5 Reasons a Hotel Beats a Vacation Rental in the Pandemic | Travel

Pre-COVID, vacation rentals were often a cheaper alternative. Why book your family reunion across a few beachfront hotel rooms (and pay those pesky resort fees) when you can book an entire house a few blocks inland for a fraction of the price?

“Because hotels have lost a lot of their convention business, they are suffering,” Frommer said. “In most parts of the U.S., you’ll now pay less for a hotel room than an Airbnb.”

Not only is there less convention business, but there are also fewer sports events, dance competitions and weddings. With a dramatic drop in event demand, hotels

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How the pandemic and technology have changed buying, selling

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Drones and 3D cameras have revolutionized the real estate market. You can see a house and never step foot inside, which in the time of COVID-19 has proven useful, to say the least.

Real estate photographer Kim Lindsey explained on The Morning Show how the pandemic and technology have dramatically changed things.

Lindsey works with a variety of agents, helping them with marketing and media to help them sell their listings.

“If I was to describe the real estate market, I would say exciting, hot and fast,” Lindsey said. “Our business has actually exploded since COVID because

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Top Travel Destinations for When the Pandemic Ends, in 2027

Governments across the world are advising against travel, in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Some cities are open for tourism, but the consensus is that it’s best to wait until things are back to normal—when your friends can safely cancel travel plans at the last minute, just like in the good old days. Until then, pack your bags, then put them in the closet and dream about all the cool vacay spots you’ll hit when the pandemic ends, in 2027.

Old New York

Old New York is going to be so fun—hopping from bar to bar because

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Everything You Need to Know Before Traveling to Mexico During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Editor’s note: Those who choose to travel are strongly encouraged to check local government restrictions, rules, and safety measures related to COVID-19 and take personal comfort levels and health conditions into consideration before departure.

While the idea of jetting off to Mexico for a week has even the best of us dreaming of our next getaway, there a few things to be aware of while planning a trip while the country is still grappling with COVID-19.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned Americans against traveling to Mexico last month and the State Department has classified the country

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