Emirates Offers A380 a Lifeline, Signing $16 Billion Deal With Airbus

Emirates Offers A380 a Lifeline, Signing $16 Billion Deal With Airbus

Travel January 19, 2018 0

Photo The Airbus A380 at the International Paris Air Show in June. The superjumbo was once pitched as the future of aviation, but sales have disappointed. Credit Eric Piermont/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The Airbus A380 lives on, for now. The Dubai-based airline Emirates threw a lifeline on Thursday... Read more
Is Your ID Approved for Travel? These Are the Latest Rules

Is Your ID Approved for Travel? These Are the Latest Rules

Travel January 18, 2018 0

In the past several months, there has been plenty of conversation about the Real ID Act and how it will affect air travelers. Passed by Congress in 2005, the act is intended to prevent identity fraud, and starting on Oct. 1, 2020, all fliers who reside in the United... Read more
On Top of Mount Etna, a Lesson in Lava (and Luck)

On Top of Mount Etna, a Lesson in Lava (and Luck)

Travel January 18, 2018 0

If you’re lucky enough in your lifetime to do so, you should climb a volcano. If you’re really lucky, you should do so when it is (mildly) erupting, so that you can witness one of nature’s most awesome spectacles at close quarters. And if you’re a little foolhardy and... Read more
Want to Relax in a Nice Hotel for 15 Minutes? An App Can Make That Happen

Want to Relax in a Nice Hotel for 15 Minutes? An App Can Make That Happen

Travel January 18, 2018 0

Why pay for an overnight hotel stay when you need a room during the day for only a few hours or even just a few minutes? It’s an idea that is likely to appeal to many consumers, according to a handful of companies that sell hotel rooms for short... Read more
Savannah, a City With Charms Both Historical and Culinary

Savannah, a City With Charms Both Historical and Culinary

Travel January 17, 2018 0

My guide, Karen Wortham, led me on a path from Johnson Square, one of the many quadrangular parks that give Savannah, Ga., its distinct character, down to River Street, which runs along the Savannah River. We stopped in front of a relatively modest statue that depicted a black family... Read more
In Dubai, Flying With the Falcons

In Dubai, Flying With the Falcons

Travel January 17, 2018 0

Just before dawn, the Hajar Mountains, about 20 miles east across the Arabian Desert, began to emerge from the darkness. I shifted my position in the wicker gondola and watched, rapt, as the sun peeked above the silhouetted limestone range. In the east, the sky glowed orange and crimson,... Read more
What Obama’s Photographer Learned About Travel

What Obama’s Photographer Learned About Travel

Travel January 17, 2018 0

During his eight years as the chief official White House photographer for President Barack Obama, Pete Souza, the former director of the White House Photo Office, traveled to all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Those trips added up to more than 1,300 flights on Air Force One... Read more

In Canada, Hunting and Preserving an Indigenous Way of Life

Travel January 16, 2018 0

In September, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged the nation’s past “humiliation, neglect and abuse” of indigenous people, and vowed at the United Nations to improve the lives of the country’s 1.4 million indigenous citizens. The effort, however belated, has accompanied a renewed appreciation of indigenous culture, including a rich... Read more
In Spain, Searching for Ancestors, Dry Wine and Calm Seas

In Spain, Searching for Ancestors, Dry Wine and Calm Seas

Travel January 16, 2018 0

Along the jagged Mediterranean coast of Spain, from Barcelona south to Malaga, along bone-white barren hills and lush olive groves, from the shimmery gardens of Andalusia and the grandeur of the Alhambra, I made my way to the homeland of my ancestors for the first time. It took much... Read more
Where to Get Healthier in 2018

Where to Get Healthier in 2018

Travel January 16, 2018 0

What aspect of the travel industry won’t wellness touch in 2018? Perhaps none. From hotels and cruises to airports, airlines, safaris and group tours, wellness promises to be everywhere in the world of travel. Five years ago wellness on the road meant heading to a destination spa to embark... Read more