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  • Wings Up on PGA Masters     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 2:56 PM ET

    According to Net Jets, private flights are up significantly from last year at the Masters, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Vegan Shampoo For You? Hotels Personalize Pampering Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 1:06 PM ET
    The traditional mint on the pillow is just the beginning of amenties offered today’s hotel guests.

    From handpicked flowers to three brands of shampoo, hotels are offering choices to guests who shy away from cookie-cutter travel experiences.

  • From Flowers to Yoga Mats: Hotels Personalize Rooms Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    From flowers of your choice to memory foam mattress toppers, more hotels including Hyatt are personalizing rooms to meet travelers' demands. Need a yoga mat? No problem.

  • T&L Extreme: World's Most Expensive Biz Trip     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:16 AM ET

    If you have about $1.5 million and two years of vacation time banked, there's a website that's offering what could be the most world's most expensive business trip. The "Squawk Box" crew has the details.

  • How to Speed Through the Airport Like a Celebrity Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 3:38 AM ET
    American Airlines at JFK International Airport.

    Cutting lines at airports used to be only for the rich, famous or very frequent fliers. But then airlines started granting fast-track access to anybody who was willing to shell out a few extra dollars.

  • World's Best Airline Swag Bags You Wish You Had Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:03 PM ET
    Ethiad Airways first class men's amenities bag.

    Complimentary amenity bags packed with deluxe goodies are an increasingly important part of the travel experience, especially for business and first-class fliers. See which swag bags from premium - and economy - flights offer the best, free stuff.

  • Stinky Food, No Free Meals Annoy Fliers: Survey Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 12:54 PM ET

    Top flier complaints about airline food include lack of free meals and strong smelling food brought on board by travelers, according to a survey.

  • Best (& Worst) Airlines     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 4:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on what the airlines did well last year, in what areas they lagged, and how they ranked against one another.

  • Holiday Inn Express: Staying Here Makes You 'Smart' Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Holiday Inn Express plans to bring back its popular "Stay Smart" ad campaign and add new, healthier breakfast options and upgraded bathroom amenities to lift their brand.

  • Airbus CEO Reveals New Flight Plan     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 8:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus, about building a new plant in Alabama, hiring, and the decision not to use lithium-ion batteries in its new A350 jets.

  • Here's One US Industry That's Found Home in China Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 6:46 AM ET
    Super 8 Xian Xidajie - Xidajie, China

    Hotel chains are expanding in China as its growing middle class fuels demand for domestic travel and lodging. But is the sector too hot?

  • Chillin' at American Airport Lounges to Cost More Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:18 PM ET
    American Airlines Admirals Club at LAX

    American is raising airport lounge prices as more carriers revamp lounges to meet fliers' demands.

  • Starwood's Expanding Footprint     Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:40 AM ET

    Frits Van Paasschen, President & CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide discusses hotel expansion in China, the Middle East and Emerging Markets.

  • Carnival's Ongoing PR Nightmare     Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    Carnival Cruise touts its fleet as the fun ships, although flawed may be a better way to describe them these days, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Virgin America: More Elite Fliers Wanted Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 11:55 AM ET
    Virgin America Airbus A319

    Hoping to attract coveted elite frequent fliers from other airlines, Virgin America has extended its status match program.

  • Despite Ruling, Add-On Fees Still Confuse Fliers Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Airfares will still be advertised inclusive of mandatory taxes and fees, after the Supreme Court refused a challenge by three airlines. But optional add-on services often leave fliers unable to compare the total price of a ticket.

  • Pay-What-You-Weigh Airfares Take Off Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 10:21 AM ET
    Samoa Air

    It's no joke. Samoa Air has begun using weight-based airfare pricing on all its flights, the first airline to implement such a policy.

  • OMG, a Glass-Bottomed Jet?!: Um, April Fools Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    April Fools at Virgin Airlines: Glass bottom planes!

    Many carriers are participating in April Fools' pranks, some with a dose of reality. Glass-bottomed jet, anyone?

  • Out of My Way! TSA PreCheck Expands at Airports Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    A TSA agent waits for passengers at the Miami International Airport.

    United passengers can now use expedited security at Austin and Cleveland airports. Expect more airlines to sign up for expedited screening.

  • Free Hotel Wi-Fi Means More Profits: CEO Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 12:48 PM ET

    Road warriors rejoice! InterContinental Hotels Group will offer free Wi-Fi to all its loyalty program members in 2014, a perk more travelers demand.