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The Las Vegas strip's latest $4.3 billion crypto-friendly hotel has $15,000-a-night 'villas' and 'palaces' — see what it's like to stay in one

Resorts World Las Vegas.Ken Ritter/AP Photo Resorts World Las Vegas — the Strip's latest $4.3 billion hotel — opened its doors in June. The hotel recently unveiled its ultra-luxurious "palace" and "villa" suites starting at $15,000 a night. Resorts World also has a $300,000 suite package for a two-night stay in one of the villas. Viva Las Vegas — in June, Resorts World Las Vegas, the Strip's first new casino resort in over a decade, officially opened its doors as the hospitality ind...
Tags: Travel, Real Estate, Trends, Hilton, