Latest from Hannah Sampson

Cruises will no longer be required to follow CDC rules starting in January

The public health agency's order for cruises was scheduled to expire Nov. 1, but it will extend to Jan. 15.
  • Oct 25, 2021

A grandpa called his budget hotel room the ‘Waldorf Astoria.’ He finally stayed in a real one — in Rome.

A 91-year-old’s sense of humor during the Texas storms earlier this year turned into a trip of a lifetime.
  • Oct 25, 2021

Vacationers are flying first-class more. But why?

Some major airlines are planning for even more premium seats in the future.
  • Oct 21, 2021

Hawaii wants vaccinated tourists to return, starting Nov. 1

On Tuesday, Gov. Ige encouraged visitors to return after a plea to stay away in August.
  • Oct 20, 2021

Peak Caribbean cruise season is coming. Here’s what to know before getting on board.

Cruising is back, but the experience has changed.
  • Oct 19, 2021

Why it’s so hard to find a power outlet at the airport

Airports weren't built with 21st-century personal technology in mind. They've been trying to catch up for years.
  • Oct 16, 2021

Battles are being waged over airline refunds. Passengers aren’t always winning.

Consumer advocates welcome the pandemic-era scrutiny on refunds, but they say there's room for improvement.
  • Oct 13, 2021

Southwest’s meltdown could foreshadow a messy holiday season

Experts say a stressed air-travel system could lead to wider woes this holiday season.
  • Oct 12, 2021

Fauci says vaccine mandate for domestic air travel is not expected ‘immediately’

The chief medical adviser to the president has said he would support such a mandate.
  • Oct 11, 2021

Most of the Caribbean is under a ‘Level 4’ travel warning. Islands still want visitors.

The CDC has given more than 20 destinations in the area its do not travel warning.
  • Oct 7, 2021