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As Seen on TV: A Road Trip Tracks the Shows of the South

Staplehouse in the Old Fourth Ward has been a tough ticket since Bon Appétit named it the best new restaurant in America last year. But early birds can get seats at the bar if they’re lucky, and I was. As glib foodies Instagrammed, I hunkered down over crab with kohlrabi and an exquisite chicken liver tart, then stumbled on toward ...

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How Fliers Can Relax and U.S. Airlines Can Compete: With Spas

Spas are split into two general types — those within airport terminal shopping areas and those that offer an air of privilege, within airline lounges and airport clubs, often accessible only to those with specialized credit cards or frequent flier memberships. Masuda Sultan, an American businesswoman based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, who also does philanthropy work with women in ...

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Power Failure at Atlanta Airport Snarls Air Traffic Nationwide

The mayor said the airport would resume commercial flights after power is fully restored and the police complete a security sweep. “Once all our systems are up and operational, we can get everyone back on their planes as quickly as possible,” Mr. Reed said at a news conference on Sunday night. As the sun set on Sunday, the airport descended ...

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Pedophile Barred From Leaving Australia as Sex Tourism Law Takes Effect

Photo The international terminal at Sydney Airport. An Australian law barring registered child sex offenders from international travel took effect on Wednesday. Credit David Gray/Reuters MELBOURNE, Australia — An Australian law barring registered child sex offenders from international travel had an immediate impact when it took effect on Wednesday, stopping a convicted pedophile and turning him away from Sydney Airport. ...

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Ryanair Agrees to Recognize Pilot Unions in Bid to Avert Strike

Photo Ryanair, known for combining ultralow fares with charges for services, reversed a longstanding policy amid a controversy over its treatment of workers. Credit Paulo Nunes dos Santos for The New York Times LONDON — Ryanair, Europe’s biggest budget airline, has for the first time recognized pilot unions across the Continent, reversing a longstanding policy in a bid to head ...

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New York City, Illuminated for the Holidays

Slide Show Slide Show|16 Photos Scenes of Holiday Lights in New York Scenes of Holiday Lights in New York CreditNikola Tamindzic Wintertime has, at long last, arrived in the Big Apple — and with it, elaborate window displays, slow-moving shoppers, those giant red Christmas-tree ornaments on Sixth Avenue, Bryant Park ice-skaters and (of course) fir trees and colorful light bulbs ...

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How to Be a Better Traveler: Tips From 2017

Photo Credit Andy Rash This year, we covered a variety of topics to help you save time, money and your sanity while traveling. Here is a selection of those articles, with some tips and techniques gleaned from them. Share your ideas in the comments section. Which Travel Search Site Is Best? It Depends on Your Goals I admit that I ...

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Airports Are Losing Money as Ride-Hailing Services Grow

At the same time, some airports have had to add staff to oversee the operations of the ride-hailing companies, the report said. And with more ride-hailing vehicles on the roads outside terminals, there’s more congestion. “Airports are expected to be self-sufficient and not be a drain on the public purse,” said Ray Mundy, director of the Center for Transportation Studies ...

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The T Editors’ (Fantasy) Gift Guide

Keeping with the holiday-wish-list spirit, we asked other T editors: What is the one tangible thing you would want this year — if time, money or accessibility were no object? The set of answers is a marvelous mix of items from so far and wide, it’s enough to keep us dreaming until 2018. CreditKonstantin Kakanias Desert Water So Magical I ...

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Bali’s Rumbling Volcano Leaves Tourist Industry Gasping for Air

Bali’s normally crowded beaches had only a handful of visitors Thursday and hotels were offering steep discounts to lure travelers back. That does not bode well for the tourism outlook as the island heads into what would normally be a busy holiday season. “Uncertainty is as much an enemy to the regional tourism industry as the actual eruptions,” said Keith ...

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