Travel

  • Thousands of Swoop passengers inconvenienced as airline cancels flights to U.S.
    The Canadian Press4 hours ago

    Thousands of Swoop passengers inconvenienced as airline cancels flights to U.S.

    Thousands of Swoop passengers have been forced to make alternative last-minute flight plans after the WestJet Airlines discount subsidiary cancelled 16 flights in the coming days between Canada and the United States. Flights have been cancelled between Abbotsford, B.C., and Las Vegas, and between Hamilton

  • Thousands of Swoop passengers inconvenienced as airline cancels flights to U.S.
    The Canadian Press4 hours ago

    Thousands of Swoop passengers inconvenienced as airline cancels flights to U.S.

    Thousands of Swoop passengers have been forced to make alternative last-minute flight plans after the WestJet Airlines discount subsidiary cancelled 16 flights in the coming days between Canada and the United States. Flights have been cancelled between Abbotsford, B.C., and Las Vegas, and between Hamilton

  • The most popular travel destinations among millennials
    Yahoo Finance7 hours ago

    The most popular travel destinations among millennials

    Move over, Los Angeles, because millennials aren't interested anymore. According to Priceline, these are the 15 most popular destinations among millennials.

  • Domio just raised $12 million in Series A funding to build 'apart hotels' across the US
    TechCrunch7 hours ago

    Domio just raised $12 million in Series A funding to build 'apart hotels' across the US

    Domio, a two-year-old, New York-based outfit, thinks there's a third way: apartment hotels, or "apart hotels," as the company is calling them. The idea is to build a brand that travelers recognize as upscale yet affordable, more tech friendly than boutique hotels and features plenty of

  • Barrons.com8 hours ago

    Great Escapes: Australia’s Surreal Northern Territory

    In Australia’s Northern Territory, you hear a lot about magic. Peppered within a ranger’s rundown of Kakadu National Park’s natural history might be mention of mimi, mischievous roaming spirits. During a boat ride through Katherine Gorge, in between croc sightings, one might come across the whirlpool

  • WestJet's Swoop forced to cancel 24 U.S. flights as regulatory approval held up
    CBC9 hours ago

    WestJet's Swoop forced to cancel 24 U.S. flights as regulatory approval held up

    WestJet's new discount carrier Swoop is apologizing to travellers for cancelling 24 U.S.-bound flights. The airline says it had hoped to have all regulatory approvals in place to operate south of the border — but one of those has not yet been approved. Swoop says it was able to operate some flights

  • 10 Signs You’re Actually a Cheapskate
    GoBankingRates9 hours ago

    10 Signs You’re Actually a Cheapskate

    Here are some ways you might be taking frugal living too far.

  • Paralympics demand more accessible hotels, transport for Tokyo 2020
    CBC11 hours ago

    Paralympics demand more accessible hotels, transport for Tokyo 2020

    The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics promise to be the best. "The IPC remains concerned there will be an insufficient number of accessible rooms ready for the Games — and I emphasize ready for the Games," Xavier Gonzalez, CEO of the IPC, said after meetings in Tokyo. Britain's Channel 4, for instance

  • Delayed, cancelled flights cause headaches for Fredericton travellers
    CBC11 hours ago

    Delayed, cancelled flights cause headaches for Fredericton travellers

    The former head of CyberNB is frustrated over a slew of recent flight cancellations in and out of the Fredericton International Airport and says Air Canada needs to be held accountable. The Fredericton resident is part of Air Canada's Altitude Million Mile Program, an elite program for travellers

  • Got $7.1 M? Neiman Marcus tops 2018 fantasy gifts with yacht
    The Canadian Press12 hours ago

    Got $7.1 M? Neiman Marcus tops 2018 fantasy gifts with yacht

    Need a $7.1 million yacht? The Dallas-based Neiman Marcus luxury department store company showed off its 2018 list of over-the-top fantasy gifts , with an emphasis on fantasy for those of us in the 99 per cent . A portion of proceeds goes to The Heart of Neiman Marcus Foundation for student arts support

  • The Canadian Press12 hours ago

    LA International Airport modernizing 2 major terminals

    A new round of major construction is getting underway at Los Angeles International Airport. American Airlines and city officials this week held a ceremonial groundbreaking for a $1.6 billion modernization of Terminals 4 and 5. Among other improvements, the renovation will enable access via a planned

  • The Canadian Press12 hours ago

    LA International Airport modernizing 2 major terminals

    A new round of major construction is getting underway at Los Angeles International Airport. American Airlines and city officials this week held a ceremonial groundbreaking for a $1.6 billion modernization of Terminals 4 and 5. Among other improvements, the renovation will enable access via a planned

  • Tokyo Paralympics: Wheelchair-friendly rooms tough to find
    The Canadian Press12 hours ago

    Tokyo Paralympics: Wheelchair-friendly rooms tough to find

    The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics promise to be the best. "The IPC remains concerned there will be an insufficient number of accessible rooms ready for the games — and I emphasize ready for the games," Xavier Gonzalez, CEO of the IPC, said after meetings in Tokyo.

