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Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic congestion nightmare

Wednesday  08:50,   17 july 2019
cnn

More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city. Over 20 million people use public transport in the greater Tokyo >>>

What's the most stressful part of your trip? Delta wants to know

Wednesday  08:16,   17 july 2019
cnbc

Delta is gathering more data from customers than ever in hopes of avoiding customer service problems and increasing customer satisfaction, its CFO... >>>

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests

Wednesday  07:50,   17 july 2019
usatoday

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló... >>>

British Couple Removed From Cruise Ship Over Missing Passport

Wednesday  04:35,   17 july 2019
travelpulse

Chris and Sarah Crook claim their dream vacation was ruined after they were removed from Regent Seven Seas Cruises' Seven Seas Explorer this past... >>>

Start Booking Now For Fall Airline Deals

Wednesday  04:35,   17 july 2019
travelpulse

Airfares expected to drop for fall... >>>

The TSA Is Testing Ways to Eventually Keep Laptops in Bags for Everybody

Wednesday  04:10,   17 july 2019
thepointsguy

The Transportation Security Administration is testing a screening method that may eventually result in passengers, even those who do not have TSA PreCheck, keeping laptops in their bags. The TSA is trying out the new screening in Las Vegas and may... >>>

Ride the world’s highest observation wheel in Las Vegas

Wednesday  04:00,   17 july 2019
10best

A ride on the world’s highest observation wheel will reward you with incredible views of Southern Nevada. Step aboard one of the High Roller’s air-conditioned pods for a 30-minute ride on this gigantic Ferris wheel, and you’ll be rewarded with a new >>>

Is Acapulco Poised to Make a Major Comeback?

Wednesday  04:00,   17 july 2019
thepointsguy

For nearly a decade, Acapulco has attracted quite a lot of negative media attention focused on drug cartel violence and corruption in both the government and the police. It’s even earned the dubious reputation of the most violent place in Mexico.... >>>

Who Should (and Who Shouldn’t) Get the Amex Platinum?

Wednesday  03:25,   17 july 2019
thepointsguy

The Platinum Card® from American Express packs a lot of punch into its metal shell. That shouldn't come as much of a surprise, given that it's both the heaviest and most expensive of the publicly-available premium credit cards. While the welcome... >>>

On a Trip Around the World, and the Plane Just Left Without Me

Wednesday  02:40,   17 july 2019
nytimes

Traveler faces a travel nightmare getting out of Brazil — and so rewrites the itinerary, spends 40-plus hours in transit and lands in the perfect place to recover : Mexico’s Costalegre. I arrived at Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport in... >>>

Cancun has a nasty seaweed problem, and tourists are staying away

Tuesday  23:36,   16 july 2019
bostonglobe

An algae named sargassum is washing up, turning beaches into a slimy, brown eyesore with a smell like rotten... >>>

Beach etiquette 101: Don't be that person every beachgoer hates

Tuesday  21:36,   16 july 2019
usatoday

When at the beach, don't set up too close to your neighbors, crank up your speakers or feed the seagulls. Plus, supervise your kids and be... >>>

How to Get a Refund From an Airline

Tuesday  21:36,   16 july 2019
lifehacker

Everyone has at least one story of a flight that was not great. You sat on the tarmac for hours only to return to the terminal. Your flight got suddenly, inexplicably canceled. Your plane was delayed by another hour, every hour on the hour, leading... >>>

A Midsommar Guide to Swedish Tourism

Tuesday  21:35,   16 july 2019
slate

Don't be the unfortunate outsider who confuses ritual suicide with pea... >>>