Oriol Gutierrez

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Goodbye Roaming Charges in Europe! Starts tomorrow

Mobile roaming charges are set to be abolished tomorrow. This issue has caused much grief to users in the past and will certainly be welcome by the …

Is Ryanair deliberately splitting up passengers who refuse to pay for seat selection?

The other day I had to check in three people for a Vueling flight. As is often the case with no-frills airlines now, the website gave me the choice of paying to select seats - I think it was an extra £36 in total for the return flights - or having them allocated at random. The real implication of …

A Winner Emerges From The Qatar Crisis: Oman's National Airline

The increasingly bitter trading of allegations between Qatar and three of its erstwhile allies in the Gulf – combined with economic and diplomatic embargoes – does not look likely to end quickly, despite some frenetic shuttle diplomacy by Kuwait’s ruler Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. But in any …

Qatar Airways

Look! A plane with Wi-Fi that doesn't suck

The last place I expect to be able to make a video call is at 20,000 feet.<p>That's the altitude I'm at when I FaceTime Brian Tong in Los Angeles. Video calling is usually a no-go when you're on a plane because, social etiquette aside, the Wi-Fi generally sucks.<p>But on a customized Boeing 757, …

How Trump privatizing air-traffic control will affect your airfare

Air travelers could be in for a bumpy ride thanks to President Trump’s plans to overhaul the country’s air-traffic control system.<p>If the GOP’s plan …

Aviation

7 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs That Startup Owners Should Follow

Chasing deadlines, crunching numbers and pushing innovation are '"just another day at work" for startup owners. But, what do they do for themselves?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chasing deadlines, crunching numbers and pushing innovation are components of …

Entrepreneurship

The 10 airports in America people dislike the most

According to the J.D. Power study, overall traveler satisfaction increased six points over the 2015 edition to 731 out of a possible 1,000 points.<p>"Many airports, especially the nation's largest airports, were never built to handle the current volume of traveler traffic, often exceeding their design …

Why Qatar Airways Isn't Handling Their Crisis Well

As we first learned about yesterday, several countries have cut ties with Qatar, including nearby Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The impacts of this are …

72-hour sale: Southwest fares fall below $100 round-trip

Southwest’s big twice-a-year fare sale is back, with round-trip fares below $100 on dozens of the carrier’s shortest routes.<p>The sale fares also include longer routes, with the price of flights loosely tied to distance. Flights begin at $49 each way on Southwest’s shortest routes and increase to …

6 Underrated European Cities You Should Seriously Visit

Go to Lisbon, but don't miss Porto.<p>You’ve been to Paris and you’ve been to Rome, but Europe is a big continent full of hidden treasures ripe for exploring. Here, six lesser-known European cities that deserve a spot on your travel bucket list.<p><b>GO TO AMSTERDAM, BUT DON’T MISS MAASTRICHT</b><p>On the southern …

The 13 best adults-only, all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean

With all of your food and drink included in the price, all you need to worry about is having an appetite.<p>We teamed up with Hotels.com to find the 13 best adults-only, all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean, based on those that had guest review scores of 4 or higher (out of 5) on the website. The …

Emirates partners with BMW for chauffeur-drive

Emirates will whisk its business class passengers to and from their flights in luxury BMWs under a new agreement inked between the airline and the …

How Siemens Is Using Big Data And IoT To Build The Internet Of Trains

Trains that are never late? To someone like me living in the UK, it may sound impossibly utopian. But Siemens say that thanks to Big Data and analytics it could soon be a reality.<p>Train operators have responsibility for getting millions of people to where they want to be every day. When journeys are …

Trains

Here's why Boeing 747s have a giant hump in the front

Why do Boeing 747 s have that hump in the front?<p>Turns out, it's been around since the '60s. Back then, everyone was excited for supersonic commercial flight.<p>Sadly, that never panned out. However, that excitement got Boeing to thinking: its 747 might not be ideal for commercial flight if supersonic …

World's best desert hotels: 10 plush retreats | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When you think of beautiful and luxurious destinations, islands and beaches are often the first places that spring to mind. But desert landscapes offer equally dazzling views, a heightened sense of adventure -- and a decidedly less clichéd experience.<p>From Middle Eastern palaces to luxury …

