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Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched

Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched

Boeing 737 Max 8 jet operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed six minutes after take-off on Sunday en route from ... Read More

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

The latest crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines has sent shares of the world’s ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which ... Read More

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

More than 90 percent of U.S. travelers do not know their rights when it comes to airline compensation, and ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured ... Read More

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Bangkok is the world's most-visited city and relies on tourism for economic growth. The travel and tourism industry in Thailand ... Read More

UK’s top 10 airports pre-flight dining ranked

UK’s top 10 airports pre-flight dining ranked

Britain’s 10 biggest airports were ranked for pre-flight dining by the UK flight and travel comparison site that has ... Read More

Scores of people trapped by sludge, 200 missing after Brazilian dam collapse

Scores of people trapped by sludge, 200 missing after Brazilian dam collapse

Brazilian firefighters are searching for over 200 people missing after a dam at an iron ore mine collapsed. Scores ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) delivered relief items worth UGX 10 Million (USD 3700) to the people who were affected ... Read More

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Travelers trying to scape Britain for some winter sun were left stranded in a Romanian airport for about a ... Read More

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

According to the latest survey of UK airline passengers, low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair ranked at the very bottom of ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018

Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018

Hawaii has a dark track record of 117 people that died on its roadways in 2018. Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, ... Read More

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

There is little doubt that the tourism industry is facing some interesting and challenging times. Read More

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

Last year 555 airline passengers died in plane accidents. This is the worst year according to a report by ... Read More

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization ... Read More

Drop your luggage

Drop your luggage

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one ... Read More

Luxury hotels: The best and the worst

Luxury hotels: The best and the worst

Twelve experienced and discerning researchers brought this year’s inside track on global luxury hotel openings. Read More

The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying

The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying

New research, launched by Traveloka, reveals the world’s best and worst cities for nightlife. In many cities around the ... Read More

Destination Puerto Rico: Selected as Inspirational Partner

Destination Puerto Rico: Selected as Inspirational Partner

A recent designation aligns Destination Puerto Rico with other select companies who maintain a loyal partnership and provide outstanding ... Read More

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

To help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to holiday travel, travel experts reveal which ... Read More

Revealed: Most popular and disrupted flight routes for Christmas week

Revealed: Most popular and disrupted flight routes for Christmas week

The most popular and disrupted flight routes from 2017, and the worst day to fly. Read More

Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst

Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst

U.S. airlines carried 72.3 million passengers in December 2017, a new all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of ... Read More

Visiting Oahu?  Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey ... Read More

Avoiding worst affects of jet lag while traveling

Avoiding worst affects of jet lag while traveling

For every traveler, sleep deprivation known as jet lag, is always a real possibility. Don’t let the name confuse ... Read More

Fed up with the 9-5? Best global cities to be a digital nomad

Fed up with the 9-5? Best global cities to be a digital nomad

Recent analysis by online home rental company Spotahome has standardised the latest city and country-level data available. Read More

The 10 commandments of air travel

The 10 commandments of air travel

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions. Read More

US travelers brace for major storm due to slam the south-central states

US travelers brace for major storm due to slam the south-central states

Heavy snow, ice, rain and thunderstorms will hit travel hard across the south-central United States from Friday to Saturday. Read More