Monthly Archives: February 2011

Would a government shutdown derail your travel plans?

If Congress fails to work out a budget deal by Friday, the impacts on travelers could be far-reaching.

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A year after quake, Chile tourism is still on the mend

One year after an 8.8 earthquake killed more than 500 people in central Chile, the country’s $2 billion tourism industry is still struggling …

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Fla. beach towns hope spring break signals tourism rebound

A strong spring break will be an important sign the area has moved past last year’s BP oil spill.

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Reported air-traffic errors rise 81% over 2007

The Federal Aviation Administration attributes a steep rise in reported air-traffic errors to changes designed to get better data.

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Dreaming of a warm-weather getaway? Use these booking tips

This winter’s icy blasts and constant snowfalls in many parts are spawning warm-weather vacation bookings galore, according to travel provid …

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Airlines increase airfares again

The price to fly keeps inching up, and there may be no end in sight.

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Christchurch, N.Z. reeling after massive quake

Less than six months after a 7.4 earthquake hit the southern New Zealand tourism center of Christchurch, a 6.3 aftershock three miles from the …

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The germiest parts of plane travel and how to avoid getting sick

As spring break travel revs up, a cleaning expert runs down the five germiest places at the airport and on the plane and offers tips for avoiding …

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‘Amazing Race’ teams return for another round-the-world adventure

The Amazing race

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Long lines at Disney parks may be a thing of the past — in the future, that is

What would Disney theme parks be without long lines? And dare we even imagine such a world?

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