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Carpaccio The Artist, Not The Appetizer, Now Getting His Due

Carpaccio The Artist, Not The Appetizer, Now Getting His Due

TRAVEL | By Trisha Thomas | Jan 15, 2023

When most people think of "carpaccio," they think of the thinly sliced raw beef appetizer made famous by Venice's iconic Harry's Bar. Few people know that the dish is named for a lesser-known Venetian, the Renaissance painter Vittore Carpaccio.

Provincetown: The Road Less Traveled

Provincetown: The Road Less Traveled

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jan 14, 2023

The popping seaside village has a long history of being a safe haven for those outside the mainstream, an enclave of diverse and inclusive writers, poets, movie stars, and more.

EU Court: Tourists May Get Refunds over COVID Measures

EU Court: Tourists May Get Refunds over COVID Measures

TRAVEL | Jan 12, 2023

Travelers whose package tours were ruined by the imposition of restrictions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic may be entitled to at least a partial refund, the European Union's highest court said.

Minimal Airline Delays, Cancellations a Day after U.S. Outage

Minimal Airline Delays, Cancellations a Day after U.S. Outage

TRAVEL | By Michelle Chapman and David Koenig | Jan 12, 2023

Delays and cancellations among flights across the United States were minimal on Thursday, a day after a system that offers safety information to pilots failed, grounding U.S. air traffic.

Flight Disruptions Cascade Across U.S. after Computer Outage

Flight Disruptions Cascade Across U.S. after Computer Outage

TRAVEL | By Michelle Chapman | Jan 11, 2023

A computer outage at the Federal Aviation Administration brought flights to a standstill across the U.S. on Wednesday, with hundreds of delays quickly cascading through the system at airports nationwide.

Bear Costumes, Dance at Popular Romanian Festival

Bear Costumes, Dance at Popular Romanian Festival

TRAVEL | By Vadim Ghirda and Andreea Alexandru | Jan 8, 2023

Centuries ago, people in what is now northeastern Romania would don bear fur and dance to fend off evil spirits. Nowadays, the custom lives on as a popular festival that has been drawing crowds of tourists.

How Kent Taylor is Reshaping the Future of Palm Springs Gay Resorts

How Kent Taylor is Reshaping the Future of Palm Springs Gay Resorts

TRAVEL | By Dan Allen | Jan 8, 2023

Palm Springs hotelier Kent Taylor is single-handedly helping reshape the diminishing Palm Springs gay resort landscape.

Travelers Rush to Take Advantage of China Reopening

Travelers Rush to Take Advantage of China Reopening

TRAVEL | Jan 8, 2023

After two years of separation from his wife in mainland China, Hong Kong resident Cheung Seng-bun made sure to be among the first in line following the reopening of border crossing points Sunday.

Hawaii Eruption not Dangerous but Offers Spectacular Sight

Hawaii Eruption not Dangerous but Offers Spectacular Sight

TRAVEL | By Audrey McAvoy and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Jan 7, 2023

The beauty of the eruption is a big draw for visitors.

Delta Says Free Wi-Fi Coming to Many U.S. Flights Next Month

Delta Says Free Wi-Fi Coming to Many U.S. Flights Next Month

TRAVEL | By Rio Mayat and David Koenig | Jan 6, 2023

Delta Air Lines will provide free Wi-Fi service on most of its U.S. flights starting in February, CEO Ed Bastian announced Thursday at the CES technology trade show.

Southwest Starts on Reputation Repair after Cancellations

Southwest Starts on Reputation Repair after Cancellations

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Jan 6, 2023

With its flights running on a roughly normal schedule, Southwest Airlines is now turning its attention to repairing its damaged reputation after it canceled 15,000 flights around Christmas.

Southwest Apologizes, Gives Customers Frequent-flyer Points

Southwest Apologizes, Gives Customers Frequent-flyer Points

TRAVEL | Jan 4, 2023

Southwest Airlines is trying to make travelers who were caught in its surge of canceled flights over the holidays feel a bit better about the airline by giving them 25,000 frequent-flyer points.

Southwest: Normal Flight Operations to Resume Friday

Southwest: Normal Flight Operations to Resume Friday

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Dec 30, 2022

Southwest Airlines said it expects to return to normal operations Friday after more than a week of widespread flight cancellations that started with a winter storm and spiraled out of control.

Southwest Airlines Flight Cancellations Continue to Snowball

Southwest Airlines Flight Cancellations Continue to Snowball

TRAVEL | By David Koenig and Heather Hollingsworth | Dec 29, 2022

Travelers who counted on Southwest Airlines to get them home suffered another wave of canceled flights Wednesday, and pressure grew on the federal government to help customers get reimbursed.

Mexican Singer Alan Estrada Comes Out, Then is Called Out for Attending World Games

Mexican Singer Alan Estrada Comes Out, Then is Called Out for Attending World Games

TRAVEL | Dec 28, 2022

With nearly 2.7 million followers on YouTube, Mexican actor/singer/social media star Alan Estrada has quite a platform. And the handsome 42-year old used it this week to open up about his sexuality. Then he had a backlash for visiting Qatar.

Flight Canceled? Experts Share Some Advice About What to Do

Flight Canceled? Experts Share Some Advice About What to Do

TRAVEL | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Dec 28, 2022

Thousands of travelers were stranded at airports or stuck on hold trying to rebook flights this week as a massive storm snarled travel in the U.S. and Canada.

Southwest Cancels More Flights, Draws Federal Investigation

Southwest Cancels More Flights, Draws Federal Investigation

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Dec 28, 2022

Southwest Airlines scrubbed thousands of flights again Tuesday in the aftermath of the massive winter storm; the government said it would investigate why the company lagged so far behind other carriers.

Extreme Cold, Travel Chaos: Woes from Deadly Storm Continue

Extreme Cold, Travel Chaos: Woes from Deadly Storm Continue

TRAVEL | By Carolyn Thompson and Jake Bleiberg | Dec 27, 2022

The deep freeze from a deadly winter storm that walloped much of the United States will continue into the week.

Holiday Travel Upended as Forecasters Warn of 'Bomb Cyclone'

Holiday Travel Upended as Forecasters Warn of 'Bomb Cyclone'

TRAVEL | By Heather Hollingsworth and Jill Bleed | Dec 23, 2022

Thousands of flights were canceled and homeless shelters were overflowing Thursday amid one of the most treacherous holiday travel seasons the U.S. has seen in decades.

Storm Adds Uncertainty to Strong Holiday Travel Demand

Storm Adds Uncertainty to Strong Holiday Travel Demand

TRAVEL | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Dec 21, 2022

Concerns about illness or inflation aren't stopping Americans from hitting the roads and airports this holiday season. But a massive winter storm might.

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