Where can disabled people easily travel? Survey names the top cities

Where can disabled people easily travel?  Survey names the top cities

The Valuable 500, a business coalition, released its list of the top 10 most accessible cities in the world. The report cited a survey conducted among 3,500 individuals with disabilities, who rated cities based on “transport links, proximity of accommodation to attractions, shops, and restaurants, and the availability of information about accessibility.” The survey was … Read more

How wide should a salary range be? Businesses and workers don’t agree

How wide should a salary range be?  Businesses and workers don't agree

New York City businesses and workers are clashing over what’s considered an acceptable salary range. As of Tuesday, employers hiring in NYC must list the minimum and maximum pay range on all of their job ads. The city’s salary transparency law states businesses must post a “good faith salary range,” defined as one the employer … Read more

Report Finds New York, Atlanta, DC Best Winter Destinations

Report Finds New York, Atlanta, DC Best Winter Destinations

If cost and convenience are principal concerns when choosing a winter travel destination, you may want to heed a new report’s findings. Personal-finance website WalletHub compared about 70 of the largest US metro areas and concluded that the New York metro area, which extends into New Jersey and Pennsylvania, is the best cold-weather destination. The … Read more

sundar pichai: ‘Planning on hiring 6 more? Maybe you are going to have to do with 4 … ‘ Sundar Pichai bombarded with staff angst at TGIF town hall

sundar pichai: 'Planning on hiring 6 more?  Maybe you are going to have to do with 4 ... ' Sundar Pichai bombarded with staff angst at TGIF town hall

The world’s largest tech organization, Google, has been grappling with post-Covid issues such as slow growth rate, cost-cutting and increasing dissent among employees for some time. Two-and-a-half years of work-from-home (WFH) mode for the staff has triggered new issues as the tech major gets back to shedding fiscal flab and pruning costs. In the latest … Read more

United Airlines Weekly Deals for Domestic and International Travel

United Airlines Weekly Deals for Domestic and International Travel

For anyone living in the New York or New Jersey area, now might be the best time to plan your next getaway trip. For flights starting in October, United Airlines is offering some heavily discounted deals for both its domestic and international flights departing from Newark Liberty International Airport. Those looking for a quick weekend … Read more

Chicago Named Best Beer City, Followed By Portland, Oregon

Chicago Named Best Beer City, Followed By Portland, Oregon

The craft beer explosion has made great beer available almost everywhere in the USA. Some cities, however, may deserve special recognition today, National Beer Lover’s Day. Chicago is the best destination for beer lovers, according to the vacation-rental website HomeToGo, which used its travel experts to compare cities based on cost of beer, number of … Read more

Qantas: Single photo sums up airline’s baggage nightmare

Qantas: Single photo sums up airline's baggage nightmare

A photo has emerged of a single suitcase left behind on a Qantas-operated tarmac, in the latest scandal to hit the airline. The photo was shared on Twitter by Australian singer Fanny Lumsden and captioned with a simple: “Lol Qantas.” It’s not known whether this was on an international or domestic flight. This comes as … Read more

US suspends Chinese airline flights in COVID-19 dispute

US suspends Chinese airline flights in COVID-19 dispute

BEIJING (AP) — The US government is suspending 26 flights by Chinese airlines from the United States to China in a dispute over anti-virus controls after Beijing suspended flights by American carriers. The Department of Transportation on Thursday complained Beijing violated an air travel agreement and treated airlines unfairly under a system that requires them … Read more

How to find cheap hotel rooms? Survey compares popular website rates

How to find cheap hotel rooms?  Survey compares popular website rates

Many travelers try to save money by searching the internet for cheaper hotel rates. But a new study suggests it may not be worth the time — at least in some places. The travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip compared rates for 950 hotels in 19 global cities on three popular booking websites as well as … Read more

The cheapest and most expensive cities in Europe to visit this year

The cheapest and most expensive cities in Europe to visit this year

It may seem paradoxical, but a trip to Europe may be a way to save money on travel this year. Amid has global scramble to find ways to save money while traveling, hotel rates dropped in many European cities. Average airfares originating from the United States are also down, according to travel specialists. Another boon … Read more