Uber and Lyft may be revolutionizing the ride-hailing industry, but they’re not doing much to ease traffic congestion. In fact, a new study shows the two companies have the opposite effect: They’re adding to congestion. A new report from the University of California, called “Disruptive Transportation:

Bavaria’s reputation for outstanding Alpine hiking and great beer may be unsurpassed, but this region of Germany has far more to offer. In the charming spa town of Bad Reichenhall, the über-luxurious Wyndham Grand Bad Reichenhall Axelmannstein hotel and spa attained worldwide recognition for its

Ponant, a luxury yacht cruise and expedition company, expands its niche, small-luxury cruise market with new unique itineraries and one-of-a-kind features. The company began expanding its reach with new ships, namely the four Ponant Explorers, featuring the cruise line’s most exciting attraction, The Blue Eye. The

Part of the Smithsonian’s spectacular collection of museums in Washington, D.C., the Hirshhorn is always a fascinating address. New exhibitions include “Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects” (through March 4, 2018), a collection of elaborate and whimsical installation-based works comprised of light, sound and

Qatar Airways will launch a new route to Penang, Malaysia (PEN), starting Feb. 6, 2018. The route will operate three times a week on a Dreamliner featuring 22 seats in business class and 232 in economy. The schedule is as follows: Doha (DOH)–Penang: Flight QR850 departs at

Langham Hospitality Group brings its legendary luxury service to Bangkok following an agreement to manage a luxury hotel on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. Slated to open in 2021, The Langham, Bangkok will feature classic yet contemporary furnishings in its 207 rooms and 43 suites;

Le Club AccorHotels released a new list of hotels where members can earn quadruple points. Stays must be booked Dec. 4–Jan. 21, 2018, and completed Dec. 4–March 4, 2018. Participating hotels include Tall Trees Canberra and Mercure Orange in Australia; Mercure Chengdu Downtown, Mercure Shanghai Hongqiao South

Your next Waldorf stay could be twice as rewarding with a special limited-time offer. Book a stay at a participating Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property and earn double Hilton Honors points. Participating hotels include Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund and Waldorf Astoria Beijing. Visit the offer website to learn more

Thousands of travellers were left stranded in Bali when the eruption of the Mount Agung volcano forced the island’s international airport to close, as volcanic ash clouds pose visibility challenges for flights. Continuing tremors caused concern about another larger eruption and, on Monday, the government raised

LATAM Airlines Group announced plans to offer three new international routes in 2018: Boston (BOS), Rome (FCO) and Lisbon (LIS) — all to/from its São Paulo (GRU) hub in Brazil, increasing connectivity from North America and Europe to Latin America. Boston marks the sixth addition to the airline’s