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Can You Travel On BitCoin Alone?

June 24, 2014 6:42 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 5853
We haven’t yet reached the point where you can seamlessly book an entire vacation using Bitcoin, but it is getting easier and easier for consumers to use the virtual currency to pay for various bits and pieces of their travel and even to keep track of their rewards points. Check out this FAQ on Bitcoin… View Article

JetBlue announces two routes added at D.C.’s Reagan Airport

June 24, 2014 5:15 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 5476
JetBlue will add two new routes from Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA), saying service to the Florida cities of Fort Myers and West Palm Beach would begin Dec. 18. JetBlue’s announcement comes on the same day it launched three other routes from DCA, inaugurating nonstop service to Charleston, S.C.; Hartford, Conn.; and Nassau in the… View Article

Iraqi Drama Caught U.S. Off Guard

June 24, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2816
At a closed-door gathering of Gulf states in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in May, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his Arab counterparts all signaled agreement on one thing for the first time: Islamist forces seizing territory in Syria and Iraq had become a regionwide menace that can’t be ignored. What they didn’t agree on was what… View Article

Your Commute Is Getting Worse

June 20, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 6816
One thing that will get worse as the economy improves? Your commute. In 2013, Americans on average spent more than 20 additional hours in traffic, losing two-and-a-half work days to crawling on the road, according to a report from GPS device maker TomTom (TOM2). The delay was up more than two hours from the year… View Article

Retirees eye lower cost of living in Latin America

June 19, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 10132
Tarin Cardamone, 67, and her husband, James, 71, retired to Sierra Vista, Ariz., seven years ago, but now they want to move to a country in Central or South America for “a different lifestyle — something that’s more exciting and adventurous than going to the local grocery store or taking a trip to Tucson,” Tarin… View Article

The Gumball 3000: Bun B On The World’s Most Ridiculous Motor Rally

June 10, 2014 8:17 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 5097
Pay no attention to the Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Porsches, Bugattis and Bentleys. Ignore the coterie of playboys, sheikhs, jet-setters and celebrities making the seven-day, 3,000-mile trek from Miami’s Ocean Drive to Ibiza’s Carrer Andenes. Disregard the late-night debauchery at each checkpoint, the obscenely wealthy scofflaws and the not-exactly-pocket-change entry fee of £40,000 (about $67,000 US). Forget… View Article

Travel and tourism professionals: WTTC wants you!

June 10, 2014 12:00 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 5040
Members of the travel and tourism industry are being asked to participate in a new World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) campaign to help change the perception of a career in the sector. Travel and tourism professionals are being asked to create their own 15-second videos to explain why they love working in travel and… View Article

What Will Travel Look Like in 2024?

April 9, 2014 8:39 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1771
Space tourism isn’t quite a reality yet, but travel technology has still come a long way from where it was a few decades ago. GPS is a big improvement on the paper map, a majority of all travel reservations are made online, and wearables are gaining traction. As technology continues to improve, it’s worth asking: What will travel look like in… View Article