Chinese tourists are fueling a recovery in Asia-Pacific’s travel industry

Outbound passengers queue up to check in at Yantai Penglai International Airport on February 9, 2023 in Yantai, Shandong Province of China.  Vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images Asia-Pacific’s travel... Read more »

Corporate Jet Use by Ultra-Wealthy Is Latest IRS Crackdown Push

The IRS is bringing the hammer down on the ultra-wealthy’s abuse of tax breaks on the use of corporate jets. The agency will begin three to four dozen new audits this spring... Read more »

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 »

Companies make 2024 the year of cost cuts

Mathisworks | Digitalvision Vectors | Getty Images Corporate America has a message for Wall Street: It’s serious about cutting costs this year. From toy and cosmetics makers to office software sellers, executives... 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 »

Japan’s 2024 Cherry Blossom Season Will be Cheaper Thanks to Weak Yen (JPY/USD)

Japan’s famed cherry blossom season is just around the corner and — thanks to the weak yen — this year may be a particularly affordable time to see nature’s spectacular displays in... Read more »

Flights attendants push airlines for higher wages

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – JANUARY 24: American Airlines workers picket at O’Hare International Airport on January 24, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. The workers, mostly flight attendants with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants... 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 »

Hainan Airlines hands out Rokid AR glasses for in-flight entertainment

A passenger tries out a pair of Rokid AR glasses on a Hainan Airlines flight in China. Rokid BEIJING — Hainan Airlines this week started letting passengers on some routes use Rokid’s... 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 »

Taylor Swift Demands 21-Year-Old Stop Tracking Her Private Jet

Taylor Swift’s attorneys have threatened legal action against a college student who tracks the private jet trips of the pop star and other rich and famous people. “You have engaged in stalking... Read more »

John Paulson Loses Bid to Dismiss Puerto Rico Partner’s Fraud Suit

John Paulson must face a fraud claim by his former Puerto Rico business partner over a $17 million investment in a luxury car dealership, though a federal judge threw out other parts... Read more »

Boeing (BA) Q4 2023 earnings

A grounded Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport. Eric Thayer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Boeing on Wednesday is set to report fourth-quarter results and answer to investors... 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 »

FAA halts production expansion, OKs inspection instructions

Alaska Airlines N704AL is seen grounded in a hangar at Portland International Airport in Portland, Oregon, on Jan. 9, 2024. Mathieu Lewis-rolland | Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday halted... Read more »

Don’t let this passport quirk upend your next vacation

Fatcamera | E+ | Getty Images Passport processing times are back to normal after big delays in 2023, making it less likely travelers will miss a trip because of a stalled renewal.... Read more »

United Airlines (UAL) Q4 2023 earnings

A United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft lands at San Francisco International Airport on March 13, 2019. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images United Airlines on Monday forecast a first-quarter loss due... 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 »

Former NBA All-Star Danny Ainge sees demand for international players

The Utah Jazz is casting its net wide for international players.  “We have scouts all over the world — almost every basketball country throughout the world,” Danny Ainge, the team’s CEO and... Read more »