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6 Must-See Sites in Cairo, Egypt

by Aoife O'Riordan

Jan 10, 2023

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Destinations / Africa

It’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s six must-see sites in Cairo, Egypt.

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May 16, 2024

Airports with the Friendliest Staff

Where can you find the friendliest airport staff? According to Upgraded Points, at Portland International Airport. The travel company’s study focused on the 50 busiest airports, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Upgraded Points then analyzed Google and Yelp reviews for each airport, noting mentions of “friendly” or “rude” staff or TSA. Mentions were compared to the total number of reviews to calculate a ratio of positive to negative interactions, with each airport scored on a scale of 0 to 5 based on the ratio of positive mentions for a possible score of 50.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

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May 15, 2024

4 Hotels with Summer Camp-Inspired Experiences for Adults

Do you long for the excitement of going away to summer camp? Nostalgic travelers interested in creating new summer camp memories have the opportunity to do so at these four luxury resorts around the world.

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May 14, 2024

These Cities Have the Most Top-Rated Bars

We all have our favorite bars, but is yours truly one of the best? A new study from Upgraded Points looked at Yelp reviews for bars specifically described as “cocktail bars,” comparing average star ratings in the 100 largest metro areas throughout the country. As a result, it uncovered what it feels are the U.S. destinations with the most highest-rated bars — and when you think cocktail culture, you probably don’t think about the city that came out on top.

Your Home Away from Home in Dallas

Open spaces, open thinking and open expression thrive at Aloft Dallas Downtown.

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May 14, 2024

4 Luxury, Boutique Hotels to Stay at in Paris for the Summer Olympics

With anticipation for this year’s summer 2024 Olympic Games ever rising, demand for travel in Paris is skyrocketing. Hotels are beginning to book out, with discerning travelers seeking properties redefining traditional hospitality for an unforgettable Parisian summer.