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Venice reveals details of its €10 tourist entry fee

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(CNN) — The countdown has begun. From January 16, 2023, visitors to Venice — that jewel in Italy’s tourism crown — will have to pay for the privilege.

It’s set to become the first city in the world to require an entrance fee. The launch date was announced by Venice’s councilor for tourism,

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Venice reveals details of its €10 tourist entry fee

Editor’s Note — Sign up to CNN Travel’s Unlocking Italy newsletter for insider intel on Italy’s best loved destinations and lesser-known regions to plan your ultimate trip. Plus, we’ll get you in the mood before you go with movie suggestions, reading lists and recipes from Stanley Tucci.

(CNN) — The countdown has begun. From January 16, 2023, visitors to Venice — that jewel in Italy’s tourism crown — will have to pay for the privilege.

It’s set to become the first city in the world to require an entrance fee. The launch date was announced by Venice’s councilor for tourism,

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This man and his dog spent seven years walking around the world

Editor’s Note — Monthly Ticket is a CNN Travel series that spotlights some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In July, we’re hitting the trails to explore the world’s greatest hikes.

(CNN) — Very few people attempt to walk around the entire world, and even fewer actually manage to complete the journey.

On May 21, 2022 Tom Turcich, from New Jersey, became the 10th person on record to achieve this remarkable feat, while his four-legged companion Savannah was the first dog to do so.

The pair were greeted with a huge homecoming celebration attended by many of

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Why more air travel chaos is on its way

(CNN) — Now is the summer of our discontent, Shakespeare didn’t exactly write in “Richard III,” but for airline travelers in the US and Europe that’s exactly what this summer is shaping up to be.

Flights are vanishing from the schedules — some at the last minute as airlines fail to offer the services that travelers have spent significant amounts of money on, often in the hope of enjoying their first escape in years. More than 1,500 flights were canceled in the US alone this past Saturday and Sunday, and the US is heading into its busy July 4 holiday
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How two women with the exact same name became best friends

(CNN) — Growing up in the US, Kim Pflieger always thought her name was relatively unusual. Sure, Kimberly was fairly commonplace, but it was one of those names with multiple available spellings, and she rarely came across another Pflieger. She figured her first and last name paired together was unique.

But with the advent of the internet, Kim became aware of another Kimberly Pflieger.

Whenever Kim created email addresses, she usually had to add a dot or a dash in there, as alternative options were already taken. As she established herself as a producer in the reality TV world, and

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Airline reveals ‘Skynest’ bunk beds for economy class passengers

Editor’s Note — Monthly Ticket is a CNN Travel series that spotlights some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In June, we’re taking to the skies for a look at the latest developments in plane interiors, including the people working to change the way we fly.

(CNN) — For the first time ever, economy class passengers are going to have the option of stretching out for some sleep on actual beds during their flights.

Air New Zealand has announced its “Skynest” concept, which features six full-length sleeping pods, will be among the offerings included on its new

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