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LifeStyle: Travel

Latest Updates on Hurricane Florence and the Storm’s Impact on Travel

Thursday  18:55,   13 september 2018
travelpulse

Check back for updates on Hurricane Florence's impact on the travel industry.According to ABCNews.com, the National Hurricane Center said Florence was moving northwest at about 12 miles per hour and located 170 miles southeast of North Carolina...[...]

Hurricane Florence: Airline change waivers now extend to D.C., Baltimore

Thursday  16:47,   13 september 2018
usatoday

Southwest extended its flexible rebooking policies as far north as Maryland ahead of Hurricane Florence, which could hit the U.S. as a Category 4 storm.Those flexible-rebooking policies initially included airports in the Carolinas, Georgia and...[...]

That fake TripAdvisor review could get you thrown in prison —in Italy, at least

Thursday  16:28,   13 september 2018
bostonglobe

If you’re considering leaving a fake review on an online shopping site, here’s a new reason to think twice: It could get you thrown in prison. In Italy, at least. Needham-based TripAdvisor on Wednesday said a user in Italy was sentenced to nine...[...]

Your Guide to RiNo, America's Most Improbably Cool Neighborhood

Thursday  14:52,   13 september 2018
gq

Where to eat, drink, hike, and sleep it all off in Denver's most exciting hood.Now, as you may have heard, Denver is booming. With a burgeoning tech industry and a skyrocketing young population—some pushed out of pricier cities like San...[...]

Off the beaten track in Switzerland

Thursday  14:52,   13 september 2018
msn

Mountainous Switzerland is well-known for its cows, chocolate, and stunning scenery-- but there's more to enjoy. Here are some lesser-known Swiss travel treats. To protect its prized neutrality in the tumultuous 20th century, Switzerland wired...[...]

Cruise Itineraries Feel the Impact of Hurricane Florence and More

Thursday  14:52,   13 september 2018
travelpulse

Cruise lines are revising itineraries to avoid the path of Hurricane Florence, expected to make landfall on the East Coast on September 13. (photo courtesy of poladamonte / iStock / Getty Images Plus) Hurricane Florence is heading straight for the [...]

Hotel deception: Getting worse

Thursday  14:46,   13 september 2018
msn

"Why should the airlines have all the fun?" Apparently the hotel business gazed at the airlines' use of various fees and deceptions and decided to get into the act. As a result, the next time you book a hotel, you face some serious barriers to...[...]

Why JetBlue's New Baggage Fees Might Actually Be Good for You

Thursday  14:46,   13 september 2018
travelandleisure

Why JetBlue's New Baggage Fees Might Actually Be Good for YouThe first checked bag with a Blue fare is now $30 — a $5 increase from its previous price — and the second bag with a Blue or Blue Plus fare is $40. The third bag on all fare levels...[...]

Giant New Hotel Planned for Disney World’s Swan & Dolphin Resort

Thursday  14:46,   13 september 2018
southernliving

Big news out of The Most Magical Place on Earth! After years of speculation, the Orlando Business Journal has finally confirmed that the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort will be adding a third tower to its sprawling lakeside...[...]

TSA Might Finally Fix the One Thing PreCheck Members Have Always Complained About

Thursday  14:46,   13 september 2018
travelandleisure

TSA Might Finally Fix the One Thing PreCheck Members Have Always Complained AboutAfter years of complaints from PreCheck members, the agency could ban non-members from accessing the...[...]

Six Flags to Debut World's Tallest Pendulum Ride in 2019

Thursday  14:46,   13 september 2018
travelpulse

Thrill seekers...[...]

Hurricane Florence: Airlines have already grounded 400+ flights

Thursday  14:46,   13 september 2018
usatoday

Pre-emptive flight cancellations for Hurricane Florence have begun as the storm continues to track toward the Carolina coast. Already, more than 135 flights have been pre-emptively canceled for Wednesday and another 264 for Thursday,...[...]

World's Largest Indoor Ski and Snow Park Coming to Shanghai

Thursday  14:46,   13 september 2018
travelpulse

Wintastar Shanghai will span nearly one million square feet.Video provided by...[...]

Hurricane Florence: 624 flights grounded, airlines issuing waivers

Thursday  14:46,   13 september 2018
foxnews

The Category 4 storm, expected to affect millions this week.As of 9 a.m. Wednesday, over 624 flights had been canceled and 5,580 trips across the globe have been delayed, as per live flight-tracking service FlightAware. Additionally, 429 flights...[...]

Champagne in space: Zero-G bottle lets tourists drink bubbly

Thursday  14:46,   13 september 2018
msn

Future space tourists may be able to toast the view from orbit with fine champagne, after designers came up with a high-tech bottle made for knocking back bubbly in zero gravity. The Mumm champagne house teamed up with designer Octave de Gaulle, who [...]