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The funny world of travelupdated Fri Dec 12 2014 10:21:01

CNN's Richard Quest meets the comedic character Pam Ann whose business is making fun of airlines.

Get closer to nature with 'barefoot luxury'updated Fri Dec 12 2014 10:15:29

CNN's Richard Quest visits Kura Design Villas, a Costa Rican hotel which embraces sustainability.

Unlocking the secret to happinessupdated Fri Dec 12 2014 10:13:15

CNN's Richard Quest visits Costa Rica where sustainable living and strong family ties are key to a more content life.

Inside Ukraine's 'Museum of Corruption'updated Fri Nov 14 2014 07:12:19

CNN's Richard Quest tours the former home of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych which is now open to the public.

Staying safe on the streets of Kievupdated Fri Nov 14 2014 07:01:08

CNN's Richard Quest gets a masterclass in safety from Alex Kopyl? -- an expert with Top Guard Security.

The risky business of travelupdated Fri Nov 14 2014 06:49:30

CNN's Richard Quest looks at precautionary measures needed when traveling to dangerous countries around the world.

The rise of luxury hotel alliancesupdated Thu Oct 09 2014 13:22:22

Richard Quest looks at the benefits of being affiliated with a hotel group like the "Small Luxury Hotels of the World"

Artistic vacation on 'Norway's Alcatraz'updated Thu Oct 09 2014 13:22:08

CNN's Richard Quest visits Norway's Thief Island a place where prisons and criminals have been replaced with fine art.

Scandinavia's designer hotelsupdated Thu Oct 09 2014 13:21:47

CNN's Richard Quest looks travels to Copenhagen where the modern art meets classic Scandinavian design in hotels.

Famous hotel has a very old secretupdated Sun Sep 14 2014 19:41:21

One of America' most famous hotels kept a unique secret for three decades. CNN's Richard Quest visits the Greenbrier.

Four Seasons Dubai aims for the starsupdated Fri Sep 12 2014 07:39:40

CNN's Becky Anderson is the first guest to walk through the doors of the Four Seasons Dubai which opens in late 2014.

Famous hotel's 30-year-old secretupdated Fri Sep 12 2014 07:20:36

One of America' most famous hotels kept a unique secret for three decades. CNN's Richard Quest visits the Greenbrier.

Historic hotels transform travelupdated Fri Sep 12 2014 07:14:13

The famous Mount Washington Hotel ushered in a new era of international finance in 1944. CNN's Richard Quest reports.

Sandless beach towel saves the dayupdated Fri Aug 15 2014 05:10:14

CNN's Richard Quest puts sandless beach gadgets to the test.

Travel gadgets for fun in the sunupdated Thu Aug 14 2014 08:45:56

CNN's Richard Quest tests out a sandless beach towel and meets international DJ Gareth Emery.

'Floating cities' master reinventionupdated Thu Aug 14 2014 08:11:15

Business Traveller explores how the cruising and holiday industries are embracing change.

London to New York in styleupdated Thu Jul 10 2014 11:25:02

Richard Quest puts the big five transatlantic carriers to the test and finds out what it takes to be a London taxi driver.

A tour of Heathrow's new 'world class' terminalupdated Thu Jul 10 2014 11:24:44

CNN's Richard Quest finds out what makes London Heathrow's new Terminal 2, 'world class.'

Two cities with a love for business and travelupdated Thu Jul 10 2014 11:24:32

CNN's Richard Quest looks at the evolution of travel between the world's two most important financial hubs, New York and London.

Aviation industry aims to improve plane trackingupdated Thu Jun 12 2014 09:10:18

CNN's Richard Quest finds out what measures are being taken to ensure that MH370's disappearance doesn't happen again.

Getting more travel for your moneyupdated Thu Jun 12 2014 09:09:43

Richard Quest looks at two different hotel business models in Kuala Lumpur and finds out how to get the most from your air miles.

Qatar Airways transforms Doha into dominant hubupdated Thu Jun 12 2014 09:09:01

Richard Quest gets a guided tour of the new Hamad International Airport and Rosie Tomkins finds our the business behind duty free.

