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Editor’s Note — CNN Travel’s series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN) — Tourism to Colombia has grown exponentially, with thousands more people flocking to the South American destination in recent years after decades of
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Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) — Air travelers, get ready for a new wide-body airliner that could be pulling up to your airport gate soon. The Airbus A330-900neo has wrapped up “route proving flights” in the United States, showing off its new engines, a wing redesign and a reimagined cabin. On Friday the jet flew from Chicago
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(CNN) — You might think circling the globe by airplane is no big deal anymore. But you’d be wrong. Surprisingly, circumnavigating the world via the North Pole to the South Pole in an airliner is a feat accomplished only three times. Why? Because it’s a Very. Long. Ride. Even with stops to refuel, flying across
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(CNN) — “Goodbye, Kai Tak, and thank you.” On July 6, 1998, the city’s main air hub closed its doors, moving services to the bigger and swankier new Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok. The 20-year-old “new” airport has pulled off numerous achievements — it’s frequently named one of the top five airports
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(CNN) — Compared with its neighbors — Jiuzhaigou National Park in Sichuan and Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in Hunan — China’s Huangguoshu National Park is relatively off-the-radar for international travelers. Especially when you take into account it’s home to the world’s largest waterfall cluster. Located in Guizhou province, Huangguoshu became one of China’s first officially
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(CNN) — Incredible natural beauty, amazing archaeological treasures, historic cityscape — what makes a destination worthy of UNESCO World Heritage status? Among those awarded World Heritage Status were the Ancient City of Qalhat in Oman, known for its incredible archaeological remains, Al-Ahsa Oasis, an evolving cultural landscape in Saudi Arabia, and Kenya’s Thimlich Ohinga archaeological
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(CNN) — You’re likely to sweat a little to get to some of the best waterfalls. But they deliver a cool refuge and a powerful reminder of nature’s force. Waterfalls splash through national parks and preserves and are tucked away in state parks known only to nearby residents. Waterfall lovers will travel thousands of miles
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(CNN) — Anchoring in idyllic bays. Slipping into azure waters for a refreshing dip. Warm breeze filling the sails en route to the next enchanted spot. Drinks and dinner on board under the stars. Gentle lapping to loll you to sleep. And repeat. Day after blissful day. A sailing holiday is a passport to another
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(CNN) — The relentless pace of modern life means we all need a breather now and then. But that doesn’t have to mean splashing out on a luxury spa or travel to the Himalayas for a weeklong retreat. From city parks to airplane apartments and temples, here’s our pick of 16 of the most relaxing
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(CNN) — Airbus is making a splash with the design for the latest version of its Beluga transport airplane. The brand new BelugaXL (Airbus A330-700L) was unveiled in Toulouse, France, earlier this week with a very special paint job. Its livery includes a whale-style nose cone, sparkling blue eyes and a smiling mouth. Airbus tweeted
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