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Grandparents are eager to spend time with their grandchildren, and many are also eager to travel. There are many things to consider to ensure safety when going to hotels and overnight accommodations. FG Trade/Getty Images

Is it safe to stay in a hotel, cabin or rental home yet?

Taking a trip this summer? You can do a lot to prevent coronavirus exposure, but you cannot take away all risk. It is important to practice caution.
Survivors of Hurricane Matthew in 2016 spent the night on beach chairs in a ballroom at the Melia Hotel in Nassau. Reuters/Carlo Allegri

Hotels play vital role in relief efforts when disaster strikes

Hotels in the Bahamas are helping the islands recover from the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Dorian, just as they did in Florida following Irma in 2017.
The Wigwam Motel in Holbrook, Arizona, is one of the few remnants of America’s mid-20th century motel boom. Library of Congress

The twilight of the mom and pop motel

What does the shuttering of traditional roadside motels say about America's relationship with travel and freedom?

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