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Travel warning issued for Cancun after attacks against Uber and passengers

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American tourists in Cancun, Mexico are being caught in the crosshairs of a violent turf war between Uber drivers and a competing taxi firm. A rash of attacks on passengers and their ...

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National Parks announce free admission days for 2023

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All national parks will be offering free admission to anyone who wants to enter on five different days in 2023. Here are the fee-free days for 2023: Jan. 16 — Martin Luther King Day ...

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Israel’s Pool of Siloam will be open to visitors for first time

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Veteran travelers to the Holy Land will have something new to see on future trips. The site where Jesus Christ healed a blind man by the Pool of Siloam will be excavated ...

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Missouri offers wealth of travel options close to home in 2023

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Cold winter days are a great time to daydream about travel plans for the coming year. The “Springfield News-Leader” recommends several locations close to home in Missouri. Elephant Rocks State Park. Elephant ...

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Plan ahead for weather by preparing emergency kit for car

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Dozens of people died during the record snowfall in western New York last week. Although the risk may not be as great in the Kansas City area, preparing for bad weather is ...

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Works of biblical King Hezekiah called one of most important finds ever

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It is an amazing experience to walk through Hezekiah’s Tunnel in Jerusalem. Now, a recent translation of inscriptions describing the works of King Hezekiah is one of the most important archaeological discoveries ...

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Jordan to develop competing site to Israel where John baptized Jesus

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The Jordanian government is considering plans for a $100 million makeover of the site where many believe John the Baptist baptized Jesus. King Abdullah and the Jordanian government are listening to proposals ...

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Southwest cancels 70 percent of flights over weather

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Thousands of travelers remain stranded across the country with the number of canceled Southwest flights reaching more than 2,000 on Monday alone. The Dallas-based carrier canceled more flights Monday evening bringing to ...

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Christmas tourism is up around Bethlehem but Arab Christians are leaving

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Much to the relief of tourism officials, Christians are returning to holy sites this year after the pandemic ended. While Christmas won’t be a record year like 2019, the numbers are strong ...

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Egypt’s Holy Family Trail recognizes sites where Jesus traveled

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CAIRO — Egypt is developing the Holy Family Trail, a pilgrimage of sites from Jesus’ infancy to his wandering in the desert, hoping to revive its tourist industry battered by two years ...

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Israel ranked fifth-safest destination for tourists, topping the United States at 30

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Some tourists who would like to visit Israel are hesitant because of concerns about their safety. It turns out that those concerns are unfounded, the “Jerusalem Post” reports. In fact, Israel is ...

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Travel with me to the Holyland!

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“They don’t show this on the news,” exclaimed our daughter Emma as we stepped out of the mini-van. “They’re just like us!” She observed the Jewish family piling out of their own ...

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Heartland to Holy Land tour of Israel April 29 – May 10, 2023

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The next Metro Voice tour of the Biblical heartland of Israel will be April 29 through May 10, 2023. Join Metro Voice publishers Dwight and Anita Widaman on this Heartland to Holy ...

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Gas up 50% from last Memorial Day

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The national average for a gas on Memorial Day is $4.61, up from $3.04 from 2021. That’s more than a 50% increase. Motorists traveling over this holiday weekend are finding themselves digging ...

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Airbnb to drop all listings in Communist China

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Airbnb is ending its listing in China as of July 30 the company announced Tuesday. It will cease all domestic rentals and remove all listings in part because of continuing Covid lockdowns. ...

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This is how many people visited Branson last year

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After going through a difficult time during pandemic lockdowns, a record 10 million people visited the Branson area last year. “The numbers don’t lie – Branson is a destination that appeals to ...

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Pastors enjoy Holy Land visit after Israel lifts travel restrictions

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A visit to the Holy Land helps the Bible come alive for pastors and serves as a transformative moment. Not just for them, but for their congregations benefitting when they return. After ...

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Airbnb ends operations in Russia, Belarus

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Four weeks after it initially said it would suspend operations in Russia, Airbnb has made good on its promise. Reservations starting on or after April 4 have been canceled, the company says ...

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White House threatens to veto ending airline mask mandate after Senate vote

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Passengers can drop their masks on U.S. planes after the Senate passed a resolution to repeal a mask. It also covers other public transport. The White House immediately said they would veto ...

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Silver Dollar City opens, expects large crowds as pandemic ends

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Silver Dollar City opened for the 2022 season Wednesday, March 16. Spring Ride Days runs through March 20 and again March 23-27 and will take advantage of warmer temperatures. Guests at the ...

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Survey finds just 7% of evangelicals have visited Israel but most want to

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Although only 7% of evangelical Protestants have visited Israel, the vast majority want to. In fact, eight out of ten are interested in doing so, including 40% who are extremely interested in ...

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Israel reopens to unvaccinated tourists

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Israel is now open to unvaccinated tourists. After nearly two years of tight restrictions on travel to Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, along with the Ministry of Health, made the announcement ...

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Reveal: Israel Summer Experience Tour

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Are you ready for 9 exciting days that will change your life? How about seeing some of the world’s most spectacular scenery and beaches while immersing yourself in a 3,500-year-old culture that ...

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Travel expert offers predictions for 2022

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Travel expert Steve Glenn has shared his travel predictions for 2022. In his newsletter to followers, he says that over the past twenty years over 70% of his predictions have come true. ...

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Kansas, Missouri brace for major winter storm

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Kansas and Missouri are set to begin the New Year with a winter storm bringing ice and up to a foot of snow. Across the Kansas City 12-country region, the storm will ...

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