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The Latest: Catalan president to travel to Denmark next week

MADRID/January 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political situation (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Officials say that former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Brussels to avoid arrest in Spain nearly three months ago, will leave Belgium and travel to Denmark next week to attend a university forum. Puigdemont is being sought in … Continue reading The Latest: Catalan president to travel to Denmark next week

As you travel, pause and take a look at airport chapels

January 03, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)—(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Wendy Cadge, Brandeis University (THE CONVERSATION) Traveling in the new year? It is very likely there is a chapel or meditation room tucked away somewhere in one of the airports you’ll pass through. Sixteen of the country’s … Continue reading As you travel, pause and take a look at airport chapels

Holiday travel chaos ahead after Atlanta airport outage

ATLANTA / December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — While power has been restored to the world’s busiest airport, the travel woes will linger for days. Thousands of people were stranded Monday morning at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. A sudden … Continue reading Holiday travel chaos ahead after Atlanta airport outage

Traveling agency using Instagram feeds to plan trips

December 17, 2017 (STL.News) Gone are the days when travel agencies tried to guess what kinds of stops should be integrated into your upcoming trip.  Thanks to Instagram, there’s a photo and video to accompany everything today.  One travel agency in Scotland plans to capitalize from that kind of transparency, and is now planning out … Continue reading Traveling agency using Instagram feeds to plan trips

Volcano gushing ash over Bali closes airport for a 2nd day

KARANGASEM, Indonesia/November 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A volcano gushing towering columns of ash over an Indonesian tourist island closed the Bali international airport for a second day Tuesday, disrupting travel for tens of thousands, as authorities renewed their warnings for villagers to evacuate. Mount Agung has been hurling clouds of white and dark gray ash … Continue reading Volcano gushing ash over Bali closes airport for a 2nd day

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

LAS VEGAS, NV/October 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. Analysts who closely track the finances of the city’s casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the … Continue reading Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

Travel Public Relations Firm, A New Travel & Hospitality Pr Agency, Officially Opens

New York, NY/August 9, 2017 (STL.News) – Travel Public Relations Firm, a new, full-service travel and hospitality industry public relations agency designed for tour operators, travel consolidators, tourist boards, airlines, cruise lines, railroads, and more, this week announced their comprehensive company is officially open for business. Borne from a passion for providing quality, 24-7 public … Continue reading Travel Public Relations Firm, A New Travel & Hospitality Pr Agency, Officially Opens

More court challenges expected for Trump’s new travel ban

WASHINGTON DC/June 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban is now in force, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights. The new rules, the product of months of legal wrangling, aren’t so … Continue reading More court challenges expected for Trump’s new travel ban