State Department warns travelers of crime and kidnapping in Mexico

Travelers from the U.S. may want to reconsider their Mexico travel plans with the U.S. State Department issuing an updated Travel Advisory for travelers, citing an “increased risk of crime and kidnapping.” The State Department noted that violent crime, such as homicide, kidnappings, carjacking, and robbery, is “widespread and common” in Mexico.   Gunfire broke … Read more

Twitter users react to TSA screening bald eagle at North Carolina airport: ‘He is gorgeous!’

That’s one majestic traveler.  TSA agents at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina recently screened a bald eagle named Clark who was traveling with his handler. On Thursday, the Twitter account for the TSA Southeast region posted pictures of Clark as he and his handler went through the security line. FLORIDA BALD EAGLE … Read more

Dolly Parton’s Dollywood wins 3 Golden Ticket Awards

Dollywood is bringing home the gold.  Dolly Parton’s theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, recently won three awards from industry magazine Amusement Today.  Amusement Today awarded Dollywood with Golden Ticket Awards for three categories: Best Kids’ Area, Best Guest Experience and Best Christmas Event of 2021, according to a press release from Dollywood. DOLLY PARTON … Read more

German Lufthansa IT outage strands thousands of passengers; all systems back up: reports

Hundreds of flights were either canceled or delayed on Wednesday, leaving thousands stranded after the airline Lufthansa experienced an IT failure, according to reports. Reuters reported that more than 200 flights were canceled in Frankfurt, Germany, which serves a hub for the German-based airline. Frankfurt is also one of Europe’s biggest airports. A Lufthansa Airbus … Read more