Travel

  • Blame game over ‘codeshare’, as my Mother’s Day treat fails to take off
    The Guardian45 minutes ago

    Blame game over ‘codeshare’, as my Mother’s Day treat fails to take off

    Directline Flights insist it gave customer the correct information. Gatwick, meanwhile, says it makes clear which flights are “codeshare” on its departure boards but you, of course, were only looking at check-in screens.

  • The Latest: Vehicle tow chain sparked small California fire
    The Canadian Press6 hours ago

    The Latest: Vehicle tow chain sparked small California fire

    Authorities say that one of the smaller wildfires in Northern California was sparked accidentally by a vehicle tow chain dragging on the ground and was not arson. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said the driver had been towing a recently acquired trailer. The office had opened an arson investigation

  • The Latest: Vehicle tow chain sparked small California fire
    The Canadian Press6 hours ago

    The Latest: Vehicle tow chain sparked small California fire

    Authorities say that one of the smaller wildfires in Northern California was sparked accidentally by a vehicle tow chain dragging on the ground and was not arson. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said the driver had been towing a recently acquired trailer. The office had opened an arson investigation

  • How to Decide Which American Airlines Credit Card You Should Apply for
    GoBankingRates6 hours ago

    How to Decide Which American Airlines Credit Card You Should Apply for

    American Airlines gives customers the option to choose from several credit cards to take advantage of the American Airlines AAdvantage program. Members earn miles by flying American, or a participating partner, which can then be redeemed for more flights, upgrading your seat or hotel and rental car reservations

  • Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging
    The Canadian Press8 hours ago

    Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Park officials also advised visitors to expect limited lodging and food services at Yosemite, one of the busiest national parks in the U.S., as it gets back to full speed following the longest closure in decades. In Montana, hundreds of people were hastily evacuated from Glacier National Park where

  • Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging
    The Canadian Press8 hours ago

    Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Park officials also advised visitors to expect limited lodging and food services at Yosemite, one of the busiest national parks in the U.S., as it gets back to full speed following the longest closure in decades. In Montana, hundreds of people were hastily evacuated from Glacier National Park where

  • TSA Tests 3D Scanners for Carry-On Bags at 15 Major Airports
    ValuePenguin9 hours ago

    TSA Tests 3D Scanners for Carry-On Bags at 15 Major Airports

    Is a shorter line coming to an airport near you?

  • Uncertainty looms over Canada's cannabis tourism, but ambitions are high
    The Canadian Press12 hours ago

    Uncertainty looms over Canada's cannabis tourism, but ambitions are high

    Longtime marijuana advocate Neev Tapiero is ready for the cannabis-driven tourists to come, and he's not waiting for legalization to roll out the welcome mat. The former dispensary owner anticipates an influx of visitors eager to try Canadian weed once recreational use is legalized Oct. 17, and

  • Uncertainty looms over Canada's cannabis tourism, but ambitions are high
    The Canadian Press12 hours ago

    Uncertainty looms over Canada's cannabis tourism, but ambitions are high

    Longtime marijuana advocate Neev Tapiero is ready for the cannabis-driven tourists to come, and he's not waiting for legalization to roll out the welcome mat. The former dispensary owner anticipates an influx of visitors eager to try Canadian weed once recreational use is legalized Oct. 17, and

  • CNBC14 hours ago

    Southwest Airlines limits emotional support animals to cats and dogs. Pigs on no-fly list.

    Starting in September, Southwest Airlines will join other carriers tightening rules for support and service animals on board its aircraft.

  • Southwest Airlines limits emotional support animals to cats and dogs. Pigs on no-fly list.
    CNBC14 hours ago

    Southwest Airlines limits emotional support animals to cats and dogs. Pigs on no-fly list.

    Starting in September, Southwest Airlines will join other carriers tightening rules for support and service animals on board its aircraft.

  • This is the most liveable city in the world
    CNBC15 hours ago

    This is the most liveable city in the world

    This year, a European city took the title from seven-time winner Melbourne, Australia. The Global Liveablity Index 2018 gave the winning city stellar scores in the healthcare, education, infrastructure and culture and environment categories.

