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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.
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.
Drastic airfare cuts at United in the face of new Virgin America competition is good for consumers, but the kind of thinking that's driven big carriers into bankruptcy, Virgin Group's Richard Branson told CNBC.
Top flier complaints about airline food include lack of free meals and strong smelling food brought on board by travelers, according to a survey.
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.
The annual Airline Quality Rankings by Wichita State University and Purdue University show carriers bumping more passengers from oversold flights and delivering service that often leaves customers frustrated.
Hotel chains are expanding in China as its growing middle class fuels demand for domestic travel and lodging. But is the sector too hot?
American is raising airport lounge prices as more carriers revamp lounges to meet fliers' demands.
Hoping to attract coveted elite frequent fliers from other airlines, Virgin America has extended its status match program.
Frits Van Paasschen, President & CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide discusses hotel expansion in China, the Middle East and Emerging Markets.
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.
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.
Many carriers are participating in April Fools' pranks, some with a dose of reality. Glass-bottomed jet, anyone?
United passengers can now use expedited security at Austin and Cleveland airports. Expect more airlines to sign up for expedited screening.
A judge approved AMR's plan to merge with US Airways, a step toward creating the world's largest airline.
Road warriors rejoice! InterContinental Hotels Group will offer free Wi-Fi to all its loyalty program members in 2014, a perk more travelers demand.
It's not up to the airlines whether passengers should be allowed to keep their devices on during takeoffs and landings, said Doug Parker, who will be CEO of the merged American Airlines.
CheapAir.com released the first-ever app allowing users to search for flights by simply speaking their request into an iPhone or iPad.
The FAA may announce by year's end relaxed rules, allowing use of tablets and reading devices during takeoff and landing, the New York Times reports.
American is testing a new boarding procedure, allowing fliers without large carry-ons to board early. But is this a way to get passengers to pay checked bag fees?
China's globe-trotting businessmen are on track to top travel spending by 2016, overtaking their U.S. counterparts, a new survey showed.
Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are butting heads with regulators over laws that they claim are outdated.
As more business operations shift to the cloud, here's how technology can offer greater mobility for business on the go.
Pay hikes have picked up in sectors such as leisure and hospitality, business services, construction and retail, USA Today says.
There is a good chance you've never heard of one list's No. 1 college in America. The NYT reports.
Key Wall Street executives called for reform to maker-taker fees that could be distorting markets and increasing dark pool use.