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Denmark Is Heading Toward a Record Year for Tourism

Denmark Is Heading Toward a Record Year for Tourism

Nick Rigillo and Peter Levring, Bloomberg

Denmark ticks a lot of boxes for visitors, so it's not a big surprise to see the industry booming. But the country should be careful what it wishes for, given the problems elsewhere in Europe with overtourism.

3 hours ago

Uber Continues to Burn Through Cash in Search for Sustainable Business Model

Uber Continues to Burn Through Cash in Search for Sustainable Business Model

Shira Ovide, Bloomberg

Successful companies turn a profit, and Uber has yet to prove it can do so. Realistically, the company has serious work to do before it can go public. This should concern investors and users alike.

21 hours ago

New Jersey State Park Famed for Its Views Is Under Constant Threat of Development

New Jersey State Park Famed for Its Views Is Under Constant Threat of Development

Elise Young, Bloomberg

Just as the Trump administration is looking to cut back public lands across the country, states are mulling similar moves to bring in more revenue. If those plans become reality, it could hurt the visitor experience.

23 hours ago

Frequent Flyers Are Getting Happier With Most Airline Loyalty Programs

Frequent Flyers Are Getting Happier With Most Airline Loyalty Programs

Justin Bachman , Bloomberg

A new study shows frequent travelers are fairly pleased with their airline loyalty programs — but also don't entirely understand how those programs work. Would better understanding lead to more or less satisfaction?

2 days ago

Hybrid Solutions for Cruise Ships Are Gaining Steam

Hybrid Solutions for Cruise Ships Are Gaining Steam

Áine Quinn, Bloomberg

It's good news in the fight against climate disruption. Cruise ships, which devour fossil fuels, may someday shift some of their power needs to rechargeable battery power, trimming carbon emissions along the way.

2 days ago

China’s Domestic Tourism Boom Has Lessons for the Rest of the World

China’s Domestic Tourism Boom Has Lessons for the Rest of the World

Jing Travel

Chinese travelers are increasingly exploring rural areas within the country as domestic tourism soars. International destinations should pay attention to what China's travelers are doing at home to better understand how to appeal to them from afar.

2 days ago

Fate of Mexico City’s New Airport May Be Put to a National Vote

Fate of Mexico City’s New Airport May Be Put to a National Vote

Daniela Guzman and Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg

The decision to cancel or continue building Mexico City's new airport might be put to a national referendum in October, said President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. It's often problematic to put an infrastructure project up for a popular vote, but this may be a special case.

2 days ago

Air Canada Tries to Minimize Disruption as Chief Operating Officer Leaves

Air Canada Tries to Minimize Disruption as Chief Operating Officer Leaves

Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg

Air Canada may be losing a key player to Air France-KLM, but the loss doesn't have to be catastrophic.

3 days ago

Top Indian Destination Kerala Suffers Heavy Rain and Flooding

Top Indian Destination Kerala Suffers Heavy Rain and Flooding

Ganesh Nagarajan, Pratik Parija, and Vrishti Beniwal, Bloomberg

For the rest of us who are not in this corner of India, count your blessings and give a thought for the suffering.

3 days ago

Ryanair Unions Accuse the Airline of Bullying

Ryanair Unions Accuse the Airline of Bullying

Aine Quinn, Bloomberg

Some unions wrote to Ryanair's large investors claiming that the budget airline uses “bullying as a management tool." The carrier called it an attempt "to generate fake news." Glad to hear negotiations are making progress.

3 days ago

Air France Unions Aren’t Happy With Newly Appointed CEO’s Big Salary

Air France Unions Aren’t Happy With Newly Appointed CEO’s Big Salary

Chris Bryant, Bloomberg

Smith isn't getting a gigantic pay bump for moving to Air France-KLM even with the kind of resume he's bringing over. The unions should probably accept that this is the cost of doing business in European aviation these days.

3 days ago

Lawyers for Vegas Shooting Victims Criticize MGM Resorts

Lawyers for Vegas Shooting Victims Criticize MGM Resorts

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

The far-reaching toll of gun violence knows no bounds.

3 days ago