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Marriott Eyes Over 30 Luxury Hotel Openings Globally in 2020

The company announced Wednesday that it has more than 185 luxury properties in its pipeline that will expand its portfolio to more than a dozen new locations, including places like Iceland, Montenegro, and the Philippines. (TravelPulse)

U.S. May Require Travelers to Be Photographed at Airports

Federal officials are considering requiring that all travelers — including American citizens — be photographed as they enter or leave the country as part of an ID system using facial-recognition technology. (U.S. News & World Report)

The Most Visited Cities in the World

Euromonitor's latest report suggests a quest for "local experience" reverberates globally, with upcoming hotspots in Croatia, Slovenia, and Sweden. (CNN)

Report: The 20 Safest Cities in the U.S.

A new study by the personal finance website WalletHub ranked the 182 safest cities in America based on three key metrics: home and community safety, natural disaster risk, and financial safety. (Patch)