TRAVEL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRAVEL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247047-68/ebola-cdc-travel-countries.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247047-68/ebola-cdc-travel-countries.html.csp">U.S. warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE STOBBE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T13:43:20.271-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 01:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The outbreak in those West Africa countries has killed more than 700 people this year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the risk of the deadly disease coming to the United States remains small. The last time the federal agency issued such a travel warning w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582470472014-07-31T13:43:20.271-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T13:43:20.271-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247047@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:43:20 MDT House OKs bill to let airlines advertise fares before taxes, fees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234216-68/fees-taxes-travel-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234216-68/fees-taxes-travel-airlines.html.csp">House OKs bill to let airlines advertise fares before taxes, fees</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN FRAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T19:50:46.815-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In a victory for airlines and their workers’ unions, the House rejected consumers’ complaints and easily passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added. The bipartisan legislation would roll back federal regulations that since 2012 have required ads to most prominently display the full ticket price. Under the bill, the base price could be the figure most prominently shown in ads and ticket-selling websites ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582342162014-07-28T19:50:46.815-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T19:50:46.815-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234216@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:50:46 MDT Man who died of Ebola raises air-travel fears http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234320-68/ebola-health-sawyer-travel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234320-68/ebola-health-sawyer-travel.html.csp">Man who died of Ebola raises air-travel fears</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTA LARSON </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MARIA CHENG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T19:54:58.437-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">DAKAR, Senegal • No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say he died days later from Ebola, one of the deadliest diseases known to man. Now health workers are scrambling to trace those who may have been exposed to Sawyer across West Africa, including flight attendants and fellow passengers. Health experts say it is unlik...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582343202014-07-28T19:54:58.437-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T19:54:58.437-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234320@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:54:58 MDT House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58234160-79/fees-taxes-airlines-price.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58234160-79/fees-taxes-airlines-price.html.csp">House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN FRAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T17:38:02.1-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In a victory for airlines and their workers’ unions, the House rejected consumers’ complaints and easily passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added. The bipartisan legislation would roll back federal regulations that since 2012 have required ads to most prominently display the full ticket price. Under the bill, the base price could be the figure most prominently shown in ads and ticket-selling websites a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582341602014-07-28T17:38:02.1-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T17:38:02.1-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234160@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:38:02 MDT Man posed as airline worker to get free travel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58175277-79/myers-airline-travel-non.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58175277-79/myers-airline-travel-non.html.csp">Man posed as airline worker to get free travel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:47:01.991-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Federal officials say that a Georgia man posed as an airline employee to score cheap travel and resold the tickets for thousands of dollars. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles said that 37-year-old Gilbert Myers Jr. of Atlanta remained in custody Friday on $75,000 bond after pleading not guilty to mail-fraud charges. Officials said Myers was arrested earlier this week at a hotel in Beverly Hills, California, after agreeing to meet a ticket buyer who turned out to be an undercover...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581752772014-07-11T17:47:01.991-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T17:47:01.991-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175277@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:47:01 MDT Expedia agrees to buy Wotif for $658 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58156948-78/wotif-expedia-com-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58156948-78/wotif-expedia-com-million.html.csp">Expedia agrees to buy Wotif for $658 million</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T10:35:01.576-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bellevue, Wash. • Expedia Inc. says it has agreed to pay $658 million for Wotif.com Holdings Ltd., an online travel company that covers the Asia-Pacific region. Expedia said Sunday it offered $3.09 per share in cash, a 30 percent premium over Wotif’s average price last week. Wotif sells hotel bookings and air travel through brands including Wotif.com, lastminute.com.au and travel.com.au. The company had revenue of $71.1 million during the last six months of 2013. Expedia said the deal needs the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581569482014-07-07T10:35:01.576-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T10:35:01.576-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156948@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:35:01 MDT New Ford CEO gets $5.25M pay package, options http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58142173-79/fields-company-ford-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58142173-79/fields-company-ford-million.html.csp">New Ford CEO gets $5.25M pay package, options</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T09:21:02.32-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 09:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • New Ford CEO Mark Fields will get a pay package worth more than $5.25 million this year as he takes over for the retiring Alan Mulally. He’ll also get stock and options that could drive that figure much higher. And the company will restore his use of a private jet to travel back and forth from his home near Miami. Ford revealed a portion of Fields’ compensation Wednesday in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Dearborn, Mich. company says it will disclose the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581421732014-07-02T09:21:02.32-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T09:21:02.32-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142173@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:21:02 MDT House alters reporting of lawmakers’ free trips http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139418-68/disclosure-forms-ethics-lawmakers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139418-68/disclosure-forms-ethics-lawmakers.html.csp">House alters reporting of lawmakers’ free trips</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN FRAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T19:32:08.252-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 07:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The House is no longer requiring lawmakers to report some free trips they take on the annual forms they file about their personal finances, drawing fire from advocates of more transparency in government. Legislators will still have to report details about their travel on the House clerk’s website, which is less commonly monitored by reporters, watchdog groups and others than the financial disclosure reports. That website information is publicly available and is far more specific th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581394182014-07-01T19:32:08.252-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T19:32:08.252-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139418@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:32:08 MDT Mountain West holiday travel projected to rise 1.5 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132131-78/travel-percent-aaa-holiday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132131-78/travel-percent-aaa-holiday.html.csp">Mountain West holiday travel projected to rise 1.5 percent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob MIms</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:18:11.833-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than 3 million residents of the Mountain West region are expected to board planes, trains and automobiles during the Fourth of July weekend, the AAA reports. That is a 1.5 percent hike over travel volumes during the same holiday period in 2013 for the region that includes Utah, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and Arizona, according to AAA spokeswoman Rolayne Fairclough. AAA no longer breaks out its travel projections for states individually, but Fairclough said Utah t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132131@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT European transit workers’ protest snarls taxis, trains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58055357-68/paris-drivers-european-london.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58055357-68/paris-drivers-european-london.html.csp">European transit workers’ protest snarls taxis, trains</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LORI HINNANT and GREGORY KATZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T10:30:29.297-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 10:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Roads snarled in London, Paris and several other major European cities Wednesday as taxi drivers and train workers protested new technology they say endangers passengers and gives upstart enterprises an unfair advantage. Drivers of London’s famed black cabs refused to pick up fares and drove at a snail’s pace through Trafalgar Square — creating nightmarish gridlock — and travelers in France were hobbled not only by the taxi slowdown but also by strikes on the national train network and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580553572014-06-11T10:30:29.297-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-11T10:30:29.297-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58055357@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:30:29 MDT