travel

Chris Miller
January 16, 2018 - 4:26 pm
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has several flight cancellations on its board, thanks to the weather. Flights to the northeast and Texas were some of the first to come up canceled, but as the weather snarled traffic at other airports, it started affecting flights out of Amrstrong...
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Chris Miller
January 09, 2018 - 7:54 am
It's a Who Dat playoff road trip -- the Saints are on their way to Minneapolis for the divisional round of the NFC Playoffs. Calling your travel agent? Bob Bourg of Destination Management there's some interest in taking the trip up north: "We've been getting a few calls," Bourg told WWL First News...
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This undated photo provided by the Polk County Sheriff's office on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 shows Michael Lester. Authorities in Florida received a 911 call on New Year's Eve from Lester who said he was driving drunk and needed police. (Polk County Sheriff's office via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 1:37 pm
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. Polk County Sheriff's officials say the dispatcher kept him talking while directing officers to the scene. When the...
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January 04, 2018 - 7:07 am
Jennifer Kushinka reporting... If you’re flying anywhere today, you better check with your airline, as thousands of flights have already been canceled due to the winter storm socking the Southeast and coastal states. FlightAware.com says more than 3,500 flights have been canceled, including most in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks to The Associated Press about Hawaii's lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban in Honolulu. A federal appeals court panel ruled Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, that President Trump once again exceeded the scope of his authority with his latest travel ban. However, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges put their decision on hold pending review by the U.S. Supreme Court, meaning the ban involving six majority Muslim countries will remain in effect. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
December 23, 2017 - 10:37 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has ruled that President Donald Trump once again exceeded the scope of his authority with his latest travel ban, but the judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals put their decision on hold pending review by the U.S. Supreme Court, meaning the ban...
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Chris Miller
December 20, 2017 - 8:04 am
A record number of people are hitting the road for the holidays. More than a hundred million people are going 50 miles or more for the Christmas - New Year's holidays, according to AAA. "We're anticipating, over all, more than 107 million Americans traveling," said the auto club's Don Redman. "...
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Lauren Hoffman
December 12, 2017 - 2:51 pm
Airbnb is only becoming more popular and in 2017 alone 250,000 companies used the site to rent apartments, houses, or hotels for short-term lodging. According to Forbes , 90% of Airbnb revenue comes from tourism activities and personal stays. Airbnb can be very beneficial due to the fact that rates...
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