Tuesday, October 30, 2012

US airlines cancel flights, hotels book up before hurricane

US airlines cancel flights, hotels book up before hurricane
Chicago Tribune
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Sandy will likely cause financial headaches for U.S. airlines that canceled more than 7,000 flights to and from the Northeast corridor on Sunday. Hotels in the region were busy handling cancellations for guests who could ...

Travel Plans Thrown Into a Tailspin
Wall Street Journal
Thousands of people were stranded Sunday as U.S. airlines canceled nearly 8,000 flights through Tuesday ahead of the two storm systems converging on the East Coast. With Hurricane Sandy looming, airlines suspended operations at airports from ...

Upcoming eclipse inspires travel to Australia
San Francisco Chronicle
... them from overseas, are expected to travel to Australia to see the eclipse. Most will be in the Cairns-Port Douglas area in Queensland. It's unusual for a total eclipse to be visible from a resort area, said Kerri Anderson, spokesperson for Tourism ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Travel Abroad In Your Own Backyard
Huffington Post
I am walking beneath Tibetan prayer flags at dusk, watching an Asian bull elephant bathe itself with grass and straw in front of a dusty orange ball of a sun. Two gibbons swing hand-over-hand across vines above; flying foxes with four-foot wingspans ...

Relational Tourism
Huffington Post
You can learn a lot about someone from their home. Travel is similar. If you can't stay with local people, the next best thing is to stay inside a local's home. You can learn as much about the culture of a place from looking at the landscapes and ...

Hurricane Sandy flight cancellations, travel information: Airport, train ...
Hundreds, if not thousands, of travelers could be stranded in South Florida Monday and Tuesday as Sandy batters the Eastern Seaboard. At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, more than two dozen arrivals and more than three dozen departures ...


Travel comes to standstill in Greater Baltimore
You might as well grab a Snickers. Because closings, delays and debris caused by Hurricane Sandy have Maryland's transportation agencies advising Baltimore-area residents not to go anywhere for a while. The U.S. Coast Guard nixed all cruises heading ...

Hurricane Sandy grounds thousands of flights, disruptions spread to overseas ...
Washington Post
NEW YORK — Hurricane Sandy grounded thousands of flights in the U.S. northeast Monday and upended travel plans across the globe, stranding passengers from Hong Kong to Europe. The massive storm threatens to bring a near halt to air travel for at least ...

Sandy Causes Some Travel Cancellations in Lynchburg
Lynchburg, VA - Hurricane Sandy is stalling travel plans for millions of people along the East Coast Monday. Lynchburg's Amtrak has shut down Monday and Tuesday since its line runs up the Northeast Corridor right into Sandy's path. Officials say if ...

Frankenstorm Strandings: Travelers Can Only Wait Out Sandy
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Airlines waived penalty fees for changing reservations ahead of Hurricane Sandy, though travelers have to travel on rebooked tickets by Nov. 4, giving them only about a week to reuse tickets. However, if flights are canceled, airlines have to provide ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Broome officials: Avoid unnecessary travel
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy, Broome County Executive Debbie Preston, and Emergency Services Director Brett Chellis meet with local officials, on Monday morning at the Sheriff Administration Building, in the Town of Dickinson, to discuss the ...

Hurricane Sandy Impacting Travel In Colorado « CBS Denver
By matthewbuettner
Airlines have canceled 5000 flights nationwide in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Most of the flights are along the East Coast, but the storm is still impacting travel in Colorado.
CBS Denver

Hurricane Sandy Airlines: Storm Affects Worldwide Travel, Grounds ...
By The Huffington Post News Editors
NEW YORK -- Hurricane Sandy grounded thousands of flights in the U.S. northeast Monday and upended travel plans across the globe, stranding passengers from Hong Kong to Europe. The massive storm threatens to bring a near halt to air ...
The Huffington Post | Full News Feed

All Things Travel: Hurricane Sandy « CBS Boston
By Doug Saffir
Travel plans at Logan Airport and Black Falcon Cruise Terminal were starting to change on Sunday afternoon.
CBS Boston

Hurricane Sandy Might Affect Your Air Travel « CBS Chicago
By Rachel Brown
Sunday is typically a heavy day for air travel and right now, everyone is trying to beat Hurricane Sandy.
CBS Chicago

Best in Travel 2013 - Top 10 countries - Best in Travel - Lonely Planet
Read Best in Travel 2013 - Top 10 countries for travel tips, advice, news and ... Now the bitter conflict is over, investment is fuelling the tourism industry, and ...

Leading Mexican tourism companies and associations commit to the ...
Fourteen of Mexico's major tourism companies and associations have signed commitments to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, joining the growing ...

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