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Check out stunning new resorts around Asia

Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa What’s even more exclusive than a private-island resort? A private-island resort in Japan! This one has 344 ultra-luxe rooms and suites facing a vast view of the East China sea. naha.regency.hyatt.com Hyatt Regency Bali Hidden amid dense tropical forest in Sanur, the hotel offers 363 rooms set facing the Indian Ocean. Balinese style means heavy woodwork and rustic-yet-contemporary touches. Opens in the fourth quarter of 2018. www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/indonesia/hyatt-regency-bali/dpsbl Four Seasons Hotel…

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How Much Does It Cost to Get a Passport?

  August 10, 2018 You’ve picked your dream vacation destination and all but have your bags packed. But before you get too excited about your trip abroad, you better make sure you have the right documents. Any American who wants to travel internationally needs a passport so they can enter other countries and return to the U.S. Unfortunately, getting this essential travel document isn’t cheap. We’ll break down all the costs associated with getting a…

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Nevada Weed Taxes Exceed Expectations, Tourism Opportunities Await

One year into Nevada’s foray into legalized marijuana and (at least budget-wise) things are definitely in the black. Or, is it green? Associated Press reports that marijuana revenue projections have been exceeded by 25 percent in Nevada’s first year of sales, blowing away even the loftiest expectations of legalization’s most strident proponents. In actual dollars, sales are expected to exceed $500 million with tax revenue around $70 million—$25 million of which is earmarked for schools.…

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Domestic Travel Rises as US Struggles to Maintain International Market Share

Domestic travel may be on the rise as international arrivals decline, but is the U.S. living up to its potential? The U.S. Travel Association’s Travel Trends Index shows that travel grew in the U.S. 4 percent year-over-year in June—the 102nd straight month that the index has shown an overall expansion. However, some concerns have been raised on the international front and whether or not this growth can be sustained throughout 2018. Domestic travel is one…

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21 BEST BEACH BARS IN AMERICA

Sure, with a little bit of ingenuity and a cooler you can have quite the DIY drinking experience at the beach, but the combination of your inherent laziness and the stringency of most local liquor laws dictates that it’s so much better to have a bartender provide it for you. When scouring America for its best beach bars (and we do mean scouring — there’s even an entry from Alaska) we didn’t want to rigidly rattle…

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