November 17, 2017

Weather Won’t Stop Super Bowl Fans

Or at least that’s the hope. Weather across the East is causing all kinds of travel problems. Not just with airlines, but on the ground as well. As of Tuesday, there were storms stretched from Dallas to Chicago, and on East to Boston. More than 7,000 flights had to be canceled. Many of those canceled […]

Tourism In Egypt Taking A Big Hit

As you can imagine with all the upheaval going on in the country right now, tourism in Egypt is taking a big hit. Many countries, including the United States, has advised against travel to Egypt unless it’s absolutely necessary. There have been flight delays because of the unrest and even holidays canceled. The Egyptian government […]

Travel Alert Issued For Those Visiting Egypt

United States citizens are being asked to postpone any travel to Egypt at this time. Although another report states that the U.S. State Department didn’t end up issuing a travel warning on Friday and instead issued a “travel alert.” They have stated if your trip to Egypt is not essential, then do not travel. The […]

Will Airports Ever Be Safe?

Terrorists have targeted the travel industry, specifically the aviation through hijackings and bombings. Since so much has been done to secure all planes and airports, it only makes sense for the terrorists to attack the area that is the most unprotected. On Monday, a suicide bomber entered a busy international airport in Moscow. He set […]

Continued Impact Of Gulf Oil Spill

The gulf oil spill has had far reaching effects on the environment, as well as local businesses that depend on healthy marine life for business. The disaster will take years to recover from as cleanup efforts continue. It isn’t just an environmental impact that is being felt, however. Louisiana’s state tourism agency estimates that income […]

Southwest Still Going Strong, But Fuel Prices Continue To Rise

Southwest Airlines, known as the world’s low fare carrier, continues to do well. Fourth quarter profits rose 13 % over the same time last year. That rise is due to travelers paying higher average fares. Southwest even said that the first quarter is already looking strong and is well booked. In the second quarter, Southwest […]

American Airlines And Priceline.com Team Up To Change How Airfares Are Sold

American Airlines made a bold shift, working to cut out the middleman who has long taken a cut of airfares booked between travel agencies and sites and the airlines themselves. It’s doing this through a partnership with Priceline.com, and hoping not only other airlines, but other travel outlets will follow suit. Traditionally, travel agencies and […]

Travel To Cuba Could Become Easier

Travel to Cuba has long been difficult due to restrictions and rules in place. President Barack Obama recently announced some changes to the current restrictions that could offer some educational institutions and religious organizations the ability to travel to the country. This would increase the´╗┐ number of those who don’t have relatives in Cuba to […]

Eastern States Getting Hammered With Snow Again

Another storm is moving across the eastern states again. They were hit at Christmas with inclement weather that lasted a few days, stranding holiday travelers all over the Eastern states. Easterners need to brace themselves for another round because Delta has started canceling all flights into and out of Atlanta. Not only that, but travelers […]

Promoters Of Travel Services Are Banking On “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” To Deliver

Tonight TLC will air the final episode of the eight episode series “Sarah Palin’s Alaska.” The series stars Alaska’s former governor and the vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and, at times, her family, along with other guests. Travel promoters are banking heavily on the series and it’s two hour finale to spark interest in Alaska […]