Are 'pay as you go' hotels good value?updated Thu Jun 12 2014 09:08:26

CNN's Richard Quest visits a pay as you go hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

Airline offers mini-apartments in the skyupdated Mon May 19 2014 07:43:42

Etihad Airways offers a luxurious living space in the air. CNN's Becky Anderson reports.

London landmark welcomes exclusive hotelupdated Thu May 15 2014 09:55:58

CNN's Nina Dos Santos visits the newly-opened Shangri-La London which offers stunning views of the British capital.

Innovative design transforms travelupdated Thu May 15 2014 09:42:38

Business Traveller visits Marriott's hidden hotel room design lab and the newly-opened Shangri-La London which offers stunning views of the British capital.

Turning cabin design inside-outupdated Thu May 15 2014 08:40:07

Business Traveller visits the world's largest aircraft interior exhibition and Lufthansa's design center where computer models are turned into life-size 3D rooms.

Inside Marriott's hotel laboratoryupdated Wed May 14 2014 17:44:04

Richard Quest visits Marriott Hotel's Design and Development Lab to see how they create the hotel rooms of the future.

Russians hunger for overseas travelupdated Thu Feb 13 2014 11:13:38

CNN's Rosie Tomkins explores how world cities are finding quirky ways to grab a slice of this huge new tourist market.

Russia's travel industry steps up its gameupdated Thu Feb 13 2014 10:53:25

Business Traveller looks at the challenges facing the country's aviation industry and the reason outbound travel is booming.

Rigorous training for space travelupdated Thu Feb 13 2014 10:41:27

CNN's Richard Quest tries his hands at cosmonaut training with the Russian Federal Space Agency.

Better service on the menu in Russiaupdated Thu Feb 13 2014 10:39:46

CNN's Richard Quest explores how the country is stepping up its customer service in a bid to impress overseas travelers.

Landing at the world's busiest airportupdated Thu Jan 16 2014 12:39:19

CNN's Richard Quest attempts the daunting task of landing at Atlanta International Airport in a flight simulator.

Delta's home at Atlanta International Airportupdated Thu Jan 16 2014 12:38:00

CNN's Richard Quest looks at the relationship between Atlanta International Airport and Delta Airlines.

Keeping Delta's fleet fit for flightupdated Thu Jan 16 2014 12:36:32

CNN's Richard Quest goes behind the scenes at Delta Air Lines' Atlanta hangers, where engineers fix and maintain their planes.

Running the world's busiest airportupdated Thu Jan 16 2014 12:30:46

CNN Business Traveller, go behind the scenes at Atlanta International Airport and see what makes it work.

Is Africa's aviation industry about to takeoff?updated Thu Dec 12 2013 09:44:30

Richard Quest looks at the continent's up-and-coming aviation industry and gadgets helping you stay cool.

India's game-changing investmentupdated Thu Dec 12 2013 09:41:24

Richard Quest looks at gadgets designed to help you sleep better and a $90 billion project aimed at driving India's infrastructure.

From the Persian Gulf to icy Osloupdated Thu Dec 12 2013 09:32:00

Richard Quest explores a potential game-changing aviation alliance and how Oslo's main airport stays open during the winter.

Travolta's undying passion for flyingupdated Thu Dec 12 2013 07:13:18

CNN's Leone Lakhani talks to Hollywood legend John Travolta about his ability to fly more than 10 types of jets.

Winning over the millennial travelerupdated Thu Nov 14 2013 12:07:27

Business Traveller explores how the industry is embracing new solutions in a bid to attract young travelers.

How tech helps beat social barriersupdated Thu Nov 14 2013 08:26:03

Rosie Tomkins explores the success of smartphone app Tinder, while Richard Quest puts Google Glass to the test.

Fussy millennials redefine travelupdated Thu Nov 14 2013 08:23:57

CNN's Richard Quest explores how a new generation is changing the face of the travel industry.

Road warrior's guide to peace and successupdated Thu Oct 10 2013 07:56:39

Richard Quest explores how business travelers can slow down while still getting things done.

Finding peace and serenity on the roadupdated Thu Oct 10 2013 07:54:22

Richard Quest explores the benefits of meditation, while Leone Lakhani tests out sleeping pods at Abu Dhabi's airport.

