Antonov AN-225: Will the world’s largest commercial aircraft be able to fly again?

(CNN) — Images of the destroyed Antonov AN-225 are now an indelible memory for aviation enthusiasts around the world. Built in the 1980s to transport the Soviet space shuttle, the plane enjoyed a second life after the Cold War as the largest cargo carrier in the world, achieving records of all kinds, before being destroyed … Read more

The World’s Best City Destinations in the Age of Covid

(CNN) — There are many ways to gauge a city’s success as a tourist destination beyond the number of visitors it receives. There is infrastructure, sustainability and economy; how it faces the challenges of attracting and welcoming travelers while maintaining residents’ quality of life; and then there is the effectiveness of its response to the … Read more

Piazza San Marco in Venice inaugurates the Procuratie Vecchie building

(CNN) — Venice isn’t short on tourists, but its new site aims to tap into the city’s overtourism problem by steering visitors towards social responsibility. The Procuratie Vecchie in Piazza San Marco – one of the most famous buildings in one of the most famous urban spaces in the world – has opened its doors … Read more

The new travel project that aims to change the meaning of “all inclusive”

(CNN) — Some of the world’s most innovative artists and photographers have partnered with a cruise line to help change the face of travel marketing. Celebrity Cruises has simultaneously launched a new campaign featuring images by Annie Leibovitz and the world’s first free ‘open source’ travel image library, in a bid to change the meaning … Read more

Busiest airports in the world in 2021: Atlanta reclaims its title

Editor’s note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — Move over, Guangzhou. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia is once again the … Read more

This New Yorker uses TikTok to document the best public restrooms in town

(CNN) — A cheeky New Yorker is going viral for the helpful information she shares on TikTok about the city’s public restrooms. Teddy Siegel, 22, started the “Got2GoNYC” account in 2021 after nearly peeing in Times Square. “I was about to pee my pants, and I had been turned away from several places that either … Read more

The most beautiful train journeys in Europe

(CNN) — This is where the ‘flight shame’ movement was born and it’s no wonder: Europe is home to a superb rail network, including some truly spectacular journeys that are holidays in themselves. Here are 10 of the most beautiful rides. Derry-Coleraine Railway, Northern Ireland Nestled on the Causeway Coast is seven miles of golden … Read more

Ukrainian refugees accommodated on a cruise ship in Rotterdam

(CNN) — The travel industry has stepped up to help house some of the millions of people who have fled conflict in Ukraine over the past six weeks, with hotels and holiday home owners across Europe offering rooms to those who need it. Today, a cruise liner also opened its doors to refugees. Holland America … Read more