Travel

Despite repeated public health warnings, more Americans are expected to fly for Thanksgiving than any time since the pandemic started.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County reported more than 5,000 new cases on Thursday. That’s the highest single-day number so far in this pandemic.

CDC says to cancel Thanksgiving travel plans as hospitals reach capacity nationwide. LA isn’t far behind

LA County reported more than 5,000 new cases on Thursday. That’s the highest single-day number so far in this pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This morning California issued a travel advisory, discouraging nonessential travel and asking residents to stay home — or in the region at the very least.

State officials say you shouldn’t travel for the holidays, but Hawaii makes it easier to visit

This morning California issued a travel advisory, discouraging nonessential travel and asking residents to stay home — or in the region at the very least.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Despite a global pandemic that’s curtailed travel, longtime desert destination Palm Springs saw an unexpectedly busy summer.

Pandemic pivots keep Palm Springs jumping in the COVID era

Despite a global pandemic that’s curtailed travel, longtime desert destination Palm Springs saw an unexpectedly busy summer.

from Greater LA

Mismanagement, corruption charges, dubious design plans and a series of technical mishaps led to delay after delay since the first scheduled opening of the Berlin Brandenburg Airport…

Curse or blessing? Long-delayed Berlin airport will open amid a pandemic, nearly a decade later than originally planned

Mismanagement, corruption charges, dubious design plans and a series of technical mishaps led to delay after delay since the first scheduled opening of the Berlin Brandenburg Airport…

from Studio Berlin

Travel is down 70% compared to this time last year. That’s why the federal government gave airlines $25 billion in grants, as long as they promised to keep employees on the payroll.

$25 billion in federal subsidies has not saved the airline industry, and 40,000 jobs are on the line

Travel is down 70% compared to this time last year. That’s why the federal government gave airlines $25 billion in grants, as long as they promised to keep employees on the payroll.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The pandemic has had a crushing effect on the tourism industry in Southern California and worldwide. The leisure and hospitality industry is a huge economic driver in the region.

Many LA hotels are at risk of shutting down permanently during pandemic

The pandemic has had a crushing effect on the tourism industry in Southern California and worldwide. The leisure and hospitality industry is a huge economic driver in the region.

from Greater LA

Gina Rae La Cerva self-identifies as a feral child, wandering around alone in the arroyos outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

From Borneo to Sweden, searching for the world’s last untamed foods

Gina Rae La Cerva self-identifies as a feral child, wandering around alone in the arroyos outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

from Good Food

Californians are still traveling this summer — they’re just staying closer to home.

Tourism slowly recovers in Napa Valley and Santa Barbara this pandemic summer

Californians are still traveling this summer — they’re just staying closer to home.

from KCRW Features

More than    17 million Americans    traveled to Europe in 2018, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Travel and Tourism Office.

How banning US travelers affects Europe’s tourism industry

More than 17 million Americans traveled to Europe in 2018, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Travel and Tourism Office.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s high time to book that summer vacation, but what options for leisure travel are there in the time of a pandemic? Is it even safe to travel domestically or internationally?

What are the options for leisure travel in the time of COVID-19?

It’s high time to book that summer vacation, but what options for leisure travel are there in the time of a pandemic? Is it even safe to travel domestically or internationally?

from Studio Berlin

As the first big wave of COVID-19 infections hit San Francisco and LA, some city dwellers want to ride out the pandemic in more rural environments.

Rural California towns urge tourists to stay home to curb coronavirus spread

As the first big wave of COVID-19 infections hit San Francisco and LA, some city dwellers want to ride out the pandemic in more rural environments.

from KCRW Features

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has fouled spring break trips, long-planned vacations and overseas travel.

13,500 Americans are stranded abroad due to coronavirus travel restrictions, and are trying to get back

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has fouled spring break trips, long-planned vacations and overseas travel.

from KCRW Features

The federal government wants Americans to cancel non-essential travel.

$120 for roundtrip airfare: Millennials and Gen Z travel despite coronavirus

The federal government wants Americans to cancel non-essential travel.

from KCRW Features

We follow a customs officer doing this work at LAX, and talk to a traveler who’s been denied entry and is being sent back to Venezuela.

Deciding who gets in - and who does not - at LAX

We follow a customs officer doing this work at LAX, and talk to a traveler who’s been denied entry and is being sent back to Venezuela.

from Greater LA

Rain, a new rideshare system, and the busiest travel week of the year are likely to cause more stress at LAX.

Impending storm and new Uber rules at LAX: What’s a harried traveler to do?

Rain, a new rideshare system, and the busiest travel week of the year are likely to cause more stress at LAX.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s a new system called LAX-IT. If you fly into LAX and you want a taxi, Lyft or Uber, you must now walk or take a shuttle bus to a parking and pickup area next to the airport.

LAX is paving more space, but travelers are unhappy

There’s a new system called LAX-IT. If you fly into LAX and you want a taxi, Lyft or Uber, you must now walk or take a shuttle bus to a parking and pickup area next to the airport.

from Greater LA

Writer Nick Neely walked 650 miles from July to November 2016, starting in San Diego and ending in San Francisco. He followed the route that   Gaspar de Portolá created in 1769.

Writer retraces a Spanish explorer’s journey from San Diego to San Francisco

Writer Nick Neely walked 650 miles from July to November 2016, starting in San Diego and ending in San Francisco. He followed the route that Gaspar de Portolá created in 1769.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week on Studio Berlin, host Erik Kirschbaum delves into the BER saga.

Unpacking the Berlin Airport saga

This week on Studio Berlin, host Erik Kirschbaum delves into the BER saga.

from Studio Berlin