A guide to super-efficient packingupdated Thu Oct 10 2013 07:51:09

Anne McAlpin shows Richard Quest how to get the most out of a suitcase and shares some relaxation techniques too.

Packing tips and psychic guidanceupdated Thu Oct 10 2013 07:29:30

Richard Quest meets a "Travel Psychic" and learns how to master the art of packing.

Click, book and have a car for an hourupdated Wed Sep 25 2013 20:36:42

Cutting down on traffic gridlock may be as easy as clicking, booking and sharing. CNN's Richard Quest explains.

Giving airline food a liftupdated Wed Sep 18 2013 06:51:27

Take a look inside airline catering company Gate Gourmet's Hong Kong kitchens where they make their in-flight meals.

Does sharing make luxury affordable?updated Mon Sep 16 2013 13:10:28

CNN's Rosie Tomkins explores the concept of "fractional ownership" in the luxury yacht and private jet industries.

Travel etiquette and bad mannersupdated Fri Sep 13 2013 10:13:12

Expert Jacqueline Whitmore introduces Richard Quest and Felicia Taylor to the rules of the road.

Luxury sharing for yachts and jetsupdated Thu Sep 12 2013 06:23:40

Richard Quest reports on the logistics of car and bike sharing in Berlin, and a look at "fractional ownership."

The etiquette of travel with colleaguesupdated Thu Sep 12 2013 06:17:12

CNN's Richard Quest gets a crash course in travel etiquette and meets a writer who offers personalized tours of Berlin.

Is sharing the new way to travel?updated Thu Sep 12 2013 06:12:40

Richard Quest explores the increasing popularity of shared accommodation and office space while on the road.

Are pilotless planes within reach?updated Wed Sep 04 2013 13:13:28

CNN's Ayesha Durgahee explores the future of drone-based passenger aircraft.

CNN Business Traveller: Zero gravityupdated Wed Aug 21 2013 15:49:16

Rosie Tomkins experiences zero gravity on a flight with the European Space Agency.

Water powered jet pack lets you flyupdated Thu Aug 15 2013 08:08:19

CNN's Richard Quest tests the world's first water powered jet pack which lets you fly 30 feet in the air.

The world's first space tourism ventureupdated Thu Aug 15 2013 07:26:48

Business Traveller explores Virgin Galactic's plans for space travel and astronaut Buzz Aldrin shares his hopes for the future.

Experiencing zero gravity on earthupdated Thu Aug 15 2013 07:23:41

Business Traveller gets a taste of space travel and explores how Emirates wants to inspire aviation enthusiasts.

Are pilotless planes within reach?updated Thu Aug 15 2013 07:20:10

Ayesha Durgahee explores the future of drone-based passenger aircraft while Richard Quest road-tests a water jet pack.

Zero gravity flight offers taste of spaceupdated Thu Aug 15 2013 06:35:24

A flight into space may be out of reach, but you could consider a zero gravity flight on earth. Rosie Tomkins reports.

What is the future of aviation?updated Thu Jul 11 2013 09:19:48

Business Traveller explores the future of the aviation industry at the Paris Air Show and China's private jet market.

On board Virgin Atlanticupdated Thu Jul 11 2013 09:18:12

Richard Quest receives a guided tour of one of the airline's planes and explores its new relationship with Delta.

China warms up to luxury jetsupdated Thu Jul 11 2013 09:13:44

Patricia Wu explores China's growing market for private jets and whether customers think it's a valuable investment.

How do planes work?updated Thu Jul 11 2013 09:05:53

A Virgin Atlantic engineer takes Richard Quest on a guided tour of an aircraft and explains the science behind it.

The art of monitoring airline enginesupdated Thu Jul 11 2013 08:44:03

Business Traveller learns how Rolls-Royce monitors all its engines in real time, plus the future of on-board toilets.

See an airport checkpoint of the futureupdated Wed Jun 19 2013 15:44:42

CNN's Richard Quest takes a look at new technology that could make airport security checkpoints safer and faster.

