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Southwest Airlines Flight 1380: What You Need to Know
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Southwest Airlines Flight 1380: What You Need to Know

The plane was at 32,000 feet when the left engine of the Southwest Airlines 737 suddenly disintegrated. It was flying at nearly 500 miles per hour and what happened next… Read More…

Smart Hotels Come with Privacy Concerns: A CBS This Morning Report
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Smart Hotels Come with Privacy Concerns: A CBS This Morning Report

Hotels are getting more high-tech, but at what cost? Peter Greenberg joined CBS This Morning to discuss the latest tech trends and the privacy concerns that come along with them…. Read More…

When A Destination is Too Popular: The Problem With Overtourism
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When A Destination is Too Popular: The Problem With Overtourism

Travel and tourism accounts for 10.2 percent of the world’s GDP. That’s the equivalent of 7.6 trillion dollars, and one in every ten jobs on the planet is related to… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel to the U.S. Continues to Drop
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Travel Tip: Travel to the U.S. Continues to Drop

The numbers are in, and if you’re in the U.S. travel industry, they are not uplifting. Inbound tourism numbers from overseas—foreign travelers coming to the U.S.—are down substantially. That’s due… Read More…

New Airline Restrictions for Emotional Support Animals
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New Airline Restrictions for Emotional Support Animals

More and more airlines are reporting that the number—as well as the types—of emotional support animals flying on planes is reaching crisis proportions. We’re not just talking about dogs and… Read More…

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Travel Tip: How Facial Recognition is Used Around the World

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will soon begin to use facial recognition technology to screen incoming passengers. But the technology is already being used in many other locations. In China,… Read More…

US State Department Changes Travel Warning System
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US State Department Changes Travel Warning System

The U.S. State Department recently changed how it issues warnings to U.S. citizens about international travel. The agency used to release advisories, warnings, or bulletins about specific nations. The system… Read More…

Southern California Mudslides: How You Can Help
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Southern California Mudslides: How You Can Help

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, Southern California received a substantial amount of rain for the first time since the historic wildfires in early December. While this may seem like a… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2018
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Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2018

Have you made any travel plans for 2018? If you’re not sure where to visit, don’t worry. This morning, Peter Greenberg went on CBS This Morning: Saturday to talk about… Read More…

What You Can Expect for Travel in 2018
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What You Can Expect for Travel in 2018

Are you planning to travel in 2018? A recent survey found international travel bookings jumped 44 percent for the first few months of next year. Despite the expected rise, Americans… Read More…

Travel Tip: How the Royal Wedding Will Affect Travel in Britain
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Travel Tip: How the Royal Wedding Will Affect Travel in Britain

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Prince Harry is now engaged to Meghan Markle. They’re planning to get married next May. So why is this a… Read More…

Atlanta Airport Blackout Leaves Thousands of Passengers Stranded
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Atlanta Airport Blackout Leaves Thousands of Passengers Stranded

The recent power outage at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport has left thousands of passengers stranded. Yesterday, Delta canceled 900 flights, and canceled another 300 flights today. The airline will likely need… Read More…

Travel Tip: How the Travel Bans are Affecting Incoming Travel
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Travel Tip: How the Travel Bans are Affecting Incoming Travel

The U.S. Supreme Court has now allowed the Trump administration to implement a modified travel ban for citizens from about eight countries. Meanwhile the numbers are now in on foreign… Read More…

Peter Greenberg & Southwest Airlines CEO Discuss Airline Industry
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Peter Greenberg & Southwest Airlines CEO Discuss Airline Industry

Today, Peter Greenberg sat down inside the Toyota green room at CBS This Morning with Southwest Airlines CEO and Chairman Gary Kelly to discuss the airline industry. You can watch their… Read More…

Travel Tip: What Less Inbound Travel Means for Americans
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Travel Tip: What Less Inbound Travel Means for Americans

The numbers are in, and if you’re in the U.S. travel industry, they are definitely not positive. In the second quarter of 2017 alone, there were 15.8 million foreign visitors… Read More…

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Travel Tip: The Dangers of Walking and Texting

Just a few weeks ago, Honolulu became the first major American city to make it illegal to text or even look down at any electronic device while crossing the street…. Read More…

Travel Tip: How Overtourism Affects Popular Destinations
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Travel Tip: How Overtourism Affects Popular Destinations

It’s called overtourism. That’s when a popular place may be loved too much. Talk to the Mayor of Maui, Hawaii, or the Premier in Bermuda, or the Mayors of Venice… Read More…

Travel Tip: Drop in Foreign Tourism to US Continues to Hurt Economy
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Travel Tip: Drop in Foreign Tourism to US Continues to Hurt Economy

The most recent numbers are in, and they are not positive. Fewer foreign tourists are visiting the U.S., and the American economy is losing billions in the process. According to… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Security Measures for Flights to the United States
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Travel Tip: New Security Measures for Flights to the United States

Do you like to travel overseas? If you have a passport, leaving the country is easy. But what many travelers don’t realize is that coming back could be more difficult… Read More…