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Midway Through His Year, Our 52 Places Traveler 2019-08-20 11:32:35Milestones lend themselves to reflection, so we took the opportunity to slow down and tap you, fellow travelers, for questions you might have about my

In Southern Appalachia, Searching for the ‘Big Bang’ 2019-08-20 11:12:56More than 90 years ago, recordings in a hat warehouse in Bristol, Tenn., unleashed a quintessentially American musical form.

How to Plan In Case Things Go Wrong 2019-08-20 05:00:16Nothing bad is going to happen while you’re on vacation … probably.

Iceland Mourns Loss of a Glacier by Posting 2019-08-19 20:23:00Higher global temperatures are threatening glaciers, which cover 11 percent of Iceland and are prominent tourist attractions.

Ride Sharing Adds to the Crush of Traffic 2019-08-19 19:36:05The record number of travelers and the popularity of Uber and Lyft have left airports scrambling to ease congestion.

Tracing Your Roots Through Travel, According to Mickela 2019-08-19 13:27:18She has danced the tango in Buenos Aires and immersed herself in South Korea’s K-pop. Now the host of “Bare Feet” is using her DNA t

The New Yorkers Are Coming. Can Springsteen’s Jersey 2019-08-18 17:37:55More people from the city are visiting gritty boardwalk towns like Asbury Park and Long Branch. Developers have noticed.

The Completely Reasonable Reason People Are Flying With 2019-08-17 23:48:32The Department of Transportation’s declaration that miniature horses should be prioritized as service animals has raised many questions.

Where the Resistance Helped Plan the Liberation of 2019-08-17 19:11:47A renovated and relocated museum dedicated to honoring those who helped liberate Paris during World War II opens later this month.

In D.C., Trading Politics for a Paddle 2019-08-17 05:39:49The Potomac River offers a watery vantage point on the nation’s capital, with some rocky shoals.

Customs Computer Failure Snarls Passengers at U.S. Airports 2019-08-17 00:19:39Officials said service was restored after about two hours but travelers then faced long waits to be processed.

Erotic Tapestries, a Kyoto Inn Inspired by Sweets 2019-08-16 12:21:54T’s roundup of people, places and things to know now.

Breaking Travel News

News: citizenM unveils plans for latest London property 2019-08-20 12:08:21citizenM has announced the acquisition of a Victoria property for its fourth London hotel, opening in 2021. The 226-room hotel will comprise basement

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Puneet Chhatwal, chief 2019-08-20 11:39:17Unveiling a new five-year strategy, Aspiration 2022, in February last year, the Indian Hotel Company Limited plans to transform itself into the most p

News: MSC Cruises to base two ships in 2019-08-20 11:28:08MSC Cruises has announced it will bring two ships to South Africa’s shores for the 2020/2021 cruise season. This will mark the first time that t

News: UK visitors drive arrivals upward in Chicago 2019-08-20 11:21:36Some 141,000 UK visitors came to Chicago last year, contributing to the total of 2.2 million international visitors in 2018. These visits contribute s

News: Ruge appointed general manager at Kempinski Hotel 2019-08-20 11:17:14Having worked in Germany, New York, Poland, Egypt, China, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, Ruge brings more than 25 years of experience in t

News: Cameron to take up business manager role 2019-08-19 16:39:08Princess Cruises UK has announced the appointment of Karen Cameron to the position of territory business manager for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

News: Jamwal appointed to lead Hilton Durban 2019-08-19 06:38:47Vikram Jamwal has been appointed general manager of Hilton Durban in South Africa. Jamwal most recently served as Hilton’s regional director of

News: Sustainability theme for CLIA Cruise Month campaign 2019-08-19 04:56:50The industry association revealed it will focus on two key themes - sustainability and wellness - to showcase and champion what cruise lines are doing

News: Hurtigruten unveils plans for hybrid powered expedition 2019-08-19 03:57:31Hurtigruten has revealed it will makeover three of its vessels to transform them into hybrid powered expedition cruise ships.

News: Waterman takes up sales leadership at Visit 2019-08-19 03:37:04Visit Orlando chief executive, George Aguel, has announced industry veteran Michael Waterman has been appointed chief sales officer for the organisati

News: Oceania Cruises unveils new Go Local tour 2019-08-19 03:12:48Oceania Cruises has unveiled a new series of immersive destination tours under its Go Local brand. The new, exclusive small-batch tours seek to go bey

News: New hotel stock drives visitor figures in 2019-08-18 21:26:40Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the first six months of 2019, posting a positive three per cent in tourism volume grow

Global Traveler

American Airlines Plans New International Routes for 2020 New! 2019-08-21 12:30:54American Airlines announced new service for summer 2020. Starting June 4, 2020, the airline offers service between Philadelphia (PHL) and Casablanca (

France Adds Eco-Tax to Outbound Flights New! 2019-08-21 12:30:25France will introduce an eco-tax on all outbound flights starting in 2020. “With the eco-contribution, air transport will play its part in finan

Enjoy Autumn in Vietnam New! 2019-08-21 12:02:33Visit Vietnam this autumn for an excellent seasonal experience with this offer from Rosaka Hotel. The Autumn 2019 premium includes a two-night stay in

Reconnect in Tokyo New! 2019-08-21 11:59:03Tokyo offers the perfect chance to reset and reconnect. The Reconnect offer from The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo is perfect for travellers who need to stay a

Three Wishes in Shanghai New! 2019-08-21 11:52:14Shanghai-bound travellers looking for a magical time can find one with the Three Wishes offer from Dorsett Shanghai. It includes a number of bonuses t

Vietnam Airlines Takes Delivery of First 787-10 New! 2019-08-21 11:48:59Vietnam Airlines, via a lease, took delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. The new aircraft will complement Vietnam Airlines’ current f

Radisson Blu Hoi An Set for 2021 Opening New! 2019-08-21 11:47:34A new Radisson Blu property brings the brand’s style to Vietnam’s central coast. Radisson Blu Hoi An is scheduled to open on Vietnam&rsquo

Japan Airlines Makes Travellers Check In Earlier New! 2019-08-21 11:41:49Travellers flying Japan Airlines need to start arriving a few minutes earlier. Tourism and overall travel to Japan is expected to surge in 2020 with t

Report: Asian Cruising on the Rise New! 2019-08-21 11:39:25A new report from Cruise Lines International Association confirms cruising in Asia is still on the rise after years of continued growth. The report in

World’s First Discovery Yacht New! 2019-08-21 09:00:25The world’s first discovery yacht, Scenic Eclipse, gives travelers the opportunity to explore ports often not found on typical sailings in style

First JW Marriott Marquis Property Opens in China 2019-08-20 12:30:49Marriott International opened its first JW Marriott Marquis property in China earlier in the month, bringing the total Marquis-branded properties to f

Emirates to Add Mexico City Flights 2019-08-20 12:30:46Emirates announced it will start direct flights from Dubai (DXB) to Mexico City (MEX) at the end of this year. The daily flight will start Dec. 9, and