News

Europe to give teens free rail passes to travel across the...

European youth are set to receive a free rail pass to travel across the continent. But will free travel bring the unity Europe is seeking?

The Torotno Blue Jays Travel, and So Do Their Fans

Canadians love sports and will travel on planes, buses and whatever other transport is at hand to see their favourite teams, such the Toronto...

Youngest commercial pilot takes to the skies

A 26 year old is now the world’s youngest airline captain. Even better? In a male-centric aviation world, this ambitious captain is female.

World’s Largest Glass Bridge Closes After Two Weeks Due To Overwhelming...

The record breaking glass bottom bridge attracted ten times its capacity forcing a closure just two weeks after the first visitors braved the adrenaline pumping crossing.

Election Exodus

With a Trump presidency looming, many are looking north to Canada to find a new home.

How Rail Lines Changed Canada – Again

A proposed rail line park in downtown Toronto reminds us that Canada’s disused rail lines have already been transformed into tourist and leisure destinations

Tourism

Europe to give teens free rail passes to travel across the...

European youth are set to receive a free rail pass to travel across the continent. But will free travel bring the unity Europe is seeking?
Niagara Falls

Is Niagara Falls Really the 8th Wonder of the World?

A clever ad campaign may not change any list of world wonders. But it is getting people stoked to visit Niagara Falls.

Happy 100th US National Park Service!

Happy 100th Birthday to the National Park Service! Learn its history and find out which parks to add to your bucket list.

Vietnam Requests More Tourism Investment

Vietnam wants to grow its tourism industry, but the country is not getting much support from the government.

Top 10 Friendliest Cities In The World

Discover the top 10 friendliest cities in the world and the 3 cities you may want to avoid. Did your hometown make the list?

World’s highest & longest glass bridge opens

Would you walk across the world’s highest & longest glass bridge? Head to Zhangjiajie, China to take a high altitude stroll.

Technology

Aloft Debuts Hotel Rooms of The Future

Aloft’s “Project Jetson” will change how you interact with your hotel room, but they're not the only hotel embracing technology.

Expedia Labs launch changes the travel industry game in a big...

Expedia launches new Expedia Labs, a tool rich website designed to make travelling easier

Everyone is Using This App to Avoid Traffic Jams

Celebrities are endorsing this app everywhere without even being paid, while others are lending their voices to it. Why is this traffic app so popular?

Hotels Going Keyless

Hotels welcome tech-savvy visitors with keyless entry and other digital options. Ready to trade in your old fashioned key card?

China’s Largest Travel Store Bets On Virtual Reality to Drive Sales

Travel and lifestyle site Zanadu unveiled the first virtual reality travel store as the travel industry embraces the integration of VR technology with tourism.

5 Startups Changing the Way You Book Travel

Five up-and-coming travel companies who are out to change the way the world books their travel

Events

Happy 100th US National Park Service!

Happy 100th Birthday to the National Park Service! Learn its history and find out which parks to add to your bucket list.

TBEX Conference in Jerusalem Brings Travel Industry Professionals Together in 2017

March 2017 will mark the 9th TBEX conference-the largest networking event for those working in the travel blogging and influencer industry.

The Long Awaited Titanic II to Set Sail in 2018

The Titanic II, an exact replica of the ill-fated RMS Titanic ocean liner, will set sail in 2018 as anticipation grows from future passengers and the world waits with no shortage of intrigue.

IFA Berlin Kicks Off September 2-7

IFA Berlin, the world's leading tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances, kicks off September 2-7, 2016.

European Capital of Culture Year Kicks off in Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw, Poland kicks off its year as the European Capital of Culture with a spectacular parade and weekend of events.

The Yukon Quest

No, it's not another gold rush. It is an international event, though, one, which like the gold rush of the 1890s, attracts people from all over the world.

Hotels

Ritz Carlton To Add Charging Stations for Eco-Friendly Travellers

Ritz-Carlton is going green by adding two electric car charging stations at each location across the globe

Aloft Debuts Hotel Rooms of The Future

Aloft’s “Project Jetson” will change how you interact with your hotel room, but they're not the only hotel embracing technology.

US Hotel Fees Forecasted to Reach Record High $2.55B

Guests will pay a record $2.25 billion in US hotel fees this year. Are hoteliers gouging you with “hidden fees” or simply covering business costs?

5 Budget Hotels That Give Luxury A New Meaning

Vacations can be pricey but if you choose to stay in one of these 5 hotels you can bask in 5 star luxury without breaking the bank.

Hotels Going Keyless

Hotels welcome tech-savvy visitors with keyless entry and other digital options. Ready to trade in your old fashioned key card?

Destination Conferences: 10 of the Best Meeting Hotels in the US

Some time in the last couple of decades, destination conferences in the United States have become quite the norm. Whether it's the lack of vacation time or the need for more intensive retreats, it seems this trend is here to stay.

Car Rental

Expedia Acquires European Car-Rental Company Auto Escape Group

Expedia, Inc. recently acquired European car-rental reservation company Auto Escape Group. Although the online-travel market is consolidating fast, holiday-makers shouldn’t worry about a lack of options!

The Thrill Ride of the Exotic Car Rental Industry

The emergence of exotic car rentals is a growing industry in the United States and beyond with travelers seeking to spice up their...

Europcar and Advantage – Joining forces for the best

Europcar, the heading brand in transports in Europe with a worldwide system, and Franchise Services of North America Inc. Working Advantage in the...

Rail

UK Railway Strikes Threaten Holiday Weekend Travel

With multiple strikes looming across the UK railways, travelling for this bank holiday weekend could very well be a nightmare if you choose to travel by rail.

Does the Nazi “Gold Train” Still Exist?

The search has resumed for the Nazi “Gold Train.” But does it really exist?

Canada’s Passenger Rail Service – A Partial Revival?

Canada's passenger rail service may be on the brink of a partial revival. With a new government having been elected last fall, the possibility of a service return has inched its' way closer to reality.