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9 golf trips our staff is eager to take in 2021

Streamsong black in Florida

Streamsong is about 90 miles southwest of Orlando.

LC Lambrecht

Welcome to GOLF’s Travel Mailbag, a weekly, interactive series in which members of our staff field your course- and travel-related queries. This week, before we get to answering your questions, we’re providing somewhat of a table-setter for your golf year. To motivate you and your buddies, we asked nine staffers where they plan on taking golf trips in 2021. Here’s what they said. Have a question for a future mailbag? Tweet us at @golf_com.

Jessica Marksbury, multimedia editor: Here in Arizona, there are

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Delta posts $12 billion loss in 2020, cautious 1Q outlook

Delta Air Lines closed the books on a disastrous 2020 with a comparatively small fourth-quarter loss, and executives expect a few more rocky months before — they hope — widespread coronavirus vaccinations and testing might salvage something of the upcoming summer travel season.

Delta on Thursday reported a $755 million quarterly loss and a $12.4 billion loss for the entire year. The results likely would have been worse but for a December increase in air travel that likely contributed to another surge in virus infections as people spent more time with family and friends.

Much like the final nine months

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Why Airbnb Stock Could Soar in 2021

Airbnb (NASDAQ:ABNB) jumped out of the gate following its IPO last month, and it’s easy to see why.

The company is disrupting the massive travel industry, having pioneered the home-sharing concept for over a decade. And it just survived its toughest test yet during the coronavirus pandemic, adapting to shifting demand and recovering most of its lost sales within months, demonstrating its advantage over hotels.

Airbnb hasn’t even been public for a month, but the stock could be poised for a surge in 2021. Here’s why.

An Airbnb stay in an Airstream under a tent

Image source: Airbnb.

Pent-up travel demand

The global industry travel has been

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COVID-19 vaccine marks ‘major milestone’ for reeling hotel industry

The rollout of coronavirus vaccines marks “a major milestone” for the hotel industry, which has been reeling from various lockdown measures and travel restrictions meant to curb the virus’ spread.


Since March, the historic and unprecedented drop in travel demand has made it difficult for hotels to keep their doors open and rehire all of their staff. In September, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) underscored the industry’s troubles by reporting that 68% of hotels still had

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