Travel & Leisure

3 Travel Stocks to Buy for a Year-End Rally

Although the COVID-19 Delta variant has marred the travel industry’s recovery, the rapid rollout of vaccines, easing of restrictions, and pent-up demand for travel ahead of the holiday season should help the industry return to its recovery track. In addition, since the stock market is bracing for a year-end rally, some travel stocks should gain significantly. Specifically, we think InterContinental Hotels (IHG), SkyWest (SKYW), and Mesa Air (MESA) are poised to deliver solid returns in the coming months. Read on.

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The travel and tourism market is expected to reach $924.28 billion by 2025, registering a 24.5% CAGR

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The Burj Al Arab, one of the world’s most exclusive hotels, is opening its doors to the public

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(CNN) — Showers embellished with 24-carat gold tiles. Duvets filled with eiderdown harvested from abandoned duck nests in Iceland. Pillow menus. Thirty different types of marble. A ceiling made of 21,000 Swarovski crystals representing the Milky Way. These are just some of the luxuries that await at Dubai‘s Burj Al Arab, one of the world’s most exclusive hotels.

Up to now, if you weren’t a paying guest

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Best Travel Credit Cards For Beginners

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Do you spend your free time flying to exotic destinations? Maybe you’re a frequent road-tripper, driving from hotel to hotel across the country. However you like to vacation, travel-focused credit cards can help you earn free flights, hotel stays and other perks that can make your travels less expensive.

Travel credit cards allow you to earn either rewards points or airline miles whenever you make a purchase. The most lucrative of these travel cards often require high credit scores—but what if you don’t have a long credit history? What if you’re a recent college graduate

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Where to find the best deals

Wait for it. 

If you’re looking for a price break on airfares or hotel rates, you’ve probably heard that advice. The fall season is a terrific opportunity to find a travel deal.

But will that advice work this fall?

“The further ahead you look, the greater the uncertainty,” says John Niser, director of the International School of Hospitality and Tourism at Fairleigh Dickinson University. “That’s more true than ever this fall.”

He says now, during early fall, bargain hunters are looking for fall travel deals, but are hesitant to book. That’s keeping travelers from planning too far ahead

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