CNN Travel on the move: 200 news items to know for March 1, 2018

This week in NYC, it’s you vs. Trump. You’re part of the nation’s “On the Move” series — filmed in real time around the city — that chronicles our team of editors as they…

CNN Travel on the move: 200 news items to know for March 1, 2018

This week in NYC, it’s you vs. Trump.

You’re part of the nation’s “On the Move” series — filmed in real time around the city — that chronicles our team of editors as they cover the biggest news, trends and travel stories that travel and tourism experts say will have a significant impact on the industry.

We’re not alone: From his anti-immigration rhetoric to possible changes to US visa rules, this week has been a busy one for President Trump, with the Travel Related Subcommittee reviewing the best way to weed out criminals and refugees by forcing applicants to prove their citizenship.

Let’s break down all the major buzzwords in this week’s issue. We’ll revisit some of the major reports you should know about, as well as any new developments you should check out on our sites and social channels.

6. Spring break prep goes international

The Upcoming Week

Celebrating human rights, women’s empowerment and more

At the Women’s March in Chicago on January 21, a reported 100,000 protesters marched through the Windy City in support of women’s rights and the causes and leaders of the movement. In March, it’s your turn to join the movement. Our on-the-move team is in New York City for Women’s History Month.

Story: Incredible pics of Women’s March in NYC

50. Go Cubs, Go! New Bond car jacks?

The Upcoming Week

When they win the World Series in 2016, the Chicago Cubs garnered widespread praise. What came in the wake of that win has been a different story. The team now stars in a new Bond film. And the team’s 2016 MVP Jon Lester is filling out the cast of The Bachelorette this season.

Story: Man who made the Joe Maddon run on dumb-stupid scale

60. ABC News builds their team with a young coach

The Upcoming Week

Imagine being the youngest coaching staff of an NBA team, which is exactly what ABC has done with their new coaching team. When their team won the WNBA Championship in 2015, Tom Thibodeau took the team to great heights in the last two seasons. Now he’s taking his talents to ABC’s leading national news program.

Story: With a new head coach, the Sky lift their spirits

67. The CVS on 55th street really should be renamed Bed Bath

The Upcoming Week

After a long, lonely wait, CVS is finally coming back to the iconic East 50th Street location, a staple since the 1970s, but way before the Neighborhood Drug Store reign was all-encompassing. You know it’s going to be a memorable moment when shoplifters don’t push a #TellingItTheTruth sign in front of the cash register, just to detract everyone from the pre-scheduled commercial break.

Story: CVS coming back to the Manhattan Drugs spot on 50th

76. Kayak doubles down with first ever self-driving car effort

The Upcoming Week

In light of recent autonomous car developments, travel and tourism company Kayak decided to take a leap forward into the rapidly-changing industry. While the specifics of Kayak’s new efforts are as yet unclear, we have learned that the company is working with startup self-driving car firm Luxoft on a potential aerial pilot program.

Story: Kayak is trying its hand at self-driving cars

150. Cruise gets a customer base too large to ignore

The Upcoming Week

Cruise only went public late last month, giving passengers the opportunity to own shares of an industry that could soon change the way we travel. We’ve been following the company’s move towards autonomy for awhile. Since taking control of its own fleet in January, Cruise has expanded into three additional cities to reach nearly 12.5 million passengers annually in total.

Story: Cruise’s big moment: Helping travelers fly smarter, longer and cheaper

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