LifeStyle: Travel

LA to become first in US to install subway body scanners

Tuesday  21:06,   14 august 2018
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the[...]
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Lebanon's mountains offer cool refuge from Mideast heat

Tuesday  20:56,   14 august 2018
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FARAYA, Lebanon - The passengers' chatter on the Beirut-bound flight was far from reassuring. Taxi drivers were striking. Traffic was going to be bad. Add the heat and suffocating humidity of a typical summer day and you're hit with a[...]

Genoa's Ponte Morandi Bridge Collapses, Killing 22

Tuesday  20:56,   14 august 2018
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Four people were pulled out alive.An entire section of Genoa's Ponte Morandi bridge—an elevated stretch connecting Italy's A7 and A10 highways to bind the north to the Italian Riviera—collapsed on Tuesday, sending cars crashing hundreds of feet down [...]

North Korea Suspends Tour Operator Visas Ahead of 70th Anniversary

Tuesday  20:31,   14 august 2018
travelpulse

Tourism has been paused ahead of the massive party.According to Channel News Asia, officials in Pyongyang suspended visits by Chinese tour groups, including the popular Koryo Tours, and froze all tourist visa applications currently being processed[...]

London Attack at Parliament Called 'Terrorist Incident'

Tuesday  18:56,   14 august 2018
cntraveler

The attack occurred in Westminster, one of London's most popular areas for tourists.Early this morning in central London, a driver plowed his Ford Fiesta into a group of cyclists and the barrier gates outside the Houses of Parliament, sending[...]

System Outage Causes Delays for Spirit Airlines Passengers

Tuesday  18:50,   14 august 2018
travelpulse

While the airline said the problem was fixed, passengers are still reporting delays.According to WSVN.com, officials from Spirit announced crews had found the cause of the issue and were working to fix it, with the airline’s official Twitter account [...]

Couple lost in Wyoming ice cave for nearly 2 days rescued

Tuesday  18:41,   14 august 2018
msn

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. - A man and woman got lost inside a mazelike ice cave in Wyoming for nearly two days and were hypothermic when rescuers found them. Teton County Undersheriff Matt Carr told the Jackson Hole News and Guide that the Idaho couple had [...]

American Airlines Now Lets You Pre-Order Meals in Economy Class

Tuesday  18:41,   14 august 2018
cntraveler

Get that turkey sandwich before anyone else does!Tell us if this sounds familiar: You're cruising at 30,000 feet, ready to settle in with a meal and some Peaky Blinders after a tight airport connection. But then the meal cart finally reaches you in[...]

Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA Zoo

Tuesday  18:01,   14 august 2018
msn

LOS ANGELES - Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo. The video shows the man crossing a railing last week and sneaking up on two hippos, Rosie and Mara. He smacks Rosie on the rear and her[...]

TravelPulse Podcast: Mexico is Safe, Global Entry Rules, Fall Travel Deals and More

Tuesday  17:47,   14 august 2018
travelpulse

Host Mark Murphy shares his latest experiences, thoughts, tips and deals in the world of travel."The bottom line is I have been to Mexico seven times this year and I've never had an issue. If Mexico was so dangerous and I've got my finger literally[...]

Crew Member Dies Onboard New Carnival Horizon

Tuesday  17:41,   14 august 2018
travelpulse

The crew member was in his 30s.According to Cruise Hive, the employee, identified as Ravi Singh Bisht, worked in the Culinary Arts department since joining the cruise line in 2012. He is survived by his wife, mother, father, sister and brother, who[...]

Terror Attack in London Shuts Down Area Around Parliament Building

Tuesday  17:21,   14 august 2018
travelpulse

Police shut down the popular tourist area as the investigation continues.According to Reuters.com, British police arrested the suspected terrorist shortly after the attack on the popular tourist attraction, which left three people injured.[...]

Nikki Beach Plans Significant Expansion of its Hotels and Resorts

Tuesday  16:37,   14 august 2018
travelpulse

More than 20 new locations are planned in the coming years.Introduced in 1998 by entrepreneur Jack Penrod, Nikki Beach entered business with party-central beach clubs designed to combine the elements of music, dining, entertainment, fashion, film[...]

The Best Apps for Saving Money for Your Dream Vacation

Tuesday  14:25,   14 august 2018
travelandleisure

The Best Apps for Saving Money for Your Dream VacationMany people out there struggle to find the extra dough to put away for future trips. Between bills, rent or mortgages, student loans, groceries, other essentials, and a general “weekly fun” fund, [...]

Business owners, visitors rejoice as Yosemite reopens

Tuesday  09:56,   14 august 2018
msn

LOS ANGELES - Yosemite National Park's reopening can't come soon enough for Douglas Shaw. The 20-day closure during peak tourist season at one of the busiest parks in the U.S. cost Shaw $200,000 in lost revenue at his 120-person hotel just[...]