Travel News - January 2017

Published on Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Travel News for January 2017Here are a few travel news items that grabbed our attention in the past month. These informative articles include updates on the travel industry as well as ideas and inspiration for growing your own travel business.

Some Airlines Offer Travel Waivers for Winter Storm Leo

Winter Storm Leo is expected to dump heavey rain and snow, and several airlines are offering travel waivers on account of the weather. Read full article on TravelPulse.com.

American Airlines Cuts In-Seat Screens For New Airplanes

The next-generation of Boeing 737s for American Airlines will not have in-seat entertainment screens. “More than 90 percent of our passengers already bring a device or screen with them when they fly,” American told employees in a message. “Those phones and tablets are continually upgraded, they’re easy to use, and most importantly they are the technology that our customers have chosen.” Read full article on Skift.com.

Self-Driving Shuttle Debuts in Paris...And It's Petite!

Travelers crossing the River Seini between Gare d'Austerlitz and Gare de Lyon can now opt for a free trip about an electric, driverless shuttle. Carrying 6 passengers at a time, these shuttles are a way to test driverless cars in a controlled environment. Read full article on Wired.com.

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