China Eases Tourist Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens
Americans interested in visiting the People’s Republic of China now have fewer hoops to jump through in order to apply for a tourist visa.
Unrest is in the Air: Cruise Lines Cancel or Reroute for Safety
In light of escalating conflicts in the Red Sea area and Ecuador, several cruise lines have chosen to reroute or cancel itineraries.
U.S. Ranks 7th on List of World’s Most Powerful Passports
A new report concludes that the strength of the U.S. passport lags behind those issued by several other countries.
Jamaica Upgrading Airports With New Passport Kiosks
Jamaica's Passport, Immigration & Citizenship Agency (PICA) is adding automated passport control system kiosks to two main airports.
JetBlue Welcomes First Female CEO in Major U.S. Airline History
JetBlue Airways announced today that Joanna Geraghty will step in as chief executive officer of the company effective Feb. 12, 2024.
Alaska Airlines 737 Max Accident Causes 100s of Cancelations
A blown-out “door plug” on an Alaska Airlines flight led the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to temporarily ground 171...
Turkiye Drops Visa Requirements for North Americans
The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced North Americans do not need to apply anymore for an E-Visa to visit Turkiye.
More Planes and Passengers Than Ever Expected to Fill the Skies in 2024
Record numbers of people are expected to travel in 2024, with an estimated 4.7 billion people traveling on planes.
Intrepid Travel Puts Suppliers on a Path to Sustainability
Is sustainability the only future for travel? Intrepid Travel seems to think so, and is partnering with suppliers towards that end.
Mexico’s SECTUR: Tianguis Turistico in Acapulco Still On for 2024
Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marques, recently confirmed that the Tianguis Turistico will be held in Acapulco in April 2024.
Dondra Ritzenthaler to Helm Azamara, Alain Ferzli Named CFO
Luxury small-ship cruise line Azamara announced today the appointment of two new senior executives, including Donna Ritzenthaler as new CEO.
35,000 Las Vegas Hospitality Workers Threaten Walkout
The strike could coincide with the opening of Las Vegas’ inaugural Formula One race weekend—the first of an expected to be a 10-year run.
Israel Ministry of Tourism, Providing Refuge, Airlift and More
The Israel Ministry of Tourism has rallied together with industry leaders and entities to provide aid and comfort to the community.
Acapulco Reels in Aftermath of Damage Inflicted by Hurricane Otis
For American tourists and others affected by the storm, the U.S. State Department is organizing evacuations by air and bus from the city.
Economy Class Window Seats Will Board First on United Airlines
The move is intended to speed up the boarding process, which United said has increased by an average of two minutes since 2019.