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What will Miss World, Yu Wenxia, do this year?

LONDON, England - UK online betting company Bodog are betting on what newly crowned Miss World, Yu Wenxia will do in her reign as Miss World 2012.

Science defied with “Time Travel Hot List”

DALLAS - Despite the recent scientific determination that time travel is impossible after all (as reported in Time on July 26, 2011), hotels.com® is keeping the dream alive with its "Time Travel Hot

Social media is the future for the travel industry

ROMFORD, England - A new study has found that social networks such as Facebook and Twitter are becoming increasingly important in attracting customers to travel websites.

Airbus unveils ‘green’ concept plane at Farnborough Airshow

Airbus has unveiled a 'green’ concept plane of the future as it kick-starts a global competition to seek out the most innovative ideas for a low carbon aviation industry.

Air travel is increasingly a tale of diverging realities

The wholesale closure of European airspace in mid-April while a cloud of volcanic ash drifted toward the continent offered a painful reminder of two truths about jet travel: Modern society can't funct

Future airline pilots will be less experienced, less ethical and in...

WASHINGTON — There are signs that future airline pilots will be less experienced, less ethical and in short supply, a panel of experts told an aviation safety forum on Tuesday.

Stepping into the future of the modern airline cabin

Aircraft Interiors Expo, which is taking place at the Hamburg Messe from May 18-20, is recognized globally as a showcase for the very latest in pioneering aircraft interiors design, from ultramodern c

Bit celebrates its 30th anniversary: anticipating the future has made our...

In thirty years of history the International Tourism Exchange (BIT) has shown constant growth and always anticipated trends.

Exploring the future of travel and transport

Aircruise - a giant, vertical airship powered by natural energy and designed to carry travelers in style and luxury - was introduced today by the design and innovation company, Seymourpowell.

Palestine 2010 – keeping the faith

TravelTalkRADIO and TV host, Sandy Dhuyvetter, and her producer, Patrick Peartree, returned back to the USA this week, still glowing from one of the most memorable trips of a lifetime.

Madagascar future in the balance again

The yet unrecognized regime leader in Antananarivo, Madagascar - Andry Nirina Rajoelina - was again the odd man out when he defied the previous consensus reached in lengthy negotiations with former pr

Elvis cruise, booze cruise. Nude cruise next?

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. - The next big thing in the cruise industry may be nothing.Cruise industry leaders said nude cruises could sweep the travel and tourism industry in 2010.

Climate change to re-shape tourism

High energy costs, water scarcity, an ageing population and terrorism are likely to dramatically change the tourism landscape over the next 14 years, according to a report on the future of tourism.

Union wants to know about airline’s future

LONDON - The U.K.'s largest labor union, Unite, has called on the chief executive of British Midlands Airways, or bmi and its German owner, Deutche Lufthansa AG to discuss the future of the company.

Conference told about the future of tourism

It sounds like science fiction, but robot bar staff, hotel rooms that change colour, cruise ships as big as aircraft carriers and even robot sex are part of the future for travelers, a tourism confere

Southwest may start charging baggage fees

Could baggage fees be in the Southwest Airlines’ future?Southwest CEO Gary Kelly did not rule out fees for first and second bags during a Tuesday conference call on Southwest’s earnings.

Future is bleak for pilots, US Airways hero laments

When you have a decorated pilot tell lawmakers that he does “not know a single professional airline pilot who wants his or her children to follow in their footsteps,” not only is the future of the

Start of Frankfurt Airport’s expansion underscores future competitiveness

FRANKFURT, Germany - Fraport AG considers today's commencement of work on the capacity expansion of Frankfurt Airport (FRA) "a great day for the entire German aviation industry and a signal to the cap

Tourism Society predicts future

At the annual Prospects meeting organized by the Tourism Society on Thursday, January 8, a panel of industry experts and tourism professionals came together to discuss the prospects for tourism in 200

UNWTO Future Vision: Tourism Towards 2030

MADRID, Spain – UNWTO launches its new long-term research program UNWTO Future Vision: Tourism Towards 2030.

World Travel Market presents technology futures where the mobile rules OK

World Travel Market presents the latest research findings from EyeforTravel that look at the significance of mobile technology for the travel industry.

WTM debate – the future of tourism

International tourism is rapidly changing and a number of significant challenges and opportunities are emerging for both suppliers and destinations which require a rethink of both strategic and tactic

Travel giants create blueprint for travel’s future

The UK’s biggest travel companies have thrown their weight behind a new coalition that will investigate how travel can forge a sustainable future.

Digital portals key to future of tourism

SCOTLAND'S TOP tourist destinations should adapt to the culture of social networking websites to maintain and enhance visitor numbers, one of the industry's leading strategists has proposed.