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If You're Not Already Convinced the U.S. Needs to Upgrade Its Travel Infrastructure, this Video Should Convince You
It's a bit over-the-top in parts, but the argument put forth by travel industry heavy hitters is spot on. About our transportation options to-and-from airports, Jonathan Tisch, Chairman of Loews Hotels and Resorts, says, "We as a nation are sadly not competitive."
Check out the video below.
And if you're heading home to New York City, here are new places for you to check out.
In 2001, the same group found just 57 percent of airport restaurants offered at least one healthy option. The healthiest airport according to this year's study was Denver International Airport where 86 percent of eateries offered a high-fiber, plant-based option.
"Now, the island chain is positioning itself for a boost in tourism as people take advantage of the new law," according to The Washington Post, which cited an estimate from a University of Hawaii researcher that gay marriage will boost tourism by $217 million over the next three years.
For criteria, Airfarewatchdog looked at canceled flights, on-time arrivals, mishandled bags, denied boardings and customer satisfaction. Interestingly, top overall airline Frontier didn't rank at the top of any individual category.
Rounding out the top five are Boston Logan International (BOS), San Francisco International (SFO) and New York LaGuardia (LGA).
Throughout the world, subway systems have different rules of etiquette. On Washington, DC's Metro, for example, eating and drinking is forbidden; just a few hours north on a Boston's T, however, other passengers will wonder what's wrong if you're not sipping coffee and/or scnapps out of a Dunkin' Donuts styrofoam cup.
Not saying the following video is standard subway boarding protocol in Venezuela, but, if nothing else, it is entertaining. Killing Batteries says it was shot in the Valles del Tuy region.