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China to become world's top business travel market

China to become world's top business travel market

Business travel spending in China hit $225 billion last year -- or 23% of the $1.1 trillion global total -- and could surpass the U.S. as soon as 2015
World unrest, air disasters raise travel tension

World unrest, air disasters raise travel tension

The shooting down MH17,two air disasters and a rocket strike near Israel's main airport have cast a long shadow
World's most expensive Big Mac revealed

World's most expensive Big Mac revealed

$7 for a Big Mac? That's what it costs in Norway, according to the Economist's latest Big Mac index
Many flights soar over conflict zones

Many flights soar over conflict zones

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was one of hundreds that fly above conflict areas every day
‘Professional scammers’ won't leave Airbnb host’s house

‘Professional scammers’ won't leave Airbnb host’s house

A California homeowner’s nightmare has become a cautionary tale for those who rent their homes to strangers
Italian islanders bid bittersweet farewell to Concordia

Italian islanders bid bittersweet farewell to Concordia

Some on Giglio island say they will miss the changes the wrecked cruise ship brought to their lives and livelihoods
Traveling to China? Weeks of flight disruptions lie ahead

Traveling to China? Weeks of flight disruptions lie ahead

Domestic travelers switching to high-speed rail due to flight cancellations
Typhoon Matmo threatens mudslides in Taiwan

Typhoon Matmo threatens mudslides in Taiwan

Typhoon Matmo swept over Taiwan, bringing heavy rain, strong winds and the threat of landslides on the mountainous island
Airlines suspend Tel Aviv flights over security fear

Airlines suspend Tel Aviv flights over security fear

Several U.S. carriers take action over security concerns, with one citing a rocket attack near Tel Aviv
Hundreds of flights canceled at China airports, more to come

Hundreds of flights canceled at China airports, more to come

Travelers to and from eastern China were likely disappointed Monday, though official reasons for the cancellations have been muted
Best burger? There's an app for that

Best burger? There's an app for that

The 'Burgerator' app, launched in New York, has expanded to London
4 great stress-busting escapes from Johannesburg

4 great stress-busting escapes from Johannesburg

Life in Joburg can be stressful. Luckily there are some exceedingly non-stressful places close by
Doing time on Italy's prison island paradises

Doing time on Italy's prison island paradises

Pristine beaches, unspoiled nature and few tourists -- a stretch on these former penal colonies is no longer a punishment