WASHINGTON (TVR) – Please leave your comfort spider at home. That’s the blunt message from several U.S. airlines that start enforcing stricter rules on comfort animals starting Thursday, March 1.
WASHINGTON (TVR) – Looking to avoid germs at the airport? It isn’t the seat-back tray or the bathroom travelers need to worry about the most, according to a new study that found the germiest airport spots.
WASHINGTON (TVR) – Unions at a major global carrier planned a disruptive airline strike on Thursday, affecting tens of thousands of passengers and forcing the cancellation of many flights.
WASHINGTON (TVR) – The United States is suffering a sustained travel slump, as international visitors choose to go elsewhere, setting off alarms that a drop in visitors will cost the American economy jobs, income, and trade, a new coalition warns.
WASHINGTON (TVR) – Need a passport? It’s going to cost you even more in a few weeks, when a passport fee spikes 40%. The U.S. State Department is raising its “execution fee” on in-person passport applications from $25 to $35.
WASHINGTON (TVR) – Despite recent, high-profile, fatal derailments, America’s railroads told Congress Thursday they will fail to meet a required, year-end deadline for complete installation of Positive Train Control (PTC), a key safety system that watchdogs say would have prevented the deaths of more than 300 people.
WASHINGTON (TVR) – The Trump administration is kicking off its 2018 ‘Infrastructure Week’ Monday to highlight its $1.5 trillion plan to, in part, fix outdated airports, transit stations, and roads that would improve transportation and travel for Americans and international tourists.
WASHINGTON (TVR) – A lot of gold medals will be handed out for excellence at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, but the country’s tourism industry likely won’t be getting one.
WASHINGTON (TVR) – Hotel fees are forecast to hit a record for the just-completed year, rising to $2.7 billion for 2017, as the federal government apparently backs off a crackdown on hidden resort fees.
WASHINGTON (TVR) – The Transportation Security Administration found and seized a record number of firearms in passengers’ luggage in 2017, the agency said.