The Justice Department has sent subpoenas to several major airlines as part of an investigation into “possible unlawful coordination” to limit capacity increases, and thereby keeping ticket prices high, a department spokeswoman said Wednesday.
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Rapid growth in the multi-billion dollar volunteer tourism industry has prompted calls for tighter controls with concerns over exposing vulnerable communities to unskilled foreign labor and dodgy operators exploiting foreigners for profit.
Foreign tourists flock to Thailand’s ubiquitous street markets, fascinated by the look and feel of the high-quality counterfeit goods openly on display and the cheap prices shouted out by touts.
Drunk Field Day, Hangover Yoga and sober archery practice: Welcome to Camp Throwback, an adult summer camp with no kids, plenty of alcohol and a little romance.
When a 6-year-old boy recently left his beloved toy at Tampa International Airport, a member of the staff had a better idea than just to leave it languishing in the lost and found department.
Air travelers are all too familiar with carry-on bag anxiety: the feeling sparked by last-minute and sometimes seemingly arbitrary decisions that a piece of luggage is too large to fit in the overhead bin.
Malaysian locals believe the actions of a group of tourists, deemed disrespectful of local culture, angered the spirit of Mount Kinabalu causing an earthquake that killed 16 people.
How often have you seen an artfully conceived home and wondered what it would be like to live there, if even for a night? Here are 10 such dwellings available for rent on Airbnb where you can do just that.
What’s a quick way to make friends on an airplane if you’re a parent traveling with infant twins? Hand out earplugs and candy.
Cinemas, Rolls-Royces and rooms so plush they could belong in a five-star hotel: private hospital operators in India are all but rolling out a red carpet to lure affluent locals and tourists to seek medical treatment at their luxe facilities.
Memorial Day weekend is here, along with the opportunity to head out on vacation and bond with your family again. Luckily, Priceline.com just released its top 25 destinations for Memorial Day weekend.
Some leading travel websites are a no-fly zone as far as Delta is concerned.
After a brutal winter for much of the country, Americans might be ready to get away. But one part of traveling isn’t very relaxing: delays.
Airfares between New York and Washington, D.C. are jumping since the fatal Amtrak crash in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Amtrak service from Philadelphia to New York has shut down, which means train travelers in the popular Washington-New York sector are stranded. And that has sent demand for airlines soaring, and travelers are having to pay up.
Tuesday’s Amtrak crash raises concerns about transportation safety. But statistically speaking, trains are actually a very safe way to travel — much safer than driving.
The owner of a diamond-covered gold Cartier watch valued at more than $100,000 forgot the watch at a Newark Liberty International Airport security checkpoint on Tuesday. Luckily for the owner, he’ll be getting it back.
Think it’s hard to redeem your miles for an airline award ticket? It depends on which airline rewards program you’ve chosen, which route you’re flying and when you book your ticket, according to a new Consumer Reports study of 70 million passenger trips over the past two years.
Travel back in time to the iciest days of the Cold War. Elementary school students are watching “duck and cover” public service films in their classrooms and air raid siren tests pierce the Saturday morning quiet every week. Fallout shelter symbols are posted in every neighborhood.
Low fuel costs has been a windfall for the nation’s airlines. But their passengers got virtually none of the savings.
With a score of 54, this airline dethroned United Airlines as the lowest-ranking carrier on the latest travel report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
Wang Pingan was nearing the end of his two-wheel trek that covered thousands of miles through every major province in China when he locked up his trusty mountain bike in Shenzhen. Within 10 minutes the thieves struck. But here’s where the story takes an unexpected turn.
Heidi Cattey first became scared of flying when she saw news reports of hijackers seizing planes in the 1980s. A decade later, she mistook vapor in the cabin of a flight in Texas for smoke from a fire, flipped out and hasn’t flown since.
Most climbers who try don’t succeed in climbing the 29,035-foot-high Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak. But they do leave their trash. Thousands of pounds of it.
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