- Need More Paid Time Off? Live In One Of These Nations
March 27 2013 5:49 AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
TSA officers are used to criticism, but a new report released Thursday by the GAO takes aim at the agency's dogs.
- Flight Delayed? Now You Can Sue The Airline For Compensation
January 31 2013 3:27 PM
Two landmark rulings this week have opened the floodgates for any traveler seeking compensation for flight delays.
- Where Global Travel Is Booming (And Where It’s Lagging)
January 29 2013 1:23 PM
Unwto issued its latest World Tourism Barometer on Monday, outlining which regions saw the greatest growth in 2012, and what to expect in 2013.
- Will ‘Smart Visas’ Change The Way We Travel?
January 24 2013 2:56 PM
The leaders of the Hilton and Marriott hotel chains used the 2013 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to promote “smart visas.”
- Is American Airlines’ New Look ‘Lipstick On A Pig’?
January 17 2013 3:18 PM
American Airlines has revamped its logo and look, but does it change anything for the beleaguered carrier?
- Why More Americans Than Ever Travel By Bus
January 12 2013 3:09 PM
As massive train-building schemes take shape across the globe, a different mode of transportation is booming in the United States: intercity buses.
- One Year After Costa Concordia Tragedy, Is Cruise Industry Safer?
January 11 2013 4:59 PM
As the first anniversary of the Costa Concordia disaster approaches, there are signs the cruise industry is ready to make changes.
- The World’s Safest Airlines
January 10 2013 12:11 PM
The Germany-based Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Center, or Jacdec, just released its annual list of the world’s safest airlines in 2012.
- Jobs Report: Travel Industry Adds 81,000 Jobs in 2012
January 07 2013 1:46 PM
The travel sector was one of the few surprises on the otherwise predictable Labor Department report on December employment.
- 2012 - Global Air Travel's Safest Year Since 1945
January 07 2013 12:05 PM
Anyone with a fear of flying should consider this: 2012 was the safest year for global air travel since the dawn of the jet age in 1945.
- Rudest Airline Employees Work For These Carriers
January 03 2013 2:00 PM
America's "legacy" carriers have the rudest employees in the industry, according to a recent survey from Airfarewatchdog.com.
- Is Las Vegas Now ‘The Macau of America?'
January 02 2013 7:24 PM
For further proof the enclave has eclipsed Vegas: Its gambling revenue hit a record $38 billion in 2012.