Southwest Airlines left thousands of people inconvenienced in both small and big ways. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra has the story of a Chicagoland family and the milestone they missed.
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The White House announced that a new international air travel system will go into effect Nov. 8, allowing entry for fully vaccinated foreign tourists.
I spent 30 hours on an Amtrak from NYC to Miami. Here are 11 ways I made the long ride more bearable.
Insider's reporter made a lengthy Amtrak ride more comfortable by adjusting the temperature, wearing pajamas, and taking walks during stops.
When it comes to over-the-top birthday presents, Offset literally leaves no stone unturned. The bling-loving Migos rapper has already gifted his wife Cardi B “the biggest diamonds you could get” — a titanic heart-shaped affair and matching band worth an estimated $1 million or so, to be exact — followed by a pricey new Rolls-Royce […]
United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby may not want the carrier’s successful Covid-19 vaccine mandate to be a competitive advantage. But when it comes to promoting his airline over others he says to travelers, “caveat emptor” — or “let the buyer beware” — when it comes to booking flights. “Customers can book with confidence on United […]
Thai government officials on Wednesday inspected the readiness of the country's airports to welcome quarantine-free travellers, due to return next month after almost two years of strict COVID-19 rules that halted vital tourism. From Nov. 1, the country will allow vaccinated arrivals from low risk countries to return to its popular destinations like Pattaya, Chiang Mai and Bangkok. Tourism before the pandemic was a leading driver of the economy, accounting for 12% of GDP.
If you've thought about buying a second home as a vacation property, now may be a good time to do so. According to a recent report by Redfin, second-home buyer demand is slowing down, which will open...
Delta is ready to fly you wherever you want to go.
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Four months after the catastrophic collapse of Champlain Towers South, powerhouse developer Related Group is exploring a takeover of its two sister buildings — potentially setting up a messy fight between the developer and unit owners.
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Marriott made approximately $17 million from resort fees in 2019, according to a recently unsealed District of Columbia Attorney General’s lawsuit.
Singapore Started Welcoming Vaccinated Americans Today — A Day After CDC Warned Travelers Against Going
Singapore is now designated as a "Level 4" country.
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Alaska Airlines denies a labor shortage is behind it reducing flights to Seattle, disputing a claim by a Kansas airport
Wichita Airport said Alaska was cutting some flights to Seattle, Washington, "due to labor shortages." Alaska said it was a standard seasonal change.
In 2019, Jason Henrichs took 46 flights for business, traveling to cities where he stayed at hotels, dined at local restaurants, and sometimes even visited tourist attractions like the Liberty Bell. The traveling life has its perks—Henrichs, the CEO of Alloy Labs, a consortium of community banks, has Executive Platinum status on American Airlines, Gold Elite status at Marriott, and membership in not one but three private airport lounges.
Head to one of these 10 destinations across the U.S. to learn how to mountain bike. The areas boast everything you need to hit the trails on two wheels.
Elon Musk's Boring Company received Wednesday the initial approval required to build a transportation system that would shuttle passengers in Tesla vehicles via a network of tunnels under Las Vegas. The approval by Clark County officials of a special use permit and franchise agreement would allow the Boring Company to expand its Vegas Loop system beyond its current 1.7-mile footprint that connects the Las Vegas Convention Center campus to a 29-mile route with 51 stations that would include stops at casinos along the Las Vegas Strip, the city's football stadium and UNLV.
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Cruise line CEO said the move takes Windstar to the "center of the cruise industry in the U.S." The cruise line's new lease in South Florida has less space than it currently occupies in Belltown.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Individual tourists who are vaccinated against COVID-19 will be able to enter Israel from month, the government said on Thursday, further easing curbs on foreign arrivals that were imposed when the pandemic broke out. A joint plan between the tourism and health ministries and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will allow the admission of foreigners who received vaccines within the last six months from Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Sinovac and Sinopharm as of Nov. 1. Under the plan, those who have recovered from COVID-19 may also enter Israel, subject to receiving one vaccine dose approved by the World Health Organization.
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J. Alan Kent is a custom home builder and was among the 21 people on board who miraculously all walked away from the fiery crash.
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There are 45 states and 2 territories now included in Chicago's travel advisory.
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The White House announcement was warmly welcomed by the airline and hotel industries hard hit by the travel restrictions.
United Airlines Holdings Inc Chief Executive Officer Scott Kirby on Wednesday warned about jet fuel costs in the short term, as surging oil prices threaten the pace of recovery for the airline industry. "Ultimately higher jet fuel prices lead to higher ticket prices," Kirby told CNBC. Despite robust travel demand, a recent surge in fuel prices has proved painful for the aviation industry with Delta Air Lines Inc warning of a fourth quarter pre-tax loss and suggesting it might have to pass on higher costs to consumers.