The US tourism industry sustained a downturn following the 2001 terrorist attacks, as travelers were reluctant to fly. After the 2008 economic crash, the effect was global and more pronounced, as individuals and families all but eliminated their travel budgets. But following both events, an unexpected trend emerged: LGBTQ travelers were more likely than theirMore
While nobody can predict exactly what shape travel will take as the COVID-19 pandemic ebbs and rises and ebbs again, several LGBTQ-friendly or -dedicated tour companies and destinations are at the forefront of travel-soon planning.More
Travel Editor Robin Catalano might be suffering cabin fever even more than the rest of us these days, but that hardly means she hasn't been exploring. And some of her finds uncover a silver lining of stir-crazy in the Information Age.More
Over the centuries, Salem has managed to steadfastly preserve its history while transforming into a modern tourism destination—one with a penchant for festivals nearly every weekend of the year, a burgeoning dining and cocktail scene, and a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination.
For locals and tourists alike, Salem Willows has been the heart of Salem for generations;
If you've never been to Portland, Maine, you'll be amazed at how this just-right sized city hums with activity in the arts, dining, entertainment, and (of course) miles and miles of gorgeous views.
The City of Portland, Maine rises above the waters of Portland Harbor, which is filled with sailing vessels and pleasure boats. The landmarkMore
Editors Note: What does it mean when we say that someone is a “pillar of the community?” How you answer depends a lot on your experiences and intersections with the people who, in your mind, help support and strengthen the areas of local life that are most important to us. In this new series, we’llMore