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25 Once-Incredible Destinations Spoiled By Social Media

25 Once-Incredible Destinations Spoiled By Social Media

For better or for worse, social media has changed a lot of industries, and tourism is no exception. According to a survey by home insurance company Schofields Insurance, the “social media potential” of a destination is apparently now the number one motivation for millennials’ holiday booking. The company asked over …

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What vacationing in Cancún is really like

What vacationing in Cancún is really like

Cancún, Mexico, is a popular travel destination thanks, in part, to its beaches and nightlife. But some visitors say the vacation destination has its downsides, including pollution and crowds of rowdy college students. From white sand beaches to clear blue water, Cancún, Mexico, looks like the perfect vacation destination. It’s …

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Tiny Tulum goes from beach paradise to eco nightmare

Tiny Tulum goes from beach paradise to eco nightmare

Driving down the Mexico’s sunny Caribbean coast, environmental activists Dario Ferreira Piña, Carlos Meade and Michelle Cuervo express despair at the new constructions springing up in the once sleepy town of Tulum. “Every day new buildings are built. And every day protected areas are destroyed,” says Carlos Meade, director of …

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Maternity hotels in NYC part 2

An infomercial on YouTube features a Queens business called the Shu’An that cares for newborns and their mothers. The intended audience: women in China and Chinese women already in New York having children. “I’ve been working in this industry for over 20 years,” said the owner. “In the past seven …

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