Archive Transportation: Leisure

  • Beach

    The summer season is almost here and the Air Transport Association of America (ATA), estimates that an average 2.4 million people will fly every day this summer. Could investors benefit from an increase in travel demand?

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    The global travel industry is coming off of one of its worst downturns in history. Now, from corporate road warriors to families in minivans, people are on the move again. Check out our special report on the travel business.

  • Passengers are pictured at Check-In desks at London's Heathrow airport.

    With literally billions of miles chasing a scarcity of cheap seats, complaints are rampant. Ever-changing fees, blackout dates and other restrictions are adding to the discontent.

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    After putting the kibosh on travel spending during much of the economic recession, Corporate America is back out on the road, but look for the best growth rates in emerging-market regions.

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    Not only are hordes of internatonal tourists visiting the big name cities, a new generation of domestic travelers are discovering China's second- and third-tier cities.

  • Cuzco, Peru

    Like other parts of the travel industry, eco-tourism was hammered by the global recession but is on the comeback trail, as operators expand beyond its traditional high-end core.

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    High energy prices, expensive air fares, natural disasters, security concerns, high unemployment and a weak dollar may all keep Americans at home. The question is whether it literally means their own home.

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    Whether you’re a leisure traveler or a corporate road warrior, you’ll find a wealth of mobile apps to help make your journeys more productive and enjoyable. The problem? There are about 350,000,

  • Orbitz

    Everyone seems to be traveling these days and companies and consumers alike are using the Internet and social media more than ever.

  • Travel Dollars - A CNBC Special Report

    High gasoline and airline ticket prices may deter some Americans, but it may may be time to break from the austerity of recent years.

  • Etihad Airways CEO, James Hogan gestures during a panel discussion at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit.

    Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan tells CNBC.com why the young airline’s geographic location, and fresh and modern approach is appealing to travelers.

  • To find out, Cramer spoke with Nordic American Tanker's CEO.

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  • Nordic American Tanker CEO

    Herbjorn Hanson, Nordic American Tanker CEO, and Mad Money host Jim Cramer discuss the oil market and an oversupply of ships transporting that oil. Even thought the tanker market remains depressed, Cramer says, Nordic stands to benefit from others' pain.

  • Amtrack 571

    Amtrak and rail projects in 15 states are being awarded the $2 billion that Florida lost after the governor canceled plans for high-speed train service, the Department of Transportation said Monday.

  • Keeping America on Track

    Insight on what the Department of Transportation plans to do with $2B in high-speed rail awards, with Ray LaHood, Secretary Of Transportation.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's "Squawk on the Street."

  • Shake-up at Cisco

    Brian Marshall, Gleacher & Company senior analyst discussing the shake-up at Cisco, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on stocks that pop today.

  • Sir Richard Branson at a rebranding launch, which saw Virgin Australia replace Virgin Blue and V Australia, at Sydney Airport on May 4, 2011.

    Low-cost carrier Virgin Blue, which has grown into Australia’s second-largest airline since its launch 10 years ago, is now looking to go up market in an attempt to grab an even greater slice of the market.

  • World's Travel Industry Gears Up For Globe-Trotting Chinese

    China's growing middle class is leading to a scramble among airlines, airports and tour operators keen to cash in on this trend as International airlines that haven’t already established direct routes to China rushing to do so.