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  • 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.

  • July 28- Global business travel spending will reach a record $1.18 trillion this year, up nearly 7 percent from 2013, bolstered by growth in China, a U.S. trade group said on Monday.

  • Cities, taxis and airports pump rideshare's brakes Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 2:01 PM ET
    A Lyft customer gets into a car on January 21, 2014 in San Francisco.

    Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are butting heads with regulators over laws that they claim are outdated and hurt their companies.

  • July 24- Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as an increase in global business travel drove occupancy and room rates. The operator of the Sheraton and Westin chain of hotels also raised its full-year profit forecast to $2.78- $2.85 per share from $2.76- $2.83.

  • When it's safe to fly—Who should decide? Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and airlines halting flights into Tel Aviv are stirring up controversy over who should decide where it's safe to fly.

  • Making travel easier with Concur     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    Steve Singh, Concur CEO, explains how his company helps take the worry and frustration out of tracking corporate travel expenses.

  • The consequences of MH17 plane tragedy     Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    George Hamlin, President, Hamlin Transportation Consulting, expects airlines to take on longer flight routes which will lead to higher travel costs as a result of the Malaysian jet crash.

  • Rev your engines: Top 10 summer road trip states Saturday, 19 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A butte along the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic and Historic Byway, Colorado

    Looking at metrics like traffic safety, costs and scenery, social media site WalletHub ranks top states for summer road trip friendliness.

  • Polar invasion for Midwest, storms coming for east Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 2:37 PM ET
    Lloyd Wright clears broken glass from his porch in Blair, Neb., June 4, 2014, following a severe storm that passed through the region the previous evening.

    A mass of polar air pushing south from Canada will threaten record lows for this time of year in the Midwest, NBC News reports.

  • Secret Service warns on hotel biz center computers Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    Malware on computers in hotel business centers can record every keystroke a guest makes.

  • Lyft stalls NYC launch amid legal squabbles Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 7:30 PM ET
    A Lyft customer gets into a car on January 21, 2014 in San Francisco.

    For all the attention Lyft has drummed up from investors, government regulators in New York are far from impressed.

  • Alaska Airlines getting bigger overhead bins Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:45 PM ET
    There is now more overhead bin space on Alaska Air.

    Alaska Airlines will be the first carrier to get Boeing’s new Space Bins, designed to stow six standard-size, carry-on bags, NBC News reports.