and Our Statement On The Coronavirus

As you are well aware, the current coronavirus pandemic has created an aggressive disruption in nearly all aspects of everyday life, and most especially in the travel and hospitality industry. Many airlines and other travel companies are reducing their capacity, and the situation is changing with more updates every day.

Destinations That are Legendary for Their Coffee Beans

Coffee is the third-most popular drink in the world behind only water and tea. Today, the mighty coffee bean is cultivated in over 70 countries. While coffee beans have traditional been grown and cultivated near the equator, a greater understanding of agriculture is leading to more countries throwing their hats in the ring. Still, Central America, Southeast Asia, and Africa continue to lead the charge in terms of coffee bean cultivation. But where is coffee the most popular around the globe?

Our Favorite Nature Photography on Instagram This Week

It is time for another round-up of some nature images we saw on Instagram that were so amazing that we needed to make sure you saw them as well.

Venice Begins Plan to Crack Down On Over-Tourism

Tourists have been flocking to Venice since the days of the early 18th century. According to the Port Authority, Venice had over 36 million international visitors in 2017, nearly a 10% rise over the previous year. Between April to October, an estimated 32,000 cruise ship passengers disembark daily, according to the Port Authority. The National Tourism Agency adds that in August, 465,100 day-trippers add an additional 2.2 million overnight tourists.

Small Town Festivals You Need to Know About

Come and discover the joy of small-town America by attending one of the many diverse festivals held each year throughout the country. Regardless of if your interest is local food and drink, stunning displays of nature, or arts and cultural offerings, you will find something to suit your fancy at one of the nation’s quaint festivals. Here are four of the best festivals to consider for your next weekend getaway: