RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Tourism and Leisure Industry

A collection of news and information related to Tourism and Leisure Industry published by this site and its partners.

Top Tourism and Leisure Industry Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Winter storm cancellations: your 'rights'

    Although the big Thanksgiving storm didn't disrupt air travel as much as many expected, a lot of travelers were still inconvenienced -- some seriously, some only slightly. And although that storm is history, winter is just beginning, and you may well face...
  • Disneyland’s holiday tweaks twinkle with seasonal magic

     
    The scattered nature of Southern California’s expansive urban grid is never more noticeable than during the winter holidays. While lights […]...
  • Holiday gift guide 2013: ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Thrones’ and more

     
    You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...
  • Disney's 'It's A Small World' Goes on New Ride as Web Series

    Disney has launched an animated web series based on its theme park ride "It's a Small World." The first installment, which launched Friday, revolves around the Indian holiday Holi (see below). A Jolly Holi Day - Ep 1 - It's a Small World on Disney Video...
  • What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?

    What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?
    Ask travelers what the federal government did for them this year, and you'll probably get a shrug, at best -- or a rant about sequestration, national park closings and the Transportation Security Administration, at worst. But there's actually a...
  • When corporate grinches dress up as Santa: A holiday peeve

    'Tis the season when consumer companies fall all over each other trying to show their charitable sides. No one should have anything against that. What's irksome, however, is when they try to enlist us, the customers, in their marketing efforts, as...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks' director: 'Such an advantage' shooting in L.A.

    John Lee Hancock's new film, "Saving Mr. Banks," about Walt Disney's efforts to persuade testy British author P.L. Travers to make her "Mary Poppins" novels into a screen musical, is one of an increasingly rare breed: a studio picture shot in Los Angeles....
  • Disney parks look to video games to step up live-action playtime

     
    In the late 2000s Walt Disney Imagineers were tasked with solving a problem that doesn’t typically crop up at Walt […]...
  • Do you have enough time to make your flight connection?

    Do you have enough time to make your flight connection?
    When Mike Conrad bought an airline ticket from Washington, D.C., to Berlin, the last thing he considered was his connection in Frankfurt, Germany. But the flight, booked through United Airlines and operated by Lufthansa — an arrangement known as...
  • LAX shooting: Thousands of frustrated passengers stranded

    In the aftermath of a shooting at LAX on Friday that left one Transportation Security Administration dead and three others wounded, stranded air travelers were trying to make new plans or find their way home. The roads are blocked off near the...
  • Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs

    Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry ice bombs outside Toontown at the amusement park last spring pleaded guilty Monday and was immediately sentenced to 36 days in jail. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach was accused of planting two...