Measles outbreak in Japan puts travel plans for some Hong Kong tour groups on hold

Measles outbreak in Japan puts travel plans for some Hong Kong tour groups on hold

A measles outbreak in southern Japan has prompted one Hong Kong travel agent to cancel several trips it had planned to the area. Nearly 70 people in the popular tourist destination of Okinawa have contracted the highly infectious disease, local government officials said. However, a leading city doctor has said he is “not too worried” […]

Editorial: Criticism of Burgum's travel spending misses the mark

Editorial: Criticism of Burgum's travel spending misses the mark

Here are some facts to keep in mind. The two-year travel budget for the North Dakota governor’s office, with a staff of 18, is $55,000. A third of the way through the budget biennium, travel spending for the office was $247 short of one-third of the budget. So the idea that Gov. Doug Burgum’s administration […]

AAA Travel Hosts Vacation Showcase

AAA Travel Hosts Vacation Showcase

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo – As the summer approaches, many are putting their vacation plans in motion, and for those seeking information from a vacation advisor, they had the chance today during the AAA Travel Vacation Showcase. A variety of travel agencies met at the Doubletree Hotel for the showcase. People in the Grand Valley are […]

Millennials change the way they travel for business

Millennials change the way they travel for business

Young people are spending more than ever before, but in a very selective way, experts say Dubai: Amid the rise of disruptive technologies and changing habits, millennials are reshaping the travel sector, according to a number of industry executives. From business travellers to tourists, young people are adopting new methods of booking trips, and looking […]

The 5 Best Travel Makeup Brushes

The 5 Best Travel Makeup Brushes

Packing for your next trip is a formidable challenge in and of itself. You don’t need the added worry of stressing out over which makeup brushes should or shouldn’t make the trip with you. That’s why investing in the best travel makeup brushes can make packing your bags for your next getaway that much easier. […]

EPA head showed penchant for travel, drivers even before DC

EPA head showed penchant for travel, drivers even before DC

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Scott Pruitt’s penchant for travel and concerns about security were notable even before he became head of the Environmental Protection Agency, according to newly obtained records that show that as Oklahoma’s attorney general he frequently traveled out-of-state for appearances before conservative groups and used an office investigator as a driver. As […]

Airline Travel Is Really Safe. Let's Keep It That Way.

Airline Travel Is Really Safe. Let's Keep It That Way.

You can learn a surprising amount about airline safety by listening to this 8-minute YouTube audio: The voices are those of an air traffic controller in Philadelphia and Tammi Jo Shults, the pilot of Southwest Airlines flight 1380, who made an emergency landing there on Tuesday after one of the plane’s engine’s failed catastrophically.  “Could […]

Meet Me in Mongolia: How Aging Aircraft May Dictate Kim-Trump Venue

Meet Me in Mongolia: How Aging Aircraft May Dictate Kim-Trump Venue

“It’s really hard if you only have a 2,000-mile radius,” said David H. Rank, who previously served as the acting United States ambassador to China. Locations in the United States and Europe were in the running, a senior administration official said on Wednesday, though the situation was fluid. Here are some options being discussed: Europe […]

New asylum-seekers free to travel from Greek islands, court rules

New asylum-seekers free to travel from Greek islands, court rules

ATHENS (Reuters) – A top Greek court has ruled that asylum-seekers newly arriving on Greek islands from Turkey should no longer be held there while their applications are assessed, court officials said on Wednesday. Asylum-seekers have been prohibited from traveling beyond five islands since March 2016, when the European Union agreed a deal with Turkey […]

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