Travel

U.S. politics and fewer travelers means more competition in the leisure industry for your travel dollar.

Despite a recently lifted travel advisory, there are signs of pain in Florida’s $90 billion travel industry.

The Riviera Maya in Mexico is the top destination for millennials this summer, according to travel site Virtuoso.

Imagine scanning your passport and face and then boarding an airplane without ever having to deal with a member of airport staff.

Uncle Sam may bring your overseas vacation plans to a screeching halt. A provision to the FAST Act — which was signed into law on Dec. 4 — lets the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department to ask the State Department to revoke someone’s passport if the person owes more than $50,000 in taxes. …

Hampton Pearson has the details of the State Department’s travel warning.

The terror attacks in Paris have millions re-thinking travel plans.

With the holiday season on the horizon, Expedia released its annual Airplane Etiquette Study and the findings are not in the least bit shocking. For the second year in a row, seat-kickers have earned the title of “most annoying airplane passenger,” with 61 percent of the 1,019 frequent fliers surveyed citing these passengers as their …

There’s more evidence that so-called ride-hailing services are gaining ground against traditional taxis. Thirty-one percent of business travelers now use Uber for ground transportation, topping taxi trips every month since April, a study said Thursday. Just 22 percent of business trippers use taxis when hailing rides, down from 37 percent in the first quarter of …

Headed out of town for the holidays? Better book now. Whether you’re taking to the skies for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s, one week is better than any other to purchase your airfares, according to Orbitz.com’s holiday insider report. “This early week in October is when prices are are dipping the most before they head …

Labor Day is historically one of America’s busiest driving holidays, but this year it’s likely to be remembered for being one of the cheapest. With gas prices continuing to move lower, the national average for a gallon of gas this Labor Day is expected to fall to $2.44, marking the lowest price at the pump …

Cuba is one of the least connected countries in the world, so why is Airbnb, which relies on the internet, making a big push into the island nation?

As the Fourth of July weekend looms and Americans prep their grills and ready their fireworks, some citizens are packing their bags. A recent online poll of more than 2,000 adults by TransferWise, a peer-to-peer money transfer service based in the United Kingdom, revealed that 35 percent of American-born residents and emigrants would considering leaving …

Travel savings strategies shouldn’t stop once you’ve secured a decent airfare and hotel rate. What you do at your destination—from dining out to visiting local attractions—can often be cheaper with a little planning. Take some of your regular smart-shopping strategies on the road, said Trae Bodge, senior lifestyle editor for RetailMeNot.com. For example, if your …

At the world’s biggest lodging conference, some warned that the tide could be turning for the hotel industry.