Holiday travelers braved a mix of rain, sleet, snow and wind on one of the busiest travel days of the year Wednesday. As drivers faced dangerous road conditions, some who opted to fly to their Thanksgiving destinations were forced to deal with delays and cancellations at airports. Gwen Ifill reports. Continue reading
In our news wrap Tuesday, a mix of snow, rain and sleet made its way to the East Coast, threatening holiday air travel plans and creating dangerous road conditions. The same storm system is already blamed for 11 deaths. Also, Afghan President Karzai made new demands despite U.S. pressure to sign a security deal. Continue reading
On Tuesday, we reported that TripAdvisor’s 2013 Thanksgiving Travel Survey found that 40 percent of Americans plan to travel this Thanksgiving, a 7 percent increase from 2012. Their report, a survey of 1,200 Americans, contradicts AAA’s 2013 Thanksgiving Travel Forecast, … Continue reading
This year more Americans are hitting the road and traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday, but they’re also paying a higher price for it.
Creative commons photo via flickr user hiroaki maeda If you’ve longed to tour Tokyo but it’s not in your financial future, fret not — your teddy bear can go for you, thanks to Unagi Travel, the “Japan Travel Agency for … Continue reading
After day two of the government shutdown, some industries, like tourism, have already taken a hit. How might the effects spill over into other sectors of the economy and the markets? Judy Woodruff looks to Diane Swonk of Mesirow Financial and Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics for analysis and predictions. Continue reading
In 2010, your tweets helped debunk fears that Thanksgiving travel would be a nightmare due to stricter airport security measures and ‘opt-out’ protests. This year, we want to hear again first-hand about your experience flying during one of the busiest … Continue reading
Passengers aboard the Carnival Splendor are headed, slowly, in the direction of San Diego after a fire onboard Monday, facing another uncomfortable day without air conditioning or hot food aboard the 113,000-ton ship. The Coast Guard and Navy have been … Continue reading