Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 9, 2014

Power flask

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Electronic Devices With Dead Charges Not Allowed on Some U.S.-Bound Flights For Travelers, This Summer’s New Fee on Airline Tickets US orders airlines to follow stricter rules for reporting pet deaths on flights Costa Concordia Wreck Heading for Genoa, Italy Air France Begins to Trial NFC-Based Boarding […]

Travel News: Week of December 18, 2013

Holiday traffic?

Top Travel News AAA forecast: More travelers hitting the road for the holidays American Airlines CEO To Let Employees Choose the Tail Design JetBlue launches free in-flight Wi-Fi TSA rolling out PreCheck application centers Pilot error factor in fatal crash in San Francisco Costa Concordia Wreck Stable, To Be Towed in June More Travel News: Chicago […]

Travel News: Week of September 25, 2013

Peter Greenberg in Kenya

Top Travel News Travel Safety in Kenya Now & the Attack on the Nairobi Mall European airport regulators to begin allowing some liquids in carry-on Gianni Versace’s former Miami home to reopen as a hotel F.A.A. Nears New Rules on Devices Customs Waits at Airports Found to Be Three to Five Hours Emirates Announces New Boston-Dubai Flights […]

Travel Video of the Week: The Costa Concordia salvaged!

Costa Concordia

We covered the plan in last week’s Travel Video of the Week, so here’s the real thing—the successful salvaging of the Costa Concordia by South African Nick Sloane and his team. The operation, completed just this morning, took 19 hours, but luckily this BBC timelapse video condenses it all down into a one-minute video. Amazing! Also […]

Travel Video of the Week: Salvaging the Costa Concordia

Salvaging the Costa Concordia

“60 Minutes” just did a fascinating report on the bold plan to salvage the wrecked Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy without creating an environmental catastrophe. It’s been over a year and a half since the wreck and the Italian luxury liner is now awaiting one of the most expensive and daunting salvage operations […]