Travel
Top editor picks, summarized for you
8/26/2016

This year, Southwest capped 11 years of steady growth, becoming the primary carrier out of Pittsburgh International Airport. The airline added flights to Los Angeles this month, and CEO Gary Kelly said he expects continued growth in the years ahead.

8/26/2016

United Airlines has greatly enhanced security features for accessing customer accounts, including requiring stronger passwords and incorporating a series of security questions.

More Summaries:
United Airlines
8/26/2016

Located 90 minutes from London by train, New Forest national park is the perfect rural retreat for when the in-crowd wants to escape urban life. Visitors can watch wild horses, walk and bike along forest trails and sunbathe along the scenic coastline.

Full Story:
Vogue
More Summaries:
National Park
8/26/2016

Mark Travel's Creative Connection is a new online tool that allows agents to personalize their marketing materials. The product features an extensive content library of destination information, hotel logos and images, pricing and more.

Full Story:
Travel Weekly
More Summaries:
Mark Travel
8/26/2016

United Airlines is offering MileagePlus awards to customers who donate to four nonprofits that are aiding victims of the Louisiana floods. The charities are Americares, AirLink, the American Red Cross and Feeding America.

8/26/2016

JetBlue's first class of cadets who are starting from zero began their training this summer under the airline's Gateway Select program, the first of its kind for a US carrier. Such programs already have been embraced overseas as a tool to help alleviate pilot shortages.

Full Story:
Air Transport World
More Summaries:
JetBlue
8/26/2016

Next week, JetBlue will become the first US carrier in five decades to operate a non-charter flight between the US and Cuba.

More Summaries:
JetBlue
8/25/2016

Tennessee's Nashville International Airport has cut its energy consumption by more than 50% since it switched to a geothermal energy system that uses a water-filled former quarry as a cooling source. The lake plate system is unique in North America.

8/25/2016

Phoenicia in New York's Catskill Mountains offers outdoor-loving urbanites an array of nature-filled activities and adventures. Hipsters can bike around the scenic hamlet, hike on Overlook Mountain and go tubing in Esopus Creek, as well as eat a farm-to-table meal at Tavern 214.

8/25/2016

A voice-activated guest room using Apple's Siri has debuted at Aloft Hotels. Temperature, lighting and other functions can be controlled vocally via iPads using a special Aloft app.

Full Story:
USA Today
More Summaries:
Aloft Hotels, Siri, Apple