The Airbus A380 is the industry leader in the realms of superior design, sustainability and revenue generation. Carrying almost 3 million passengers per month, the A380 has redefined the aircraft world for the entirety of its eight years of commercial service. This year, Global Traveler readers voted Airbus the favorite aircraft on the market, awarding the A380 the GT Tested Reader Survey award for Best Aircraft Type.
There are plenty of reasons frequent travelers love the A380, but the extraordinary spaciousness, quietness and comfort of the aircraft seem to be the top reasons 65 percent of passengers make an extra effort to fly on the A380 and almost all would recommend the A380 experience to friends and family. You can check out all of the amazing feedback Airbus has received regarding their exceptional service on their LoveA380 social wall (LINK).
For airlines, the A380 boosts brand sentiment and easily stands out as the most popular aircraft of any fleet. With more and more airlines choosing the A380 as the aircraft of choice, travelers are seeing more options to fly with Airbus popping up all over the world. Los Angeles travelers alone can enjoy 11 A380 flights daily from 9 different airlines to destinations all over the world.
Whatever your reason for choosing to fly the Airbus A380, you’re not alone. With 100-plus million happy passengers to date, Airbus is leading the way to the future of global aviation.
As more travelers hit the road again, they tend to travel shorter distances. That includes LGBTQ+ globetrotters, who find a variety of great vacation options without leaving the continent. These five top destinations for LGBTQ+ travelers in North America offer lots of reasons to reignite wanderlust.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
There’s almost nothing like the magic of New York City during the holidays — and there’s almost nothing more quintessentially New York than the Empire State Building. Check both off your list at once this year in the Big Apple.
As our four-passenger plane prepared to land on a gravely shoreline in Lake Clark National Park, one of the most remote national parks in the United States, accessible only by plane or boat, my excitement grew. Though the flight was scenic and provided a terrific perspective of the vast expanse of this part of Southcentral Alaska, my fellow passengers and I had one thing on our mind — bears!
Windstar Cruises boasts an Air + Hotel offer from Los Angeles International Airport, including a round-trip flight from LAX, pre-cruise accommodations and a post-cruise day room. The offer also includes ground transfers in Tahiti and a seven-, 10- or 11-night cruise in Tahiti. On cruise vacations including air and hotel booked through the end of this year, guests receive the promise of a free beverage package, with unlimited select spirits, wine, beer, cocktails and minibar items.
IHG® Business Edge provides small- to midsized enterprises with benefits and confidence to navigate the evolving business travel environment.
American Cruise Line successfully launched its American Melody riverboat last week at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland. The new boat is the fourth in American’s Modern Series and will set off on its inaugural Mississippi River cruise season in summer 2021.