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Japan earthquake: 6.7 magnitude hits country as Typhoon continues – latest travel advice

Japan earthquake: 6.7 magnitude hits country as Typhoon continues – latest travel advice

The 6.7 magnitude earthquake has been recorded on Hokkaido A landslide has caused severe structural damage and other buildings have been affected with people trapped Japan Airlines has cancelled flights from Chitose Airport with damage to the terminals and trains are not running Approximately three million homes are without power An earthquake hit Japan on the island […]

Chicago-area agency seeking to learn how travel has changed

Chicago-area agency seeking to learn how travel has changed

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning is asking thousands of households about how their families travel, offering $50 if they fill out a new agency survey. The Chicago Tribune reports the answers will help the agency learn how travel habits have changed since the last such survey was conducted 10 years ago. […]

Revealed: The world's fastest growing travel destinations

Revealed: The world's fastest growing travel destinations

Revealed: The world’s fastest growing travel destinations  Telegraph.co.uk Full coverage Source link

The worst words in travel? 'To better serve you'

The worst words in travel? 'To better serve you'

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Experienced travelers have begun to interpret the phrase “to better serve you” as ominous.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) When she hears the words “to better serve you,” Elizabeth Newcamp cringes. That’s because in travel, it often means the exact opposite. “It’s used to make bad news sound like something […]

Mid-term Madness: 10 best travel deals at home and abroad

Mid-term Madness: 10 best travel deals at home and abroad

Spain, Mallorca The Colosseum in Rome Mid-term Madness: 10 best travel deals at home and abroad Independent.ie School holidays are the rush hour of family travel. The second kids are released, prices rocket and resorts cram up. https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/midterm-madness-10-best-travel-deals-at-home-and-abroad-37263160.html https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/article35362966.ece/b3121/AUTOCROP/h342/mallorca.jpg Email School holidays are the rush hour of family travel. The second kids are released, prices […]

Travel calendar

Travel calendar

GEORGIA Douglas — The South Georgia BBQ & Outdoor Festival, Sept. 7-8, has a barbecue competition, car and motorcycle show, aviation display and fly-in and shows. www.cityofdouglas.com. Villa Rica — The Gold Rush Festival, Sept. 8, features a 5K race, parade, food and craft vendors, along with entertainment. www.downtownvillarica.com. Dahlonega — Trailfest, Sept. 7-9, is […]

YC-backed travel startup Duffel inks $4.7M round led by Blossom Capital, but stays coy on the details

YC-backed travel startup Duffel inks $4.7M round led by Blossom Capital, but stays coy on the details

A new London-based travel-industry startup is slowly coming out of stealth mode, but although it’s releasing it’s funding round, it’s keeping the actual product close to its chest. For now. Y Combinator -backed travel startup Duffel says it is working on “a new way to book travel online, aiming at the booking experience “end to […]

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, […]