Spring storm keeps central US in icy grip, hampering travel

Spring storm keeps central US in icy grip, hampering travel

MINNEAPOLIS — Hundreds of flights have been canceled and roadways are treacherous in several Midwestern states as a deadly storm system stretching from Gulf Coast to Great Lakes rolls across the central U.S., bringing heavy snow, strong winds, rain and hail. All flights were grounded Saturday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport as a spring blizzard […]

Travel impacts of Blizzard Evelyn

Travel impacts of Blizzard Evelyn

A car is stuck in snow in Green Bay April 14, 2018, during Winter Storm Evelyn. (Photo submitted by Joshua Wesely) OUTAGAMIE COUNTY (WLUK) — With Blizzard Evelyn making conditions treacherous on area roadways, Outagamie County has implemented a tow ban countywide. During a tow ban, tow trucks are not allowed on those highways as […]

Don't rush to turn down work travel

Don't rush to turn down work travel

Q: My company asked me to take a six-month position at another office — in another country. It would be extra work, since I’d be responsible for my current role and the one I’m covering. Honestly, I don’t want to go. Can I turn it down? If not, is it unreasonable to ask for more […]

Why I pull my daughter out of school to travel

Why I pull my daughter out of school to travel

My husband and I love to travel. We grew up traveling with our families a lot. I tagged along on some of my dad’s work trips and have fond memories of visiting National Parks, Disney World and even Australia. My husband’s mom was a part-time travel agent and was able to find them some great […]

Fly now, pay later: Are travel loans a good deal?

Fly now, pay later: Are travel loans a good deal?

Dreaming of a spring getaway with white-sand beaches and a cool drink in your hand? A search for airline tickets can bring your dream down to earth, if the steep fares charged by many airlines outstrip your savings. What if you could book your trip today and pay for it later — without maxing out […]

TravelTriangle raises $12M to digitize India's travel bookings

TravelTriangle raises $12M to digitize India's travel bookings

TravelTriangle, a startup that is digitizing travel agencies and travel bookings in India, has raised a $12 million Series C round led by Fundamentum. The startup operates like a travel booking platform to allow holidaymakers to choose and secure their travel plans online. It also works with offline travel agents to help them offer services, […]

Trump lifts travel restrictions on Chad

Trump lifts travel restrictions on Chad

President Donald Trump signed a proclamation that will allow Chad nationals to “again be able to receive visas for travel to the United States.” | Tasos Katopodis/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Tuesday lifted travel restrictions on Chad, citing improvements in the “identity-management and information sharing practices” of the African nation, one of several targeted […]

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