Campgrounds have long been a good barometer for the economy. Low unemployment leaves more discretionary spending for things like camping. The largest campground company in the U.S., KOA, says sales are higher for a record sixth year in a row. An interesting trend is how many millennials are now investing in the great outdoors. Peter Greenberg reports.
A New York mother of three says her family was removed from a JetBlue flight because her one-year-old kicked another passenger's seat. Despite the threat of a social media backlash, JetBlue has publicly denounced the family's claims. For an industry subject to the highest degrees of public scrutiny, the message being sent is clear -- that the customer is not always right. Kris Van Cleave reports.
United Airlines is reportedly planning to start selling seats that are already booked to other flyers willing to pay a higher price. However, it would offer passengers on oversold planes vouchers up to five days in advance to change their tickets. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning" from Tampa to discuss how the "flex-schedule" program would work and why it could help alleviate some of the overbooking issues airlines face.
First on "CBS This Morning," we take a look at the first private test of the Hyperloop. Hyperloop One is building what could be the next mode of high-speed transportation. Passengers will be loaded onto pods that will travel through a tube at 700 mph, faster than the speed of a Boeing passenger jet. Hyperloop co-founders Josh Giegel and Shervin Pishevar join "CBS This Morning" to discuss the process of making their idea a reality.
The Trump administration's travel ban and tighter security procedures are on the minds of many travelers as the July Fourth weekend begins. AAA estimates more than 44 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what travelers could expect during the holiday weekend.
The Trump administration's revived travel ban is in effect today, but it faces a new legal challenge. Protesters gathered Thursday night in Los Angeles and other major U.S. airports as the partial ban took effect. It limits entry for people from six mostly-Muslim countries with a few exceptions. Kris Van Cleave reports.