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Midway Through His Year, Our 52 Places Traveler New! 2019-08-20 11:32:35Milestones lend themselves to reflection, so we took the opportunity to slow down and tap you, fellow travelers, for questions you might have about my

In Southern Appalachia, Searching for the ‘Big Bang’ New! 2019-08-20 11:12:56More than 90 years ago, recordings in a hat warehouse in Bristol, Tenn., unleashed a quintessentially American musical form.

How to Plan In Case Things Go Wrong 2019-08-20 05:00:16Nothing bad is going to happen while you’re on vacation … probably.

Iceland Mourns Loss of a Glacier by Posting 2019-08-19 20:23:00Higher global temperatures are threatening glaciers, which cover 11 percent of Iceland and are prominent tourist attractions.

Ride Sharing Adds to the Crush of Traffic 2019-08-19 19:36:05The record number of travelers and the popularity of Uber and Lyft have left airports scrambling to ease congestion.

Tracing Your Roots Through Travel, According to Mickela 2019-08-19 13:27:18She has danced the tango in Buenos Aires and immersed herself in South Korea’s K-pop. Now the host of “Bare Feet” is using her DNA t

The New Yorkers Are Coming. Can Springsteen’s Jersey 2019-08-18 17:37:55More people from the city are visiting gritty boardwalk towns like Asbury Park and Long Branch. Developers have noticed.

The Completely Reasonable Reason People Are Flying With 2019-08-17 23:48:32The Department of Transportation’s declaration that miniature horses should be prioritized as service animals has raised many questions.

Where the Resistance Helped Plan the Liberation of 2019-08-17 19:11:47A renovated and relocated museum dedicated to honoring those who helped liberate Paris during World War II opens later this month.

In D.C., Trading Politics for a Paddle 2019-08-17 05:39:49The Potomac River offers a watery vantage point on the nation’s capital, with some rocky shoals.

Customs Computer Failure Snarls Passengers at U.S. Airports 2019-08-17 00:19:39Officials said service was restored after about two hours but travelers then faced long waits to be processed.

Erotic Tapestries, a Kyoto Inn Inspired by Sweets 2019-08-16 12:21:54T’s roundup of people, places and things to know now.

Breaking Travel News

News: citizenM unveils plans for latest London property New! 2019-08-20 12:08:21citizenM has announced the acquisition of a Victoria property for its fourth London hotel, opening in 2021. The 226-room hotel will comprise basement

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Puneet Chhatwal, chief New! 2019-08-20 11:39:17Unveiling a new five-year strategy, Aspiration 2022, in February last year, the Indian Hotel Company Limited plans to transform itself into the most p

News: MSC Cruises to base two ships in New! 2019-08-20 11:28:08MSC Cruises has announced it will bring two ships to South Africa’s shores for the 2020/2021 cruise season. This will mark the first time that t

News: UK visitors drive arrivals upward in Chicago New! 2019-08-20 11:21:36Some 141,000 UK visitors came to Chicago last year, contributing to the total of 2.2 million international visitors in 2018. These visits contribute s

News: Ruge appointed general manager at Kempinski Hotel New! 2019-08-20 11:17:14Having worked in Germany, New York, Poland, Egypt, China, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, Ruge brings more than 25 years of experience in t

News: Cameron to take up business manager role 2019-08-19 16:39:08Princess Cruises UK has announced the appointment of Karen Cameron to the position of territory business manager for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

News: Jamwal appointed to lead Hilton Durban 2019-08-19 06:38:47Vikram Jamwal has been appointed general manager of Hilton Durban in South Africa. Jamwal most recently served as Hilton’s regional director of

News: Sustainability theme for CLIA Cruise Month campaign 2019-08-19 04:56:50The industry association revealed it will focus on two key themes - sustainability and wellness - to showcase and champion what cruise lines are doing

News: Hurtigruten unveils plans for hybrid powered expedition 2019-08-19 03:57:31Hurtigruten has revealed it will makeover three of its vessels to transform them into hybrid powered expedition cruise ships.

News: Waterman takes up sales leadership at Visit 2019-08-19 03:37:04Visit Orlando chief executive, George Aguel, has announced industry veteran Michael Waterman has been appointed chief sales officer for the organisati

News: Oceania Cruises unveils new Go Local tour 2019-08-19 03:12:48Oceania Cruises has unveiled a new series of immersive destination tours under its Go Local brand. The new, exclusive small-batch tours seek to go bey

News: New hotel stock drives visitor figures in 2019-08-18 21:26:40Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the first six months of 2019, posting a positive three per cent in tourism volume grow

Global Traveler

First JW Marriott Marquis Property Opens in China New! 2019-08-20 12:30:49Marriott International opened its first JW Marriott Marquis property in China earlier in the month, bringing the total Marquis-branded properties to f

Emirates to Add Mexico City Flights New! 2019-08-20 12:30:46Emirates announced it will start direct flights from Dubai (DXB) to Mexico City (MEX) at the end of this year. The daily flight will start Dec. 9, and

Stay in New Luxury Villas in St. Barth 2019-08-20 09:00:19Planning a Caribbean getaway this December? You’re just in time to book one of The Christopher’s luxurious new villas. The three new, four

The Peninsula Manila Announces Refurbishment 2019-08-19 17:00:16The Peninsula Manila is set to receive phased refurbishments and refreshments as guestrooms, suites and more are overhauled to provide a more luxuriou

Flight Attendant Union President Blasts Airplane Seats 2019-08-19 12:30:41Lori Bassani, president, Association of Professional Flight Attendants said during a meeting with Congress that sitting in cramped airplane seats is a

American Express Offers Cardholders New Travel, Dining Perks 2019-08-19 10:06:41American Express completed its acquisition of restaurant reservation platform Resy. To celebrate, American Express offers cardholders new, limited-tim

Daytrips from Lisbon 2019-08-19 09:00:00Thanks to Portugal’s relatively small size, flying into Lisbon and then taking daytrips out of the city and into the Portuguese countryside is r

United’s New Tool Holds Planes for Connecting Passengers 2019-08-18 17:00:49United Airlines developed a new tool that makes it more likely for connecting passengers to make it to their next flight, even with a tight layover. F

Hertz, Dollar, and Thrifty Start Accepting Debit Cards 2019-08-18 12:30:58Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty customers can rent a car using a valid debit card in several countries across Europe. The new option allows customers with a

Hyatt Regency Debuts in Shenzhen 2019-08-18 12:14:41Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Yantian opened earlier in the month in China. The property offers nearly 300 guestrooms in the Yantian District, adjacent to Da

British Airways’ Flight of the Future Exhibition Now 2019-08-17 12:30:20British Airways, in collaboration with Royal College of Art, opened its limited-time “BA 2119: Flight of the Future” exhibition at Saatchi

FAA Approves Staggered Middle-Seat Design 2019-08-17 12:30:09The Federal Aviation Administration approved a new design intended to make the middle seat on aircraft more attractive. The new design involves a stag