The Dominican Republic’s Samana Peninsula offers something for everyone, including beautiful, unspoiled beaches, stunning scenery, eco-tourism and varied nightlife.

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United Airlines has dropped its fees for booking Mileage Plus loyalty-program award travel within three weeks of departure, claiming it is the first U.S. airline to make this change.

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American Eagle is launching daily nonstop jet service between Charleston International Airport, South Carolina and Miami International Airport on November 19.

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The AAA has published several useful tips to help travelers from the United States protect their vacation funds and maximize financial convenience while traveling abroad, and Airlines and Destinations’ staff has a couple more to offer.

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Mexican carrier Volaris Airlines has responded with new information to an item Airlines and Destinations posted noting that the airline’s initially published schedule for its Tijuana-Oakland service (which begins on August 28) apparently would have the aircraft sitting on the ground for 8 hours. The airline’s initially published schedule... Read more

American Airlines is increasing its charges for checking a first or second bag.

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There’s an intriguing little mystery about the scheduling of Mexican carrier Volaris Airlines’ newly announced service between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Tijuana (TIJ), due to begin on August 28. Volaris, which is headquartered in the Mexico City suburb of Santa Fe and which has prided itself on its... Read more
Late last year, my wife and I had the chance to visit Paris and northern France for a week, courtesy of the wonderful all-business-class airline L’Avion ― which now is part of the British Airways all-premium-class transatlantic subsidiary OpenSkies. If OpenSkies has anything of the service ethos of L’Avion... Read more

Construction of the luxury eco-resort The Brando on the French Polynesian atoll of Tetiaroa has officially begun, with completion slated for late 2011.

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Austrian Airlines Vacation Center has created a number of vacation packages that feature the historic city of Krakow, Poland’s 1,000-year-old cultural capital.

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Maine’s second annual Harvest on the Harbor food and wine festival will be held October 22 to October 24 on the water at Greater Portland’s Ocean Gateway.

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Singapore Airlines has launched an aircraft cabin retrofit program that will see new interior elements introduced in all three cabins of some of its Boeing 777s.

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A new commercial online service has launched to help travelers obtain U.S. passports, visas for other countries and other travel documents on an express basis.

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Sir Richard Branson, President of Virgin Atlantic Airways, says the UK Government’s plans to increase taxes on air passengers are “out of control”.

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American Airlines has installed a new pet relief area on the departure level of its terminal at New York John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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Hotel Indigo has opened the Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, the brand’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified (LEED-certified) hotel.

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American Airlines has introduced improvements to its automatic flight-notification service for its customers, via its new AA.com Notification Center.

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Nowadays most airports’ sites are clear and easy to use, so you can easily get all the information you need about your trip.

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The past week has seen three events in the airline world that suggest it could be high time for Virgin Atlantic Airways finally to relinquish its independent status as a carrier not aligned with any of the three major global airline alliances ― and, should Virgin Atlantic decide to... Read more