Monday, August 27, 2012

Airlines to customers: You can't wear that

Airlines to customers: You can't wear that
In the early years of jet travel, passengers dressed up and confrontations over clothing were unimaginable. They're still rare — there aren't any precise numbers — but when showdowns happen, they gain more attention as aggrieved passengers complain ..."Last week, Arijit Guha, a graduate student at Arizona State University, was barred from a Delta flight in Buffalo, N.Y., because of a T-shirt that mocked federal security agents and included the words, "Terrists gonna kill us all." He says the misspelled shirt was satirical and he wore it to protest what he considers racial profiling."

'Trip Flip' takes California couple on NY vacation
New York Daily News
A California couple was treated to a whirlwind surprise trip to New York City for theTravel Channel's “Trip Flip,” packing in more adventures in three days than most locals experience in a lifetime. The intrepid tourists took some swings with Babe ...

New York Daily News

NYC Shootings Strike a City That Prizes Tourism
ABC News
That's exactly the message city officials have strived to send for the past two decades, making aggressive efforts to combat crime, to turn once-seedy Times Square into a G-rated entertainment district — and to cast tourism as an economic-development ...

ABC News

Storm forces GOP to scrap first day of convention
Reince Priebus, the Republican Party chairman, told reporters on an early evening conference call that no state delegations had changed their travel plans because of the storm. ''Everyone is planning on being here and we hope we are up and running and ...

Travel south for exotic plants, creatures
Coshocton Tribune
Earlier in the summer, I wrote about the trip to the Grand Canyon and the difference in the terrain. This past week, I rode the ol' Harley-Davidson down south to Georgia and Florida. Going through West Virginia and Virginia is always nice with the ...

solo travel | travel orders | our life in the foreign service
By Alex
Everyone should at some point in life travel somewhere in the world completely alone. Last week I did just this: wandered around Paris by myself for a day.
travel orders

BMWK Weekend Travel Guide: Sundays in the Redwoods is Back ...
By Kirstin Fuller
Jamaica's legendary Reggae band 'Third World.' Marsha Ambrosius, Jeffrey Osborne and Avery Sunshine perform.
Black and Married With

9 Reasons To Quit Your Job And Travel The World | Thought Catalog
By Taryn Adler
Almost one year ago today, I left my job, sublet my apartment, and booked a one-way ticket to Mumbai. Between bathing elephants in India, teaching English in Laos and trekking through the jungles of Indonesia, I've learned a lot about life.
Thought Catalog

What Airlines Consider “Appropriate” Attire For Travel « CBS Dallas ...
By atgarciacbsnews
Airlines passengers are learning more about what is considered "appropriate" attire for traveling on an airplane.
CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Are travel packages cheaper? - Yahoo! Answers
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Omega Travel Recommits To Continue Providing Excellent Travel ...
One of the world's largest companies specializing in travel insurance and assistance, OmegaTravel has continued to offer a variety of plans that meet all ...

You will be met on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by a representative of ArabicaTravel and drive north to the Aberdares region where you will ...

Travel tech Q&A: OzForex's David Higgins
I prefer to travel as light as possible. My Android smartphone does just about everything that I'll need to do whilst on the move in a small package. Also, noise-cancelling headphones make all the difference between being able to enjoy a movie on a ...


Travel Photo Contest 2012 winners
Washington Post
Travel Photo Contest 2012 winners. There were majestic peaks mirrored in mountain lakes, storm clouds brewing over wind-whipped oceans, the cobblestoned streets of European cities and the dusty lanes of Asian and African villages. In the end, the1,400 ...

South Florida tourism officials, attractions preparing for weather
... home or travel elsewhere. In Miami-Dade and Broward, visitors bureaus prepared to set up in county emergency operations centers and help hotels in evacuation zones find places inland where they could send guests if necessary. Broward tourism chief ...

Scabs of War and Tourism in Colombo, Sri Lanka
USA TODAY (blog)
By Brian Spencer. Tip too much and I'll feel like a clueless, imperialist white globetrotter blithely handing out bills like penny candy to the little people in an exotic land who “need it more than you do.” I'll feel like a walking piggy bank, this ...

Are Travel Websites and Hotels Fixing Prices? (blog)
"The fact is that a consumer is led to believe that if he or she looks through a whole bunch of websites, you're gonna find the best deal," Mark Orwoll of Travel + Leisure magazine tells NBC News. "The fact is, that's a shame because there is really no ...

Travel photo contest: Vote for your favorite
Washington Post
Travel photo contest: Vote for your favorite. Share: More >. Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · Reddit · StumbleUpon · Digg · Delicious. top: -5px;">Google +1. 0 Comments. « PREVIOUS. 1 of 15. NEXT ». 'While traveling in Bosnia-Herzegovina with my great ...

Professional photographers offer tips on improving your shots
Washington Post
Pros get those shots reliably, even at the old standards of tourism (Eiffel Tower, anyone?). So why is it that when we travel to the same spot, our shots look nothing like what we see in magazines? We asked some pros to pick favorite images that typify ...

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