FAA and airlines scramble to reduce summer travel delays

WARRENTON, VA – During a morning meeting in early May, staff at the Federal Air Traffic Command center cleared some of the day’s snags: storms off the Florida coast and in Texas, an exercise for military aircraft, and a report of a strike bird at Newark Liberty International Airport. The center, about an hour’s drive … Read more

A new travel hack that will save you money on your next hotel stay

One of the hardest things about every vacation is figuring out the best place to stay. There are many factors to consider before booking accommodations—proximity to attractions, spacious rooms, balcony overlooking, amenities included, good sheets—the list goes on. Of course, the first thing that prevents us from booking this hotel is us truly Want is … Read more

Ali Al-Suleiman gives a tour guide to South Africa

If you are looking for a destination that combines gorgeous wildlife, diverse landscapes, stunning coastlines, and vibrant culture, look no further than South Africa. With a wide range of destinations to visit – comprising vast grasslands, sandy beaches and popular cities like Cape Town and Goe Berg – the country offers plenty of adventure for … Read more

From yachts to the United Nations

Many people travel occasionally for work. But for some, travel is at the heart of their jobs. CNBC Travel spoke with people from four industries about occupations in which working from home — or an office for that matter — isn’t an option. travel year Name: Sebastian ModakJob: The New York Times, formerly “The 52 … Read more

2019 Highest Levels of Flight Reservations for Leisure and Business Trips

For the first time since the pandemic began, global commercial and leisure travel has risen to levels not seen since 2019. That’s according to the Mastercard Institute of Economics’ third annual travel report, “Travel 2022: Trends and Transformations,” published yesterday. After analyzing 37 global markets, the report found that cross-border travel reached pre-pandemic levels as … Read more

Companies plan to use blimps to go into space in 2024

Nearly half of Americans want to travel to space. But that means the other half doesn’t, according to a 2021 survey by ValuePenguin, a financial research site LendingTree. Nearly 40% said space travel was too risky, while others expressed concern about environmental impacts and costs. Soon there will be an option that addresses those concerns, … Read more

Is Japan open to travelers? Some locals are not ready to reopen borders

With countries across Asia reopening to international travelers, Japan – one of the continent’s most popular destinations – remains tightly closed. That may change soon. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced Thursday at a press conference in London that Japan will ease border controls in June. Locals often celebrate the easing of border restrictions related … Read more

Kevin Costner explains the road trip travel app HearHere

Kevin Costner knows a good story when he hears one. That’s why he said he was intrigued when he heard about an app designed to alert travelers to places of interest, which often go unnoticed, during their travels. “I’m the guy who drives all over America,” he said. “When you see those bronze signs along … Read more

What happens when people use TikTok and Instagram to make travel plans

According to a new study, nearly one in three travelers are turning to social media for vacation inspiration. The numbers are higher for younger travelers. About 60% of Gen Zs and 40% of millennials use social media for travel purposes, according to an April 2022 report by travel company Arrivia. On TikTok alone, the hashtag … Read more

Should I join a group tour on my own?

Everyone told me not to travel alone during the pandemic. Especially for learning to snowboard, a sport not covered by all travel insurance policies. It didn’t help that I wanted to visit a country whose language I don’t speak. I was told that administrative matters – such as Covid tests, vaccination certificates and health declarations … Read more