U.N. health agency struggles with travel abuses – NBC News

The World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency’s own rules by traveling in business class, booking expensive last-minute tickets and traveling without the required approvals, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press. The abuses could spook potential donors and partners as the […]

Hyperloop: Ushering In The 4th Dimension Of Travel – Forbes

Virgin Hyperloop One test site near Las Vegas, Nevada Getty Hard to believe but the precursor of what we know today as the “Hyperloop”—the idea of transporting goods and passengers through low-pressure pneumatic tubes—dates back to the 18th century. It bounced back into the limelight in 2013, thanks to the Alpha paper published by Elon […]

Newsviews: Summer Travel – WLS-TV

A long holiday weekend and the unofficial start of summer is just days away. For many people, that means getting away. WATCH: Part 1 of Newsviews Whether its a long weekend or the trip of a lifetime, millions of Americans will be traveling this summer. So where are they going? Where are the deals? And […]

This Is Why You Need Kidnapping Insurance For Travel – Forbes

Before he left for a recent business trip to Lagos, Nigeria, Jay Libove had a thought: What if things took a turn for the worse? Specifically, did he need kidnapping insurance for travel? “I read the statistics, from various major countries’ foreign offices, departments of state, and travel advisories,” he says. The U.S. State Department […]

How to get the most out of the summer travel season – The Durango Herald

What can you expect from this year’s summer travel season? Fewer travelers, for one. MMGY Global, a travel and hospitality marketing and research company, projects a significant slowdown in overall leisure travel this year. The decrease could affect the summer season, which runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Its travel sentiment index shows eight […]

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