Global travel spending still growing but at a slower pace – Fox News

NEW YORK –  Global travel spending is still growing, although at a slower pace, despite weakening economies and fears over terrorism. The World Travel and Tourism Council, a group backed by travel providers with the mission to promote tourism, said in a report Monday that global travel spending for 2016 is expected to grow […]

State worker travel costs falling, but more leaving state – Lansing State Journal

State worker travel costs falling, but more leaving state – Lansing State Journal

This file photo shows an American Airlines Boeing 737 airplane taking off from a runway at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.(Photo: AFP/Getty Images) LANSING – Michigan taxpayers are paying more for the out-of-state hotels and conference centers government employees visit for training, meetings and government business. Between the Oct. 1 start of the current fiscal year and the end of June, state […]

5 New Travel Startups That Ease Passenger Experience – Skift

5 New Travel Startups That Ease Passenger Experience – Skift

This week we look at five startups keen on creating integrations where travelers need them most, such as connecting rewards miles tracking to flight bookings, flight savings to travel management companies and cancelled flights to insurance claims. 30k shows travelers how many rewards miles they can earn on any flight when booking through online travel agencies. […]

How to know when it’s time to ditch your travel reward credit card – Washington Post

People who don’t plan properly with reward cards can lose hundreds of dollars with no flights or hotel stays to show for it. (Wendell Franks/iStock photo) The mention of a reward credit card evokes images of jet-setting across the globe in a first-class seat to then lounge in a suite at a luxury resort. But people who don’t plan properly could […]

UK bill of rights will not be scrapped, says Liz Truss – The Guardian

A British bill of rights will go ahead as promised, the justice secretary, Liz Truss, has said, though she refused to give a timeframe for any detailed proposals. There has been repeated speculation that the legislation, which was a 2015 Conservative manifesto promise and set to replace the Human Rights Act introduced by the last […]