies to maintain a six-foot distance while scaring patrons. Whatever happens this October, at least one thing is for […]