EU carriers request relief from paying refunds

IATA is calling for European Union regulators to temporarily suspend the requirement that European airlines offer refunds when flights are canceled.  The request comes as airlines in Europe and elsewhere have canceled an unprecedented number of flights due to the […]

Cloudbeds is linking healthcare providers with hotels

With the spread of Covid-19 triggering a shortage of hospital beds nationwide, hotel software company Cloudbeds is hoping U.S. hotels, many of which are now nearly or completely empty, can rally to help fill the gap.  On March 23, the […]

Siberia journey tops growing number of luxe rail products

When it comes to travel, there are few trips that actually live up to the now overused, almost cliche term “iconic.” Those that do, however, often involve luxury trains. And what fits the definition of iconic better than the Trans-Siberian […]

Roger Block Managing cash flow when travel comes to a halt

We’ve heard it time and time again: the coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented. We can liken it to the effects on the travel industry during and post-9/11, SARS, MERS and recession years. It is similar in that travel will bounce back […]

Airlines Eliminate Middle Seats, Reduce Food and Beverage Service

Major U.S. air carriers are making sweeping policy changes to their services and policies in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, implementing measures to minimize flight attendant-to-customer interaction, maximize the distance between passengers and discourage customers congregating by shutting down airport […]