<![CDATA[Travel News & Reviews | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:16:44 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:16:44 CST Travel 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Spirits take flight at airport arrival area http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/cindy-hoedel/article89579352.html#storylink=rss Like a scene from “Love Actually,” reunions bring smiles on an evening at KCI

After a troubling week, people from a variety of cultures share a common bond

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21 new sites, from cliffs to caves, added to World Heritage List http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article90592877.html#storylink=rss Fossil-rich cliffs in Canada from 500 million years ago, sea caves used by Neanderthals, 99 artificial islands in the remote Pacific Ocean and 17 structures designed by the French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier are among 21 new sites inscribed on the World Heritage List.

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JULIE MAKINEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article90592877.html
In the middle of the Mojave Desert, a stylish oasis at Kelso Depot http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article90232312.html#storylink=rss What is your favorite offbeat spot in California? Drawn to the historical and remote, I long have fancied Kelso Depot.

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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By REED PARSELL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article90232312.html
The faces of Southern Italy http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article90232322.html#storylink=rss SANT'ELIA, Italy - When you're standing on a cliff on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, you don't look down. You look up, mumble a prayer and you jump.

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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By ALEXIS BOOK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article90232322.html
Norway in a nutshell, from fjords to mountaintops http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article90232317.html#storylink=rss A recorded voice instructed me (in several languages, including Norwegian, Japanese and Italian) to get off the train and admire the massive waterfall, Kjosfossen, to my left.

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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By LISA LUBIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article90232317.html
Congress passes aviation bill to close airport security gaps http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article89371422.html#storylink=rss Congress passed an aviation bill Wednesday that attempts to close gaps in airport security and shorten screening lines, but leaves thornier issues unresolved.

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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 17:06:07 CDT By JOAN LOWY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article89371422.html
Six hot new spots to dine in Stockton http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article88837637.html#storylink=rss It doesn't matter what draws you to Stockton's sunny streets. Whether you're Delta bound, wine-country set, or simply headed downtown for a concert or game, you'll need nourishment. Stockton's dining scene has taken off in recent years.

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JACKIE BURRELL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article88837637.html
Kansas City streetcars are back in business http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article88837642.html#storylink=rss More than half a century after one of the country's largest streetcar networks disappeared, the once-popular form of public transportation has returned to Kansas City, Mo.

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By DIANA LAMBDIN MEYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article88837642.html
Classic San Francisco theater reborn as dinner-and-a-movie site http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article88837657.html#storylink=rss Chicken-liver mousse pairs well with Colonial American horror, it turns out.

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By CARLA MEYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article88837657.html
Delta fun: 13 spots to launch a boat in Stockton http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article88837772.html#storylink=rss Heading to the Delta for some water play? Here's where to dock, launch or rent a boat - or pitch a tent, order a burger or wash your socks - at one of Stockton's dozen-plus marinas.

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By KATHY BENNETT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article88837772.html
Stockton: Water play, kayaks and yacht Airbnbs http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article88837777.html#storylink=rss My wife and I just checked into a small yacht. Overnight. It's something I'd never considered doing before, but it suddenly made all the sense in the world.

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By TONY HICKS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article88837777.html
Nearly 1 million passengers passed through Kansas City International Airport in May http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article86655502.html#storylink=rss Kansas City International Airport had its fourth-busiest May last month

Nearly 1 million passengers arrived and departed through KCI’s gates

That was an increase of 6.2 percent from May of last year

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Regarding KCI’s future, City Hall ponders a new flight path http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article85755692.html#storylink=rss With election postponed, mayor looks to business community

But corporate leaders are not yet sure of role in influencing public opinion

Interim airport improvements are already planned

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What author and humorist David Sedaris can’t travel without http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article84242397.html#storylink=rss Author David Sedaris goes on twice-yearly 45-city lecture tours

Hotels figure highly in his repeat vacation spots

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Oil flirts at $50 a barrel as summer driving season approaches http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article80108382.html#storylink=rss Americans can enjoy the cheapest prices at the pump in 11 years this holiday weekend

