What do you look for when choosing an airline? Reliability? Low prices? What about how cool they are? With social media changing the game between airlines and their customers, airlines have a lot to gain from appearing cool on social media. It's no longer about finding new customers, but rather building a fan base. With campaigns to entertain and delight travelers, these small airlines are making big waves … and going viral. ... read more»

You've traveled thousands of miles for that perfect shot of just you and Niagara Falls (or any of these other tourist traps we secretly love). But there are hundreds of selfie sticks and oversized tablets in the background ruining your glorious moment. If only there were some magical way to make them all disappear … ... read more»

Visitors to Disney theme parks can blame Uber for a potential ticket price increase as Walt Disney Co. toys with the idea of adopting a surge-pricing model at the park's California and Florida locations (as reported by the Wall Street Journal). My first thought was disappointment and frustration too … but then I started wondering, is it really that bad of an idea? ... read more»

Airbus, the ubiquitous provider of airplanes to major airlines worldwide, has filed a few new patents lately. And suffice to say, I am less than on board (excuse the pun) with what they've come up with.

Keep in mind that hundreds of patents are filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office yearly by airlines, so it's unlikely these exact torturous configurations will ever come to fruition. But still—how did anyone ever think this was a good idea? ... read more»

With the prospect of fall foliage and apple cider on my mind, it was time to get out of the city and escape somewhere where I could hike through actual forests instead of crowds of Boston commuters. I scanned the map and put my finger on Brattleboro, Vermont, a little town only two hours from the city, and located in a state I had been anxious to cross of my list. ... read more»

"Bienvenue to the bowels of Paris!" ... read more»

Admit it … you have unused vacation days … and it happens every year. Turns out Americans leave a total of 429 million vacation days unused annually (according to a 2014 Oxford Economics analysis). Skift and Boxever recently investigated why most Americans are vacation-deficient, and found out more about the people who do take their vacation time. ... read more»

If the end of your vacation has got you down, try these helpful tricks for keeping the travel high going long after your trip ends. ... read more»

You can now binge watch all your favorite Netflix series on a long flight, or finally figure out what's so great about that one show everyone in the office is talking about. Thanks to a new partnership between Virgin America and ViaSat, 10 of Virgin's airbus A320 aircrafts now have a faster Wi-Fi connection, claiming that speeds are just as fast at 35,000 feet as they would be at home. ... read more»

When it comes to saving money, budget travelers are known to go to extremes. Maybe that's why Orion Travel Technology has devised a pretty extreme way to save money on bag fees.

Orion's new idea may be a game changer. The company is offering to pay your bag fees for you. The catch? Your luggage will become a rolling advertisement for one of their partners. ... read more»