Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Expect Crowded Roads During Thanksgiving Travel Period

AAA: Expect Crowded Roads During Thanksgiving Travel Period
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Travel volume during the Thanksgiving holiday period continues to increase steadily from a low point in 2008, according to data from AAA. The travel group estimates 43.6 million Americans will take trips of 50 miles or more during the Thanksgiving ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Holiday Travel: What 43 Million Americans Can Look Forward To
ABC News
As 43 million Americans prepare to travel for Thanksgiving this week, some will have to brave snow, wind and heavy rain as they trek to their holiday destinations. Bad weather will cause a rough start for some travelers expected to be on the move this ...

ABC News

Israel tourism not hard hit yet by missile attacks
He said he thinks people are watching and waiting to see what happens in Israel, Iran and Syria before making new plans to travel to the region. Late Monday, the Israel Ministry of Tourism issued a "Behind the Headlines" update via its New York PR agency.

Obama visit to Myanmar mixes diplomacy and tourism
Los Angeles Times
So went a whirlwind day for a president who showed himself willing to set aside the bloodshed in the Middle East, the "fiscal cliff" back home and other crises to mix tourism with diplomacy for a few hours in a nation struggling to emerge from decades ...

Panel: Promoting tourism in the US
Washington Post
Nick Graham, Expedia; Rhea Suh, Department of Interior; and Richard Perdue, Virginia Tech discusstourism promotion at Washington Post Live's Travel & Tourism Forum. WashingtonPostLive Production/ The Washington Post. Correction: Clarification: ...

9 Things You Should Know Before Boarding A Plane This Week
Business Insider
Over 43 million Americans are anticipated to travel 50 miles or more from home during Thanksgiving, up 0.7 percent since last year and the fourth consecutive year of growth since 2008 when Thanksgiving travel fell by 25 percent. More than 3 million ...

Business Insider

Black Friday, Cyber Monday travel deals run the gamut
But remember, even as these deals proliferate, most Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals require fast action and plenty of terms and conditions, including required travel dates and booking at specific times. You wouldn't want to lose out because you're ...

Winter Travel Survival Tips
Huffington Post
When everything goes according to plan, flying is an incredibly quick and convenient way to travel. Alas, things don't always work so well. The recent storms in and around New York City demonstrated just how much airlines can alter their operations in ...

More Bay Area travelers fleeing for Thanksgiving break
San Jose Mercury News
One of the busiest travel weeks of the year is well under way in the Bay Area, as more people are packing airports and freeways than during any Thanksgiving rush since the Great Recession began. The region's busiest airport, San Francisco International ...

USACE builds road in Helmand province, cuts travel time in half ...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is constructing a road in Helmand province, from Nawa to Lashkar Gah, in Southern Afghanistan, that already has cut travel time in half.
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Travel Gift Cards: A Thoughtful, Value-Oriented Choice | Gadling.com
By Chris Owen
Travel Gift cards and certificates from companies like airlines, hotels, cruise lines and other related services can make holiday gift giving eas.

5 Hassle-Free Travel Tips For Thanksgiving « CBS New York
By julieparise
The Couch asked associate editor of Travel + Leisure magazine, Kathryn O'Shea-Evans, to stop by to come by and give us hassle-free travel tips.
CBS New York

Thanksgiving Travel Week Forecast: A Beauty Coming Up « CBS ...
By miketoole
I am happy to report that all is quiet in the weather department this week not only in New England, but for the majority of the country.
CBS Boston

Stressfree Holiday Travel with Kids | KTXL FOX40
By fox40samcohen
Our latest "person of pinterest" has travel tips so your airport experience isn't a nightmare.

The cutting edge of travel technology - Travel Weekly
The scene played out at the Travel Innovation Summit, held in Scottsdale, Ariz., last week ....Marketing to Latinos: Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Conference ...

VIDEO: Travel Rush Is On!
Weather.com video Millions of Americans will be on the roads and in the air during the next few days. So what should we expect? We bring you the scene from ...

NTA Meets with Generation Y to Gauge Travel Preferences
Members of the Millennial Generation shared their outlook on life, travel and the tourism industry with the NTA Board of Directors this week. Millennials, also ...

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