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Discovery of World’s Longest Underwater Cave Near Tulum Adds to Destination’s Appeal - World News
Discovery of World’s Longest Underwater Cave Near Tulum Adds to Destination’s Appeal 9 minutes ago
Mexico's tourism industry will take good news wherever it can get it these days, and the discovery of a mammoth underwater cave is definitely something that plays well for Tulum's growing appeal. -Dan Peltier
U.S. Travel Coalition Aims to Reverse Trump’s Isolationist Stance and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week -World News
U.S. Travel Coalition Aims to Reverse Trump’s Isolationist Stance and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week 2 hours ago
This week in tourism, U.S. travel brands fight back against isolationism while Europe enjoys one of its best years for visitation. Read more about how President Trump affects tourism worldwide in our new magazine: The Megatrends Defining Travel in 2018. -
Uber Caps the Hours Its British Drivers Can Work in a Bid for Safety -World News
Uber Caps the Hours Its British Drivers Can Work in a Bid for Safety 3 hours ago
Unlike Lyft, Uber has no blanket policy designed to keep exhausted workers off the road worldwide. Why not? -Sean O'Neill
Where to Find Japan’s Hidden Corners During Its Tourism Boom -World News
Where to Find Japan’s Hidden Corners During Its Tourism Boom 5 hours ago
In 2017 Japan saw double-digit growth in tourist arrivals from the previous year. So savvy travelers may look to avoid some of the crowds by seeking out these four towns that are appealing alternatives to better-known cities. -Sean O'Neill
TripAdvisor Fights to Keep Its Lead in Attractions and 9 Other Digital Trends This Week -World News
TripAdvisor Fights to Keep Its Lead in Attractions and 9 Other Digital Trends This Week 6 hours ago
This week in digital news, we took a long look at how attractions could become TripAdvisor's next multibillion-dollar business. Don't miss our forecasts for Priceline, Expedia, Ctrip, and Google in our new magazine: The Megatrends Defining Travel in 2018.
HNA Is Trying to Streamline Its Travel Services With New $7.5 Billion HiApp -World News
HNA Is Trying to Streamline Its Travel Services With New $7.5 Billion HiApp 8 hours ago
All the details about HNA's HiApp are still not out, but this story makes the case that the company would be wise to offer services across its travel portfolio in one place. -Hannah Sampson
Cranky on the Web: Where Flight Numbers Come From, Translating Airline-Speak, How To Fly First Class -World News
Cranky on the Web: Where Flight Numbers Come From, Translating Airline-Speak, How To Fly First Class 10 hours ago
Whoops, I forgot to post this yesterday, so a Sunday post it is… Those four-digit flight designations? Their days may ... Read More
Norwegian Air Sets Record for Fastest Subsonic Transatlantic Flight -World News
Norwegian Air Sets Record for Fastest Subsonic Transatlantic Flight 1 day ago
It's funny. There's no mention of how long the it took for the outbound flight from London to reach New York. If a tailwind helped Norwegian Air set a speed record on the New York to London leg, the flight in the other direction must have taken forever. -
Wyndham Worldwide Is Buying La Quinta and 9 Other Hospitality Trends This Week -World News
Wyndham Worldwide Is Buying La Quinta and 9 Other Hospitality Trends This Week 1 day ago
This week in hospitality, big players rocked the boat: Wyndham is buying La Quinta and Hyatt is eliminating its CMO position. Read all about the future of hospitality, experience platforms, and mixed-use 2.0 in our new magazine: The Megatrends Defining Tr
Boeing Decides to Make Its Own Seats as Manufacturing Delays Anger Airlines -World News
Boeing Decides to Make Its Own Seats as Manufacturing Delays Anger Airlines 1 day ago
Airlines practically have been begging for more manufacturers to make seats, with some existing producers having quality and on-time performance issues. But it's not an easy business, so we'll have to see if Boeing and its joint venture partner can do bet
The Space Tourism Race Is Getting More Competitive as Launches Near -World News
The Space Tourism Race Is Getting More Competitive as Launches Near 1 day ago
While this story focuses on Boeing and SpaceX, other players including Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin are also working to bring tourists to space. It will be an experience few can afford, but at least the seats will be comfortable. -Hannah Sampson
How U.S. Travel Is Impacted by the Government Shutdown -World News
How U.S. Travel Is Impacted by the Government Shutdown 1 day ago
The impact won't be drastic in the first few days, but the longer the U.S. government shutdown lasts, the more severe the consequences will be for the U.S. travel industry and visitors. In Washington, D.C., the inmates are running the asylum. -Dennis Scha
