Port Everglades, Fla. - Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas had to be decontaminated following 54 guests and 10 crew members becoming ill with what is believed to be Norovirus following its return to port on Saturday. Norovirus is a virus commonly found on board ships and can be deadly in...
New York-based JetBlue airlines have ranked as the worst airline for on-time performance during the busy holiday periods while Hawaiian Airlines had the best on-time performance.         Statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the two busiest travel periods of the year, Thanksgiving and from Christmas to New Years have...
A California man, Robert Biggs, claimed a bear saved him from an attack by a large mountain lion near Whiskey Flats Wilderness Area in California while out bear watching. In his report to the California Department of Fish and Game, DFG, he claims he was out to bear watching when...
Lake Buena Vista, Fla. - Disney World's Epcot has opened its new Tutto Gusto restaurant and a new wine cellar as part of the Italian Pavilion's renovation at the World Showcase Lagoon section of the theme park. Epcot is one of four major theme parks located at Disney World, the...
North Korea has decided to allow tourism and is opening the door to the country, albeit just a crack. If you've ever wanted to visit North Korea but were afraid of having to illegally slip into the country and end up getting caught and accused of being a spy since...
As Hurricane Irene continues to make front page news and spirals closer to the densely populated northeast US, airports have begun preparations to close once the storm is close enough. While Florida airports readily handle such advance preparations almost as routine business, it is unusual for northeast airports and it...
A large storm is settling over the eastern seaboard of the United States and air travel is beginning to have some delays; travelers should check with their airline before leaving for the airport. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel season of the year with an estimated 23 million travelers flying over...
Both Disney and Universal have announced higher admission prices recently, which went from $82 to $85, nearly a 4% increase.  Universal was the latest to announce an increase, gaining confidence from two factors: Disney World raised its prices, and the Harry Potter attraction has remained in high demand with...
Houston, TX - Caribbean Princess at the port in Houston. Image: KHOU The Caribbean Princess was forced to return to its Houston port after 170 passengers became sick from an outbreak of the Norovirus, the same virus that forced a Royal Caribbean ship, Explorer of the Seas, to return to...
Time Magazine has come out with its list of the top 10 cleanest cities in the U.S. based on the World Health Organization's list of cleanest cities around the world. 1. Clearlake, California 2. Santa Fe, New Mexico 3.  Cheyenne, Wyoming 4.  Kahului-Wailuku, Hawaii 5.  Dickinson, North Dakota 6.  Farmington, New Mexico 7.  Jackson, Wyoming 8.  Pocatello,...