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Delta Flight 1156 from Portland OR to Atlanta GA and Southwest Airlines Flight 2492 from Milwaukee WI to Atlanta were escorted by NORAD jets to Atlanta after a user named Zortic sent bomb threats to these airlines via Twitter.

Searchers stymied by weather in effort to recover AirAsia jet

Indonesia has temporarily suspended efforts to raise the main fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 from the floor of the Java Sea because of bad weather, but the difficult and emotionally draining work is expected to resume today.

TSA says 2,212 firearms found in carry-ons in 2014

Despite the fact that firearms are not allowed in carry-on luggage, a new report from the Transportation Security Administration shows the number of attempts continues to increase.

Toronto's Ultimate Travel Show

Pack your bags and get ready to discover the world at Toronto’s Ultimate Travel Show, taking place Saturday January 24 and Sunday January 25 at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place.

Interview with Munich Tourist Board Director Geraldine Knudson Special

Tourism in Munich is booming. Digital Journal meets Munich Tourist Board director Geraldine Knudson to find out more about tourism initiatives in the Bavarian capital.

US eases travel, trade with Cuba from Friday

The United States will ease travel and trade restrictions with Cuba on Friday, marking the first concrete steps towards restoring normal ties with the Cold War-era foe since announcing a historic rapprochement.

J.K. Rowling's Scottish haunt—The Elephant House coffee shop Special

If, when visiting Edinburgh, Scotland, you feel like a warm drink and a bite to eat, wander over to the Old City and find The Elephant House, the eatery voted the best coffee shop in Edinburgh and where J.K. Rowling became inspired to write Harry Potter.

India announces emergency helplines for tourists

India's tourism ministry, battling negative perception following sexual assault cases on overseas tourists, has launched a telephone emergency helpline.

2015 'Silk Road Tourism Year' starts in China's Shaanxi Province

Inspired by the Ancient Silk Road, the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) each year promotes a Western province focusing on their tourism appeal and rich cultural traditions. This year northwest China's Shaanxi Province is in the spotlight.

Cirque du Soleil announces second project in Mexico

Grupo Vidanta, the largest and most luxurious group of resort properties in Mexico, celebrated its 40th anniversary last year and 2015 is shaping up to be another grand year of expansion, especially at the Nuevo Vallarta location.

Photo Essay: A walk through Munich on 3 Kings Day Special

Germany goes back to work today after the festive holidays. A chance to enjoy the relaxed pace of a city on holiday in the winter sun.

Saudi National airline denies rumors of segregating passengers

On Saturday a number of news media outlets reported that Saudi Arabia's national airline, Saudia was considering segregating men and women aboard their flights in accordance with the strict rules enforced by the kingdom.

AirAsia flights from Surabaya to Singapore halted by Indonesia

Indonesia threatened Saturday to revoke AirAsia's permit to fly from Surabaya to Singapore in the wake of last week's loss of a jet with 162 people aboard.

Indian tourism industry targeting 11 million foreign arrivals

The Indian tourism industry grew by 10 percent year-on-year in the year ending 2014, according to Indian tourism minister Mahesh Sharma. Sharma also stated that they are planning to draw 11 million overseas tourists in 2015.

Storms hamper recovery of bodies from AirAsia crash

Indonesian searchers recovered the bodies of seven of 162 victims believed to have perished in Sunday's crash of AirAsia Flight 8501 in the Java Sea off Borneo.

Photo essay: Celebrating New Year's Day at Claridge's, London Special

Claridge's is a 5-star hotel located on the corner of Brook Street and Davies Street in Mayfair, London. On New Year's Day the hotel is still decorated for Christmas. Digital Journal paid a visit.

Croatian New Year traditions: Picigin at Bacvice beach in Split

With one of the coldest late Decembers in recent memory, hardy Split sportsmen uphold the traditions of Split with a January 1 game of Picigin.

United, Orbitz sue 22-year-old whose site exposes cheap airfares

A 22-year-old whose website helps travelers save money through a little-known loophole is now facing the wrath of United Airlines and its partner, Orbitz.

Op-Ed: A unique opportunity for Croatia's premier island of Hvar?

As 2014 comes to a close, two developments could significantly alter the course of the tourism future of one of Croatia's most exclusive destinations.

Missing AirAsia jet found at bottom of Java Sea

The wreckage of missing AirAsia Flight 8501 was located early Tuesday at the bottom of the Java Sea off the coast of Borneo.