Adventurer travels world without flyingupdated Thu Jun 13 2013 10:08:00

Adventurer Graham Hughes took on the challenge of traveling to 201 countries without flying.

Travel Europe using nothing but appsupdated Thu Jun 13 2013 07:40:47

CNN's Ayesha Durgahee travels to Rome using apps to book her travel, hotels and record her memories.

Part 3: How to holiday by appupdated Thu Jun 13 2013 07:36:11

Ayesha Durgahee travels to Rome using apps and our Road Warrior visits 201 countries without boarding a plane.

Part 1: Turning around African aviationupdated Thu Jun 13 2013 07:33:21

CNN's Richard Quest takes a look at the future of the African aviation industry.

Part 2: Gadgets to help you stay coolupdated Thu Jun 13 2013 07:32:53

Richard Quest tests cooling gadgets to the test and talks to Zahra Peera of Accor about hotel growth in Africa.

Hotels focus on traveling womenupdated Wed May 22 2013 21:08:25

Recent attacks on women travelers spark greater awareness and demand for women-friendly hotels. Rosie Tomkins reports.

The future of transportation: Global Viewupdated Mon May 13 2013 13:45:40

FutureCast guests from around the World discuss innovation in transport.

How self driving car changes everythingupdated Mon May 13 2013 13:45:00

From self-driving cars to intelligent public transit systems, how will the digital revolution shape transport?

Transportation confronts its Kodak momentupdated Mon May 13 2013 13:41:54

Fifty of Silicon Valley's most innovative entrepreneurs, executives and policy makers discuss future transportation.

Life on the road with top opera singerupdated Fri May 10 2013 08:33:12

Opera singer, Joseph Calleja reveals his tricks for feeling at home while on the road. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.

A game changer for India's economy?updated Thu May 09 2013 08:38:29

Richard Quest meets Amitabh Kant, who is leading a $90 billion project aimed at driving the country's infrastructure.

The golden child of Indian aviationupdated Thu May 09 2013 08:29:52

The CEO of India's top airline explains how putting aside ego is the key to succeeding in the Indian aviation industry.

Maharajas play hostupdated Thu May 09 2013 08:23:32

Tennis pro Rafael Nadal on life on the road and Malika Kapur reports on how you can spend the night like Indian royalty.

Growing pains for aviation industryupdated Thu May 09 2013 07:33:45

Business Traveller explores the success of India's top airline and the increasing popularity of women-only hotel floors.

Rapid urbanization is the futureupdated Thu May 09 2013 07:18:19

Richard Quest looks at an ambitious infrastructure development in India and how hotels are targeting the middle market.

High-speed rail realizes online potentialupdated Mon May 06 2013 16:04:10

SilverRail is creating a high-speed rail online booking system to make European train travel more efficient.

Part 2: Rail rules in Asiaupdated Fri Apr 19 2013 11:35:34

CNN Business Traveller looks at what makes China the king of high speed rail, while India lacks modern infrastructure.

Part 1: Europe's high speed rail futureupdated Fri Apr 12 2013 12:40:18

Business Traveller explores Eurostar's expansion plans and steps towards a universal ticketing system in Europe.

China: The king of high speed railupdated Fri Apr 12 2013 04:26:52

CNN's Steven Jiang reports on the world's longest high speed route which now connects Beijing to Guangjou.

Part 3: Fine dining onboardupdated Thu Apr 11 2013 07:46:22

Business Traveller looks at passenger demand for better food and opera star Joseph Calleja on perfecting his travel routine.

Eurostar to expand across Europeupdated Thu Apr 11 2013 04:32:31

Train operator to add ten European destinations over next five years.

How do airlines stand out?updated Fri Mar 22 2013 08:06:15

Ayesha Durgahee looks at how powerful marketing behind airline liveries reflects changes within the aviation industry.

Life on the road with Cirque du Soleilupdated Thu Mar 14 2013 13:01:40

Ayesha Durgahee reports on the challenges the Canadian entertainment company faces when spending so much time on road.

Inside Air Canada's major restructureupdated Thu Mar 14 2013 09:36:20

CNN's Richard Quest speaks with Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu as he prepares to launch budget airline, Air Canada rouge.

