Travel & Leisure

Credit Cart Travel Perks We’d Like to See

By Sam Kemmis, Elina Geller and Sally French

The travel world as we knew it won’t be back for some time and credit card issuers had to zig and zag their way through 2020 to bring value to customers in the new normal. We saw things like the addition of Peloton  (PTON) – Get Report partnerships, travel credits used at grocery stores, discounted streaming services and even credit statements for Dell  (DELL) – Get Report products.

Why stop there? As travel hopes to slowly rebound in 2021, credit card companies would be smart to continue to

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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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