Saturday, October 13, 2012

Chicago travel

  • Chicago companies poised to join airfare options market

    Robert and Heidi Brown are co-founders of BitBend, a Chicago-based travel service that plans to enter the airfare options market in the near future.

  • Highlights of Chicago film fest travel far from Hollywood

    In "Gimme the Loot," a loose, disarming bit of larceny - and one of the bright offerings of the 48th Chicago International Film Festival - director Adam Leon's Bronx-bred characters live to tag.

  • Bulls Prepare for Trip to Champaign

    Tom Thibodeau gave his team the day off on Wednesday, but it's back to work at the Berto Center on Thursday as the team prepares to travel to Champaign to play the Cleveland Cavaliers at Assembly Hall on the University of Illinois campus on Friday.

  • News to use

    Depending on departure date, the air add-on from Chicago is about $100 per person. ... The Online Vacation Center has 15-night Hawaii Islands cruises, round trip from San Diego, with veranda staterooms from $1,999 per person double occupancy.

  • Travel plans throw husband for a loop

    I am physically barely able to endure such travel. My balance is bad and walking is extremely painful for my legs and hips.

  • Probe raises questions about air-traffic control at Chicago's O'Hare

    advertising. CHICAGO - Federal transportation investigators released a preliminary report Monday about two near midair collisions at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport that raises questions about air-traffic control at one of the world's busiest ...

  • Los Angeles revives traffic jam warnings for "Carmageddon 2"

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Car-crazed Los Angeles is preparing for a weekend of potential traffic gridlock that has earned the nickname "Carmageddon 2" amid fears drivers might not heed warnings to stay off the roads during a massive 53-hour freeway ...

  • World watch

    At least eight people, including a young girl and an elderly woman, have died in Spain as a result of floods brought on by downpours, regional officials said.

  • United raises fares by up to $10 per round trip CEO Rick Seaney says the fare increase doesn't affect sale prices for off-peak winter travel that were introduced Tuesday by Southwest Airlines and widely matched by others.

  • Villas-Boas undaunted by Spurs trip to Man United

    LONDON (Reuters) - The jury is still out on Andre Villas-Boas but whether or not the Portuguese coach goes on to re-stock Tottenham Hotspur's trophy cabinet, he will succeed or fail by sticking to his beliefs.

  • Travel Trends: where Torontonians like to fly

    A flight to, say, New Orleans might first stop in Chicago. Or a trip to Prince George, B.C. or Hong Kong might start with a flight to Vancouver.

  • Untangle your mess

    The good: This is a simple and inexpensive product that is invaluable when you're trying to pack, unpack or simply organize your things for a trip. The fasteners are lightweight, take little space and are brightly colored so they are easy to find ...

  • Roy Lichtenstein's career in focus in major retrospective opening at National ...

    The first retrospective of Lichtenstein's career since his death in 1997 opens Sunday at the National Gallery of Art, which holds one of the largest collections of the artist's work.

  • Shuttle Endeavor films Toyota commercial, passes obstacle enroute to LA home

    Early Saturday, the shuttle rolled past Inglewood City Hall toward a scheduled stop at the Forum, where it was greeted in the arena's parking lot by a throng of cheering spectators ahead of its trip further east on Manchester Boulevard. Another tricky ...

  • Wild coyotes at home in Chicago's suburbs

    But, the concept of coyotes in urban settings like America's third largest city, Chicago, seems an unnatural oxymoron, but natural adaptation is changing that paradigm.

  • Travelling to a different beat

    Defeated by rain and a lack of traffic, Kerouac slunk back to New York and took a Greyhound to Chicago, a journey he glossed over in a single paragraph.

  • Getting Around Chicago During the Marathon

    More Photos and Videos. Get ready for Gridlock Chicago. The annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon expects 45,000 runners to participate in Sunday's event and over a million spectators to watch, leading to street closures and traffic jams around the city.

  • Navy Pier's popularity likely in how it's viewed

    In Chicago, some things always seem to make for pretty sure bets. The Cubs will lose. This or that politician will serve time.

  • Business travel growth slowing: study

    CHICAGO (MarketWatch) -- Europe's economic woes, a slowdown in China and stubbornly high unemployment in the U.S. are expected to take a bite out of business travel growth this year, according to data released Tuesday by a trade association.

  • Air traffic controllers' strike grounds Libya flights

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Air traffic controllers at Tripoli's international airport staged a strike on Sunday that halted most flights in and out of Libya, airport workers said.

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