Car rental and cost-cutting secretsupdated Thu Mar 14 2013 08:47:14

CNN's Richard Quest looks at how to steer clear of some rental fees and Ayesha Durgahee joins Cirque du Soleil on tour.

Bombardier challenges its rivalsupdated Thu Mar 14 2013 08:45:08

Take an exclusive look at Bombardier's $3.5 billion CSeries and test the VinniBag, a reusable travel bag.

Samsonite luggage passes damage testupdated Wed Mar 13 2013 09:13:52

Samsonite CEO Tim Parker takes CNN's Rosie Tomkins on a tour of the company's test and quality lab in Belgium.

Powerful antifreeze fights icy wingsupdated Thu Feb 14 2013 08:37:07

CNN's Richard Quest learns more about the de-icing process at Oslo's Gardermoen Airport.

Simulators help pilots master snowupdated Thu Feb 14 2013 08:23:53

Training Manager Per Volstrup Petersen reveals what major challenges pilots face when dealing with tough weather.

How Oslo airport beats the weatherupdated Thu Feb 14 2013 08:20:50

CNN's Richard Quest explores how Norway's Gardermoen airport manages to operate despite tough winter conditions.

Are some law firms cutting corners on foreclosures?updated Sat Oct 23 2010 00:04:00

Tony Louzado is facing foreclosure. He's not alone -- in central Florida, where Louzado lives and works, one in every 56 homes is in foreclosure.

Aviation industry boom as Farnborough deals reach $47 billionupdated Fri Jul 23 2010 12:45:20

A total of $47 billion worth of deals were struck this year at Farnborough Airshow, the event's organizers announced Friday.

GPS tracking to replace 70-year-old radar technology in planesupdated Fri Jul 23 2010 10:47:56

Global Positioning Systems (GPS) may already guide millions of cars around the world, but airplanes are still guided by a 70-year-old radar technology.

GPS tracking to replace 70-year-old radar technology in planesupdated Fri Jul 23 2010 10:44:44

Global Positioning Systems (GPS) may already guide millions of cars around the world, but airplanes are still guided by a 70-year-old radar technology.

Steven Udvar-Hazy: Farnborough's biggest dealer?updated Thu Jul 22 2010 12:04:10

Spending big to buy airplanes by the dozen is nothing new for Steven Udvar-Hazy: In the last 37 years, the aircraft leasing pioneer has purchased thousands of planes, which were then rented to the majority of the world's major carriers.

The supersonic Bloodhound that wants to run at 1,000mphupdated Thu Jul 22 2010 10:56:13

It's got the same engine as a supersonic jet -- but the team working on the world's first 1,000mph supercar are hoping that it doesn't take off.

Farnborough Airshow's state-of-the-art displaysupdated Wed Jul 21 2010 09:02:27

Farnborough Airshow's state-of-the-art displaysupdated Wed Jul 21 2010 08:54:56

Paraplegic pilot in solo flight attemptupdated Wed Jul 21 2010 08:53:54

A paraplegic pilot is planning an epic solo record-breaking flight from England to Australia.

Boeing's Dreamliner to launch by 2011, CEO saysupdated Mon Jul 19 2010 14:33:37

Fans of Boeing's much anticipated Dreamliner may have to wait a while longer before the aircraft is available for commercial use, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes said Monday.

Airbus, Boeing battle it out at Farnboroughupdated Fri Jul 16 2010 13:25:17

The 47th Farnborough International Airshow opened its doors for business Monday with the world's two biggest aircraft manufacturers hoping it will mark a turning point after a turbulent financial year.

Farnborough Air show interactive mapupdated Fri Jul 16 2010 13:24:21

The fabulous lives of air miles millionairesupdated Thu Jan 21 2010 11:29:31

Some people collect rubber bands. Some people collect paper clips. And then some people are like Randy Petersen, founder of, an elite group of people obsessed with plane loyalty schemes. "We collect frequent flier miles," he explains. "And in the process we collect our dreams."

Security experts warn of dangers of rogue Wi-Fi hotspotsupdated Tue Aug 11 2009 10:51:52

You're sitting in an airport lounge and seize the chance to check your e-mails before your flight departs. You log on and are tempted by a wireless Internet provider offering free Internet access. So, do you take it?

