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  • Airline passengers at front lines of dispute over China air zone

    Airline passengers at front lines of dispute over China air zone
    TOKYO -- Although she is a seasoned traveler who frequently flies the route between Tokyo and Hong Kong, Kazuyo Ito confessed to some preflight anxiety as she checked in Thursday for Japan Airlines Flight 29. "It is a little scary," said the 59-year-...
  • More hotels are catering to Chinese travelers

    More hotels are catering to Chinese travelers
    Yu Chao Liang and his wife saved a few bucks recently by checking into a mid-price chain hotel in Santa Monica for a two-day business trip from Suzhou, China. But they were not impressed. In the room, they found no slippers, teakettles or...
  • Holiday gifts to fuel that wanderlust

    Holiday gifts to fuel that wanderlust
    A pop-up book and a smartphone prop. A pretty little poncho and a sturdy, stylish tripod. A comfy new pillow and a little lamb that lulls you to sleep. These are some of the finds that just might wind up on your wish list — or your shopping list for...
  • Budget-friendly options for solo female travelers

    Budget-friendly options for solo female travelers
    Question: I am a single woman, and none of my single friends has the money to take a vacation. And my married friends want to travel with their spouses. Yet everything I see is geared for two. I don't want to have a stranger as my roommate at a resort, on...
  • Ticket agents fined for violating disclosure rules

    Ticket agents fined for violating disclosure rules
    When travel agents sell an airline ticket, they are required by federal policy to disclose the airline you will be flying. So far this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation has issued six fines, totaling $430,000, to travel agencies that have...
  • Letters: Cruising for a customer revolt

    Re "Rigid cruise line doesn't cut slack even for cancer," Column, Nov. 15 Norwegian Cruise Line may be unmoved by the sudden and serious illness that caused a Times reader and her husband to cancel their trip; perhaps this Times reader may be able to...
  • In Dallas, events mark the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination

     In Dallas, events mark the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination
    DALLAS — The city's official commemoration event, "The 50th: Honoring the Memory of President John F. Kennedy," will be Nov. 22 in Dealey Plaza and includes historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough reading excerpts from some of...
  • Cruise line unmoved by customer's cancer emergency

    Cruise line unmoved by customer's cancer emergency
    You probably aren't entitled to much flexibility from a cruise line if you cancel a trip several days before the ship sails. Unless, that is, you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with cancer, in which case you'd think a cruise line or any business...
  • NTSB chief criticizes federal regulators for lax tour bus oversight

    NTSB chief criticizes federal regulators for lax tour bus oversight
    The head of the National Transportation Safety Board chastised federal regulators Thursday for lax oversight of the tour bus and commercial trucking industry, citing in particular a deadly San Bernardino County bus crash in which the driver lost control,...
  • Review: 'Miracle on South Division Street' is breezy, heartfelt

    Review: 'Miracle on South Division Street' is breezy, heartfelt
    A supposed visitation by the Virgin Mary to a blue collar Buffalo, N.Y., neighborhood begets unforeseen revelations for a family of Polish American Catholics in the Colony Theatre’s charming West Coast premiere of Tom Dudzick’s holiday comedy,...
  • For travelers stuck in LAX shooting, getting refunds should be easier

    For travelers stuck in LAX shooting, getting refunds should be easier
    Airlines and hotels don't have the best track record for showing compassion to travelers who face emergency situations. Refunds and fee waivers can be hard to come by. But Manhattan Beach resident Laura Mandracchia experienced a very different level...