Travel

Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maids

Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maids

“There’s a huge education of the traveler that needs to occur,” she said.

Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

“William F. Mangels: Amusing the Masses on Coney Island and Beyond” runs through Oct. 26 at the cemetery’s chapel.

Rampant Ebola fear takes toll on Africa tourism

Rampant Ebola fear takes toll on Africa tourism

“I think people are less inclined to mix with others … People are now more cautious about mingling,” he said.

Hawaii town merchant: Lava is slow-motion disaster

Hawaii town merchant: Lava is slow-motion disaster

“There is the threat of his very historic, very quaint, eclectic village becoming a ghost town because of the isolation,” Hunt said after a meeting between merchants and county civil defense authorities.

Fall tourism rising: Fewer crowds, nice weather

Fall tourism rising: Fewer crowds, nice weather

Hilarye Fuller, a Knoxville, Tennessee, mom who writes a travel blog at DottingtheMap.com, figured a summer trip to Disney World in Florida would be “miserably hot and supercrowded,” so she’s going in October.

High-tech survey exposes hidden Stonehenge

High-tech survey exposes hidden Stonehenge

“New monuments have been revealed, as well as new types of monument that have previously never been seen by archaeologists,” said Professor Vincent Gaffney, the project leader.

Go For the Food: Bourbon in Louisville

Go For the Food: Bourbon in Louisville

“It’s a perfect complement to our Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour, since you get to savor the authentic distillery experience by day and then enjoy the cosmopolitan allure of the Urban Bourbon Trail at dusk,” said Eric Gregory, president of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association.

Go For the Food: Famous noodles in Bangkok

Go For the Food: Famous noodles in Bangkok

Michelin-starred chefs have come to the restaurant for tutelage in the art of traditional wok cooking over intensely hot charcoal braziers.

Elk rut begins in Yellowstone National Park

Park spokesman Al Nash says bull elk are much more aggressive toward people and vehicles this time of year, and visitors should keep a safe distance from the animals and look around corners before exiting buildings or walking around blind spots.

Low-budget Ryanair launches business-class

Marketed under the slogan “Your boss will approve,” the new ticket reverses some of the airline’s more reviled policies for fee-dazzled travelers.