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  • January 13, 2010
    Travel Channel website redesign adds video

    Travel Channel has relaunched the website Travelchannel.com with a new video player and a deep library of travel video, itineraries and destination guides, created for the site. The site has improved navigation, new content from Travel Channel’s series such as Anthony Bourdain No Reservations and Man v. Food and thousands of video clips overall. Mapped […]


  • January 13, 2010
    Travelocity releases new travel tools

    Travelocity announced a Deals Toolkit (www.travelocity.com/toolkit) that makes it easier for consumers to find the best travel deals based on their preferences and flexibility. The toolkit offers three new ways to look for deals, including: An on-site tool that walks through a customer’s preferences and returns the best deals, customized for them A tool that […]


  • January 12, 2010
    Delta hikes baggage fees: $23 for first, $32 for second

    The higher fees take effect Tuesday for Delta passengers who booked their flights Jan. 5 or later and are checking bags on domestic flights. For those who pay the baggage fees when they check in online, the fees will be $23 for the first checked bag and $32 for the second checked bag. Those who […]


  • January 7, 2010
    Travel tidbits

    Yahoo! India signs deal with Yatra.com Yatra.com has entered into a strategic advertising partnership with Yahoo! India to promote the portal. As a part of this deal, Yatra will be featured as the recommended travel website on Yahoo! India homepage. Yahoo! India will also provide dedicated display advertising inventory to Yatra on its homepage, finance and […]


  • January 1, 2010
    List of best restaurants in Los Angeles

    Ricky’s Fish Tacos 3922 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029 Price: $ Attari Sandwich Shop (Iranian) 1388 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Price: $$ Wurstküche (Belgian, German) 800 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013 Red Lion Tavern (German) 2366 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039 (323) 662-5337 www.redliontavern.net Messob (Ethiopian) 1041 S […]


  • December 29, 2009
    Leaked: new TSA rules coming soon!

    Here are the new Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration’s official security rules. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Aviation Security Directive Subject: Security Directive Number: SD 1544-09-06 Date: December 25, 2009 EXPIRATION: 0200Z on December 30, 2009 This Security Directive (SD) must be implemented immediately. The measures contained in this SD are in […]


  • December 26, 2009
    World’s fastest rail-line opens in China

    The Wuhan–Guangzhou High-Speed Railway, also known as the Wuguang Passenger Railway, is a 968-kilometre (601 mi) high-speed rail line, operated by China Railway High-speed (CRH), connecting Wuhan (Hubei) and Guangzhou (Guangdong), in the People’s Republic of China. It is the world’s fastest train service, utilizing double-heading CRH2C and CRH3C trains which average 313 kilometres per […]


  • December 22, 2009
    EU drops visa requirement for Serbs, Montenegrins and Macedonians

    The European Union on Saturday opened its borders to visa-free travel for more than ten million Serbs, Montenegrins, and Macedonians after nearly 20 years of tight restrictions, a major boost for the troubled region’s hopes for closer ties with the 27-nation bloc. The three western Balkan nations celebrated the lifting of visas with fireworks, concerts […]


  • December 22, 2009
    Air Arabia’s exclusive package to Goa, India

    Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, unveiled today a range of value-for-money package holidays to Goa, India. These four-night getaway packages – available at a range of three, four and five-star hotels – include flights, transfers, accommodation, breakfast and tours. Air Arabia provides roundtrip flights three […]


  • November 11, 2009
    Google offers free WiFi at airports in US

    Google will offer free WiFi access at 47 airports around the United States from now until January 15th, 2010. As part of the promotion, they’ll be collecting donations through Google Checkout for three non-profit organizations and will provide matching funds up to $250,000. But whether you donate or not, there’s a much better chance now […]


  • November 6, 2009
    EveryTrail gives user-generated travel content

    EveryTrail is a global web2.0 platform for geo-tagged user-generated travel content that’s changing the way millions of people share travel experiences and plan trips. EveryTrail makes it easy to share travel experiences, through interactive maps that include photos plotted along your trip route. EveryTrail is free and useful for a wide variety of trips – […]


  • October 15, 2009
    American raises fare, others follow

    While some are touting 2010 as the “Year of the Travel Deal,” the truth may be a bit more complicated than that. While suffering hoteliers will decrease hotel rates and create more package deals, airlines are still finding new ways to create revenue. American Airlines raised fares $6 to $16 Monday and five other carriers […]


  • October 6, 2009
    Pre-pay your baggage fees on United for a fee

    United has just announced a program where you can pay $250 to have their normal checked baggage fees waived for a year. The plan covers 2 bags per passenger, up to 8 passengers “traveling under the same confirmation number.” Current fees are $20 for the first bag and $30 for the second, so if you […]


  • September 25, 2009
    British Airways to charge for early seat choice

    We have heard of European airlines charging fees for just about anything! The latest in charging fees for booking a seat in advance is British Airways. The airline says it will allow passengers to choose seats up to 355 days before flying — for a fee. Charges will range from £10 ($16) per passenger for […]


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