KLM will phase out in-flight duty-free sales due to a drop in purchases it blames on the rise of internet shopping and competition from airport retail sales. The airline will stop all duty-free sales on European flights in July. Long-haul intercontinental service will end January 2020. The

Lyft launched a new program that allows riders to combine rides with other riders and thus receive a discount on their ride. As of February, Lyft’s Shared Saver program, similar to Uber’s Pool, lets riders browse the app and find the nearest vehicle that can take

Last month, Kansas City International Airport broke ground on a new $1.5 billion single terminal. The airport is currently laid out in a three-terminal configuration, and remained mostly unchanged since it opened in 1972. Now, the new construction will help accommodate passenger traffic that has nearly

KASA Hotel Collection’s second Mexican property now has an expected date to commence operations. KASA Hotel Riviera Maya will open in July in the Puerto Aventuras community on Riviera Maya. The greater community is located south of Cancún and Playa del Carmen. The soon-to-open boutique hotel features

JetBlue rolled out its new cabin experience last month, which includes the widest seats available for the Airbus 320 aircraft. The seats also have custom-designed, seatback in-flight entertainment with 100-plus channels of DIRECTV and hundreds of free movies and shows, pairing ability with passengers’ mobile

Starting May 1, travelers enjoy a beautiful 16th-century farmhouse setting at the new Masseria Torre Maizza, a Rocco Forte Hotel, in Puglia. The renovated farmhouse includes 40 guestrooms and suites set among lush olive trees and ivy a short distance from the Adriatic Sea. The guestrooms

Jacksonville International Airport is building a new VIP lounge, expected to open this spring. The airport is also adding a third concourse. According to The Jacksonville Daily Record, the airport’s $1 million Club Jax is currently under construction. The lounge will cover 3,600 square feet and

The United States is filled with great fishing spots for any kind of fish you can imagine. Each spring, trout takes the forefront and anglers don smaller equipment to pursue small prey. As any fisherman will tell you, one of the best parts of fishing is

Etihad Airways reported a loss of $1.28 billion for its core airline operations in 2018. That’s actually an improvement of 15 percent over 2017, when the airline lost $1.52 billion. Part of the loss could be attributed to a passenger decrease. In 2018, Etihad flew 17.8 million