One of the resorts dealing with fallout following recent tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic is being forced to temporarily close its doors after massive cancellations. In early June, several tourists mysteriously died. Authorities believe compromised alcohol had something to do with the deaths. In another

Marriott International opened its first JW Marriott Marquis property in China earlier in the month, bringing the total Marquis-branded properties to four worldwide. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong offers more than 500 guestrooms near the Lujiazui Central Business District. Nearby attractions include the Shanghai

Emirates announced it will start direct flights from Dubai (DXB) to Mexico City (MEX) at the end of this year. The daily flight will start Dec. 9, and be flown on a two-class Boeing 777-200LR configured with 38 business-class (2-2-2 configuration) and 264 economy-class seats

Planning a Caribbean getaway this December? You’re just in time to book one of The Christopher’s luxurious new villas. The three new, four-bedroom villas complete the 42-guestroom hotel’s renovations following the 2017 hurricane season. Other new additions include the Sisley Spa and Christo restaurant. The new

The Peninsula Manila is set to receive phased refurbishments and refreshments as guestrooms, suites and more are overhauled to provide a more luxurious experience. The renovation is the most extensive the property has seen since 2008. According to a release from the property, the changes will

Lori Bassani, president, Association of Professional Flight Attendants said during a meeting with Congress that sitting in cramped airplane seats is akin to “torture.” She made the comments during a House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee congressional hearing about the strains placed on passengers due to

Thanks to Portugal’s relatively small size, flying into Lisbon and then taking daytrips out of the city and into the Portuguese countryside is relatively easy. Wondering where to take your Portuguese daytrip? Évora is a good pick. This ancient Roman city is filled with history, including

Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Yantian opened earlier in the month in China. The property offers nearly 300 guestrooms in the Yantian District, adjacent to Dameisha Beach and Overseas Chinese Town East. The property is an hour drive from Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport. Guestrooms include 20 suites, four

The Federal Aviation Administration approved a new design intended to make the middle seat on aircraft more attractive. The new design involves a staggered seat, where the middle seat is set back from the aisle and window seats. The design, from Molon Labe Seating, is called