Ryanair gloomy despite huge profitsupdated Mon Jul 27 2009 07:02:08

Budget airline Ryanair, which says it is considering charging passengers to use the toilet, announced a huge increase in profits Monday, revealing recession-busting results in sharp contrast to other carriers grounded by financial trouble.

Ryanair trims UK flight scheduleupdated Tue Jul 21 2009 07:55:35

Budget airline Ryanair announced plans Tuesday to cut its winter flights schedule from its main UK hub, blaming a collapse in the British tourism industry, rising airport costs and "insane" aviation taxes.

Could your laptop hold the key to beating jet lag?updated Fri Jun 19 2009 10:19:21

Jet lag is the bane of the global traveler, but could your laptop hold the cure?

Nominations open for world's worst in travelupdated Wed May 27 2009 07:09:09

Tired of the tripe being dished up by some of his contemporaries, one travel writer has launched his own bid to find the worst of the worst in the tourism industry.

Virgin Atlantic bucks trend with profit jumpupdated Tue May 26 2009 04:37:08

Virgin Atlantic reported a sharp rise in profits Tuesday, bucking the trend seen by other airlines.

Is this your lost luggage?updated Thu May 07 2009 08:19:29

When one traveler packed a kinky nurse's uniform in her luggage, she had no reason to suspect a photo of it would end up on the Internet.

Forget the recession, live like a rock star in new hotelupdated Fri Apr 24 2009 06:46:14

London's newest hotelier Mark Fuller is showing commendable bravado for someone about to open a luxury hotel during a global recession.

Fancy an ejection seat? Meet the men turning old planes into artupdated Thu Apr 09 2009 06:42:53

The Mojave boneyard in the California desert is where old airplanes go to die -- a wasteland of decrepit planes, titanic heaps of titanium and aluminum waiting to be scrapped for metal in India or China.

Supersonic Concorde, 40 years onupdated Wed Apr 08 2009 02:06:41

'Serious contamination' threat from Africa's mounting e-wasteupdated Wed Apr 08 2009 01:52:39

The truck driver kept his hand on the horn, but resorted to shifting into first gear and used the full weight of his container truck to force his way through the over-crowded and narrow market street.

Aer Lingus chief executive resignsupdated Mon Apr 06 2009 09:34:07

Irish carrier Aer Lingus announced Monday that its chief executive, Dermot Mannion, has stepped down with immediate effect.

'Mr. Poopy Pants' and fees frustrate flyersupdated Thu Apr 02 2009 08:46:55

There was a time when airline travel was a special treat, the kind of occasion that inspired passengers to dress up.

On Business Traveller in April...updated Tue Mar 24 2009 11:05:36

In April, CNN Business Traveller examines the impact of the global economic downturn on the travel industry's efforts to go green.

Operator ordered to sell British airportsupdated Thu Mar 19 2009 06:06:25

Britain's competition watchdog has ordered airport operator BAA to sell three of its seven airports, including two in London.

Report: Air passengers 'out of pocket' over missing bagsupdated Tue Mar 17 2009 08:56:38

Airlines are failing to adequately compensate passengers for lost and missing bags, according to industry rights group the Air Transport Users Council (AUC).

In an emergency, who do you call?updated Thu Mar 12 2009 05:34:07

You're overseas. It's late. You're driving alone when disaster strikes. You've crashed your car and you need help. Who do you call?

How to survive a plane crashupdated Wed Mar 11 2009 05:57:12

We tend to assume that if an airplane crashes our time is up. But recent experience and statistics tell a different story.

EADS profits take off despite downturnupdated Tue Mar 10 2009 07:21:31

European aerospace group EADS has announced "satisfying" results for 2008, posting a net profit of €1.572 billion ($1.987 billion), despite the economic downturn.

Climate protesters blame Donald Trump for airport expansionupdated Tue Mar 03 2009 08:21:12

Climate protesters demonstrating against Donald Trump's plans for a sports resort broke into a Scottish airport Tuesday, setting up a small golf course and scaling the roof of a terminal building.

