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

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

Celebrate Earth Day in San Francisco with the help of Alcatraz Cruises and Hornblower Cruises’ Respect Our Planet promotion, offering free and family-friendly activities, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. This Earth Day, and everyday, Alcatraz Cruises  is ingrained in the city’s sustainability efforts and was

EL AL Israel Airlines introduced a new menu for business-class passengers departing Israel, developed by chef Shahaf Shabtay. The menu options include appetizers like grilled artichoke with chimichurri and Romanian-style zucchini. The main menu has dishes like a three-hour asado, spring chicken with bulgur in red-wine

According to recent research released by Tourism Economics, the rate at which international travelers visit the United States rose by only 2 percent. The data from Tourism Economics also shows visitation to the United States from Asia and the Pacific region dropped by 0.9 percent, and

A new season brings with it a new menu for many airlines, and Delta Air Lines’ spring menu kicked off in March. Delta’s new menu includes seasonally inspired and professionally curated recipes to make flying during warming months feel a little more like spring. In addition