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  • Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'

    Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'
    Apparently unfazed by the current congressional proposal to undo its earlier airline passenger protection rules, the Department of Transportation proposed a set of new, additional consumer protections. The most important deals with fees: DoT proposes that...
  • 24 hours in Disneyland? So long, happy place

    It was not a pretty sight. Staggering through the exit turnstiles of California Adventure, I was stricken with the sort of randomly anxious thoughts I have not experienced since my hardest drinking days. If cotton candy is green and slightly tangy...
  • Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan on the seamy underbelly of Singapore

    Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan on the seamy underbelly of Singapore
    The former Baltimore journalist Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a fashionista who doubtless looks pulled-together even when she's sick in bed, a woman with a taste for Narciso Rodriguez gowns and Manolo Blahnik shoes. She also delights in fine food and wine...
  • Officials: Midway, O'Hare resume normal activity

    Officials: Midway, O'Hare resume normal activity
    Airlines are reporting normal operations this morning at O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport after smoke at an Elgin air-traffic center Tuesday led to widespread delays and cancellations. No major issues were being reported at either of...
  • Disneyland Raises Ticket Prices

    Disney has raised ticket prices at Disneyland as the summer theme park-going season is about to heat up. Admission prices for a single ticket to the park in Anaheim, Calif. for guests 10 years old and up is now $96, an increase of $4. An adult park...
  • Disneyland raises prices, and it won't matter. Here's why.

    Disneyland raises prices, and it won't matter. Here's why.
    Disney may be right: It is a small world after all. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for another price increase at the company’s Anaheim theme parks. Over the weekend, the Happiest Place on Earth also became the Even More...
  • Disney park crowding reveals options: Hike rates or expand

     Disney park crowding reveals options: Hike rates or expand
    "The Happiest Place on Earth" has become one of the most crowded. Tourists and annual pass holders are flooding Disneyland and California Adventure in large numbers, causing headaches for guests and park officials. Waits for rides often stretch over...
  • Disneyland, the happiest, most crowded, most fleecing park on Earth

    Disneyland, the happiest, most crowded, most fleecing park on Earth
    They don't call Disneyland the Magic Kingdom for nothing: It takes a lot of hocus pocus to make an expansive outdoor space sicken people with claustrophobia. Even more magical is that people continue to show up in record numbers, even as they're being...
  • Hotel with exclusive indoor water park is rising near Disneyland

    A big hotel with its own indoor water park is being built near Disneyland as a growing Wisconsin resort operator brings a new tourist attraction to Southern California. Construction officially started Wednesday on a $300-million woodsy-themed inn and...
  • Rule proposed to make airlines disclose bag fees, other charges

    Rule proposed to make airlines disclose bag fees, other charges
    Airlines and travel agents would be required to clearly spell out baggage and other passenger fees under a rule proposed Wednesday. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx proposed the rule requiring airlines and travel agents to disclose online...
  • Code share? Who cares? DOT -- so its proposed rule seeks transparency

    Code share? Who cares? DOT -- so its proposed rule seeks transparency
    Airline code shares may not be something most fliers care about, but the U.S. Department of Transportation thinks they should. It has proposed a new rule that would require airlines and ticket agents to clearly display the information on their websites....