Parker Liautaud, Willis Resilience Expedition leader, has traveled to Antarctica to conduct research to better understand climate change and to raise awareness of global warming. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports.» Read More
The theme park business is mostly on the upswing. Disney is scaling back its capital spending on parks for now, while Comcast's Universal Studios is doubling down, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
A global travel bug has bitten the wealthy, fueling a surge in private jet tours—hyperexclusive, month-long trips aboard custom-built jets that drop in on exotic countries.
CNBC's Robert Frank looks at world tours that offer every imaginable amenity to travelers. Around-the-world jet tours run up to $100,000/person, and many are sold out all around the world.
An airline has launched a new "flying nanny" service to provide in-flight child care to passengers. The Today Show reports.
A Florida family found $300,000 worth of gold off the coast of Florida. NBC's Gabe Gutierrez reports historians believe more could be out there.
Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece are hoping that this year's record influx of tourists and their money from Northern Europe will continue past summer's end, as political turmoil grips the Middle East, the New York Times reports.
Brent Handler, Inspirato founder & CEO, explains how his company is making exclusive vacation homes more accessible to a broader base of wealthy travelers.
This year's finalists for best innovations for fliers include a dual-screen in-flight entertainment system for multitaskers and a "glass bottom jet" app.
Ruzwana Bashir, Peek CEO & co-founder, explains how her company is reinventing the way people book their travel plans.
Airports have been upgrading their restaurant offerings to meet travelers' changing tastes. Food revenue at airports now ranks third in non-aeronautical revenue.
Despite massive bombs at the box office, this summer had 15 movies that earned over $100 million, compared with 13 last year.
Twitter is focused on a larger commerce play on Twitter itself, and hiring Hubbard will focus on building a platform, to draw in retail partners to sell physical and digital goods.
The companies say they will remain independent, "but what it really means for travelers is, sadly, the loss of a credible competitor," one analyst said.
Kayak co-founder and CEO Steve Hafner discusses competition among travel websites.
David Barger, JetBlue Airways CEO and president, discusses ways he is looking at to motivate employees and strengthen corporate culture, and growing competition in the airline space.
In the wake of Nasdaq's latest trading snafu, it begs the question: Will the next wave of tech IPOs, which includes Twitter, head for the NYSE?
Singapore's project to double its air passenger handling capacity by the mid-2020s is set to extend its lead over neighbors, whose airports are struggling with congestion and construction delays.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 21- Private companies plan to invest $8.6 billion in tourism projects in Mexico over the next three years, President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday, as the country's tourism industry works to overcome publicity from drug-related violence.
The decision by a high-end sushi restaurant in New York City has raised the question of whether more U.S. restaurants should get rid of tipping.
As airlines and airports compete for travelers, every amenity helps to lure their business. While free Wi-Fi is a great perk it can be hard to find at some airports.
Chicago O'Hare International took a decidedly Zen turn today with the opening of a yoga room in Terminal 3.
Tuesday's top travel headlines include JFK Airports's plan to round up snowy owls rather than shoot them.
Air travel over Christmas can be less frustrating with the right preparation. How to avoid delays and travel in style.