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Government Under Scrutiny for Overly-Generous Overseas Travel Spending

Government Under Scrutiny for Overly-Generous Overseas Travel Spending

Four Democratic senators on Wednesday introduced a bill to curb what they see as wasteful travel and office spending by Trump administration appointees. The same day, an investigative group released a study showing that the U.S. government in some cases allows federal employees to spend twice as much on overseas travel per day as allied […]

Labor Day travel forecast: Higher gas prices, crowded roads in Colorado

Labor Day travel forecast: Higher gas prices, crowded roads in Colorado

Crowded roads and higher gas prices will greet motorists as they head out this weekend for what AAA Colorado expects to be the busiest Labor Day for travel in more than a decade. AAA predicts about 640,000 Coloradans will travel over the Labor Day holiday, with 85 percent to 90 percent of them on the […]

PM Perspectives: Chinese Tourism Growth Creates Online Travel Tailwinds

PM Perspectives: Chinese Tourism Growth Creates Online Travel Tailwinds

By Garth Yettick, CFA A surge in overseas travel by Chinese nationals is expected to create long-term tailwinds for travel companies, especially those with exposure to the burgeoning online market, says Portfolio Manager Garth Yettick. Key Takeaways The number of Chinese nationals traveling overseas is forecast to reach 230 million over the next five years, […]

New subpoena focuses on Kasim Reed travel, mayor's office credit card use

New subpoena focuses on Kasim Reed travel, mayor's office credit card use

The federal investigation into Atlanta City Hall corruption has now zeroed in on former Mayor Kasim Reed’s meetings, movements and the justifications for taxpayer-funded travel during his eight years in office. According to a subpoena, obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action News, a federal grand jury is demanding that the city turn […]

7 Travel Hacks That'll Make You Feel More Confident When You're Traveling Alone

7 Travel Hacks That'll Make You Feel More Confident When You're Traveling Alone

As one of the many women who travel alone, and has traveled to some faraway, exotic places, I can attest to the fact that it’s an extraordinary experience. In some ways, traveling alone can be better than traveling with your friends because you get to enjoy things in an intimate way that traveling with a […]

BBB offers last-minute Labor Day travel tips to avoid scams

BBB offers last-minute Labor Day travel tips to avoid scams

With Labor Day weekend approaching, people will be taking advantage of last-minute deals for one final getaway before summer ends. Better Business Bureau serving the Heart of Texas is advising bargain hunters to be aware of potential scams. According to BBB Scam Tracker, there have been 340 travel-related scams reported so far in 2018. After […]

Scott Morrison to travel to Jakarta to announce Australia-Indonesia free trade deal is imminent

Scott Morrison to travel to Jakarta to announce Australia-Indonesia free trade deal is imminent

Updated August 26, 2018 17:42:59 Photo: Scott Morrison became Australia’s 30th Prime Minister after a week of in-fighting and speculation. (ABC News: Jed Cooper) Prime Minister Scott Morrison will make his first trip overseas less than a week after being sworn in, flying to Jakarta to announce Australia and Indonesia are on the brink of […]

Holy nights: New Marriott rooms to get Bible, Book of Mormon

Holy nights: New Marriott rooms to get Bible, Book of Mormon

Sheraton, Westin and other Starwood hotels are finding their religion. Marriott International, which bought Starwood two years ago, has begun putting copies of the Bible and the Book of Mormon in the recently-acquired hotels. By year’s end, it expects to place the books in 300,000 rooms. Marriott, whose namesake founding family is active in the […]

Airlines offer travel waivers as Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii

Airlines offer travel waivers as Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii

This NASA satellite imagery shows Hurricane Lane in the Central Pacific Ocean southeast of the Hawaiian Islands on Tuesday. (NASA/AP) Hawaii’s 15 airports remain open, but officials are reminding travelers to check with their airlines about the status of their flights before heading to the airport. On the Big Island, which received more than 30 […]

Hurricane Lane WARNING: Hawaii brace for TRAVEL CHAOS as roads and ports CLOSE

Hurricane Lane WARNING: Hawaii brace for TRAVEL CHAOS as roads and ports CLOSE

The category three storm is currently sweeping towards Hawaii and it is expected to move very close to or over the main islands today until Saturday. The heavy downpours and rising sea levels have submerged roads as officials warn the conditions will lead to “significant and life-threatening flash flooding and landslides”. As a result, numerous […]