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  • Airline amenity kits good enough to collect Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Singapore Airlines’ Ferragamo-branded amenity kits are unusual in that they contain perfume and cologne.

    Not all airline amenity kits are created equal, even among the first-class crowd.

  • Knee-jerks! Crews turn referees in midair battles Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    Smart Tray International makes three versions of a tablet-friendly airplane tray table that support travelers' devices or those provided by an airline.

    Passengers fighting for recline space are spiking on flights, and crews are running out of options.

  • Airbnb sued over privacy concerns—anonymously Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 11:31 AM ET
    Airbnb app on an iPhone and iPad.

    Airbnb is heading back in court, this time battling with its users who don't want their personal info turned over in a probe on illegal hotels.

  • Want a raise? Try taking a vacation Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    According to internal research by audit firm EY, employees who use more vacation days end up with better performance reviews.

  • American uncoupling from Orbitz     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    This is a huge loss for Orbitz, says Henry Harteveldt, Atmosphere Research, sharing his thoughts on American Airlines pulling its airfare listings from the travel site.

  • Asia airlines enjoy demand, but where is the profit? Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:46 PM ET

    Asia may be seeing the strongest airline passenger growth, but its carriers are struggling to eke out profits, dented by overexpansion.

  • Shangri-La to launch new hotel brand 'Jen'     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Lothar Nessmann, COO of Hotel Jen, says the re-branding of "Traders Hotel" into "Hotel Jen" will help Shangri-La Group to better cope with the demands of travelers over the next 30 years.

  • US travelers headed overseas better bring cash Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 9:02 AM ET
    Tourists ride in a pedicab near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

    Smart chip cards are becoming the standard worldwide, so when you travel expect your 'old' American credit card to be rejected.

  • Old age may derail Amtrak's high-speed ambitions Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 9:30 AM ET
    Amtrak's new high-speed trains could look like this. This artist's concept imagines one of the new trains in the station at Wilmington, Delaware.

    While the nation's primary passenger rail system is growing amid hopes for faster service, it's stuck with crumbling infrastructure.

  • After stock hit, SeaWorld plans new orca tanks Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    Following protests, SeaWorld said it will build new killer whale environments at its marine parks.

    Following protests, orcas in San Diego will get a new 10-million gallon killer whale environment, SeaWorld officials said.

  • Is going on vacation becoming too much work? Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    Taking a little time off this summer? The email avalanche is so dreadful that some workers might consider skipping vacation altogether.

  • Airline safety videos gone wild, funny and strange Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    Airlines from the United States and abroad have turned the in-flight safety video into an art form in recent years. We found the most entertaining.

  • Trivago ads cashing in with 'creepy' TV pitchman Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 9:54 AM ET
    Tim Williams

    A metasearch travel website is expanding its audience with an offbeat ad campaign, Skift reports.

  • New airline's growing pains leave fliers stranded Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 2:42 PM ET
    PEOPLExpress airlines.

    More than 80 passengers were stuck in Pittsburgh after a 'perfect storm' left the airline without a pilot or first officer.

  • Priceline CEO: China travels next big market     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    Darren Huston, Priceline Group president & CEO, discusses the company's quarterly earnings and partnership with Ctrip. Huston says Ctrip will help them bring Chinese customers to their business around the world.

  • Kids on planes ... with clowns and nannies Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 9:58 AM ET
    A clown is part of the cabin crew on select El Al flights from Tel Aviv to New York and other cities this summer.

    El Al Airlines has added a clown to the cabin crew of select long-haul flights to keep kids entertained. Other carriers have nannies.

  • Hotel apologizes after 3,000 bad reviews Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    A New York hotel was suffering a severe backlash to its posted policy of charging $500 extra if guests posted bad reviews online.

  • Expedia CEO: Travel market expanding     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia president & CEO, breaks down the company's earnings beat in part due to a rise in gross bookings. Khosrowshahi says the travel market is expanding and online growth allows more spending and investment.

  • On the road again: RV sales picking up speed Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Recreational vehicles are "the most discretionary purchase you can think of," so as the economy emerges from the recession, sales are starting to follow.

  • Aug 1- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc raised its earnings forecast for 2014 and reported a 35 percent jump in quarterly profit as increased business travel drove up occupancy and room rates at most of its properties. Hilton said it expects full-year adjusted profit of 67- 70 cents per share this year, up from 64- 67 cents.