NYC Is World’s Most Competitive City: Study
June 05 2013 4:14 AM EDT
New York is the world’s most competitive city today and will remain that way in 2025, a Citigroup study says.
No-Vacation Nation: Report Proves Americans Work Too Hard
May 28 2013 5:14 AM EDT
The U.S. is the only nation in the developed world without federally mandated paid time off, a new report says.
How Senate Immigration Bill May Affect Travel To And From US
May 23 2013 5:32 AM EDT
Those who work in the U.S. travel industry hailed the Senate immigration reform bill as a decisive step toward facilitating U.S. travel.
Guess How Much US Airlines Made Off Bag Fees Last Year?
May 15 2013 7:20 AM EDT
Thanks to ancillary fees for baggage and other items, the way airlines earn money is completely different than it was just five years ago.
How Important Is Travel Spending To The US Economy?
May 08 2013 6:15 AM EDT
Travel generated $2 trillion in economic output last year, but the U.S. needs to fix several self-imposed rules to regain its market share.
EasyJet To Create Manmade Ash Cloud Over England, Then Fly Around It
May 07 2013 9:52 PM EDT
When the next Icelandic volcano tosses ash into the sky, EasyJet hopes to have the technology in place to prevent the closure of air space.
Best (And Worst) Jobs In Travel, Tourism And Hospitality
April 24 2013 5:41 AM EDT
Considering a career as a flight attendant? Think again. The profession ranked as one of the worst jobs in 2013.
Lufthansa Strike To Cause ‘Massive’ Cancellations
April 21 2013 9:09 PM EDT
A strike by the ver.di trade union has forced German airline Lufthansa to cancel 1,720 flights Monday.
Redrawing The Global Air Travel Map
April 12 2013 6:49 AM EDT
Legacy airlines may need to make radical changes to their networks if they want to remain viable in the coming years.
Is Now The Time To Buy That Vacation Home?
April 03 2013 5:09 AM EDT
Growing demand, limited inventory and a strong stock market have helped vacation rental sales surge across the United States.
Are Hidden Fees A Form Of Free Speech?
April 02 2013 4:52 AM EDT
The Supreme Court rejected Spirit Airlines' claims that a rule forcing the carrier to show the total price of airfare was a violation of free speech.
Need More Paid Time Off? Live In One Of These Nations
March 27 2013 5:49 AM EDT
If you’re looking for paid time off, one thing is certain: You don’t want to live in Asia or North America.
Tablets At Takeoff? FAA May Relax Rules By Year’s End
March 26 2013 5:53 AM EDT
Why can't you use tablets on a plane during takeoff/landing? According to an FAA source, the reason is unclear and the rule is changing.
8 Things To Know Before You Book A Flight
March 21 2013 6:07 AM EDT
Popular travel booking site Kayak thinks it has the answers to some of travelers' biggest questions (like when to book a cheap flight).
Washington To TSA: Knives On Planes Not Such A Sharp Idea
March 19 2013 6:06 AM EDT
TSA is no stranger to controversy, but its new policy allowing small knives on planes may be its most hotly contested decision to date.
Most Competitive Countries For Travel And Tourism
March 14 2013 12:59 PM EDT
The World Economic Forum released its biannual list of travel and tourism competitiveness by nation. Here's a look at who came out on top.
Now You Can Buy Your Car At 38,000 Feet
March 12 2013 11:07 PM EDT
Beginning next month, flight attendants on China's Spring Airlines will not only hand you peanuts and a soda, they'll sell you a new car.
After Chavez, Will Tourists Finally Visit Venezuela?
March 11 2013 9:31 PM EDT
Venezuela is one of the least visited nations in the Americas, but could Hugo Chavez's death be good news for the country's tourism industry?
Japanese, Aussies Live In World’s Costliest Cities
February 05 2013 2:38 PM EST
The EIU just released its 2013 list of the world's most expensive cities and, while no U.S. city cracked the top 20, Caracas made the top 10.
Why The US TSA’s Canine Unit Is In The Doghouse
February 01 2013 2:13 PM EST
TSA officers are used to criticism, but a new report released Thursday by the GAO takes aim at the agency's dogs.