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Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

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Sensational Disney World Discounts for Spring 2015

Exciting news for Disney World lovers, young and old, everywhere - Disney has just released two new discounts that are valid for travel this spring!<p>These new discounts - the <b>Room Discount</b> and the <b>"Kid-Sized Package" discount</b> - will make your family's Walt Disney World Resort vacation more affordable …

24 Remarkable Places To Stay Around The World

The National Geographic Society recently announced its collection of the most inspirational sustainable hotels and lodges around the world.<p>These hotels are devoted to preserving the local environment and culture while still offering top-notch service and amenities to guests.<p>Each of the 24 hotels …

The Seven Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destinations

It kinda seems like winter's allure disappears with the holidays, right? When Christmas and New Year's have passed, what we once jollily called a "Winter Wonderland" is now less wonderful and more just, well, wintry, with tons of snow, minimal daylight, and freezing temperatures (oh my!). …

Costa Rica Tourism Enlists Singing Animals to Lure Overworked Americans

The Costa Rica Tourism Board took news that workers in the United States aren’t using their vacation days and turned it into a marketing opportunity …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Great Smoky Mountains

Backcountry management specialist <b>Christine Hoyer</b> has spent the last seven years working at <b>Great Smoky Mountains National Park</b>.<p>An outdoor enthusiast through and through, Christine is fortunate enough to have made her love of the outdoors into a career. When she’s not working in “America’s most …

How to be a traveller close to home

Whether it's an empty wallet, a heavy workload, or a young family tied to the school term that's preventing you from travelling, the situation doesn't have to extinguish your wanderlust.<p>Follow our tips and tricks to see a familiar world with fresh eyes. From camping trips in the back garden to …

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5 Tourism Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

The Best Hotel In Every State

We found these hotels by looking at expert reviews, local recommendations, and our own list of the Best Hotels In America.<p><i>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments.</i>

10 of the best long-distance trails for hikers around the world | CNN Travel

American Visa Waiver Program Is a Security Threat, Says Influential Senator

In what could be a huge blow to American tourism economy, the still-nascent visa-waiver program — that helps travelers from 38 countries to travel to …

The Top Cities American and International Travelers Booked During the Holidays

Booking data from the holiday season shows it was a battle between Asian and European cities for where travelers decided to say goodbye to the old …