Zorbing’s Inventors Call For Global Standards After Horrifying Death
January 09 2013 2:32 PM EST
The video of two men "zorbing" over a precipice, ending in the death of one, in Russia has forced the sport’s New Zealand inventors to call for a global safety standard.
Is Thailand Safe? Tourist’s NYE Death Reignites Concerns
January 02 2013 3:12 PM EST
The death of a British tourist at a New Year’s celebration in Koh Phangan raised fresh concerns over violence against foreigners in Thailand.
New Years Eve By The Numbers
December 31 2012 5:44 PM EST
From how many celebrants will be in New York City's Times Square to how many glasses of champagne will be consumed, here's a look at New Year's Eve by the numbers.
Does The Debt Crisis Mean Europe Is Cheaper For Americans?
December 20 2012 6:50 PM EST
A survey out Thursday from Travel Leaders Group suggests that Americans will flock to Europe next year, but will they find the debt-burdened euro zone any cheaper than before?
Holiday Gift From TSA: New US Airport Security Policies
December 18 2012 11:58 AM EST
The TSA began several new risk-based security policies at airports across the U.S. in time for the holiday rush.
1 In 4 Americans Will Take A Holiday Road Trip
December 13 2012 1:50 PM EST
Here’s some good news for the travel industry, bad news for you: It’s going to be the busiest holiday season in six years.
FCC Thinks Airplane Electronics Rules Are Absurd
December 10 2012 12:46 PM EST
Why do airlines make you turn off your electronics before takeoff and landing? Good question, says the FCC.
Best Cruise Ships Of 2012
December 05 2012 1:29 PM EST
Cruising review site Cruise Critic has just released its list of the best cruise ships of 2012.
The Best City To Live In Is
December 04 2012 12:28 PM EST
If you’re familiar with Mercer’s annual Quality of Living surveys, the 2012 winner should come as no surprise.
FTC Admonishes Hotels For Hidden ‘Resort Fees’
November 29 2012 6:03 PM EST
The FTC issued a warning to 22 hotel operators Wednesday, claiming they may be breaking the law by misrepresenting hotel reservation prices with hidden "resort fees."
What’s ‘Too Fat To Fly’?
November 27 2012 3:10 PM EST
Who is considered “too fat to fly"? Here’s a look at the varying airline policies for “customers of size” in the wake of the death of 425-pound Vilma Soltesz.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday Travel Deals: The 2012 Guidebook
November 21 2012 1:48 PM EST
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the best days of the year for travel deals. Here’s a look at some of the best sales of 2012.
Holiday Gift Ideas For Travelers
November 21 2012 9:55 AM EST
The wreaths are out, the lights are up and the 2012 holiday season is upon us. Here are some gift ideas for any traveler on your list.
Thanksgiving Travel Busiest Since Recession
November 13 2012 1:25 PM EST
AAA projects that more people will travel for Thanksgiving in 2012 than any year since the recession hit in 2008.
Spirit Airlines’ $100 Carry-On Fee Explained
November 06 2012 2:52 PM EST
If you show up at the boarding gate for a Spirit Airlines flight with a carry-on bag, you can now expect to pay $100 to put it in the overhead bin.
What To Expect On United's New Dreamliner
November 05 2012 12:33 PM EST
On Sunday, United Airlines became the first North American carrier to fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on a commercial route.
Flights Canceled By Sandy? Read This
October 29 2012 4:56 PM EDT
With more than 10,000 canceled flights thanks to Hurricane Sandy, here's what you need to know to rebook your trip.
Hurricane Sandy’s Northerly Path Cancels Flights, Scatters Cruises
October 24 2012 4:23 PM EDT
Hurricane Sandy, the 19th named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, has caused canceled flights and scattered cruise ships on its path north toward Jamaica and Cuba.
Travel Tip: Don’t Surprise Women!
October 23 2012 2:09 PM EDT
British Airways has some advice for all hopelessly romantic men out there: Don’t spring a surprise getaway on your partner; it will backfire.
These Destinations Are Surprisingly Cheap
October 12 2012 2:35 PM EDT
Craving a luxurious escape at bargain-basement prices? Check out these surprisingly cheap destinations.