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline nationally was $2.31

Locally, prices averaged $2.16 a gallon on the Missouri side and $2.32 on the Kansas side

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Amid TSA problems, travelers talk about their experiences with KCI security http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article79832192.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 14:09:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article79832192.html As the TSA takes heat over long airport lines, KCI travelers take it easy http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article79795177.html#storylink=rss Congressional committee grills the TSA’s top administrator

But national screening woes so far have not been a concern at Kansas City’s airport

Some 208,000 passengers will fly in and out of KCI over the long Memorial Day weekend

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Five places to spend Memorial Day weekend in 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article77250902.html#storylink=rss Montreal, Las Vegas, Charleston, S.C., are all good choices

There are also wreath-laying events at Washington, D.C., war memorials and at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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United Airlines is worst, Alaska Airlines is best in J.D. Power survey http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article76993872.html#storylink=rss United Airlines did improve its scores from last year

Delta Air Lines ranked second among traditional carriers

Among discount carriers, JetBlue Airways had the highest ranking

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Wed, 11 May 2016 14:13:15 CDT

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Lawmakers agree on this: Airports need better breastfeeding spaces http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article72673987.html#storylink=rss Senate approves FAA bill with lactation room requirement

Sen. McCaskill of Missouri pushed for measure’s inclusion

Only 8 of 100 airports surveyed met the minimum standard

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:14:56 CDT

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Parking fees will go up May 1 at Kansas City International Airport http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article72221402.html#storylink=rss Daily maximum rate for garage parking will rise to $23

Daily maximum for circle parking will go to $15.50

Economy spaces will rise to $7.50

Hourly rates won’t increase

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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 14:12:34 CDT

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Alice Walton’s Ozarks homage to the American spirit is a successful union of site, structure and artistic treasure. http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article69222952.html#storylink=rss Alice L. Walton, the billionaire art collector, founded the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

There's no denying that money can make almost anything happen.

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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:04:15 CDT

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Ticket prices at Universal Studios Hollywood rise just like magic http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article69024982.html#storylink=rss Only a few weeks before the opening of its much-anticipated Harry Potter attraction, Universal Studios Hollywood is performing a shrinking spell on visitors' wallets.

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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 13:57:25 CDT By HUGO MARTIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article69024982.html
KCI’s passenger traffic continues to climb http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article67475342.html#storylink=rss More than 733,700 passengers arrived and departed in February

That’s up 8.8 percent from February 2015

Air cargo tonnage also was up

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The arts are pumping new life into the downtown of Tulsa, former ‘oil capital of the world’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article65472192.html#storylink=rss Tulsa is a boomtown undergoing a revitalization

“I really feel the city is going through a transition right now.”

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Disney shifts to surge pricing at theme parks http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article62898197.html#storylink=rss Prices at Disneyland, Walt Disney World will change based on season, day

Demand-based prices will range from $95 to $124 per day

Disney says it hopes changes curb chronic overcrowding in parks

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Airport workers plan disruptions in nine U.S. cities on MLK Day http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article55230855.html#storylink=rss Workers from nine U.S. airports are planning to block bridges, march through terminals and protest at airline headquarters

Actions are the latest in the airport workers’ campaign for a $15-per-hour minimum wage, a benefits package and job protections

Monday’s actions could create disruptions at airports and other locations in nine major cities

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With gasoline prices low, RVs draw a crowd in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article55104430.html#storylink=rss Mid-America RV Show at Bartle Hall continues Sunday

Cheap gas and a healthier economy have helped spark a rebound in sales

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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 17:39:46 CST

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Data KC: KCI’s growth in carriers, flights adds to steady gains http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article54534425.html#storylink=rss Airport added flights and airlines last year

Frontier, American have announced new flights for this year

Passenger totals keep rising, too

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KCI expects more than half a million holiday travelers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article50441050.html#storylink=rss Airport is ready but emphasizes arriving early

Airport police will strictly enforce ban on curbside parking

38.1 million air passengers nationally are expected, up 3 percent from a year ago

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