Filed under: Europe, Italy, Video, Internet Tools, News Flickr/Silentsnake09 It's a story almost as old as the Grand Tour of Europe itself: traveler takes tour in Italy, traveler gives it a poor review on TripAdvisor, guide allegedly calls traveler to complain about the review, traveler records phone call, call gets set to music and posted on YouTube where its language makes it NSFW (at least without earphones)..
Filed under: North America, United States, News Associated Press Yesterday Hawaii governor Neil Abercrombie signed a bill legalizing gay marriage in the state.
Filed under: North America, United States Flickr/InSapphoWeTrust Eight weeks remain in 2013-including the busy holiday travel season-but apparently Airfarewatchdog has seen enough.
Filed under: North America, United States, Airports, News Assosciated Press Los Angeles International (LAX) and Chicago O`Hare International (ORD) are expected to be the busiest U.S.
Filed under: News, Gadling's Most-Read Flickr/m24instudio We publish a lot of stories every week on Gadling.
AP Throughout the world, subway systems have different rules of etiquette. On Washington, DC's Metro, for example, eating and drinking is forbidden; just a few hours north on a Boston's T, however, other passengers will wonder what's wrong if you're not sipping coffee and/or scnapps out of a Dunkin' Donuts styrofoam cup.
Filed under: Business, North America, United States, Hotels and Accommodations, Internet Tools Flickr/Natalie Ortiz Airbnb has been around for more than five years, but this week the media has been booking stories left and right about the "trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world." Monday, the New York Times looked at the legality of Airbnb in New York City.
Filed under: Asia, North America, Singapore, United States, Airlines, News Flickr/Aero Icarus The longest commercial flights in the world -- Singapore Airlines' flights 21 and 22, running between Singapore and Newark, New Jersey -- are slated for cancellation The Economist's Gulliver blog reports.
Filed under: News, Women's Travel Flickr/fakesalt One of the biggest possible travel trends in the Americas during 2014: PANKs.
Filed under: Europe, North America, United Kingdom, United States, Airlines, News Flickr/Vox Efx Fifty-one percent of British air travelers "don't trust" female pilots, citing their inability to handle pressure, according to a poll conducted by U.K.-based travel site sunshine.co.uk and reported by The Daily Mail.
Filed under: Business, Airlines Flickr/thinkpanama Based on "an improving economy, steady profits and hikes in business investment," the Global Business Travel Association is predicting business-travel spending will increase 7.2 percent to $288.8 billion in 2014, according to NBC News.
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Filed under: Photo of the Day Mike Rowe, Flickr Photographer Mike Rowe took this photo in the Cappadocia region of Turkey.
Filed under: Airlines, News Flickr/Aero Icarus United Airlines revised its frequent flyer rewards program last night, "upping the number of miles needed for some of its most popular awards," according to USA Today.
Filed under: Activism, Europe, Russian Federation, News Flickr/Gage Skidmore The Russian Museum in St.
Filed under: Photo of the Day Matt Trostle, Flickr Flickr member Matt Trostle took this photo while driving on back roads, near the Virginia/Maryland border.
Filed under: North America, United States, Transportation, News Flickr/Noémie Assir A 27-year-old man from Atlanta has become the fastest person to drive across the United States, obliterating the previous world record set in 2006.
Filed under: Arts and Culture, Europe, Italy, News, Theme Parks Flickr/Dr. Savage An amusement park built on the site of a toxic dump might not sound all that appealing right now, but an Italian company is hoping it will eventually become a draw card for tourists visiting Venice.
Filed under: Arts and Culture, History, Europe, Italy, News Flickr/Neil Howard Pisa's famous bell tower has just lost a little bit of its lean, according to a new report by researchers.
Filed under: North America, United States, Airlines, Transportation, Airports, News, Travel Security Flickr/Jetstar If you're tired of shutting off your gadgets during take off and landing (or you're one of those passengers who surreptitiously leaves them on) then get ready for some good news.