- What’s Wrong With American Airlines?
October 05 2012 1:43 PM
Loose seats and labor disputes are just the tip of the iceberg for beleaguered American Airlines.
- Taiwan Visa-Waiver Status For US Travel To Boost Tourism And Trade
October 03 2012 11:20 AM
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced on Tuesday that Taiwan would join 36 countries already participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), which offers entry into the U.S. without a previously arranged travel visa.
- Airlines' Profits Likely To Best 2012 Estimates
October 01 2012 4:03 PM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upward revision to its global outlook for 2012 Monday after improved global airline performance in the second quarter.
- International Tourism Arrivals To Exceed 1 Billion For First Time In 2012
September 13 2012 11:56 AM
Europe may be in the throes of a crisis while North America recovers from its own recession, but that hasn’t stopped people from traveling -- far from it. Despite concerns over the global economy, tourism has shown incredible resilience as international arrivals are now projected to cross the 1 billion mark for the first time in 2012.
- Attention Business Travelers: These US Cities Tax You The Most
September 12 2012 11:20 AM
The Global Business Travel Association, or GBTA, has released its 2012 report on the best and worst travel taxes in the top 50 U.S. destinations.
- Want To Hail A New York Taxi With Uber? Not Until February, City Says
September 07 2012 12:28 PM
Uber Technologies, the private developer of a smartphone app that matches cabdrivers with passengers, drove over a gigantic pothole when it tried to launch in New York City this week: the venerable Taxi and Limousine Commission.
- JetBlue’s ‘GoPack’ Offers 10 Flights For A Flat Fee
August 29 2012 1:26 PM
It’s kind of like going to Costco: You buy in bulk and you get big savings -- at least that’s the idea behind JetBlue’s new “GoPack.”
- Want Luggage Delivered To Your Home, Office Or Hotel? American Airlines Will Do It - For A Fee
August 03 2012 1:01 PM
The last thing many fliers want to do when they reach their destination is wait by the baggage carousel for their luggage to arrive. Now, if they're flying American Airlines, they don't have to.
- Facebook IPO Jinx Falls: Palo Alto, Kayak Soar
July 20 2012 12:00 PM
Two months after the trading fiasco in the initial public offering of Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), the No. 1 social networking site, tech IPOs are soaring again. Palo Alto Networks (Nasdaq: PANW) and Kayak Software (Nasdaq: KYAK) shares soared in their IPOs.
- Ultraviolet Restaurant: Shanghai Eatery Pairs Food, Wine, Light, Sound
July 13 2012 10:43 AM
Each course at Ultraviolet in Shanghai is served with a tailored set of visuals, sounds and smells.
- Business Travel Growth To Slow Amid Europe’s Woes: Report
July 12 2012 2:05 PM
The European fiscal crisis is dragging down business travel growth in the United States, according to a new report from the Alexandria, Va.-based Global Business Travel Association.
- Technology Focus: Still Waiting For Digital Wallets
June 24 2012 9:56 AM
In the 1950s, a consumer who wanted to buy eyeglasses borrowed $40 from the bank. Fast-forward to 2012: how about using your digital wallet to buy those glasses with your mobile phone? Maybe later this year.
- Route 66 Still Holds Allure For Travelers, Industry
June 21 2012 8:59 AM
Route 66 hasn't been a real highway for almost three decades, but its hold on travelers' imaginations has revived motels, diners, souvenir shops, gas stations and other buildings along the iconic American byway.
- Los Cabos, Mexico, Hopes To Capitalize On G-20 Exposure
June 18 2012 4:04 PM
The first thing thousands of international delegates headed to the G-20 summit will likely see as they land in Los Cabos, Mexico, this week will be the spiny bush-clad hills and azure waters that typify southern Baja California.
- See How the Piaggio Aero P180 Avanti II's Cabin Size Measures Up
June 05 2012 4:10 PM
One of the main selling points of the Piaggio Aero Avanti II private plane is the relatively massive cabin size. If you're in the market for a private plane, you probably want comfort, and that probably means the ability to sit and stand without feeling crunched. Piaggio says the Avanti II is the perfect plane for this, but how do some of the other competitors stack up?
- Piaggio Aero P180 Avanti II: Too Much Private Plane Or Just Right?
June 04 2012 8:32 PM
The P180 Avanti II is striking. Even stationary on the tarmac, the plane from Italian aerospace company Piaggio Aero looks like it will rise into the air with the slightest breath of breeze, a magnificent Roc ready to take to the skies and transport its travelers to wondrous lands, or the Essex County Airport in Caldwell, New Jersey, in other circumstances.
- Hawaiian Airlines Moves East With Nonstop NYC-Honolulu Flights
June 04 2012 12:56 PM
On Monday, Hawaiian Airlines will fly into its first major market on the East Coast, New York City, expanding its reach across the United States.
- Post-Arab Spring Travel And Tourism In The Middle East: A Country-By-Country Look
June 01 2012 11:03 AM
It has been 18 months since the Arab Spring swept through the Middle East, and, while some nations have emerged with a renewed spirit, others have plunged into daily violence. Here's a country-by-country look at travel and tourism in the region as it stands now.
- Beyond Cannes Film Festival: Zooming Out On The Greater French Riviera
May 11 2012 12:07 PM
The revered Cannes Film Festival offers a menu of forthcoming cinematic delights, but it also reminds us of the glamor that awaits in the greater French Riviera.
- AAirpass: American Airlines Vs. The Passengers Who Flew Too Much
May 08 2012 1:24 PM
American Airlines began the lifetime all-you-can-fly AAirpass program in the 1980s to earn cash on the quick, but several customers quickly got much more in return.