The negative health effects of business travel are your employer's problem, too

The negative health effects of business travel are your employer's problem, too

Consider, for a moment, the robust subculture of the business world’s vaunted road warriors. There are credit-card perks and business-class upgrades, elite clubs for hotel status-bearers, and boozy client dinners you’re entitled to put on the company credit card. Indeed, judging by the veneration of the points and miles world, you’d be right to think that […]

40-year-old Detroit travel company works to stay relevant in changing industry

40-year-old Detroit travel company works to stay relevant in changing industry

Memorial Day is upon us and so is the unofficial start of summer and its travel season. Vacation planners have relied on travel agencies to give them peace of mind by making arrangements based on their needs and expectations. However, technology has changed that. With the advent of online capabilities, travel agencies have had to […]

Hyatt's New Corporate Travel Program Aims for Small Businesses

Hyatt's New Corporate Travel Program Aims for Small Businesses

There’s no shortage of players looking to tap into the surge of travelers hitting the road from small businesses. Upside, Lola, TripActions, Concur Hipmunk, and numerous other companies are working to fix the problems faces by small companies and their travelers, even if a revolution is still in the offing. Now, Hyatt Hotels Corp. wants […]

Can a dreamy color palette convince you to visit this California town?

Can a dreamy color palette convince you to visit this California town?

Scrolling through Instagram is a sure-fire way to find out what travel hotspots are currently trendy – but it turns out there are also hip colors that pop up again and again in travellers’ pics. Find the coolest travel colours in this California town. Image by Visit Carlsbad The new 2018 Colors of Travel Study, […]

CMEEC board OKs new travel policy, delays vote on updated ethics policy

CMEEC board OKs new travel policy, delays vote on updated ethics policy

Norwich — The Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative on Wednesday approved a new travel policy, while delaying action on a proposed new ethics policy to clarify some language. The CMEEC board of directors voted unanimously to approve the travel policy, the first written policy governing travel by the cooperative’s staff and board members. Previously, the cooperative […]

Michael Palin granted 'unprecedented access' to North Korea for new travel series

Michael Palin granted 'unprecedented access' to North Korea for new travel series

Michael Palin may have travelled around the world in 80 days, but the comedian – nor many other Westerners – has ever ventured deep into North Korea. After two years of negotiations and planning, the former Monty Python was granted ‘unprecedented’ access to make a documentary about the secretive country. Coinciding with the historic meeting between North […]

In Paper Girls, Time Travel Makes It Too Damn Easy to Hate Yourself

In Paper Girls, Time Travel Makes It Too Damn Easy to Hate Yourself

Detail from the cover of Paper Girls #8. Image: Cliff Chiang (Image Comics) It’s a good ol’ standby question in celebrity interviews: What advice would you give your younger self? The scifi shenanigans of Paper Girls allow these moments to happen but the advice never gets passed on, because the young ladies in this comic are […]

Traveller vs tourist: The worst thing about being a travel snob

Traveller vs tourist: The worst thing about being a travel snob

BEN GROUNDWATER Last updated 14:52, May 22 2018 It might be nice to believe that you’re seeing the world in a more sophisticated, more “authentic” way than everyone else, but you’re probably not. Is there anything more cringe-worthy than hearing someone proclaim that they’re a “traveller, not a tourist”? There’s all sorts of things wrong with […]

Construction in western Massachusetts this week could impact holiday travel

Construction in western Massachusetts this week could impact holiday travel

AGAWAM, MASS. (WWLP) – Memorial Day weekend is the unoffical kick off to summer and AAA says we’ll see near record numbers with more than 40 million Americans expected to travel, but current road work in the area might make some holiday travel difficult. MassDOT began construction in Agawam near the route 57 rotary on Monday, […]

Vang Vieng, Laos: From party capital to eco-adventure paradise

Vang Vieng, Laos: From party capital to eco-adventure paradise

(CNN) — Like the spine of a sleeping dragon, dramatic limestone mountains rise above the luscious paddy fields of central Laos. In the middle of it all, you’ll find Vang Vieng. “Vang Vieng lies in a perfect location, halfway between Vientiane and Luang Prabang,” Inthy Deuansavan, president of Vientiane-based travel agency Green Discovery, tells CNN […]