Covid-19 hit July 4th travel harder in some states, study finds

Mount Rushmore National Monument in South Dakota was a top road trip draw over the July 4 holiday weekend, according to data from Arrivalist. Photo by Mike Kline (notkalvin) Travel during the July 4th weekend was busier than predicted, but states’ Covid-19...

Here’s what visiting a theme park is like in the age of Covid-19

Customers are socially distanced on rides like the Wonder Woman: Lasso of Truth at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey. Kenneth Kiesnoski/CNBC From backyard cookouts to days at the beach, people across the country have had to postpone or alter many...

Here’s what checking into a hotel is like in the age of Covid-19

The reception desk at luxury boutique property Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern in Saugerties, New York, features sneeze guards. Guests and staff must wear face masks in public areas. Gina Hornbeck/Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern Like most components of travel in the...

Travel insurer launches overseas Covid-19, domestic road trip coverage

Travel insurer Seven Corners has started two new products  tailored to vacations in the age of coronavirus: one policy specifically covers medical expenses incurred due to Covid-19 infection while traveling overseas, and another helps motorists as road trips replace...

Airbnb poised for comeback after brutal Covid-19 spring

An Airbnb on the island of Santorini, in Greece. Courtesy of Airbnb. Airbnb bookings are starting to grow again, thanks to pent-up travel demand. The company said that over the weekend of June 5–7, gross booking value grew in year-over-year terms for the first time...