Travel

  • American Airlines Flight Attendant Risks Dismissal For Mocking Own Airline

    American Airlines Flight Attendant Risks Dismissal For Mocking Own Airline

    As with so many mature industries in the U.S., it hasn't been easy being an airline employee in recent years. Industry consolidation, layoffs, the rising cost of air travel, and service cutbacks have hampered profits and taken a toll on employee morale. The latest of those is American Airlines, whose parent,... Continue Reading

  • Workers Spend The First Day Of Their Vacations Stressed Out

    Workers Spend The First Day Of Their Vacations Stressed Out

    It takes almost a day for U.K. vacationers to start enjoying their vacations, according to a survey of 2,000 adults. One third of these travelers start worrying about the stress of getting home within three days of arriving, and immediately after returning home, nearly half of them said that they felt so... Continue Reading

  • U.S. Infrastructure Woes: A Roadblock To Growth

    U.S. Infrastructure Woes: A Roadblock To Growth

    By Jason Lange (Reuters) - Long famous for its top-notch highways and passion for cars, the United States is letting bridges rust as traffic chokes overburdened roads, threatening a pillar of its economic strength. A prime example of this neglect is the Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River. It worked... Continue Reading

  • 10 Jobs For Foodies: Turn Eating Into Earning

    10 Jobs For Foodies: Turn Eating Into Earning

    By Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder For those who don't just eat to live but live to eat, here are 10 jobs where a passion for food is a prerequisite for success: Continue Reading

  • 4,000 FAA Workers Furloughed While Congress Fights Over Shutdown

    4,000 FAA Workers Furloughed While Congress Fights Over Shutdown

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers dug in Tuesday for what is shaping up to be a protracted fight over legislation necessary to end a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration even as the economic and social consequences of the shutdown widened. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he was unaware... Continue Reading

  • Many American Workers Afraid to Take Vacation

    Many American Workers Afraid to Take Vacation

    The culmination of the July 4 holiday frequently marks the beginning of the busy summer travel season in the U.S., and the time when many Americans plan to take time off from work. The third quarter, which includes July, August and September, is by far the most popular travel time among Americans, according... Continue Reading

  • New Job? Great! New Job Terms? Get in Writing!

    New Job? Great! New Job Terms? Get in Writing!

    With unemployment so high, many people are just excited to get an offer for work. After months and months of searching, it's easy to want to scream, "Yes, I'll take it!" when the first offer comes along. But before you pull that trigger and pack your lunch, make sure you get everything you need in writing.... Continue Reading

  • Starwood Hiring 12,000 Hotel Staffers in 2010

    Starwood Hiring 12,000 Hotel Staffers in 2010

    The travel and tourism industry is beginning to picking up steam. Starwood - parent to huge hotel brands including Sheraton, W Hotels, Westin and more - recently announced it's hiring more than 12,000 people to help staff properties in the United States and abroad. Many of the jobs will be located at properties... Continue Reading

  • A Guy Who's Really Up in the Air

    A Guy Who's Really Up in the Air

    While George Clooney gets Golden Globe and Critics Choice nominations for playing the part a guy who travels the country "downsizing" people, Jess Chan gets no such kudos for doing the exact same thing in real life. But he does get the frequent flier miles and the same premiere guest status. "I think I even have... Continue Reading