Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Missed Connection or Canceled Flight? 6 Tips for Getting What You Want From an Airline

Tips for using social media effectively when you are trying to resolve a travel disaster, from a canceled flight to a missed connection.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/20/travel/flight-issues-airline-help.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Want Faster Airline Customer Service? Try Tweeting

Tired of endless phone trees and long hold times? You may find that using social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook is a better way to get attention from the airlines.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/20/travel/airline-customer-service-twitter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The 52 Places Traveler: What’s ‘Quintessentially Korean’? The Monk? The Waterpark? Both?

On her last stop in Gangwon-Do, our columnist goes leaf peeping Korean-style, which involves Buddhist traditions, selfie sticks and many, many plates of food.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/20/travel/52-places-gangwon-south-korea.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Monday, November 19, 2018

Police Officers Storm Papua New Guinea Parliament, Demanding Pay

About 300 people descended on the building, destroying property as they demanded to be paid for their work during the annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/20/world/asia/papua-new-guinea-parliament.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Italy’s Avant-Garde Art Jewelry on Display

The gold work by Mario Pinton, Francesco Pavan and Giampaolo Babetto is showcased until March at an exhibition in Tuscany.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/20/fashion/jewelry-exhibition-italy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Update: When Will Tourists Be Able to Return to the Florida Panhandle?

Recovery will be slow for many of the vacation spots devastated by Hurricane Michael. But there are some options in the area for vacationers looking for a winter getaway.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/19/travel/when-will-tourists-be-able-to-return-to-the-florida-panhandle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Six Places in Buenos Aires Where You’ll Want to Have a Drink

The locals, known as porteƱos, take their drinking traditions — and the amazing variety of places where they can indulge them — very seriously.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/19/travel/six-best-cocktail-bars-buenos-aires.html?partner=rss&emc=rss