Coronavirus hits cruising industry where it hurts most — new business

"I don't want to be involved in a worst-case scenario," said one would-be passenger. "Cruises are off the table until they figure this out."

Travel Navigator: Value your time instead of just saving some money

Online travel sites promote deals that include flights with long connections or circuitous routings involving multiple carriers, and hotels located far away from your intended destination.

Travel Navigator: Value your time instead of just saving some money

Online travel sites promote deals that include flights with long connections or circuitous routings involving multiple carriers, and hotels located far away from your intended destination.

On Europe’s slow trains, the rewards are right outside your window

Trundling across Europe at a snail’s pace offers many simple pleasures: the landscape gradually opening up in front of you, a warm summer breeze blowing through an open window, and clocking each sleepy provincial station as they come and go.

On Europe’s slow trains, the rewards are right outside your window

Trundling across Europe at a snail’s pace offers many simple pleasures: the landscape gradually opening up in front of you, a warm summer breeze blowing through an open window, and clocking each sleepy provincial station as they come and go.

Southwest asks passengers to notify staff of ‘unwelcome behavior’ in preflight briefing

The effort comes as major airlines have seen an uptick in onboard harassment incidents in recent years and have struggled with how to combat it.

Southwest asks passengers to notify staff of ‘unwelcome behavior’ in preflight briefing

The effort comes as major airlines have seen an uptick in onboard harassment incidents in recent years and have struggled with how to combat it.
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Travel Navigator: Be aware that credit card benefits for travelers are vanishing

Travelers who don’t know about the changes may find out the hard way when they take vacations with the assumption that their cards cover them. That’s why it’s so important to check your card benefits now.

On Lake Titicaca in Peru, villagers want to draw tourists — but on their own terms

Our itinerary in Peru had included Machu Picchu, but this morning vista of Lake Titicaca surpassed the splendor of those ruins, whose images on calendars and coasters, snow globes, and refrigerator magnets are burned so deeply in the mind that the reality seemed almost derivative.

Travel Gear: Solgaard Carry-On Closet 2.0

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Travel insurance probably doesn’t cover it if you cancel a trip to China

There is limited cancellation coverage for coronavirus under most standard travel insurance policies, say industry professionals.

Field-Tested Travel Tip: Speak up if your vacation rental doesn’t meet expectations

Landlords want you to post a positive review and a good one will bend over backwards to fix any problems.

Personal Journey: Decades-long hospitality in a corner of Rome

In the time before the internet and the Travel Channel, I was one of four twenty-something Nebraskan farm kids who bought Instamatic cameras and cheap airline tickets to Rome.

Personal Journey: Diving in Thailand brings peace, but not initially

I have swum with entire schools of triggerfish near Cozumel, Mexico, that showed none of the aggression of that Thai titan.

Frontier Airlines is adding flights to three new cities out of Philly

Starting in late April, the low-cost carrier will offer a daily direct flight to Los Angeles. In May, Frontier will begin daily flights from PHL to Boston, and it will fly three times a week from PHL to Chicago.

Coronavirus screening expanding to Philadelphia International Airport, while Free Library cancels Chinese New Year events

Philadelphia International Airport will be part of an expanded list of airports where the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will screen travelers for coronavirus.

The completely correct guide to eating and drinking on a plane

A flight attendant recommends cleaning your tray table and being mindful of other passengers (who don't want to smell what you're enjoying).

On the tourist — not campaign — trail in Iowa

The politically minded will focus on the policies, positions, and personalities of the POTUS hopefuls, but I was more interested in the datelines — the destinations and attractions that will be here long after the politicians have moved on to another state, another election.

Travel Gear: Tile Pro Bluetooth Tracker

Click the app’s “find” function to page an object — car keys, purse, backpack, eyeglass case, camera -- within up to a 400-foot Bluetooth range

A pilgrimage to the stark desert landscape that inspired painter Georgia O’Keeffe

She left New York and found what she needed in a quiet adobe village in the painted desert around the Rio Chama river basin — a small but strong community, a farm-to-table food supply, a fallout shelter — and then she got on with her work.

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