Millions of travelers pass through airports each day without understanding how powerful and insecure a boarding pass can be. Anyone can scan the boarding pass barcode with a mobile app, allowing access to frequent-flyer accounts and even a passenger's temporary airline account. The average airline...

A number of the country’s top carriers have announced rules that would limit the use of high-tech bags, over fear of potential battery combustion. American Airlines led the charge on the ban. The carrier noted a policy change that “Beginning Jan. 15, customers who travel...

The State Department launched a travel advisory system that informs and advises U.S. travelers about the level of risk in each country around the world. The department's new system also provides a mobile-friendly map that color-codes risk levels and displays the location and contact information...

Hyatt Hotels Corp. has enacted a stricter cancellation policy across its system for hotel reservations made or altered after Jan. 1. Bookings canceled within 48 hours of a guest's stay will incur a fee. The move is in line with policies established by Marriott and...

The Jan. 22 deadline is nearing for state compliance with federal Real ID requirements. U.S. state driver's licenses that comply can be used to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints. All but a handful of states and territories have achieved compliance or have achieved an...

From a controversial U.S. travel ban to questions about the implementation of Brexit to a devastating Atlantic hurricane season, the past year required business travelers to adapt and change course, sometimes at a moment’s notice. At the same time, global economic growth finally looks healthy...