My Alitalia ticket is not refundable. Why not?

When Alitalia rejects Ahmed Seloma’s ticket to Italy, he asks for a refund. But his Alitalia ticket is not refundable. Why not?
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Here’s how to get dual citizenship and a second passport

Paul Conolly is American and Irish. He’s also lucky: Dual citizenship — and second passport — may be the most coveted travel accessories for 2021. And he has them.

“Both of my parents are from Ireland, and most of my extended family is in Ireland,” says Conolly, a vice president for an IT services company in Rochester, N.Y. “I’m proud of my Irish heritage. Having an Irish passport is a tangible reminder of all that my parents gave me.”
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Here’s what travelers want from a car after the pandemic

Joseph McCormick is keeping things simple when he shops for a new car this year. He only cares about one thing: a HEPA-standard cabin air filter.

It’s not just the fear of COVID-19 that makes a filter important to him.

“I recently moved from Washington state to Nevada, and the air quality is much different here,” says McCormick, a Navy veteran and full-time college student who lives in Henderson, Nevada.

In an industry where safety features like blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assistance and adaptive cruise control are big selling points, manufacturers and car dealers are scrambling to adapt to the reality of car-buying amid a pandemic.
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This is how to find the best travel agent during the pandemic

Finding the best travel agent used to be easy. There were a lot of qualified and experienced travel advisers out there.

But then covid-19 happened. No one knows how many travel agencies closed during the pandemic. But last year, the American Society of Travel Advisors predicted that a stunning 72 percent of agents would go out of business within six months if they didn’t receive government aid.

Even with government help, the outlook is grim. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the number of travel agents will decline by almost 30 percent over the next decade.

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Airbnb disabled my account. What did I do?

Airbnb disabled Natalya Kovalenko’s account? What did she do to deserve that — and how does she fix it?
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