No-shows among screeners across the nation soared Sunday and again Monday, when the TSA reported a national absence rate of 7.6 percent.
About 57.6 million people visited Chicago in 2018, a 4.3 percent increase over 2017, the mayor’s office said.
About 1.7 million people in Illinois receive food-assistance benefits and about 8,000 federal workers in the state are not getting paychecks.
Marriott says it believes the overall number of guests possibly affected is around 383 million, rather than the 500 million first thought.
Instead of relying solely on gravity, many of the rides incorporate sophisticated launch systems that allow them to deliver breathtaking acceleration.
The airline said it has seen an increase in the number of on-board incidents with the animals.
Museums and galleries under the Smithsonian Institution umbrella will close beginning Jan. 2.
The new museum in Dakar is the latest sign that welcoming spaces across the continent are being prepared.
Downtown Springfield Inc. executive director Lisa Clemmons Stott said the government shutdown is bad news for local tourism.
SleepZoo surveyed 1,738 people and found that 65 percent don’t want to sleep at a relatives’ overnight during the holidays.
Over 5.8 million people will be traveling over Christmas week in Illinois, according to a report from AAA and INRIX.
EPE’s plans also call for concerts to serve as centerpieces for a variety of themed weekend festivals.
Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California’s Mojave Desert on Thursday.
Hertz is teaming up with Clear, the maker of biometric screening kiosks, in an effort to slash the time it takes to pick up a rental car.
The Art Institute of Chicago plans to re-create a photo taken in 1893, when the museum first opened its doors, to celebrate its 125th anniversary.