- Miami's Little Havana: A Working Class Neighborhood Turns Tourist Hot Spot
NBC News, Monday - 03/27/2017 - 10:47 AM
Miami's Little Havana has seen a spike in tourism from all over the world, as the working class neighborhood is now a cultural hot spot.
- American Airlines Seeks China Southern Tie-Up as Traffic Booms
New York Times, Monday - 03/27/2017 - 07:17 AM
If an agreement is struck, the Texas-based carrier could gain better access to the growing ranks of Chinese tourists looking to cross the Pacific.
- The Getaway: Those Pesky Airline Fees and How to Avoid Them
New York Times, Monday - 03/27/2017 - 05:00 AM
$12 for a blanket, $35 for a carry-on bag, $200 to change a flight: Where does it stop?
- Study: New Orleans tourism records: 10.45M tourists, $7.4B
Washington Post, Sunday - 03/26/2017 - 12:47 PM
A new study says New Orleans has broken a tourism record set before Hurricane Katrina, with nearly 10.5 million visitors in 2016. The record had stood at 10.1 million since 2004, the year before the hurricane struck.
- In the winter that won't quit, resorts extend their ski and board seasons. Ready to hit the slopes on July 4?
Los Angeles Times, Sunday - 03/26/2017 - 04:47 AM
What a winter. What a wedding cake. From Tahoe south, California ski resorts have enjoyed a remarkably generous season, getting as much as 60 feet of snow in some areas and more than 40 feet in Mammoth. Many resorts have already extended their seasons, and some plan to fire up the lifts until the
- Police reopen Hawaii beach after suspicious item examined
Washington Post, Sunday - 03/26/2017 - 12:47 AM
Honolulu police have reopened a popular beach that was evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious item in the water that turned out to be a flare, Hawaii News Now reports.
- The Netherlands' original pop-up tulip garden opens. Here's what a drone saw over Keukenhof.
Los Angeles Times, Friday - 03/24/2017 - 12:47 PM
Tulips are popping up at Netherlands’ famed Keukenhof gardens near Amsterdam, which opened Thursday for the spring season. Millions more, plus daffodils and other plants, will flower over the next few months until the show ends in late May. Peter Bakker snapped photos via a drone, showing the neat
- Travel Tips: How to Entertain Children on the Road
New York Times, Friday - 03/24/2017 - 06:00 AM
Plan stops, play card games on flights, limit television and tablet time, and don’t forget the minibagels.
- In Homage to India’s Jewel Culture
New York Times, Friday - 03/24/2017 - 05:09 AM
Two jewelers are establishing a museum in Jaipur, India’s gem capital, for precious objects, from jewelry to hair ornaments and toe rings.
- Bites: A Barcelona Restaurant With a Dash of Creativity
New York Times, Friday - 03/24/2017 - 12:01 AM
Giuseppe Padula, the chef at Cometa Pla, is from southern Italy and aims to present sophisticated, healthy food.
- Legislative Committee Delays Decision on Education Funding Reform
Hartford Courant, Wednesday - 03/22/2017 - 08:47 PM
Unable to reach consensus on the best way to reform the state's education cost sharing formula, the legislature's Education Committee pushed forward a placeholder bill Wednesday that includes only a provision for a study to determine how much it costs to adequately educate students. "If there had
- Porto: Wine, hills and sunsets in Portugal’s 2nd city
Washington Post, Wednesday - 03/22/2017 - 04:47 PM
I was lost, looking for port wine caves dug into hills across the bridge from Porto. I trudged up a hill and rounded a blind corner, sidling against a stone wall to avoid tour buses flying toward me, when I stumbled on the highlight of my day: a nearly empty tasting room and private wine-cellar tour.