  • This is the most liveable city in the world
    CNBC15 hours ago

    This is the most liveable city in the world

    This year, a European city took the title from seven-time winner Melbourne, Australia. The Global Liveablity Index 2018 gave the winning city stellar scores in the healthcare, education, infrastructure and culture and environment categories.

  • Ruble slump hits Russians' wallets, not their support for Putin
    Reuters15 hours ago

    Ruble slump hits Russians' wallets, not their support for Putin

    "It's painful and it's unpleasant, but it won't change my politics," Nikolayev said of the ruble shedding 10 percent of its value against the dollar since the end of July, driven down largely by new U.S. sanctions on Russia. "People don't really understand the dynamics

  • WestJet axes twice-daily run from Deer Lake to Halifax
    CBC15 hours ago

    WestJet axes twice-daily run from Deer Lake to Halifax

    A twice-daily flight from Deer Lake, on Newfoundland's west coast, to Halifax is being discontinued as of Oct. 28. "It's disappointing news, but not totally unexpected," says Jamie Schwartz, CEO of the Deer Lake Regional Airport. WestJet introduced the flights between Deer Lake and

  • CBC17 hours ago

    3 Canadian cities make top 10 on global ranking of most livable cities

    Three Canadian cities have placed in the top 10 of a global ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit of the world's most livable cities, with Vienna dethroning perennial favourite Melbourne for the first spot. Calgary placed fourth, Vancouver was sixth and Toronto ranked seventh. Melbourne was

  • Yellowknife will have a new downtown visitor centre … eventually
    CBC17 hours ago

    Yellowknife will have a new downtown visitor centre … eventually

    The City of Yellowknife has a new visitor services strategy designed to bring in more tourists, and plans to open a new visitor centre downtown. In a special council meeting on Aug. 13, city councillors unanimously approved the strategy, including opening a new visitor centre downtown. The current

  • Parisians object to 'unsightly' public urinals
    Reuters Videos18 hours ago

    Parisians object to 'unsightly' public urinals

    A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals, particularly one installed on the tourist hotspot of Ile Saint-Louis. Locals have written to the town hall to demand its removal and are planning a petition. Jonah Green reports

  • How We Saved Money Living the Good Life in Costa Rica
    GoBankingRates22 hours ago

    How We Saved Money Living the Good Life in Costa Rica

    Living abroad helped this couple pursue their dreams.

  • Airbnb wants to make it much easier for you to plan a trip with your buddies
    Digital Trendsyesterday

    Airbnb wants to make it much easier for you to plan a trip with your buddies

    Airbnb is planning a bunch of new features that'll make arranging trips with friends and family a much more collaborative experience. It includes a way to add co-travelers to a trip so you can more easily develop an itinerary.

  • Mexico: Lopez Obrador expands plan for Yucatan tourist train
    The Canadian Pressyesterday

    Mexico: Lopez Obrador expands plan for Yucatan tourist train

    Mexico's president-elect announced an even more ambitious proposal for a train on the Yucatan peninsula Monday that would link nearly all the region's main tourist draws and cost double or more than the previously announced figure. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had campaigned on building the tourist

  • Mexico: Lopez Obrador expands plan for Yucatan tourist train
    The Canadian Pressyesterday

    Mexico: Lopez Obrador expands plan for Yucatan tourist train

    Mexico's president-elect announced an even more ambitious proposal for a train on the Yucatan peninsula Monday that would link nearly all the region's main tourist draws and cost double or more than the previously announced figure. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had campaigned on building the tourist

  • CBCyesterday

    Travellers urged to confirm bookings as Sinorama loses operating licence

    Consumer Protection B.C. is warning customers with bookings through Richmond company Sinorama Travel Vancouver Inc. to confirm their travel plans have been booked and paid for, after the company's licence was suspended. "We are concerned that Sinorama customers won't get the travel they

  • Georges Island 'a beautiful opportunity waiting to happen,' says MP
    CBCyesterday

    Georges Island 'a beautiful opportunity waiting to happen,' says MP

    Andy Fillmore wants to find a way to get more people to Georges Island. "This island is like a tantalus that we can see, but we have trouble touching," the Halifax MP said Monday. While it sits in the middle of Halifax harbour, Georges Island gets few visitors each year other than for special