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Room-service robot inspired by R2-D2

Room-service robot inspired by R2-D2

Aloft hotel in Cupertino, California has a new staff member you won't have to tip
Airlines phasing out seat-back screens

Airlines phasing out seat-back screens

In an effort to cut costs, some airlines are telling passengers to rely on their own gadgets for in-flight entertainment
Iceland volcano could threaten air travel

Iceland volcano could threaten air travel

Icelandic authorities have posted an orange aviation alert, indicating "increased potential of eruption"
Jelly-like creatures invade beach

Jelly-like creatures invade beach

Thousands of strange sea creatures washed ashore a California beach, puzzling tourists and thrilling scientists
'Exploding lake' becomes tourist hotspot

'Exploding lake' becomes tourist hotspot

Lake Kivu in Rwanda is a popular chill-out zone for tourists, but is also becoming an important source of power, thanks to its methane and CO2 gases
World's most liveable city 2014 is ...

World's most liveable city 2014 is ...

Half of the top 10 are located in the southern hemisphere including the city that topped the list for the fourth consecutive year
Disheveled TV travel pitchman to get makeover

Disheveled TV travel pitchman to get makeover

A contest aims to spiff up the disheveled "Trivago Guy"
Best hotels of 2014

Best hotels of 2014

Luxury travel network Virtuoso's annual list reveals nine hotels that 9,000 high-end travel agents voted tops
Historic Hong Kong neighborhood fights to preserve past

Historic Hong Kong neighborhood fights to preserve past

Wan Chai's Blue House, part of a cluster of culturally significant buildings, offers tours of historic sites in the area
Travel restrictions in Kenya amid Ebola fears

Travel restrictions in Kenya amid Ebola fears

Kenya Airways suspends flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone while government temporarily restricts access for passengers who passed through Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia
Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Arkansas opens for public tours

Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Arkansas opens for public tours

Newest of Arkansas State University's Heritage Sites opens Saturday after a restoration project that includes other historic buildings
World's best cycling cities

World's best cycling cities

From Colombia to Canada, this handful of urban centers is leading the two-wheeled charge
Eye-popping vertical: Hong Kong skyscrapers get a radical new look

Eye-popping vertical: Hong Kong skyscrapers get a radical new look

By turning his lens upward to document the colossal sky-rises that crowd the city, a Hong Kong photographer gets dizzying results