Some of the travel news from all over the world.
Travel deals website Travelzoo has launched its first iPhone app in the UK and Europe, allowing subscribers to access travel deals while on the go. The app also uses GPS to locate the closest deals to the user, so wherever subscribers are in the UK, they will be able to grab a deal.
Emirates will launch daily services to Seattle and Dallas. Dallas-Fort Worth and Seattle-Tacoma International Airports will both be served by non-stop flights from 2nd February and 1st March 2012 respectively.
Starting 2nd February 2012, EK 221 will leave Dubai daily at 0245hrs, arriving at Dallas-Fort Worth at 0905hrs. The return sector, EK 222, leaves Dallas at 1150hrs, arriving at Dubai International Airport at 1220hrs the following day.
From 1st March 2012, EK 229 will leave Dubai daily at 0950hrs and arrive at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport at 1310hrs. EK 230 will depart Seattle at 1710hrs, arriving in Dubai at 1940hrs the following day. Both services will be operated by Boeing 777 aircraft.
Following the killing of two top al Qaeda members on Friday, the U.S. Department of State has issued a worldwide travel alert. The warning, which took effect October 1 and expires November 30, alerts “U.S. citizens to the potential retaliation against U.S. citizens and interests.”