Travel Talk: The Best Travel News Stories from Around the Web this Week

Travel Talk: The Best Travel News Stories from Around the Web this Week

Take a look at some of the top travel news stories from around the web this week.

 

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How to make your travels more sustainable

In our first travel news story this week, we’re talking sustainability. From carbon emissions during transportation, to single-use plastic in travel-friendly items like bottled water, it’s not rocket science that travel can be harmful to our planet. Read on here.

Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ranagood/2018/09/12/how-to-make-your-travels-more-sustainable/#41949b175a3c

 

How hotels and airlines are helping out ahead of Hurricane Florence

Close to 2 million people are evacuating their homes on the East Coast this week. Hotels and airlines are doing their best to get ahead of the crisis, offering waivers in addition to other forms of assistance. Read the full article to see how companies like Airbnb and American Airlines are assisting.

Source: https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/hurricane-florence-hotels-airlines-emergency-evacuations-update

 

How to get more out of your travels abroad

Sick of the guided tours and extensive plans that tend to dictate your travels abroad, starting from the time you arrive to the time you depart? In this travel news story, learn how to embrace foreign cultures on your next trip overseas in order to get more out of your trip. In addition, this article helps you to narrow down what’s important to you when traveling. Use this valuable information to make a plan that suits your desires!

Source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/travel/2018/09/12/how-get-more-out-your-travels-abroad/fZcyYCOYykTALMP80P5OwN/story.html

 

How Hurricane Florence will affect your flights this week

In anticipation of Hurricane Florence, the governors of both Carolinas, plus Virginia and Maryland have declared states of emergency. Schools and beaches have been closed for the week, in addition to airlines having begun to issue travel alerts and waive change fees ahead of the storm. Read more on how the storm could affect your flights this week here, even if you are not in the storm’s path.

Source: https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/hurricane-florence-airline-changes-evacuations-preparations

 

How Google is using AI and big data to make travel better

Lastly, in anticipation of travelers’ needs, Google has been unveiling several tools in the past few months. These travel tools help predict flight delays, plan trips, in addition to help to manage itineraries and find new experiences. Read more about how these tools can help you on your next trip here.

Source: https://thenextweb.com/contributors/2018/09/11/how-googles-using-ai-and-big-data-to-make-travel-better/

 

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