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10:47  28 january  2022
10:47  28 january  2022 Source:   mediafeed.org

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  If you’ve never heard of Lake Nona, you’re not alone but this ‘smart city’ near Orlando bets you’ll visit soon If the Orlando planned community of Celebration is often likened to something straight out of “The Truman Show” for its borderline creepy perfectionism, then a new hotel opening soon in yet another master-planned Orlando community is promising to bring something more Jetsons-esque to mind. The Lake Nona Wave Hotel, set to open in late fall …The Lake Nona Wave Hotel, set to open in late fall 2021 in the self-proclaimed “smart city” of Lake Nona, is billing itself as “the most technologically advanced hotel in the world.

  Alaska Airlines Has Cut Almost 200 Flights Out of Portland's International Airport © Paul Massie Photography/Shutterstock

Editor's Note: We know COVID-19 is continuing to impact your travel plans. Should you travel now, be sure to familiarize yourself with the CDC’s latest guidance on domestic and international travel as well as local requirements, protocols, and restrictions for both your destination upon your arrival and your home city upon your return. Be safe out there.After the surge of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, Portland Business Journal reported that Alaska Airlines has experienced "unprecedented" sick calls. Now, the airline is a lot of flights out of the Portland International Airport. According to flight data company Cirium, the airline will cut 194 scheduled flights between February and March.

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The cuts in Portland are part of the 1,200 cuts the airline is making in the first quarter of this year. Some flights being canceled means specific routes will be eliminated entirely. Alaska Airlines is cutting 59 flights from Portland to Denver, 29 to Boston, and 15 to Minneapolis in February and March.

An additional 32 flights to San Francisco, 22 to Hollywood, and 15 to both Chicago and Oakland are also being cut from Alaska's schedule with seven more flight cuts expected to be added. Alaska Airlines is Portland's largest airline carrier, with over 1,200 flights a month, local news outlet KGW8 reports.

Alaska Airlines' cancellations are part of a more significant trend of cancellations across all airlines, as carriers struggle to match flight availability with the ever-changing demand caused by COVID. If you dread flight delays and cancellations, check out Thrillist's guide to preparing to fly.


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8 Best Small Towns in Arizona — From Hiking Destinations to Cultural Hot Spots

  8 Best Small Towns in Arizona — From Hiking Destinations to Cultural Hot Spots From trendy art hubs to Wild West ghost towns, Arizona's small towns are a delight for road trippers. To help guide your exploration of the Grand Canyon State, here are eight of the best small towns in Arizona, each with a population of 11,000 people or less. Whether you're looking for adventure with hiking and zip lining or a rich history with fascinating museums, there's a small town for you.

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