Starting April 10, Alitalia will follow a growing number of airlines offering lower fares for passengers boarding flights with only carry-on bags. These so-called Hand Baggage Only or “light” fares will be offered to passengers flying between Italy and the United States and Canada. Alitalia follows

This year brings a host of new airline routes connecting U.S. cities more conveniently than ever. While international airlines make their way into American airports, domestic routes also step up their game, offering access to smaller cities with less hassle. Beginning in April, United Airlines introduces the

Colombia is a rising destination attracting a new generation of luxury travelers with its natural beauty, authenticity and local flare. Colombia’s tourism leaders utilize the power of local music and artists to showcase the welcoming spirit of the Colombian people. International travel to Colombia rose more

American Airlines recently stopped accepting cash as payment for checked or overweight bags at more than 50 airport locations around the United States, including New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, Miami International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Travelers who don’t have credit cards are directed

This May, Aer Lingus launches Ireland’s first direct service to the U.S. Pacific Northwest. The Dublin (DUB)–Seattle (SEA) service launches May 18 with four direct flights per week. There will also be connections via Dublin to Seattle from a range of U.K. and European destinations. This announcement follows

Gulf Air will upgrade its planes used for its Bahrain (BAH)–London (LHR) route to the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner later this year. The flights will start June 15, operating twice a day. The airline will receive five 787s this year, with more arriving by the end of

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration cleared Boeing’s new Dreamliner variant, the Boeing 787-10, for commercial service after 900 hours of testing with three planes. The company’s newest Dreamliner started its test flights last spring and finally received an amended type certificate from the FAA. This opens

Looking for the next big luxury destination to explore in 2018? Here are some luxury finds gaining attention that haven’t yet been overvisited. Bawah Island, Indonesia Not many people know about this remote island, making it a perfect destination to get ahead of the trend. This previously

Enterprise partnered with Jaguar to give customers the opportunity to rent the highly prized Jaguar F-TYPE SVR. The exclusive agreement places these cars in select locations around the United States, and the car is currently available for rent through the Exotic Car Collection by Enterprise. The

With the start of a new year comes hope for the future, and travelers harness this with a slew of new travel-related technologies rolling out throughout the year, aimed at making the travel process more seamless. For starters, some airlines will automatically check in passengers 24

Emirates signed an agreement with Airbus to purchase an additional 36 Airbus A380 planes — an order valued at $16 billion. The deliveries start in 2020. The order comes after a recent delay leading to speculation the A380 program would be in jeopardy, despite popularity with

Small luxury cruise line Ponant Cruises launched the first-ever PC2 Polar Class luxury cruise ship, powered by liquefied natural gas and featuring cutting-edge technology — literally — as the ship is designed to navigate through compact ice for polar odysseys. The ship can reach the Geographic North Pole,