No more 'bar cars' on train to NYC

Apr 22, 2010
The Metro North line between New York City and Stamford, Conn. has a bar car that allows Wall Street types to have a commuter happy hour. But the state legislature is nixing them in favor of more seats. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: New York, Travel

Big money sways small Arizona town

Apr 20, 2010
The town of Tusuyan, Ariz. only has about 500 people, but Italian developers spent over $300,000 to influence a local election. The real reason: the town is situated a mile from the Grand Canyon. Claudine LoMonaco reports.
Posted In: Travel

Volcanic ash hurts U.S. exports, imports

Apr 19, 2010
The volcanic ash that's wreaking havoc in Europe is having an economic impact in the U.S. Companies are reporting inventory levels falling to dangerously low levels as supplies sit in European airports. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Travel

Volcanic ash halts European flights

Apr 15, 2010
Ash from an Icelandic volcano eruption has made it too dangerous for planes to fly. Britain shut down its airspace for the first time in its history and several other European nations followed suit. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

Schumer moves to stop carry-on fees

Apr 12, 2010
Spirit Airlines' latest $45 fee for carry-on luggage was the final straw for New York Democrat Senator Charles Schumer, who put his foot down and...
Posted In: Travel

Flying Spirit? Carry-ons may cost you.

Apr 6, 2010
Florida-based, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is going to start charging for some carry-on bags come August. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

Great Lakes shipping looks healthier

Mar 30, 2010
With the weather finally warming up, some shipping lanes in the Great Lakes have thawed out. That means there's hope that the local shipping industry may get busier very soon. Tony Arnold reports.
Posted In: Travel

Shanghai hotel makes glorious return

Mar 22, 2010
The Peninsula Hotel had its grand opening in Shanghai after its parent company was forced to take a 60-year hiatus. Scott Tong tells the story of the hotel's hey days in the 20s and 30s and how it's making its comeback now.
Posted In: Travel

Winnebago profits, but is still cautious

Mar 18, 2010
Winnebago posted its first quarterly profits in more than a year. What's that mean for the iconic maker of recreational vehicles? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Travel

Virginia commuters are in a capital jam

Mar 16, 2010
In Washington, D.C.'s Virginia suburbs, commutes of two hours each way are not uncommon. That puts a huge strain on local businesses, which are beginning to blame the state's Republican leaders. David Schultz reports.
Posted In: Travel



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