LifeStyle: Travel

Summer Flights to Europe Will Be Cheapest They've Been in 3 Years

Thursday  18:36,   04 january 2018
Condé Nast Traveler

As if you needed another reason to visit Europe this summer.After crunching data on a cool 1.5 billion searches from October 2015 to 2017, Kayak found that overall, median airfare to Europe will ring in slightly below $700 round-trip, which is 15[...]

You pay the outside temperature at this US hotel for #bombcyclone

Thursday  18:36,   04 january 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

Though the "bomb cyclone" currently lashing parts of northeastern US and Canada may be causing general travel chaos, guests of one hotel in Boston are being invited to use the plummeting temperatures to their advantage. As part of its[...]

Airlines canceling flights at Logan ahead of storm

Thursday  15:47,   04 january 2018
The Boston Globe

Those heading to work during Thursday’s snowstorm were facing a mass transit system operating at reduced levels, and a state highway system that has shuttered some lanes usually opened during the rush hour. At Logan International Airport,[...]

Mexican Tourists Starting to Skip US Vacations

Thursday  15:47,   04 january 2018
TravelPulse

Mexican visitors to the US decreased at a rate of 3.8 percent last year.According to Reportur.com, the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that 50 percent more citizens visited Canada last year as compared to 2016. The rise in tourism[...]

O'Hare 7th among major airports for on-time arrivals

Thursday  13:50,   04 january 2018
MSN

Among the world’s busiest airports, six gave passengers better odds of arriving or departing on time last year than Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, though O’Hare’s numbers have been improving, according to a report released Wednesday by[...]

A TSA Officer Revealed 18 Surprising Secrets About the Job

Thursday  13:09,   04 january 2018
PopSugar

TSA employees see it all. Sex toys, water bottles (yes, people still forget to remove these from their bags), the occasional bag of weed - you name it. ".22 LR pen gun. Looked odd on x-ray, called an officer to check it out. Next thing I[...]

New museums, destinations and openings around the US in 2018

Thursday  02:06,   04 january 2018
Associated Press

For travelers, the new year opens up a whole new world of places to go and things to do. Here are a few notable openings and events scheduled for 2018 around the U.S.NOTABLE IN THE NEW YEARThe Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania is scheduled [...]

Disney World’s Worst Attraction May Finally Be Closing for Good

Thursday  00:45,   04 january 2018
Travel + Leisure

While most Disney attractions around the world are beloved by the fans who ride them, even the Mouse can make a mistake. When it comes to Magic Kingdom, many fans would agree: that mistake is Stitch’s Great Escape.  While most Disney[...]

Despite the hassles of air travel, 2017 was a good year for flyers -- here's why

Wednesday  20:10,   03 january 2018
Miami Herald

You may not have enjoyed flying in 2017, but at least you were safe. According to two airline safety groups, there were no recorded accidents on large passenger jets in 2017, making 2017 the safest year on record. The bad news: Passengers suffered[...]

Delta retires venerable Boeing 747 workhorse with farewell US flight

Wednesday  20:07,   03 january 2018
FOX News

Delta Air Lines is flying the last of the country’s 747s from its hub in Atlanta to Pinal Airpark — an “airport graveyard” — in Manara, Ariz. DELTA PILOTS MAY HAVE INCENTIVE TO FLY OLDER, LOUDER PLANESThis particular plane, a 747-400 model operating [...]

This Is Why The World’s Best Airport Will Stop Making Final Boarding Announcements

Wednesday  20:07,   03 january 2018
Reader's Digest

If you tend to be one of the last people to board a plane, you know the value of a final boarding announcement. Hearing one can make you change your pace toward the gate from a speed walk to a full-out sprint. But people traveling through Changi[...]

Where the Travel Industry is Headed in 2018

Wednesday  20:07,   03 january 2018
TravelPulse

Crystal ball predictions on a range of travel facets.After all, this year created a lot of fodder for jokes and[...]

Flying on Thursday? Some airlines are letting you rebook flights without a fee

Wednesday  18:22,   03 january 2018
The Boston Globe

If the snowy weather ahead is disrupting your travel plans, you may not be entirely out of luck. Some airlines will be waiving cancellation and rebooking fees for passengers whose travel plans may be impacted by the near-blizzard conditions expected [...]

Rat boards flight at Oakland airport, forces cancellation

Wednesday  18:22,   03 january 2018
Tribune News Service

Alaska Airlines is calling in an exterminator after the company says a rat boarded one of its planes at Oakland International Airport and forced it to cancel the flight. Alaska Airlines is calling in an exterminator after the company says a [...]

This Hotel Offers Puppy Cuddles on Demand

Wednesday  01:15,   03 january 2018
Travel + Leisure

Travelers who miss their furry companions while on the road can now book a puppy cuddle on demand. The Hotel Nikko San Francisco has appointed a “Canine Operating Officer” in charge of visiting guests and dispensing dog kisses. U Travelers who[...]