| Jun 10, 2014
I think the State Department needs to issue a directive: "If a strong travel warning has been issued regarding a foreign country, the U.S. shall make no effort to free a citizen who may be caught and detained there." ("Tourist from Ohio is detained in...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The nation's airlines continue to pack passengers on domestic flights at record rates by limiting the number of seats and planes they add as demand grows, according to the latest federal data.
The percentage of filled seats on domestic flights grew to...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Suddenly Mexico has returned as a hot cruise destination. Disney Cruise Line comes back to the West Coast for Baja cruises from San Diego in fall 2015. Also, Carnival Cruise Lines resumes its seven-day itineraries to Mazatlan starting in October.
| May 30, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Angelica Lopez went to great lengths to save a few bucks on a planned seven-day cruise to the Virgin Islands this month.
The West Covina resident joined with 32 other people to get a group discount on the cruise. She then booked a cheap flight to the...
| May 28, 2014
Be flexible: If you are traveling to Florida, for example, check the prices to fly to the various airports near your destination. Flying to Tampa could be up to $200 cheaper than flying to Sarasota.
Sign up for airfare price alerts: When travelers put a...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Question: What if you have airline tickets to a country and near the departure date the State Department says this is a dangerous area to travel to? What are the chances of getting a change of destination? Refund? Credit to use tickets later? I'm speaking...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Egypt has gotten more bad news on the tourism front, announcing a decline of nearly one-third in the number of foreign visitors in the month of March from the year before.
The tourist industry, which makes up 11% of Egypt’s gross domestic product,...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:53 AM
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Howard County and the surrounding region Friday as heavy rainfall soaks the area.
The warning will be in effect until 12:15 p.m. Friday, according to the NWS.
As of 9:27 a.m. Friday,...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Ten people died Friday when two explosions shattered a Nairobi market, even as hundreds of British tourists were evacuating the country because of warnings of an increased terror threat.
Kenya's National Disaster Operation Center said 76 people were...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Four people were killed and dozens others were hospitalized after a charter bus headed west on Interstate 10 near Blythe crashed and overturned early Wednesday when the driver tried to avoid steel pipes that were strewn on the highway from a jackknifed...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
The declaration of martial law in Thailand on Tuesday marked a dramatic political turn for the Asian country that's been in the grip of civil strife the last six months. But what does the army's promise of restoring order mean for travelers who have...