Travel can have its advantages

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As pampering as a private jet may be, NBA teams still have to fly either to another city or home late after games, often practicing the next day in another time zone.



a man holding a basketball: Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum, right, goes up for a shot against Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the first half on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)


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Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum, right, goes up for a shot against Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry during the first half on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

The Orlando bubble has erased those inconveniences. When the Celtics played Miami and Brooklyn on back-to-back nights last week, they still got to go back to the same hotel bed.

Comparing Popular Vacation Home-Booking Sites

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Even the most-devoted hotel aficionado still has a time when a short-term home or villa rental makes more sense due to location, privacy, amenities or group size. With so many sites now offering home rentals, you should know the difference between four of the largest that range from an average $31 per night to $2,000 per night, and from concierge service to shared bathrooms, so that you can

Cruise ship worker has been living in South Florida hotels for 7 months. He can’t get home.

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From behind the locked window of his 10th-floor hotel room, Paúl Córdova watches dozens of airplanes take off and land each day at Miami International Airport.

He can’t get on any of them.

An injured Royal Caribbean Group crew member, Córdova, 48, has been living in South Florida hotels since January. He traveled from Peru to the United States to receive follow-up treatment for back surgery he had in November 2018. Back then, doctors replaced two herniated disks in his spine with titanium plates, repairing damage from years of lifting and lugging 50-pound chlorine containers aboard Celebrity Cruises ships.

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Covid Travel Restrictions Devastate Africa’s Tourism Earnings

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(Bloomberg) —

Global restrictions on travel have dealt a devastating blow to African nations who depend on tourists and their hard currency to support an industry that employs millions of people on the continent.

National carriers in Mauritius, Kenya and Namibia run into more financial trouble as flights were grounded. In South Africa, listed hotel group, Sun International Ltd., announced two of its casinos won’t reopen after the country’s coronavirus lockdown ends. The Kenyan government expects losses of as much as $511 million in hotel-room revenue if the pandemic persists.

The following charts show the importance of the tourism sector