Photo essay: Christmas lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Special

Every season of the year, crowds of visitors come to visit Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver. But visiting this, one of the city's top attractions, during the Christmas season has its own taste and charm, incomparable to any one in the region.

Aerial search for missing Indonesia jetliner suspended

Nighttime has forced Indonesia to suspend the search for a missing jetliner that disappeared from radar screens after encountering bad weather on a routine flight to Singapore.

Indian state of Gujarat prepares for International Kite Festival

The state of Gujarat in the west of India will be hosting an international kite festival as part of the Makar Sankranti celebrations on January 14, 2015.

Lighting up London for Christmas Special

There is something magical about lights and trees during the holiday season. Digital Journal paid a visit to London to explore some of the sights and the best bits are captured in this photo essay.

Croatian Center of Tolerance to open in Sinj, Dalmatia Special

A year after the Croatian referendum on the definition of marriage, the Croatian Center for Tolerance is set to open in Sinj in Dalmatian Zagora.

First Roman Road in Central Dalmatia opened near Split, Croatia

More inland treasures in the popular Croatian region of Central Dalmatia are uncovered with the opening of the first Roman road in a new initiative.

Seaplane Saturday: Community in Dalmatia, history in Istria Special

A busy day for Europe's first modern scheduled seaplane operation in Croatia, starting with a school flight in Dalmatia followed by a historic flight to Istria.

London to have a garden bridge

The Mayor of London has announced plans to build a new bridge across the river Thames. This one has a unique aspect: it is to be a garden bridge.

Balkan magic? Bosnian Wand Airlines to fly to Iran, Iraq, Saudi

With promises to connect Europe to Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Bosnian Wand Airlines is the latest airline in former Yugoslavia with grand ambitions.

Turkish marina, German-financed seaplane meet in Sibenik, Croatia

An intriguing example of quality tourism cooperation and a public private partnership in Croatia, as European Coastal Airlines flies into Sibenik.

Photo Essay: Osijek through the lens of Romulic and Stojcic

The north-eastern Croatian region of Slavonia is not known for its mass tourism, but there is plenty to discover, as the lens of a celebrated Croatian photographer shows.

Christmas at Kew Gardens in London Special

Kew Gardens in London is holding a special event in the run-up to Christmas. Each evening the gardens are lit up along a mile-long walkway. As visitors wander through there are various entertainments, food, drink and plenty of Christmas cheer!

Seaplanes in Croatia: Promo video, Rijeka, Pula new destinations

European Coastal Airlines releases a promotional video of the first modern scheduled seaplane service in Europe, as well as confirming imminent operations for two more routes.

Photo Essay: Baranja, Croatia through the lens of Mario Romulic

The small region of Baranja is North-East Croatia is one of its most traditional and enchanting. Famous photographer Mario Romulic guides Digital Journal through its magic.

Advent, wine, chocolate: New tourism ideas in Osijek, Croatia Special

Far from the fashionable Adriatic coast, the Croatian city of Osijek is working hard to attract tourists throughout the year.

Go south for the winter to St. Augustine, Florida Special

Wintertime may be the perfect season for those living in colder climates to head south. A scenic and historic destination worth the trip is St. Augustine. One landmark in America's first city is America's first parish and there are many others to see.

Canada to connect with Zagreb, Croatia with direct Toronto flight

Croatian tourism is becoming more accessible internationally, and inaugural direct flights from Canada is the latest piece of good news.

Plane crashes into Maryland home, 3 confirmed dead

Three passengers are confirmed dead after a small jet crashed into a Maryland residence on Monday. A possible fourth passenger has yet to be accounted for.

Indian govt announces e-visa facilities for 43 nations

Making a big push to boost tourism, the Indian government has announced e-visa facilities for visitors from 43 nations including the US, Australia, Japan, Israel, Germany and Singapore.

Protest over Ferguson violence halts Bay Area transit service

Dozens of San Francisco Bay Area residents tied up regional transit service for more than an hour Friday with a peaceful protest that closed a major station serving transbay commuters.

Amazing time-lapse of every North Atlantic flight over 24 hours

The main provider of Air Traffic controlling in the U.S., NATS Holding, has provided all of us with a rather amazing time-lapse that shows every flight over the North Atlantic over a 24-hour period. And there are a lot of them.