Southwest, Delta and Singapore Air Are Among Most-Admired Companies -World News
Southwest, Delta and Singapore Air Are Among Most-Admired Companies 1 day ago
Few travelers would say they admire airlines. But among business executives and analysts, the sentiment is different. They see a few airlines as being well-run businesses worthy of admiration. -Brian Sumers
United Will Tell Passengers Why Their Flights Are Delayed and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week -World News
United Will Tell Passengers Why Their Flights Are Delayed and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week 1 day ago
This week in aviation, United made headlines by launching international premium economy and starting to tell passengers more about why flights are delayed. Read about how airlines aspire to be more than transporters of people in our new magazine: The Mega
Thailand Sets New Tourism Record as Arrivals Continue to Soar -World News
Thailand Sets New Tourism Record as Arrivals Continue to Soar 1 day ago
A military junta still rules over Thailand, but that isn’t stopping tourists from arriving in record numbers. -Patrick Whyte
American Airlines unveils NY-Chicago shuttle -World News
American Airlines unveils NY-Chicago shuttle 1 day ago
New air shuttle service between LaGuardia and O’Hare to debut in April, alongside major flight expansion The post American Airlines unveils NY-Chicago shuttle appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Hilton to open third Curio hotel in London -World News
Hilton to open third Curio hotel in London 2 days ago
Boutique brand heads to Stratford with 18-storey hotel and rooftop bar overlooking the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park The post Hilton to open third Curio hotel in London appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Hotel update: Global round-up -World News
Hotel update: Global round-up 2 days ago
Business Traveller rounds up new, upcoming and renovated hotels from brands including Sofitel, Four Seasons and Starwood The post Hotel update: Global round-up appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
British Airways Could Buy Several More Superjumbo Jets from Airbus -World News
British Airways Could Buy Several More Superjumbo Jets from Airbus 2 days ago
Do you also have whiplash? Earlier this week, a senior Airbus executive said the manufacturer may have to kill the A380 program because of a lack of sales. But soon after, Airbus said it sold at least 20 to Emirates. Now comes word British Airways may wan
Delta Air Lines Seeks to Crack Down on Fake Service Animals -World News
Delta Air Lines Seeks to Crack Down on Fake Service Animals 2 days ago
Airlines know too many passengers travel with fake service animals to avoid paying fees. But some are wary about cracking down, in part because they're nervous about mistakenly denying legitimate service animals. If an airline makes just one error, the st
Angola Owes Foreign Airlines $500 Million -World News
Angola Owes Foreign Airlines $500 Million 2 days ago
Africa’s second-biggest oil producer has suffered since 2014 due to the freefall in global oil prices. That's left it short of hard currency needed to pay foreign debt. Why hasn't the International Monetary Fund intervened? -Sean O'Neill
HNA Group Enlists Bankers to Consider Sale of Its NH Hotels Stake -World News
HNA Group Enlists Bankers to Consider Sale of Its NH Hotels Stake 2 days ago
HNA Group's decision to at least consider selling its stake in NH Hotels shouldn't come as a surprise. It will be interesting to see whether one of the big hotel companies emerges as a potential buyer. -Patrick Whyte
Trump Travel Ban and Presidential Immigration Powers Will Get Supreme Court Review -World News
Trump Travel Ban and Presidential Immigration Powers Will Get Supreme Court Review 2 days ago
President Trump's third travel ban will finally get a U.S. Supreme Court review, and it could have a far-reaching impact on the limitations of presidential authority when setting immigration policy. -Dan Peltier
Namibia Tourism Video Capitalizes on Trump’s Disparaging Remarks About African Countries -World News
Namibia Tourism Video Capitalizes on Trump’s Disparaging Remarks About African Countries 2 days ago
A Namibia tour operator is trying to make the most out of the U.S. president's offensive remarks aimed at Haiti and African countries. But tourism officials in these countries can't rely on the current news cycle to cultivate new and long-term interest fr
Private Businesses in Cuba Report U.S. Visitor Decline -World News
Private Businesses in Cuba Report U.S. Visitor Decline 2 days ago
Cuba's recent U.S. tourism boom shouldn't be taken at face value as many private businesses are suffering from last year's U.S. policy change, although cruise lines have been cashing in. -Dan Peltier