Recent Travel Newslinks2 min read
There’s a lot going on in the world of travel this week – hopefully at least one of these tips, ratings or apps will help make planning for your next trip a little easier.
Tips and Trends
Crisis in Tunisia proves Twitter is the best, and worst, way to follow breaking news.
Flight Canceled? How to Get a Cot, Food, a Shower and the Fastest Flight Out.
C’est la Fee: New Hassles for Travelers – “Travelers now face higher transaction fees and more-aggressive fraud detection systems when they use their credit and debit cards abroad.”
Delta Lets Passengers Name a Price for Bumping
Draining a Snow Globe for Flight – Snow globe collectors find a way around the TSA’s ban
Imagine Volunteering at Feynan EcoLodge – A career break for those who need a break from technology and social networking.
New lists from Trip Advisor help travelers make better decisions relating to flight plans and accommodations:
Airline rating system
New Initiative Harnesses Smartphones to Help Keep Heart Attack Victims Alive
Free iPhone Apps Helping Huffington Post Blogger Get through China