Sunday, March 7, 2021

Delta extends block on middle seats

BY DONALD WOOD TRAVELPULSE/TNS As some airlines in the United States announced they would once again book their flights to capacity. Delta Air Lines revealed it...

Flying somewhere? Here are some must-haves for plane travel

CHRIS SWEDA/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Packing bags for a trip can be stressful, but there a few things travelers should make sure they...

A new respect for motels

Outdoor corridor lodging getting second looks due to social distancing efforts. BY ROGER VINCENT LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS After many years of being looked down on, motels are...

Reporter’s next assignment is in SENEGAL

Florida Courier’s Penny Dickerson will be writing aboard the Africa Mercy, a hospital ship. PHOTO BY...

Federal Maritime Commission investigates cruise line refunds

BY THERESA NORTON TRAVELPULSE/TNS The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is looking into how long it is taking for customers to get refunds for cruises canceled by...

Study: Hotel price, ratings more important than brand name

BY ALEX TEMBLADORTRAVELPULSE/TNS Expedia Group asked consumers, what’s more important — price, guest ratings...

Experts reveal best time to book holiday flights

BY KERRI WESTENBERG STAR TRIBUNE/MINNEAPOLIS/TNS In a year like no other, when indoor gatherings are suspect and family gatherings may be scrapped, who knows what the holidays...

Record number of guests visit theme parks

BY MARJIE LAMBERTMIAMI HERALD/TNS Florida’s theme parks saw a big jump in attendance in...

CDC warns against Thanksgiving travel; urges small gatherings

BY TIM DARNELL THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA — The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its Thanksgiving coronavirus guidelines on last week, warning against...

More travel restrictions to Cuba take effect

AL DIAZ/MIAMI HERALD/TNS American Airlines executive Gabriel Crespo greets travel agents on the tarmac as they arrive in Cienfuegos on American...