Ryanair considers charging passengers to peeupdated Fri Feb 27 2009 10:19:54

The ever budget-conscious boss of Ryanair has suggested the discount airline may start charging passengers for using the toilet on board its flights.

On Business Traveller in March...updated Thu Feb 26 2009 11:03:40

Images of the mangled remains of crashed passenger planes are enough to strike fear into the hardiest of business travelers.

In-flight food: Heaven or hell on a tray?updated Thu Feb 12 2009 05:09:39

The "crime scene cookies", "baaji custard" and "sponge shafts" depicted in Oliver Beale's letter of complaint to Virgin Atlantic struck a chord worldwide.

Virgin Atlantic passenger's "culinary journey of hell"updated Thu Feb 12 2009 05:08:11

A six-page rant to Virgin Atlantic's Sir Richard Branson about a woeful in-flight meal attracted so much attention on the Internet that it was rumored to be a clever marketing stunt.

Strange hotels, unusual placesupdated Mon Feb 09 2009 09:07:04

Wary of blowing your travel budget on another characterless hotel room? Hoping for a trip with a certain 'je ne sais quoi'?

Travelers' guide to frosty Londonupdated Thu Feb 05 2009 08:19:44

Days after thick snow brought London to a standstill, the traditional drizzle has returned and it is business as usual in the bustling British capital.

Coming up in February: Back to basicsupdated Tue Jan 27 2009 12:18:37

The Economist Intelligence Unit will publish a report -- The Austere Traveller -- in February that will show that business travelers' expectations are changing.

Britain: Third Heathrow runway approved despite oppositionupdated Thu Jan 15 2009 10:11:14

The British government -- ignoring a firestorm of controversy -- Thursday approved construction of a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport, saying the move is essential for British business and would retain the airport's status as a major European hub.

World's best airportsupdated Tue Jan 13 2009 10:29:30

The world's worst airportsupdated Tue Jan 13 2009 10:23:37

Identifying the world's finest airports is easy. Hong Kong International Airport, Singapore's Changi and Seoul's Incheon have topped the ranks of airport awards for the last decade.

Air France-KLM buys stake in Alitaliaupdated Tue Jan 13 2009 09:49:18

The board of ailing Italian airline Alitalia has accepted an offer from Air France-KLM to buy 25 percent of the company and become its international partner, Alitalia announced Monday evening.

Protesters buy up land for Heathrow runwayupdated Tue Jan 13 2009 07:38:54

Environmental campaigners say they have dealt a blow to the proposed expansion of London's Heathrow Airport by buying up land earmarked for the construction of a controversial third runway.

Visitors to U.S. face refusal under new online entry systemupdated Mon Jan 12 2009 05:28:18

From today, travelers visiting the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) risk being detained at airports and sent home if they don't comply with new U.S. immigration rules.

This month: Business Traveller airport specialupdated Wed Jan 07 2009 10:30:43

Airports are a major talking point, whether it's how long you queued to check in your bags or which business class lounge has the best view of the runway.

BA, Qantas end merger talksupdated Thu Dec 18 2008 03:51:09

British Airways and Qantas announced Thursday they have failed to reach agreement on a potential merger.

British Airways, Virgin cut fuel surchargeupdated Wed Dec 17 2008 05:54:34

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have announced they are reducing their fuel surcharges as the price of oil has plummeted.

Iconic book stores of the worldupdated Thu Dec 11 2008 10:49:27

One was a theater, another, a church, and at varying times over the past century all have provided inspiration and refuge to both great literary minds and harried shoppers.

The Good Book in the bedside tableupdated Wed Dec 10 2008 09:56:08

The iPod dock, yoga charts and branded scents may come and go, but one item has remained constant in hotel rooms worldwide: the Gideon Bible.

New drug brings hope for jet lag sufferersupdated Tue Dec 02 2008 11:45:01

The sleepless nights, the woozy days and the foggy minds of jet lag are the bane of any business traveler's life.

British Airways in merger talks with Qantasupdated Tue Dec 02 2008 08:14:06

British Airways said Tuesday it was in talks with Australian rival Qantas that could see a merger of two of the world's most prestigious airlines.