People who are traveling to Europe and renting cars better be ready to pay rates that are higher than usual. This is because several car hire companies are adding a “winterization charge” to many of their vehicles. A lot of the problem is that snow chains and winter tires are compulsory in some areas. This [...]

The age of technology has really changed the way people go about their daily lives. This includes the way people travel. Now, Starwood Hotels and Resorts hopes to change the way that people check into their hotel rooms. They will do this by allowing people to use their smartphones to bypass having to check in [...]

Lufthansa Pilot Strike Affects 2,100 Flights

Posted on: October 21st, 2014 Posted by Abi Bray

As if the travel industry didn’t have enough to worry about with the Ebola outbreak, now travelers are being hit by strikes. A Lufthansa pilot strike has affected nearly 2,100 flights. This has put a lot of extra pressure on the rail system in Germany, nearly crippling it. The strike is believed to have affected [...]

In Manhattan, there are few hotels that are better known than the glamorous Waldorf Astoria. In fact, few hotels in all of New York are better known. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. announced on Monday, Oct. 6, that the hotel has been purchased by the Chinese insurance group, Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd. A deal was [...]

In March, Gurminder Singh from London attacked his lover in a Wolverhampton hotel room. Reports show that he stabbed the mother-of-two to death with a knife at the Britannia Hotel. Now, the man has been sentenced to life in jail. The woman who was killed was Amandeep Kaur Hothi. She was a travel agent from [...]

Luton Airport Evacuated in Weekend Security Alert

Posted on: September 9th, 2014 Posted by Dave Bond

The airline industry has enough problems to deal with right now to be dealing with delays because of security alerts. Unfortunately, that is just what happened at Luton Airport over the weekend of September 6 and 7. According to reports, the airport had to be evacuated as a result of a security problem. This evacuation [...]