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Home to only 323,000 people, Iceland is on course to host 2.3 million travelers this year, a nearly five-fold increase from 2010 -- imposing more stress on the nation's environment and infrastructure.
Despite the changes to the Donald Trump administration's travel ban, many in the business community -- including technology companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Uber and Mozilla -- remain stridently opposed to the policy.
There are many reasons to visit Benicia, including the fact that it hosts the only one of the Golden State’s early capital buildings to survive – others in Monterey, San Jose and Vallejo no longer exist.
Patagonia pulled out of the annual Outdoor Retailer trade show in Utah due to the state leadership's opposition to the new Bears Ears National Monument.
Last week Airbnb offered free housing to refugees and others affected by the controversial U.S. travel ban. In an email to users, the company said it was encouraged by the outpouring of support and planned to up the ante by housing 100,000 people in need over the next five years.
The industrialization of the kibbutzim has been one of the triggers behind Israel’s spectacular growth, but many old-timers have lamented the shift from idealism to pragmatic capitalism. But a slow shift is underway as more Israelis are considering moving back to these communities.
The drive from anywhere in the San Joaquin Valley to Yosemite National Park is sublime. Farms give way to hills, which eventually transition into the spectacular Sierra Nevadas.
One of the best diversions from the San Joaquin Valley is the area around Millerton Lake, where the eponymous river has diverted by Friant Dam.
After months of controversy surrounding allegations of racial discrimination by its hosts, Airbnb will require all users to agree to an anti-discrimination pledge starting tomorrow, November 1.
SolarCity is offering up to $1,000 in cash to Airbnb hosts who install solar power systems on their rooftops. Both companies are leaning on the environmental benefits of solar in order to resonate with customers.
The $1.5 billion Massachusetts-based travel company, which was one of the first adopters of user-generated content, plans to pull tickets for hundreds of animal attractions from its site.
Even on a snowy day, Lake Louise shined with awe-inspiring beauty. So no matter when you travel to the Calgary area, don't miss out on this special place. It is one of many reasons why Banff is one of the happiest places on earth.