Michael Cappetta

Michael Cappetta is a travel writer with over 10 years of experience in journalism and television news.

Michael Cappetta is a travel writer with over 10 years of experience in journalism and television news. His travel writing expertise stems from his diverse background, which includes roles as a television news producer, reporter, and camera operator for NBC News, ABC News "Nightline," and Discovery's "Deadliest Catch." As a former news producer, Michael gained invaluable travel experience while covering historical events across the globe. He enjoys exploring new places and encourages travelers to venture beyond the usual tourist spots.

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Latest from Michael Cappetta
This is the view from the runway of the airport in Provo, Utah. This shot was taken from a passenger jet and shows a lineup of private planes and hangars. In the distance is a snow covered Mt. Timpanogos.
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Aerial view of colorful umbrellas on sandy beach, swimming people in blue sea at summer sunny day. Sardinia, Italy.
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A Boeing 787 Dreamliner of the airline Norse Atlantic Airways stands at the gate before the first flight from the capital's airport BER to New York (JFK)
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A boardwalk leading to Likuliku Lagoon Resort on Malolo Island in Mamanucas, Fiji
Score 40% Off Flights to Fiji, Australia, and More — but You'll Have to Book Soon
Travelers head toward their gates after passing through a TSA security checkpoint at Denver International Airport
These Airports Will Let Passengers Reserve a Spot in the Security Line Ahead of Time
 A Frontier Airlines plane lands at San Francisco International Airport
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Exterior and the pool at Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Score Major Savings on Your Orlando Trip With These Deals on Theme Parks, Hotels, and More
A Spirit Airlines plane lands at Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada
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A Norse Atlantic Airways 787 airplane flying over land
Score Flights to Europe for As Low As $189 This Summer — How to Book
Crowds of people walk through San Antonio Airport during Memorial Day Weekend
Memorial Day Weekend Is Expected to Break Travel Records — What to Know About Busy Airports, Weather, and More
Icelandair airplane flies between Reykjavik and Barcelona
Icelandair Just Launched a Direct Flight to Reykjavik From This U.S. Airport
A rendering of the Norwegian Viva cruise ship under the night sky
Nominate Your Favorite Teacher for a Free Norwegian Cruise
A Southwest Airlines airplane in flight
Score Flights to Hawaii, More for As Low As $59 With This New Southwest Sale
A crowd near Delta's check-in counters at Boston Logan International Airport
How to Actually Prepare for Busy Airports This Memorial Day Weekend, According to a Delta Exec
A Spirit Airlines A320 landing at Portland International Airport into a setting sun.
Spirit's $50 Flight Sale With Tickets to Miami, Las Vegas, and More Ends Tomorrow
Travelers are dropped off at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, CA
This Airport Just Ranked 'Angriest' in the U.S. — Here's Why
SNCF train in Paris
These Are the Most Affordable Ways to Travel Around Europe This Summer
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX-8 on a tarmac
Southwest's Pilots Just Voted to Strike — What to Know
Punta Cana
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Asian woman shopping online for flight tickets on airline website with laptop
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Las Vegas Airport
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Relax area in airport terminal
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Aerial view of the outdoor patio at Rancho Pescadero
Hyatt Just Announced a 20% 0ff Sale at 1,000 Properties — What to Know