Women travel solo more often than men, report finds

Women travel solo more often than men, report finds

(WXYZ) – Solo travel isn’t so lonely and intimidating anymore. According to a report by Hostelworld.com, an online hostel-booking platform, there has been a 42 percent increase in solo bookings since 2015.  Further, female solo bookings have grown 45 percent between 2015 and 2017, compared to male bookings up by 40 percent.  With women leading […]

The Percentage Of Women Traveling For Business Is Rising, But So Are Their Unique Travel Safety Risks

The Percentage Of Women Traveling For Business Is Rising, But So Are Their Unique Travel Safety Risks

More than half of corporate travel buyers say they have a higher percentage of females in their traveling populations than just three to five years ago, yet nearly 70% agree that female business travelers today face higher travel safety risks. Research done by the Global Business Travel Association in cooperation with WWStay, reveals a fast-developing […]

Northland restaurants featured on Travel Channel

Northland restaurants featured on Travel Channel

In each episode, Webb participates in a restaurant’s eating challenge, which are typically large portions of food that must be finished in a certain amount of time. At Betty’s Pies, that meant the “Pig’s Trough:” Four slices of pie, four scoops of ice cream, a pound of various toppings, whipped cream and a whole banana […]

Denver council approves ethics exemption after debate over city-provided air travel, freebies

Denver council approves ethics exemption after debate over city-provided air travel, freebies

Handout photo Denver City Councilman Kevin Flynn. An ethics ordinance change approved Monday will make clear that Denver city officials and employees can accept items of value from within government. The City Council approved, in a unanimous block vote, an amendment that exempts city officials and departments from being considered “donors” of gifts under restrictions in […]

Travel tip: Shop around to save money on your summer vacation

Travel tip: Shop around to save money on your summer vacation

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Wireless Festival: Drake headlines as DJ Khaled pulls out over ‘travel issues’

Wireless Festival: Drake headlines as DJ Khaled pulls out over ‘travel issues’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Drake performed tracks from his new album which went to number one on Friday Canadian superstar Drake played a surprise half-hour set at Wireless Festival in London’s Finsbury Park on Sunday night. The unscheduled appearance came after it was announced that DJ Khaled had pulled out of his headline set. […]

England’s staying home: Travel industry misery as holiday prices tumble

England’s staying home: Travel industry misery as holiday prices tumble

England’s progress in the World Cup and the long, hot summer are turning into a disaster for the travel industry. In a desperate bid to get passengers on board, airlines and holiday companies are slashing prices for departures in the coming week. After defeating Sweden in the World Cup quarter-final, England are guaranteed to be playing […]

Why Mexico is a great long-haul LGBT+ travel destination

Why Mexico is a great long-haul LGBT+ travel destination

Mexico’s culture draws tens of millions of visitors every year, from its colourful Day of the Dead celebrations to the national reverence for gastronomy that means there is something delicious to taste around almost every corner. As a Latin American country, it might not be the first place that the phrase “LGBT+ travel destination” makes […]