Congressional Staffers Travel On Foreign Government’s Tab

Congressional Staffers Travel On Foreign Government’s Tab

Close to twelve congressional staffers flew business class when they traveled to China in the summer of 2012 and slept at luxury hotels, while they toured the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. As well, they received a “briefing on ancient artifacts and dynasties” at the Shanghai Museum. Their all-expense-paid trip was provided courtesy of the Chinese […]

Bahrain Air Intends On Liquidating As Travel Is Disrupted Due To Unrest

Bahrain Air Intends On Liquidating As Travel Is Disrupted Due To Unrest

Bahrain Air, the first privately owned airline in the Persian Gulf said operations have been suspended and it will liquidate, giving into mounting competition and dwindling traffic from larger carriers controlled by the state. Bahrain Air said in a statement after a specially held general shareholders meeting that the “unstable political and security situation” in […]

US Airways, American Airlines Merger To Change Business Travel

US Airways, American Airlines Merger To Change  Business Travel

With the deal pending to merge US Airways and American Airlines, business travellers are wondering what it means for them. It is certain that change, is the only possible answer. And alterations, according to some experts, isn’t  good for many business travellers, who are used to their usual frequent flier programs, connecting hubs and airline […]

3,000 Flights Cancelled As A Blizzard Blows Into the Northeast U.S.

3,000 Flights Cancelled As A Blizzard Blows Into the Northeast U.S.

A ferocious blizzard blew into the northeastern United States Friday, which brought white-out conditions to some areas of New England and is threatening to drop a record amount of snow in the Boston area. Causing over 3,000 flights to be cancelled. American authorities raced to get ready for the blizzard, which had started a major […]

How To Travel With Just A Carry-On

How To Travel With Just A Carry-On

With increased security, ever-tightening baggage restrictions, and longer check-in times, many struggle to travel with the free spirit that should accompany traveling. One way to lessen the stress of flying is to only travel with a carry-on when going for short trips, or for work.  There are restrictions and rules to follow, and it takes discipline, but […]

Travel Space – Bookings At Quebec Agency

Travel Space – Bookings At Quebec Agency

Canadians wanting to travel space now have the option. XCor Aerospace and Space Expedition Corp.  have signed an agreement  with Quebec travel agency Uniktour to offer space travel to people living in Quebec. A deal similar to this is being worked out for the rest of Canada and will be announced soon in Toronto. Philippe Bergeron, […]

Car Crashes Kill Over 40 People During China’s Peak Holiday Season

Car Crashes Kill Over 40 People During China’s Peak Holiday Season

BEIJING, China – Over 40 people have been killed on roads in China following four major car crashes since Friday, while hundreds of millions of Chinese citizens are traveling home for the Lunar New Year that falls on Feb. 10 in 2013. Over-sized automobiles, unsafe road conditions and, bad driving habits have all worked together […]

Wildfires In Australia As Heavy Snow Blankets Europe

Wildfires In Australia As Heavy Snow Blankets Europe

Record temperatures spark wildfires in Australia while heavy snow blankets Europe. You don’t have to look very far to find many examples of extreme weather this month, from raging wild fires in Australia and Tasmania to floods in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. In Europe and the UK, heavy snow falls have caused a widespread disruption in […]

American Vacation Destinations And Lifestyle Travel Trends For 2013

American Vacation Destinations And Lifestyle Travel Trends For 2013

American Vacation Destinations For 2013 THE POST-SANDY BEACH Sandy destroyed waterfront attractions, boardwalks and beaches in its wake all along the mid-Atlantic coast. Many communities on the pier in Ocean City, Md., the Jersey shore, and other areas are hoping to have everything re-built by summer. On Coney Island, the landmark Wonder Wheel and Cyclone […]