This week in tourism, cruise lines were busy. Celebrity Cruises is building a new luxury ship to sail the already expensive Galapagos, and Royal Caribbean is prioritizing new tech. We're…

This week in tourism, cruise lines were busy. Celebrity Cruises is building a new luxury ship to sail the already expensive Galapagos, and Royal Caribbean is prioritizing new tech. We’re more excited about facial recognition streamlining the boarding process than we are about virtual reality dining.
-Sarah Enelow

While places like Dubai have spurred the most innovation so far, the path to mainstream flying car adoption may well run through China if its government and companies continue to…

While places like Dubai have spurred the most innovation so far, the path to mainstream flying car adoption may well run through China if its government and companies continue to invest in the sector.
-Andrew Sheivachman

Many U.S. travelers' stomachs will be full next week, but their wallets not so much as they'll need to cough up more cash for gas for Thanksgiving road trips. But…

Many U.S. travelers’ stomachs will be full next week, but their wallets not so much as they’ll need to cough up more cash for gas for Thanksgiving road trips. But unlike vacation road trips that are more discretionary, many travelers wouldn’t cancel their Thanksgiving plans because of gas, and will bite the bullet.
-Dan Peltier

This week in hospitality, Airbnb is acquiring the an accessible travel business while struggling with the challenges of becoming a one-stop travel shop. -Sarah Enelow

This week in hospitality, Airbnb is acquiring the an accessible travel business while struggling with the challenges of becoming a one-stop travel shop.
-Sarah Enelow

The agreement means Delta and Korean Air passengers will be able to earn and redeem loyalty program miles in each carrier's program. -Dennis Schaal

The agreement means Delta and Korean Air passengers will be able to earn and redeem loyalty program miles in each carrier’s program.
-Dennis Schaal

This week in aviation, we focused on tech in the cabin. In-flight entertainment systems somehow persist in the age of personal tablets. Meanwhile, United finally commits to speeding up Wi-Fi.…

This week in aviation, we focused on tech in the cabin. In-flight entertainment systems somehow persist in the age of personal tablets. Meanwhile, United finally commits to speeding up Wi-Fi.
-Sarah Enelow

Car ownership has been a mainstay of high-income economies since Henry Ford pioneered mass production in the early part of the 20th century. The rise of ridehailing companies like Uber…

Car ownership has been a mainstay of high-income economies since Henry Ford pioneered mass production in the early part of the 20th century. The rise of ridehailing companies like Uber is changing the game, but the greater shock to the system will be when self-driving cars become a reality.
-Patrick Whyte

Airlines are happy to sell you a cheap ticket four months in advance so you can visit grandma. But much of their margin comes from workers in certain industries who…

Airlines are happy to sell you a cheap ticket four months in advance so you can visit grandma. But much of their margin comes from workers in certain industries who only learn about their trips a few days before the flight.
-Brian Sumers