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American Airlines’ Statement on Recent Reports of Separated Families

June 20, 2018

American Airlines released the following statement on recent reports of separation of families because of immigration crackdowns:

“The family separation process that has been widely publicized is not at all aligned with the values of American Airlines — we bring families together, not apart. American, like many U.S. airlines, provides travel to the federal government ...

What do TSA officers want travelers to know?

You come to an airport checkpoint hoping to catch your flight on time and arrive at your destination safely. Seems simple enough, but sometimes something you weren’t expecting comes up at the checkpoint and it slows you down and perhaps raises your anxiety.

Meet Christine Johnson, a TSA officer who has been working at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport ...

What do TSA officers want travelers to know?

RICHMOND, VA  – You come to an airport checkpoint hoping to catch your flight and arrive at your destination safely and on time. Seems simple enough, but sometimes something you weren’t expecting comes up at the checkpoint and it slows you down.

Meet Deborah Simms and Ryan Seymour, Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport (RIC).

TSA prepares for a record-breaking summer travel season at Newark-Liberty International Airport

NEWARK, N.J. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Last summer, TSA screened more than 239 million passengers and crew during the summer travel period, which included four of ...

Norwegian Wins Three Awards At 2018 APEX Passenger Choice Awards

NEW YORK CITY – Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline and Airline of the Year 2017, today received three prestigious awards at the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards™ in Los Angeles, California. Norwegian received a 2018 Four-Star Official Rating from over half a million passengers who took part in the ...

State Fair Meadowlands Kicks Off Thursday - June 21

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - The State Fair Meadowlands opens Thursday, June 21 and runs through Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the MetLife Sports Complex.  That’s 18 days of family-friendly fun!

The fair offers over 150 rides and attractions to entertain all the members of your family.  With over 50 food vendors, you know they will well fed.

Visit their website for more ...

Hotel California - An Eagles Cover Band Will Play Lakeside on May 27

May 11, 2018

LAKESIDE, OH - For almost three decades, Hotel California has been recreating the legendary sound of the Eagles and thrilling audiences all over the world. This Original Eagles Tribute Band will perform some of the bands greatest hits at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, May 27 in Hoover Auditorium.  

The band set the bar in 1986, and they’ve remained the industry leading substitute for the ...

Norwegian Wins Three Awards At 2018 APEX Passenger Choice Awards

June 20, 2018

NEW YORK CITY – Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline and Airline of the Year 2017, today received three prestigious awards at the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards™ in Los Angeles, California. Norwegian received a 2018 Four-Star Official Rating from over half a million passengers who took part in the ...

What do TSA officers want travelers to know?

June 20, 2018

You come to an airport checkpoint hoping to catch your flight on time and arrive at your destination safely. Seems simple enough, but sometimes something you weren’t expecting comes up at the checkpoint and it slows you down and perhaps raises your anxiety.

Meet Christine Johnson, a TSA officer who has been working at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport ...

What do TSA officers want travelers to know?

RICHMOND, VA  – You come to an airport checkpoint hoping to catch your flight and arrive at your destination safely and on time. Seems simple enough, but sometimes something you weren’t expecting comes up at the checkpoint and it slows you down.

Meet Deborah Simms and Ryan Seymour, Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport (RIC).

Travels Reminder - Can You Fly With Your State ID?

Travels recommends that you always travel with a passport, even domestically.  The U.S. Passport is our national I.D.  With it you will be able to fly domestically to any state. 

The DOHS offers this further explanation:

The REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for ...

Dr. Salem Samra Travels to the Middle East in Humanitarian Mission; Performs 20 Surgeries in One Week

May 3, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ:   There are heroes among us. Every day men and women who do extraordinary things with grace, modesty and an inner strength that is a model for current and future generations. Worldwide crises, striking close to home, beckon action from those who possess the talent to help and the passion to make a difference. That is this story.

For seven years we have heard and read ...

Dr. Salem Samra Travels to the Middle East in Humanitarian Mission; Performs 20 Surgeries in One Week

HOLMDEL, NJ:   There are heroes among us. Every day men and women who do extraordinary things with grace, modesty and an inner strength that is a model for current and future generations. Worldwide crises, striking close to home, beckon action from those who possess the talent to help and the passion to make a difference. That is this story.

For seven years we have heard and read ...

May the Fouth Travels Be With You - Join the Rebellion

May 4, 2018

Travels ventured to the exotic land of Las Vegas this past month to hear from experts who made “Star Wars:  The Last Jedi” come to life.

