Friday, November 2, 2012

Northeast travel slowly resumes

Travel and Transit Service Slowly Return to New York
Following up on yesterday's post-Sandy update, it's worth taking a brief look at how the restoration of New York's transit and travel systems are proceeding. After two days of New Yorkers being all but stranded in their homes, limited bus, subway, and ...


Northeast travel slowly resumes
Fox News
"Considering how bad it is, I think the airlines have done a pretty good job," said George Hobica, who founded the travel website. He's booked on a flight from JFK to Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon and expects the flight to take ...

New York City subway travel resumes, but highways are gridlocked
Middletown Press
New York City subway travel resumes, but highways are gridlocked. Published: Thursday, November 01, 2012; Last Updated: Thursday, November 1, 2012 7:15 AM EDT. By The Associated Press. NEW YORK — New York tried to resume its normal frenetic ...

Hurricane Sandy Gas Shortage Compounds Travel Problems In ...
By The Huffington Post News Editors
The lack of working gas stations is likely to compound travel problems in the region, with the New York subway system expected to be out of action for several days and overland rail and bus services severely disrupted. In New York, gas ...
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East coast travel chaos continues with 20,000 flights cancelled | The ...
By Agence France-Presse
NEW YORK — Travel chaos from Hurricane Sandy dragged into a fourth day with roads still covered in floodwater and debris, New York's subway still closed and flights cancellations reaching nearly 20,000 Wednesday. Massive cleanup ...
The Raw Story

Superstorm Travel Tips: Scams to Avoid and More |
By Staff
Extra's” Mario Lopez caught up with CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg to get the latest traveltips for those stranded by Superstorm Sandy.

Will travel for food: Share your favorite local eateries
CNN International
(Travel + Leisure) -- Hungry travelers are seeking authentic culinary experiences at home and abroad. Steaming bamboo baskets of plump soup dumplings arrive at your table. You could be in Shanghai, China, or even San Francisco's Chinatown. But one ...

Travel pillow pampers your neck (blog)
By Kari Bodnarchuk, Globe Correspondent. The Therapedic Memory Touch Neck Pillow is no ordinary travel pillow. Its cushiony high-density memory foam instantly conforms to your neck, so you don't spend half your trip fiddling to get the best position ...

Travel to Northeast resumes slowly
Morrisville, N.C. — Travel to the Northeast is creaking back into motion Thursday now that Superstorm Sandy has receded and has allowed workers to check runways for water damage. All of New York's three major airports were open Thursday morning ...

Travel, Thoughts, and Observations
I AM writing these lines at the Charles DeGaulle Airport in Paris. I'm on transit to Abuja, after a troubling transatlantic flight which started from Los Angeles, California, through Atlanta and over the eastern part of the US, which was literally in ...

SA can be travel hub: minister
Times LIVE
Sapa | 2012-11-01 17:37:09.0. Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk. File photo. South Africa is perfectly situated to become a major travel hub for the southern hemisphere, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on Thursday. Save & Share ...

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Sistine Chapel at 500 Years: Threatened by Tourism
Discovery News
We will do this, if the pressure from tourism were to increase beyond a reasonable level and if we were to fail in resolving the problem efficiently," Paolucci said. Some 20,000 people a day –- 5 million a year –- make the Sistine Chapel the most ...

Northeast travel slowly resumes -
The busy Northeast travel corridor ground to a halt when Sandy slammed into New Jersey Monday evening. Train tunnels flooded, power went out, and forecasts of high winds forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights. New York's third ...
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Botswana Bets on Tourism, Not Hunting - Stops Issuing Permits to ...
By Mat McDermott
"Our wildlife control measure through issuance of hunting licenses has reached its limit."
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Sandy shuts down Northeast air travel - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: Superstorm Sandy grounded more than 18000 flights across the Northeast and the globe, and it will take days before travel gets back to ...

Travel to Northeast resumes slowly ::
All of New York's three major airports were open Thursday morning under reduced schedules, and some flights were departing at Raleigh-Durham International ...

Perfect crib for holiday travel season
Grand Rapids, Mich. (WOTV) - It's officially November and my type A personality is already in holiday mode! To me the holidays mean travel, and travel means a ...

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