It has been a big week….President Barack Obama was re-elected, thousands in the Northeast are still experiencing hardships after Hurricane Sandy and the Dreamliner make its first US departure. Keep reading to find out the latest travel news and more.
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is changing the travel landscape. First, wherever you are in the country, find out how you can do your part and volunteer your time and resources to help those most affected by Hurricane Sandy.
As frustration is growing with the Red Cross and FEMA, many smaller organizations are also offering donation and volunteer opportunities. However, those options might not be legit. Find out how to avoid the growing Hurricane Sandy Scams.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, there were many heroes and then there were a few fools. Click here to see the most honorable and dishonorable people and how they behaved during the storm.
This week United became the first airline in the U.S. to fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Watch Peter’s review of the Dreamliner to see all the upgrades. Then, find out how you can book a Dreamliner flight.
Peter took to his Travel Detective Blog to offer up the changes he would like to see throughout the travel industry. Find out how to improve airport delays, make hotels more friendly to business travelers and much more.
A new storm, named Athena by the Weather Channel, caused over 800 flight cancellations and evacuations in parts New York and New Jersey that are still recovering from Hurricane Sandy. For any extreme weather delaps, follow these 5 Tips for Rebooking Flights in Extreme Weather.
Christmas ads are starting on television. Don’t believe the holiday travel hype. It’s not too late to score a travel deal over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays with Peter’s Four Insider Secrets to Holiday Travel Savings.
Our Holiday Travel How to Series is designed to show you the best ways to save money on travel, but sometimes you have to spend to save. Correspondent Alyssa Caverley proves that an upgrade doesn’t always mean first class. Click here to learn the secrets to scoring a “preferred seat.
Michaela Guzy completed a three-month journey across seven African countries, focusing on voluntourism. Along the way, she met locals and expats who dedicated themselves to setting up schools, helping communities and protecting the environment. Meet six of the most inspiring change-makers in Africa.
Puglia might be on the map recently thanks to the wedding of movie stars Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, but the region is often overlooked by tourists making a beeline to Rome.n But once you get there, you find medieval cities and mouthwatering regional dishes. Travel Contributor Sarah McClure goes to Puglia, to show us the “real Italy.”
Did you know that oyster reefs play an important role in reducing shoreline erosion. Click here to see how you go one step beyond the standard beach clean up and volunteer to help preserve the coastline with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP).
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Check Weekly International Travel News Roundups from previous weeks here.
Prepared for PeterGreenberg.com by Braden Holly