Lonely Planet – the world’s largest travel guide book publisher — has released its Best in Travel 2018 list, which includes the top 10 countries, cities, regions and best value destinations in the world.
Both the Caribbean and the US are currently facing challenges to their tourist industries.
The past month has been a tumultuous period for the airline industry.
The US has advised its citizens not to travel to Cuba following 21 US diplomats reporting unexplained illnesses; there is speculation that the illnesses have been caused by an attack on US personnel based in Cuba.
It is International Coffee Day on Sunday, the third annual celebration of coffee’s journey from farmer to consumer.
Back in the good old days, air travel was seen more as a luxury treat, rather than a necessity.
Today the world celebrates World Tourism Day.
Flyers have frequently made the trade-off between a low price or customer service and basic amenities when choosing an airline, but increased competition could force low-cost carriers to improve.
In the past couple of weeks the US and the Caribbean have faced some of the worst storms in recent years.
Ryanair, the biggest airline in Europe, has said hundreds of flights will be cancelled in the coming weeks affecting up to 400,000 passengers because it had “messed up” the planning of its pilots’ holidays.
After a costly attempt to try and crack the Chinese market, Uber sold its Chinese operations to the country’s dominant ride hailing company – Didi Chuxing, in a $35bn deal in August 2016.
This year, World Tourism Day will be commemorated on the 27 September, in Qatar.
Leisure stocks in airlines and hotels have fallen this morning in the aftermath of the Barcelona terror attacks.
British Airways cabin crew are planning to strike again from today for two weeks, coinciding with the August bank holiday.
Bong, bong, bong… if you’ve ever spent any time in London, chances are you’ll have heard the sound of Big Ben booming across the capital every hour on the hour.
It’s the summer, and everyone wants to get away from the UK’s cold weather.
Residents of urban areas across Europe have displayed their discontent with so-called over-tourism: the somewhat unavoidable negative consequences that increased visitor levels have on popular destinations.
British Airways (BA) owner AIG reported a rise in profits despite an IT failure in May, which affected 75,000 passengers.
Air traffic controllers have said that UK skies are “exceptionally crowded” as the number of flights hits a record high.
The UK government has announced the companies that will be building the first phase of the HS2 high speed rail to connect London and Birmingham.
UK-based airline EasyJet will open a new European headquarters in Vienna, Austria amid Brexit uncertainty.
The UK travel industry is campaigning against a rise in fraudulent holiday sickness claims — which has lead to warnings British tourists could be banned from some resorts.
US president Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban has come into effect, meaning people from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face a tougher ride getting into the US.
Government ministers in India approved plans to privatise Air India, the debt-laden national carrier on Wednesday.
A subway train veered off the tracks, crashing into a wall in northern Manhattan on Tuesday morning, injuring 34 people and causing transport chaos for commuters.
Japanese car parts maker Takata filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Japan on the weekend.
Heathrow Airport earlier warned passengers they might have to fly without their luggage today after a system failure.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will operate special flights to bring Pakistani passengers back from Doha after Saudi Arabia and four other Arab countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar.
Toyota, Japan’s biggest automotive manufacturer, announced on Saturday that by the end of 2016 it had sold all of its shares in electric car maker Tesla.