Palm Springs

Morgan Stanley is wrong — electric cars aren’t going to take over

They covered a lot of ground, but let's focus on what's actually its most radical prediction.<p>According to lead analyst Adam Jonas and his team, Morgan Stanley is "bullish on EV penetration and universally cautious on the long-term viability of the 100-year-old internal combustion engine (ICE) …

5 Places That Are Straight Out Of Fairy Tales

For Condé Nast Traveler, by Caitlin Morton.<p>Visiting these real-world places is like jumping into the pages of a story book, where castles sit on clouds and forests are carpeted with flowers.<p><b>1. Multnomah Falls: Columbia River Gorge, Oregon</b><p>This 611-foot-tall double cascade flows through Oregon's lush …

Emirates’ First Class is Becoming Even More Elite

Emirates is overhauling its first-class offering, reducing the number of available berths, as it seeks to cater to the world’s wealthiest travelers …

Delta Passenger Claims He Was Interrogated After Falling Asleep On Flight

A Delta Air Lines passenger claims he was yelled at by a flight attendant and grilled by law enforcement after he fell asleep on a recent flight.<p>Yes, …

Consumer Protection

This is how a self-driving car ‘sees’ the road

Ever wonder what an autonomous vehicle ‘sees’ via its sensors, on-board computing and sensor fusion system? This video from Civil Maps, the high-definition maps technology company backed by Ford, reveals some of what’s going on when it comes to combining detailed 3D maps with sensor data culled …

Autonomous Vehicle

15 Underrated But Totally Romantic Beach Destinations

Your S.O. won't say no.<p>Bali, Fiji, the Maldives... When it comes to romantic beach trips, the options can seem surprisingly overdone, overcrowded or overpriced ― especially if you’re craving someplace that’s not in the typical playbook for a honeymoon <b></b>or couple’s vacation.<p>Below are 15 coastal …

Free Flights for Kids on British Airways This Summer

Explore Europe with your kids on the cheap this summer.<p>Parents looking to travel with their kids this summer can now take advantage of free flights …

Does Copenhagen Have the Best Airport Food in the World?

Airport eating is seldom chic. Service is slow, choices are limited, and what few options there are typically lack flavor, meaningful nutrition, and value. As Jerry Seinfeld famously once said, “Do you think that the people at the airport that run the stores have any idea what the prices are every …

Airlander 10, world’s largest aircraft, takes to the skies

<b>May 11, 2017:</b> On Wednesday evening Airlander 10 completed its first flight since the giant dirigible crash-landed nine months ago. The airship took …

Aviation

United Airlines Says It Didn't Make a Woman Pee in a Cup on Her Flight

<i>This story has been updated to reflect comment from United Airlines.</i><p>Another day, another United Airlines scandal.<p>A Missouri woman flying on a Mesa …

The 9 most photogenic places in Europe

Here are the 9 best US housing markets for investment

Wikimedia CommonsHomeUnion, an online real estate investment management firm, has named the nine best housing markets for single-family rental home investors in the first quarter of 2017.<p>The firm uses data on over 110 million homes and 200,000 neighborhoods to compile their list.<p>Here are the top …

The 24 most expensive cities in the world to grab a beer at the local bar

In Oslo, Norway, for instance, if you go out twice a week and buy two beers each time, you'll end up spending more than $150 per month — probably more than your cell phone bill.<p>Oslo happens to be the most expensive city in the world to grab a pint, according to a report by Deutsche Bank, but it's …

Sears CEO: 'We don't need more customers'

Normally when retailers like Sears are fighting to stay alive, they sound desperate to lure shoppers.<p>Sears Holdings (SHLD), which recently warned it may not survive due to mounting losses, is taking a different approach. The owner of the Sears and Kmart stores is choosing instead to focus on the …

Business (Canada)

Snapchat co-founders lose $2 billion after first quarter, throw shade at Facebook

After Snap Inc. reported its earnings for the first quarter on Wednesday afternoon, it’s co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy each lost more than $1 billion.<p>Don’t worry, they’re not out on the street now or anything like that – but the loss is significant given that it came after the company’s …

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