Travel

San Francisco Lawmakers OK Airbnb Rentals

Oct 9
San Francisco lawmakers have tentatively approved a measure that would allow city residents to rent out their homes to travelers on sites such as Airbnb.

US Adds Extra Level of Airport Screening for Ebola

By Lauran Neergaard | Oct 9
President Barack Obama calls it a "belt and suspenders" approach - an extra level of screening at five major U.S. airports to try to catch any travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries who may be carrying the disease.

Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort: A Wedding Destination for Any Season

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 8
Are you looking for the quintessential fall getaway or the perfect wedding or honeymoon destination any time of year? Cast your gaze no further than Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort.

Cruises Change Itineraries Due to Ebola Concerns

Oct 7
Several cruise lines have changed itineraries due to concerns over Ebola, canceling port stops in West Africa.

Euro Disney Gets Bailout As Shares Plummet

By Greg Keller | Oct 6
In Europe, even Mickey Mouse is getting a bailout. The Disney resort on the outskirts of Paris is getting a financial lifeline from owner The Walt Disney Company to handle rising debt and a decline in visitors at a time of economic uncertainty in Europe.

Burns Boosts Visits to FDR Presidential Library

Oct 5
Attendance increased dramatically at the FDR Presidential Library and Home in Hyde Park, New York, around the time that Ken Burns' documentary series on the Roosevelts aired on public television.

Castro Street Fair Coming Up

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 5
The 41st annual Castro Street Fair is approaching, marking its first appearance in the neighborhood since the district's gotten wider sidewalks and other improvements.

Man With Ebola Virus Flew Roundabout Trip to U.S.

By David Koenig, Scott Mayerowitz | Oct 2
The first reported case of Ebola in the United States is spooking airline investors and raising the prospect that some frightened travelers might stay home despite repeated reassurances from public-health experts.

Panama Inaugurates Frank Gehry-Designed Museum

By Juan Zamorano | Oct 1
After years of delays, Panama has inaugurated a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry that officials hope will become a cultural landmark and symbolize the country's recent economic ascent.

Chicago: Sleep, Eat & Drink Art

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 30
Chicago's 227 square miles may seem daunting, but when you start to explore the unique neighborhoods block by block, you'll discover that "nice" should never be underestimated.