American Airlines Raises $2 Million for Red Cross COVID-19 Relief

American Airlines has raised more than $2 million in support of the American Red Cross’ relief efforts during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including generating more than $1 million in the first 24 hours of the campaign—a record mark for any Red Cross partner. Now through April 30, AAdvantage members who

Delaying holiday refunds could turn industry into ‘bankers after the bail-out’

As the travel trade association Abta pleads for extended deadlines for holiday refunds, a senior figure in the industry has warned the move would wreck public confidence. Kane Pirie, founder and managing director of Vivid Travel, said: “I don’t want the travel industry to be the next ‘bankers after the

Covid 19 coronavirus: travel classes you can take to prepare for future trips

In case you need a reminder, you should not be travelling now or anytime soon. But if you’re privileged to have some time on your hands during the coronavirus outbreak and need a new passion project, consider delving into something that will enrich your future travel experiences. We don’t know

Women led cruise shows how far female seafarers have come

While women remain a minority in the top echelons of the cruise industry, they are starting to make their mark in a big way. On March 8, International Women’s Day, the Celebrity Edge sailed the first cruise featuring an entirely female bridge and hotel officer team. It was helmed by

Revealed: The Queen’s most unusual souvenir which weighed a shocking 589kg – what is it?

Her Majesty is known as being the most travelled head of state in history thanks to the development of technology during her reign. Thanks to her many travels, the Queen has become quite known for her weird and wonderful luggage. READ MORE ‘Real reason’ Sarah Ferguson had close relationship with

Vegas keeps the lights on

The famous marquees along the Las Vegas Strip contain messages of fortitude and anticipation of the day guests will again be welcomed, and many resorts have arranged their lights to salute health care workers and symbolize hope during the coronavirus pandemic. “Times are tough, but so are we,” reads the

SeaWorld CEO Resigns After Only Five Months

SeaWorld Entertainment’s CEO Sergio Rivera resigned from his position on Saturday after only five months in the role, citing conflict with the board of directors’ involvement in decision-making within the company. Rivera has become the company’s third CEO to depart in just over two years. The company’s previous chief executive,

Travel warning: What do I do about my holiday?

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has recently extended its advice against all but essential international travel “indefinitely”. In an update on the FCO social media accounts, it warned the situation “is changing rapidly” and travellers could face “severe disruption” and be unable to return home. The FCO had previously

WATCH: Intrepid Travel Reminds Us Why Travel Is Important

Intrepid Travel is starting a new social media campaign designed to show why travel is so important to us all. The adventure travel company is asking people to write a letter to someone who made their travel experience special, whether it be “the porter who guided your every step on

Britons advised against all non-essential global travel 'indefinitely'

Britons are advised against all non-essential foreign travel ‘INDEFINITELY’, but Which? warns it will cause confusion and may leave holidaymakers out of pocket The FCO says travellers may be unable to return home if they leave the UK Which? says the advice will cause a ‘huge amount of confusion’  for