Technology Focus: Still Waiting For Digital Wallets
June 24 2012 9:56 AM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
The 10 Best Airport Freebies
April 30 2012 9:53 AM EDT
It doesn't take a specific type of traveler to appreciate complementary offerings like a free city tour, Wi-Fi, or a kids play area.
Virgin Atlantic Offering Luxury Suites On Flights, Ranging In Price From $4,000 to $10,000 [PHOTOS]
April 25 2012 4:19 PM EDT
At a time when many airlines are going bankrupt, tacking on high baggage fees and having massive layoffs and merging, Virgin Atlantic is not following the trends and is offering luxury suites ranging in price from $4,000 to $10,000.
The Most Popular Seat On A Plane Is?
April 24 2012 4:51 PM EDT
A new survey from flight comparison site Skyscanner shows what parts of the aircraft travelers prefer, including the most popular seat.
TSA Tests Electronic Document Verification Technologies
April 16 2012 10:58 AM EDT
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began testing new electronic document verification technology at Washington-Dulles Airport last week. The pilot program will expand to further airports in the coming weeks.
The New Perks of First-Class Travel
April 13 2012 1:46 PM EDT
During a recent trip to Colorado, jewelry designer Alicia Mohr planned another vacation from an unusual spot - a hot tub at a Starwood hotel, where she is a platinum-level preferred customer.
All-You-Can-Fly Airline Surf Air To Launch In California This Summer
April 06 2012 2:49 PM EDT
All-you-can-fly airline Surf Air is set to take off in California this summer, but will the new model work?
Jamaica Investment Forum 2012: 10 Reasons to Invest in Jamaica’s Tourism Industry
March 03 2012 1:52 PM EST
Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller welcomed investors at the Jamaica Investment Forum 2012 to share her government's pro-business attitude and political will.
The Business Traveler’s Etiquette Guide for Modern Business Dining
March 01 2012 1:42 PM EST
The ways in which business gets done in today's global marketplace is evolving at a rapid rate. Even in the midst of new paradigms and emerging technologies, one thing remains constant: big deals often come together over meals.
Chinese Wine? Moet Hennessy to Produce Premium Reds at the Foot of the Himalaya
February 23 2012 2:01 PM EST
French wine and spirits maker Moet Hennessy wants to produce a super-premium red wine at the foot of the Himalayan mountains in southern China, targeting the palates of the country's wealthy wine drinkers, in a move whose results won't be known for years.
Kayak, TripAdvisor Join Forces to Meld Travel Search and Hotel Reviews
February 16 2012 4:09 PM EST
If you like searching for travel options on Kayak and reading hotel reviews on TripAdvisor, now you can do both at the same time.
Dubai Rising: An Aerial View of the Sprouting City [PHOTOS]
January 09 2012 3:29 PM EST
Dubai is sprouting like a mirage from the desert sands.