Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 16, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports Rocket Debris Falls on Cruise Ship in Israeli Port Kenya issues terror alert over travel to UK airports Carnival Bans Smoking on Balconies Pilot Orders Pizza for Passengers on Delayed Flight ‘Amelia Earhart’ Completes Around-the-World Flight Boeing re-engineers […]

Travel News: Week of May 14, 2014

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Top Travel News TSA changes security fee rules to boost administration income Top 5 airport construction projects of 2014, led by Dulles and LAX London taxis plan anti-Uber gridlock A US Airways flight was forced to land in Dublin after 9 attendants fell ill Will.i.am Kicked Out Of United Lounge Fourth Oasis-class ship on order for […]

Travel Website of the Week: Reid’s Guides

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Did you know that there are dozens of accommodation alternatives to hotels? My colleague Reid Bramblett has put together a handy guide to them, which range from Alpine shacks to Tuscan villas, farmhouse B&Bs to hostel dorms, rental rooms to residences, and campgrounds to castles to convents to cottages. He says the alternatives are always […]

Travel News: Week of April 23, 2014

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Top Travel News U.S. Teen ‘Lucky’ to Be Alive After Stowing Away in wheel way on Calif.-Hawaii Flight  After deaths of 13, Everest Sherpas say they are abandoning climbing season Vueling launches world’s first ‘smart watch’ boarding pass Oregon wines fly free on Alaska Airlines as ‘pilot program’ partnership is extended Berlin Court Tells Uber […]

Travel News: Week of April 16, 2014

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Top Travel News Italian court bans Emirates from flying transatlantic from Italy Calif. bill would end SeaWorld killer whale shows United Plans World’s Longest Boeing 787 Non-Stop Routes Airbnb Hosts in San Francisco Facing Wave of Evictions Gas prices to edge down for summer vacation Teen girl who sent terroristic tweet to AA is arrested […]

Travel News: Week of March 12, 2014

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Malaysia Airlines MH370 Resource Page Coming soon to Gogo: In-air texting on your smartphone Garuda Indonesia Now Official SkyTeam Member Airline Hawaiian Airlines Launched Ohana Inter-Island Service San Francisco’s Bay Bridge Is Being Turned Into an Airbnb Rental New Pilot Shortage Strategy: Rip Half the Seats Off the Airplane Ryanair Passengers Call Police To Leave […]

Travel Website of the Week: AirPnP

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This Tuesday is Mardi Gras, a day on which New Orleans will play host to high levels of shenanigans, and people. That apparently made it the right time to test out a new app called AirPnP, which is like the name-inspiring Airbnb of bathrooms. Basically, people can rent out their bathrooms to people in need […]

Travel News: Week of November 13, 2013

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Top Travel News Government to allow American Air & US Airways merger US Airways, United, American and JetBlue Now Allow PDE Use During Entire Flight Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next? United: You can now use hand-held devices on all our domestic mainline flights, with a few exceptions Venice […]