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Can you afford to fly first class?

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Aug 13, 2017 | 3 comments<p>It happens every time. Every single time we’re sitting in first class, someone that’s …

Los Angeles

12 Exquisite Hotel Rooms That Include Private Pools Photos

On a relaxing vacation, the last thing one wants to worry about is setting an alarm to get up in time to secure a poolside chaise longue. When a private, personal pool exists just a step outside your own room, you have a front-row ticket to prime poolside real estate no matter what time you rise. …

Unrest in Kashmir Surges Once More

Anti-government protests have escalated again in Indian-administered Kashmir, following violent clashes earlier this month. On April 9, an election was held for a parliamentary seat, but voter turnout was only 7 percent. Demonstrators who had gathered around polling places clashed with riot police, …

Pakistan

The 57th Venice Biennale Opens: Pictures

Travel Tip: When Travel Destinations Become Too Popular

<i>Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Travel Tip: When Travel Destinations Become Too Popular</i>When is a destination just too popular? What …

Tourism

Adventure Travel Firm Intrepid Group Says It's Stronger After TUI Breakup

<i>Editor’s Note: Skift launched a new series, Gateway, as we broaden our news coverage geographically with first-hand, original stories from</i> …

Tourism

Cape Town to Franschhoek for only R99! New Cape Camoot shuttle launches

Cape Town - There's a new kid on the block, and its the equivalent of Uber for travelling out of the city.<p>Cape Comoot, as it's called, is a new, …

Cape Town

Nearly 16,000 cruise ship passengers expected in Vancouver on Saturday

Tourism and transportation industries will be booming as three cruise ships dock over the long weekend<p>May 20 will see a huge number of cruise ship …

Could this be the year that Canada finally recovers from its 15-year tourism slump?

Could sesquicentennial celebrations and the weak loonie help Canada to finally bridge its 15-year tourism gap?<p>Canada hasn’t yet bounced back from a …

Canada

Tourism in India, a sector untapped

The tourism industry has made major advances in India in the past few years, and the progress has been steady and significant. Last year, the country …

World Economic Forum

Almost half of young tourists face huge medicals bills by going abroad without travel insurance, research suggests

Around 40 per cent of young travellers risk being hit with medical bills worth tens of thousands of pounds by going abroad without insurance, …

Health Care

Five Steps to Successfully Address Disrupting Travel Market Trends

As an executive at the helm of a destination tourism board, I am challenged with not just maneuvering change daily but foreseeing potential upsets …

Brazil packed with travel riches, so why so few tourists?

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil is home to the largest rainforest on Earth. It has miles of sandy, deserted beaches, and stunning flat-topped mountains. It invented samba and a devilish little drink called the caipirinha. It has massive reserves for native peoples and charming colonial towns built by the …

Brazil

Visit Florida's Budget Cuts Could Seriously Impact Florida's Robust Meetings Business

All eyes are on Florida Governor Rick Scott as he decides whether or not to veto a bill passed in the legislature earlier this month that would cut …

Tourism
Asia Travel

What Emirates Airline Can Teach You About Brand Advocacy

Why should a company not in the luxury transportation business study a company that is?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How likely are your customers to recommend your brand to others? This is the only question you need to ask to measure your company’s net promoter score …

Customers

Best Mauritius hotels and resorts | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy.<p>(CNN) — Luxury hotels have staked claims to Mauritius's famed beaches for decades, but over the …

Mauritius

It's time for airlines to stop overselling

In April of 1972, consumer crusader Ralph Nader showed up for a flight at Washington’s National Airport and was told the airline had oversold the plane, so he wouldn't be flying. Back then there was no such thing as involuntary bumping compensation and Nader quickly set about changing all that.<p>Also …

Flying

A Woman Is Suing United Airlines for Allegedly Downgrading Her Seat Without Explanation

United Airlines (ual) is facing yet another fresh court case brought by a disgruntled customer.<p>Passenger Karen Shiboleth alleges that she was forced …

United Airlines

Nine Trips to Take Before Having a Baby

Adventure travel and babies—or even toddlers—don’t exactly go hand in hand. Parents of young children may also find that it’s difficult to fully …

Parenting

The Safest Seat On A Plane, According To Studies Of Crash Data

Air travel is the safest form of transportation in the country. In 2016, for the seventh year in a row, exactly zero people died from plane crashes on U.S.-certified scheduled airlines. Experts estimate your overall odds of perishing in a plane crash are well into the millions.<p>But curious travelers …

Malaysian parliament passes Tourism Tax Bill in record session

The Malaysian parliament which was in a marathon session for almost 20 hours, ended at 5.05am on Thursday (Apr 6), setting a new record as the …

Parliament

Digital Tourism: the journey starts long before you leave home

Last month, the region of Navarre in Spain welcomed senior members of the travel and tourism sector from across the globe to the eighth International …

Innovation

This Is the Best Country in the World for a Vacation

The World Economic Forum ranked the best countries for tourism.<p>Every two years, the World Economic Forum releases a report on the world’s most …

Tourism

China's economy is slowing, but there is one sector booming: tourism

Just as the explosion in Chinese demand for iron ore caught the world napping, so is tourism infrastructure struggling now to keep up with demand – …

China

Switzerland Tourism Fights Rivals for Chinese Travelers With New Focus

<i><br>Editor’s Note: Skift’s Gateway series broadens our news coverage geographically with first-hand, original stories from correspondents embedded in</i> …

'Sustainable tourism' is not working – here's how we can change that

This year is the United Nations’ International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. UN World Tourism Organisation Secretary-General Taleb …

Sustainability

Alpine huts can be booked online

Switzerland Tourism, the Swiss national tourism organisation, has launched a platform for renting Alpine huts in Switzerland – a kind of Swiss Alpine …

United Airlines boots bride and groom traveling to their wedding from half-empty plane

HOUSTON -- A bride and groom headed to Costa Rica for their wedding Saturday got kicked off a United flight out of Houston following an issue with seating on the plane.<p>Michael Hohl, the groom, said he and his fiancé, Amber Maxwell, were the last to board United Airlines Flight 1737 which was headed …

Aviation