Microsoft and Oracle are working on digital COVID-19 vaccine cards

  • January 14, 2021
Starting later this month, the US will require international air passengers to show evidence of a recent negative COVID-19 test or proof that they have recently recovered from the disease. Alternatively, now that COVID-19 vaccines are being administe…

Hotels.com, Expedia provider exposed data for millions of guests

  • November 8, 2020
The hotel industry now has a potentially serious security headache on its hands alongside the pandemic. Website Planet reports that Prestige Software, the company behind hotel reservation platforms for Hotels.com, Booking.com and Expedia, left data e…

How I discovered the magic of wholesome travel games

  • September 14, 2020
When even walking to the store can be a risky proposition, travel became one of those things I had to put on hold this year. I cancelled one trip to Charleston, South Carolina and didn’t even bother booking the others I had planned. But the itch to e…

Google adds re-opening and COVID-19 info to travel searches

  • August 13, 2020
Google has already introduced a number of updates to help people get around during widespread closures and travel disruptions due to COVID-19. Now that more cities and states are beginning to open up, the company is updating searches to make it easie…

Boeing is reportedly ending production of its 747 jumbo jet

  • July 5, 2020
If it wasn’t already apparent that the era of ‘big’ flying is ending, it might be soon. Bloomberg sources say Boeing is ending production of its iconic 747 jumbo jet (specifically, the 747-8) in about two years. A spokesperson for the aircraft maker…