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New breed of European shoppers outpacing USA in use of technology

LONDON, England - A new breed of 'Xtreme shoppers' has been identified, amongst whom the European ones are outpacing their American counterparts when it comes to use of technology for shopping.

Trade war over carbon emissions trading looms

European airlines have warned of a damaging trade war with the US, Russia and China if Brussels pushes ahead with plans to include carriers in the emissions trading scheme next year in a move that wil

2010 poll: Johnny Depp is America’s favorite actor

NEW YORK - It's red carpet season and the stars are getting ready for the Golden Globes and the Oscars.

American may become only US airline with nonstops between LA and...

FORT WORTH, Texas - Today, American Airlines filed an application with the US Department of Transportation seeking authority to launch nonstop service from Los Angeles International Airport to Pudong

Seychelles exposed to American investors

The Seychelles delegation, in New York for the Creole Island's First Overseas Investment Forum, showcased the Seychelles Islands' potential to American Investors.

US tourism increasing its trade surplus

While the latest figures show the overall U.S. trade deficit at almost $50 billion in the month of June, at least one sector, tourism, is increasing its trade surplus.

American tourist killed on Thai island of Phuket

BANGKOK — An American tourist was killed on the Thai island of Phuket after a British man allegedly picked a fight with him at a bar, followed him back to his hotel and stabbed him to death, police

Poll: Americans are world’s worst-dressed tourists

SUFFERN, NY - More than 47% of 1,000+ people from 70 countries who responded to an online survey said that Americans are the world's worst-dressed tourists.

Kidnapped US tourists freed in Yemen

An American couple kidnapped in Yemen have been released, government officials have said.

Summer travel: Top 10 US road trips

With summer around the corner, the open road beckons. In that spirit, we present our favorite American road trips from the West to the East.

US tourism employment expected to increase annually through 2015

San Francisco – According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, United States tourism employment is expected to increase annually through 2015 with more than 2.4 million jobs.

Air Canada launches new flights from Toronto to 4 American cities

"The launch today of twice-daily flights from Toronto to Memphis; Cincinnati; Syracuse; and Portland, Maine; reinforces

Five-Star Corinthia Hotel Budapest hosted large group of American travel agents

The five-star, award-winning Corinthia Hotel Budapest, the only hotel in Hungary's capital to make the list of TripAdvisor's top 25 hotels, hosted a group of 38 American travel agents, all members of

American Airlines streamlines online check-in for international passengers

Through online flight check-in at AA.com, American Airlines customers traveling both domestically, and now internationally, can check in for their flight and subsequently print or email their boarding

US Travel Association: Tourism saves taxpayers money

WASHINGTON, DC - According to the U.S.

American and JetBlue playing the slots

American Airlines intends to transfer eight slot pairs at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport

Southwest, American most popular domestic airlines

A pair of Dallas-based airlines are the most popular U.S. carriers, according to new statistics.

Satisfying the American air traveler

What is on the minds of America's air travelers? In a survey of 3,200 people, fliers' gripes, accolades, thoughts, insights, and humor were revealed.

US, Chinese tourists win gold, silver in Olympic spending

Souvenir-hungry tourists from China are snapping up the stuff at Vancouver's Olympics that they grind out at home.

American raises fares, Delta, Continental follow suit

CHICAGO - AMR Corp's American Airlines has raised domestic fares, and some competitors have matched as the industry struggles to gain pricing power and rebound from the 2009 downturn, an AMR spokesman

Delta, American drool over JAL’s Asian routes

ATLANTA — Japan Airlines isn't the real prize in the fight between Delta Air Lines and American Airlines over who gets to partner with the troubled carrier.

American Embassy in Khartoum warns of threats against Air Uganda

On Saturday, the US mission in the Sudan issued a warning that regional extremists were thought to plan an attack on an Air Uganda flight between Juba, the capital of the semi-autonomous region of the

American ups ante in a tug-of-war over JAL

TOKYO — American Airlines upped the ante in the tug-of-war over Japan Airlines, vowing Thursday to lead a $1.1 billion investment in the struggling carrier to prevent it from falling into the orbit

Delta offers JAL $1 billion

Delta and its SkyTeam Alliance partners are making a $1 bil offer to lure struggling Japan Airlines from its affiliation with American Airlines.

US medical tourists turned away by Zurich hospital for fear of...

Zurich University Hospital has stopped treating North American "medical tourists", fearing million-dollar claims from litigious patients if operations go wrong.

American road trips are perfect for families and Fido

These tourist regions go the extra step to welcome your family and dogs. From budget to luxury, they are great choices for this summer's getaway.

Cuba readies for possible influx of US tourists

VARADERO, Cuba - Behind the mangroves that skirt the blue waters of Cuba's Bay of Cardenas, a 1,500-slip marina is taking shape as the island's tourism industry braces for what could be its biggest ch

American tourists are welcome, but we’re not planning on it, say...

HAVANA - 40,500 Americans visited Cuba in 2007, and officials from the two shores of the Strait are predicting that the number could double if travel restrictions for Cuban-Americans, US academics, an

American to get NBC’s in-flight shows, replacing CBS

American Airlines, the world’s second-largest carrier, will get broadcast programs from NBC Universal for its flights starting March 1, replacing a 10-year accord with CBS Corp.