Home / Travel (page 3)

Travel

Couple arrested for disrupting Los Angeles-bound Delta Air Lines flight

  A man and a woman have been arrested after causing a disruption on a Delta Air Lines flight to Los Angeles, prompting the pilot to return the plane to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, airport officials confirmed Thursday. Delta flight ...

Read More »

China set to build major visitors' complex at Mount Everest base

Mount Ama Dablam is seen behind Khumjung a typical Sherpa village in Solukhumbu District also known as the Everest region.  (Reuters) Climbing Mount Everest is at the top—pun intended—of many a thrill seeker’s bucket list. And with news that the traditionally difficult ...

Read More »

Royal Caribbean passenger evacuated from cruise off Miami coast

  A North Carolina woman was evacuated from a cruise ship off the coast of Miami Beach late Thursday after experiencing a medical emergency. The woman, whose name has not been released, was aboard Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas, ...

Read More »

Australia's Great Barrier Reef sees fifth tourist death in a month

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem.  (iStock) Tourism operators at the Great Barrier Reef are reassessing visitor regulations after an elderly Japanese tourist died while snorkeling at the Australian site, making it the fifth tourist ...

Read More »

Hotel groundbreaking held at JFK Airport's historic TWA Terminal

Breathtaking photos of inside the old TWA Terminal The TWA Terminal at John F. Kennedy airport hasn’t been operational since 2001. Plans for a boutique hotel are underway, but history buffs are working to preserve the memory and integrity of ...

Read More »

Southwest plans to bring Wi-Fi to entire fleet by 2017

Southwest Airlines is planning big upgrades for all planes next year.  (Reuters File) Southwest Airlines is looking to fly above the growing pack of budget carriers. The Dallas-based company has announced two deals to expand its Wi-Fi and onboard entertainment ...

Read More »

Rio mayor-elect proposes tourist tax to reimburse visitors who get mugged

  In an effort to “shatter” Rio de Janeiro’s “negative image,” the city’s mayor-elect Marcelo Crivella has proposed a tourist tax designed to raise funds that could be used to reimburse visitors who are mugged at any point in their ...

Read More »

6 free things to do at Disney this holiday season

Disney’s “Jingle Bell, Jingle Bam!” runs through Dec. 31.  (David Roark/Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts) The holiday season is a joyful time of the year but it can also put a serious strain on the wallet. Buying presents, decorations, ...

Read More »

5 practical travel gifts that don't cost much and will actually get used

A hand-held luggage scale is a great gift for the over packer in your life.  (Amazon.com) If you love someone who loves to travel and want to surprise them this holiday season, here are some ideas for practical gifts that ...

Read More »

American Airline workers demand 'full recall' of uniforms that workers claim made them sick

 (Courtesy American Airlines) In September, American Airlines  rolled out the new uniforms for over 70,000 workers including flight attendants, pilots and gate agents. The uniform makeover was the airline’s first in 30 years. Despite the chic look of the new ...

Read More »