Hotels are finding myriad ways to reduce environmental impact and save money in the process. Charities benefit as well, from donations such as old equipment and proceeds from recycling.
Industry watchers say air travel during the coming Labor Day weekend may be cheaper than it has been in recent years. The average ticket price is $50 less than 2014, according to a travel site.
Belgrade, the gritty capital of Serbia, is an ideal destination for travelers who like to experience a city's cultural scene. Visitors can view historical sites in Kalemegdan Park, taste Balkan cuisine at chic restaurants and tour the Museum of Yugoslav History.
After incorrect reports of an active shooter caused chaos at New York JFK on Aug. 14, leaders of ASTA chapters in New York and New Jersey have called for an independent investigation into how the situation was mishandled. "Travelers reported no communication at all for hours from anyone in a position of authority," the presidents said in a letter to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Alaska Airlines' flight crews use mobile technology to enhance the customer experience and generate revenue during flights. Hand-held devices tell crew members who is traveling together and help them identify passengers who may require special attention.
Beginning Jan. 4, JetBlue will offer direct service between Florida's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Aruba. Fort Lauderdale is the third city JetBlue is connecting directly to Aruba, joining New York and Boston.
Southwest Airlines and its pilots union say they have reached a tentative new labor agreement that will boost pay and benefits. The new deal, if approved by the union, paves the way for international codeshare and interline agreements and the use of additional aircraft.
One of the best ways to enjoy Barcelona is to head off the tourist trail and to the city's lively barrios. Visitors can tour art galleries in El Poblenou's barrios, take a walk through scenic Jardins de Laribal and stop by a charming bookstore in the Born district.
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