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Colorado bus service grows, prompting talks of new routes 
Colorado bus service grows, prompting talks of new routes 

By: - 0 22 hr ago

FRISCO — The Colorado Department of Transportation's statewide bus service has posted another quarter of strong ridership growth, with a nearly 25...

After large purchase, Frontier looking to triple in size. That could be good news for Colorado Springs.
After large purchase, Frontier looking to triple in size. That could be good news for Colorado Springs.

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Yesterday

Frontier Airlines will get 134 jets that will allow the Denver-based low-fare carrier to triple its size during the next 10 years as part of a massive...

Colorado Springs still considered for hyperloop test track
Colorado Springs still considered for hyperloop test track

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

In the wake of news Tuesday that Denver will welcome a test track for a hyperloop-inspired project, a Fort Collins-based company said it's still...

Uber sued by female passengers alleging driver rape, violence
Uber sued by female passengers alleging driver rape, violence

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 14, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO — Two women are suing Uber, alleging that inadequate driver background checks and monitoring left them and thousands of others vulnerable...

A chic bit of Aspen at 11,000 feetapres-ski bar
A chic bit of Aspen at 11,000 feetapres-ski bar

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 12, 2017

Some people plan their ski day around powder stashes and double black runs. Others plot the most direct path from chairlift to bar. These days, the two...

Delayed start for several Colorado Springs-area schools Wednesday
Delayed start for several Colorado Springs-area schools Wednesday

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 8, 2017

Several school districts in the Colorado Springs area and Pikes Peak region are on delayed starts Wednesday amid winter-like road conditions. Academy...

Posh hotel coming to Cripple Creek
Posh hotel coming to Cripple Creek

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Nov 7, 2017

The company that owns Bronco Billy's Casino & Hotel in Cripple Creek announced plans on Monday to build a 150-room upscale hotel connected to the...

Flights of fancy vacation photography, courtesy of drones
Flights of fancy vacation photography, courtesy of drones

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 4, 2017

Imagine your favorite vacation photo: that perfect sunset shot with waves gently crashing and an amber crescent reflecting off the ocean's glassy...

DIA wants to add 39 gates as air traffic swells
DIA wants to add 39 gates as air traffic swells

By: Adam McCoy - 0 Mon, Oct 30, 2017

Denver International Airport has outgrown its 107 gates, and its officials want to add 39 gates across its three concourses, the Denver Business...

Colorado resort town visitation slowing, spending soaring 
Colorado resort town visitation slowing, spending soaring 

By: - 0 Sun, Oct 29, 2017

DENVER — Visits to Colorado resort towns may be slowing, but spending is not. The Denver Post reports sales-tax collections in Colorado...

SkyWest likely to provide Denver flights for Nebraska cities 
SkyWest likely to provide Denver flights for Nebraska cities 

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 26, 2017

KEARNEY, Neb. — A Utah-based airline is expected to add Kearney, Nebraska, to its list of flights after the local airport finishes replacing its...

NAACP warns black passengers about traveling on American Airlines
NAACP warns black passengers about traveling on American Airlines

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 26, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The NAACP issued a travel warning Tuesday for African American travellers to exercise caution when flying on American...

New screenings to start for all US-bound airline passengers 
New screenings to start for all US-bound airline passengers 

By: - 0 Wed, Oct 25, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — All incoming flights to the United States will be subject to new security screening procedures before takeoff, including...

$70 entrance fee proposed for Rocky Mountain National Park amid record crowds
$70 entrance fee proposed for Rocky Mountain National Park amid record crowds

By: - 0 Wed, Oct 25, 2017

DENVER — The National Park Service is floating a steep increase to the entrance fee at Rocky Mountain National Park. Visitors to the park would be...

New DIA welcome sign raises eyebrows
New DIA welcome sign raises eyebrows

By: Adam McCoy - 0 Tue, Oct 24, 2017

The white tents dotting the terminal. The raging mustang with seemingly glowing red eyes. And, now, a massive electronic welcome sign greeting drivers...

Travel Headlines

Up to 3 feet of snow at Tahoe-area ski resorts

By: 0 1 hr ago

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Ski resorts around Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada are picking up where they left off last season with a big dump of snow ahead of...

After Bonn: where next for the global climate caravan?
After Bonn: where next for the global climate caravan?

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BONN, Germany (AP) — As negotiations at the global climate conference in Bonn, Germany, draw to a close Friday, here's a look at which steps will be...

UK agency investigates mid-air collision with casualties

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LONDON (AP) — An aircraft and helicopter collided in mid-air Friday northwest of London and a "number of casualties" were reported, authorities said....

Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain
Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

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LONDON (AP) — Many British businesses have become cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country's 2019 departure from the European Union. But...

Germany to press Kuwait after Israeli barred from flight
Germany to press Kuwait after Israeli barred from flight

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign ministry says it will press Kuwait about a law that prevented its national airline from transporting an Israeli citizen...

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Federal "extreme vetting" plan castigated by tech experts

By: 0 21 hr ago

Leading researchers castigated a federal plan that would use artificial intelligence methods to scrutinize immigrants and visa applicants, saying it is...

Airlines bump fewer passengers off oversold flights

By: 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines are bumping fewer passengers off oversold planes after taking to heart the public anger over a man being violently dragged...

Hawaiian Airlines holds onto top spot in on-time rankings

By: 0 Yesterday

Here are the government's rankings of the leading U.S. airlines and their on-time performance for September. The federal government counts a flight as...

AAA expects 50 million Americans to travel over Thanksgiving

By: 0 Yesterday

If you're traveling over Thanksgiving, you'll have even more company than last year. AAA predicts that 50.9 million Americans will travel over the...

German court: Kuwait Airways can refuse Israeli passengers
German court: Kuwait Airways can refuse Israeli passengers

By: 0 Yesterday

BERLIN (AP) — A German court ruled Thursday that Kuwait's national airline didn't have to transport an Israeli citizen because the carrier would face...

Leonardo da Vinci's Christ painting sells for record $450M
Leonardo da Vinci's Christ painting sells for record $450M

By: 0 Yesterday

NEW YORK (AP) — A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at auction on...

France uncorks this year's batch of Beaujolais Nouveau wine
France uncorks this year's batch of Beaujolais Nouveau wine

By: 0 Yesterday

PARIS (AP) — This year's Beaujolais Nouveau has been uncorked in France in the famous wine event that spawns nationwide parties — and plenty of...

Young duo heads 9 for Texas Sports Hall of Fame induction

By: 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

WACO, Texas (AP) — National championship-winning Texas quarterback Vince Young and former Texas Rangers infielder Michael Young are among nine former...

Theme park expo offers preview of what's new for 2018

By: 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — This year's theme park expo in Orlando, Florida, features the latest products, technology and trends in rides and the next big...

Managing overtourism an increasing feature of global travel
Managing overtourism an increasing feature of global travel

By: 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Venice is planning to divert massive cruise liners. Barcelona has cracked down on apartment rentals. Both are at the forefront of...

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