  • Ryanair trumpets progress in relations with European pilots
    Reuters14 hours ago

    Ryanair trumpets progress in relations with European pilots

    Ryanair said on Friday it had reached an agreement with British, Portuguese and Italian pilots on contentious seniority and home base issues as the Irish budget airline seeks to end a damaging series of strikes that have hurt its business. Ryanair has struggled with labour relations since it bowed

  • More precaution than promotion for Canadian cannabis tourism
    Reuters16 hours ago

    More precaution than promotion for Canadian cannabis tourism

    There are precedents for Canada to follow in California, Colorado and elsewhere. On Wednesday, Canada became the first major industrialized nation to legalize recreational marijuana, sparking huge demand. "The tourist is really at the mercy of the drastically changing landscape," said Neev

  • More precaution than promotion for Canadian cannabis tourism
    Reuters16 hours ago

    More precaution than promotion for Canadian cannabis tourism

    There are precedents for Canada to follow in California, Colorado and elsewhere. On Wednesday, Canada became the first major industrialized nation to legalize recreational marijuana, sparking huge demand. "The tourist is really at the mercy of the drastically changing landscape," said Neev

  • Briton, Canadian arrested in Thailand for graffiti on wall
    Reuters21 hours ago

    Briton, Canadian arrested in Thailand for graffiti on wall

    Two tourists charged with vandalism for spray painting graffiti on a wall in northern Thailand face up to 10 years in prison if found guilty, police said on Friday. Briton Furlong Lee and Canadian Brittney Schneider, both 23, were arrested at a guest house in Chiang Mai on Thursday and are being held

  • 60-room hotel to open in Amherstburg
    CBCyesterday

    60-room hotel to open in Amherstburg

    The Town of Amherstburg is getting a new, 60-room hotel. On Thursday, it was announced a Quality Inn and Suites hotel will be built at the corner of Simcoe Street and Meloche Road, across the street from the Libro Credit Union Centre. The hotel will include an indoor swimming pool, breakfast space

  • After Cobalt, will any more European airlines go bust?
    The Guardianyesterday

    After Cobalt, will any more European airlines go bust?

    A departure board displays cancelled Cobalt flights at Larnaca airport, Cyprus. Cobalt has become the latest European budget airline to go bust, following Danish carrier Primera Air, which ceased trading earlier this month. While the Cypriot airline had only two years of flying behind it, after stepping

  • Ryanair makes no concessions to Polish union demands on contracts
    Reutersyesterday

    Ryanair makes no concessions to Polish union demands on contracts

    Ryanair will press ahead with plans to move Polish staff on to self-employed contracts, Ryanair's Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs said in an interview with Reuters. Ryanair, Europe's largest low-cost carrier, is already trying to cope with an industrial relations revolt across the region

  • The easy trick that could save you $100 on your holiday flights — plus the best days to book
    CNBC2 days ago

    The easy trick that could save you $100 on your holiday flights — plus the best days to book

    It's time to book Thanksgiving and Christmas flights, according to Priceline. Here's when and how to save money.

  • Cyprus airline Cobalt halts flights amid lack of investment
    The Canadian Press2 days ago

    Cyprus airline Cobalt halts flights amid lack of investment

    Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air suspended all its operations indefinitely after failing to find new investors to keep it flying, officials said Thursday. As stranded passengers scrambled to find alternative flights to reach their destinations, Cyprus' government said it will compensate Cobalt Air

  • Cyprus airline Cobalt halts flights amid lack of investment
    The Canadian Press2 days ago

    Cyprus airline Cobalt halts flights amid lack of investment

    Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air suspended all its operations indefinitely after failing to find new investors to keep it flying, officials said Thursday. As stranded passengers scrambled to find alternative flights to reach their destinations, Cyprus' government said it will compensate Cobalt Air

  • Macau billionaire revives dormant theme park project, without theme park
    Reuters2 days ago

    Macau billionaire revives dormant theme park project, without theme park

    The son of billionaire Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho on Thursday announced the revival of an entertainment project left dormant for eight years, as authorities move to seize idle land in the world's largest gambling hub. Macau Theme Park and Resort Ltd aims to open an 820 room hotel and leisure