As part of our coverage of the National Association of Broadcasters conference in Las Vegas, Travels attended the center stage event, “’Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Join the Rebellion”.

We are unabashedly ...

Bon Jovi’s Travels to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Began with a Backstage Tour in Newark

Our tour of backstage began with a friendly face.  It belonged to Phil X of Bon Jovi.

Then they escorted us through the Underworld.

Before taking the stage...

The story began as one would expect with a proud Jersey Mom.

For our main article, please visit: www.tapintotravels.com. 

 

Travels Focus - Rogers Center Offers WNY Fans a Taste of Major League Baseball

TORONTO, ON -- The start of the Major League Baseball season means summer is drawing closer. While there are no MLB teams to follow in the Greater Olean or Buffalo areas for summer, a trip across the border to Canada leads to the Toronto Blue Jays of the American League East.

The Rogers Centre, where the Blue Jays play, is regarded as one of the unique venues of baseball.

Local Travels - Lifehouse, Andy Grammer, and Creedence Clearwater Revisited to Perform for 2018 NJ Balloon Festival

READINGTON, NJ – Balloons may be the main attraction at the annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, but music also takes center stage here.

The festival will be held July 27 through July 29 at Solberg Airport and this year’s main music attractions have been announced.

On Friday evening, Andy Grammer will perform. His debut album featured the platinum singles ...

Travels Visited the New Taylor Swift Exhibit at Newark’s Grammy Museum Experience in the Rock

NEWARK, NJ - TAPintoTravels got a special invite to see the new Taylor Swift Experience exhibit at  the Newark GRAMY Museum Experience at the Prudential Center (“The Rock”).  The exhibit opens to the public tomorrow.

The exhibit was curated and supplied items directly by Taylor Swift and her mother. It definitely shows in the exhibits. You will see ...

Weekend Travel Fun - Hunterdon County is Celebrating It’s Sixth Annual Community Day - June 2

June 1, 2018

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Hunterdon’s fifth annual Community Day will be held on Saturday, June 2.

The event, sponsored by the county and the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the South County Park / Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, located on Route 179 just outside of Ringoes.

The fun-filled event celebrates everything Hunterdon. From local ...

NJ Weekend Travel Idea - Do a Retro Bike Trip in Clinton to Benefit the Red Mill Museum - May 19

CLINTON, NJ –  The First Annual Red Mill Retro Ride will be held May 19 and everyone is welcome to attend.

The ride encourages participants to use vintage/antique/retro bicycles and wear period outfits, but it is not required. Tune up your bike bell, shine up your shoes, dust off your basket, press your seersucker suit, and get ready for this jolly good ride back in time ...

Travel Tip and Tricks - How to Report Road Potholes in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have developed resources you can use to report potholes encountered while driving on Union County roads. 

"We certainly encourage drivers and commuters to report any pothole they encounter on roads throughout Union County to the responsible authority," said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “A pothole ...

Bon Jovi’s Opening Band Sent Travels a Message Last Night - Talk About a TEMPT-ation

Travels did not get to see Bon Jovi the second night of the Madison Square Gardens set. However, their opening band was kind enough to send us a statement.  That is a nice consolation!

“This House is not for Sale” tour is special in that Bon Jovi brought on local talent to headline for them in each city.  TEMPT was one of the bands selected and they opened for Bon ...

Bon Jovi Traveled Back to Rock Madison Square Gardens

NEW YORK, NY - Bon Jovi, fresh from the Induction Ceremony at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, rocked Madison Square Gardens last night.  

“This House is not for Sale” tour is still running strong since its launch on Feb. 8, 2017 in Greenville, S.C.  The band continued on for over sixty dates, including two stops in New York City and one in Newark (check out ...

NJ Travel Idea - Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit Opens at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ - African penguins have officially joined the giraffes, lions and hyenas in the African Adventure at the Turtle Back Zoo, bringing all of the zoo’s animals from the largest continent into the same area.

Local dignitaries joined Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. in opening the new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit on Friday afternoon.

"Our penguins ...

Travels Notification - David Hogg Tweeted That April 20 Is a National School Walkout Day

April 16, 2018

Early this morning, David Hogg announced a national walkout day April 20.  The event will begin at 10 a.m.

Events are planned for students across the country. You can find more information on those events at this website.

For more regularly updated information, please visit here.

 

 

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