What the job is like and how much they make

Lucy Alexandra Spencer spent 16 weeks abroad last year in Oman, France, Switzerland and Portugal. Unlike with most people, traveling is how she earns — rather than spends — money. The trips... Read more »

The Eastern & Oriental luxury train is back — here’s what it costs

After nearly four years, the Eastern & Oriental Express is back on the rails.     The train, which is operated by the luxury travel company Belmond, this week welcomed its first set... Read more »

TESTIMONY: NFIB Warns That Tourism Improvement Districts Could Hurt Small Businesses

The legislation would ‘essentially create a tax on top of a tax’ NFIB State Director Natalie Robinson told a House committee today that a bill creating tourism improvement districts to cover the... Read more »

Record number of travelers visit city this winter

For many Chinese, Harbin conjures images of ice and steel, a city both cold and tough. But this winter, the heavily industrialized city morphed into a warmly welcoming host, drawing in a... Read more »

Here’s what it may look like

The kingdom of Bhutan is planning a “mindfulness city” that, if built, will cover some 2.5% of the country — an area larger than Singapore. Plans show the 1,000-square-kilometer city will be... Read more »

Boeing’s reputation takes a hit after 737 Max 9 fallout, survey shows

Net trust in Boeing dropped 12 percentage points among U.S. adults after a door panel blew off a Boeing 737 Max 9 jet on Jan. 5. Source link Read more »

How to find a hidden camera in a hotel room or house? We tested 5 ways

Hidden cameras are being found in hotel rooms, house rentals, cruise ships, and even airplane bathrooms, leaving many travelers to wonder: “Could a hidden camera be watching me?” Spycams, as they’re called,... Read more »

The Israel-Hamas war is affecting traveler confidence and bookings

The Israel-Hamas war is affecting travel across the Middle East and beyond. International arrivals to the region grew in the fourth quarter of 2023 — mainly owing to an increase in visitors... Read more »

India boycott of Maldives may cost country millions in tourism dollars

Social media posts by Maldivian officials may cost the country millions in tourism revenue, as calls by Indian travelers to boycott the island nation intensify.   “We are seeing a 40% drop... Read more »

Japan Rail Passes are much pricier, but the Kyun Pass may save money

A post-pandemic surge in international travelers, coupled with weak exchange rates, may have indirectly ended one of Japan’s most beloved travel deals: the Japan Rail Pass. Prices for the JR Pass, as... Read more »

Will airfares come down this year? Yes, but just slightly say reports

The airline industry’s dramatic climb from the depths of the pandemic may be ending soon. A review of multiple reports shows stabilization across several key metrics, as rapid growth ends and a... Read more »

Where to travel in 2024? Here are five spots to avoid crowds

Tired of the usual sights or craving a break from the travel herd? These five travel spots may be the getaway you’re looking for. Adventure travel company Intrepid Travel’s new “Not Hot”... Read more »

How much does it cost to Aman’s new brand Janu hotels?

Few names exude “quiet luxury” like the ultra-luxe Aman Resorts. Its hotels bear its moniker: from Amanoi in Vietnam, to Aman Sveti Stefan in Montenegro and the hotel that started it all... Read more »

A new holiday cruise brings you to 20 Christmas markets in one trip

Rows of twinkling lights and the sweet aroma of mulled wine — ’tis the season that Christmas markets come alive. But if visiting one Christmas market isn’t enough, a new cruise explores... Read more »

Travelers want deals — here’s where to find them, says HotelPlanner CEO

It’s been a stellar year for the travel industry, according to Morning Consult. The market research company, in a new report entitled “2023 Holiday Travel Trends,” summarized the year by stating: “leisure... Read more »

The best airlines in the world when flying goes wrong: See the list

Modern aircraft, comfortable seats and unflappably pleasant flight attendants. These are factors many rankings consider in determining the world’s best airlines. But they overlook a crucial element, according to the passenger rights... Read more »

Pack your jerseys. The era of ‘sports tourism’ is here

Start your engines. From Formula One races to the Summer Olympic Games, traveling to attend major sporting events is on the rise. Sports tourism, as it’s called, is one of the fastest-growing... Read more »

Remote company rents apartment in Spain where workers stay for free

Some workers go to great lengths to hide hush trips from their bosses. But employees of the Polish company PhotoAid needn’t bother. The company, which helps travelers take their own passport photos... Read more »

Fear driving Chinese travelers away from 2 of Asia’s most popular places

Japan and Thailand are two of the most popular places to visit in Asia. But both are losing ground with Chinese nationals as safety concerns rise among younger travelers. Both countries were... Read more »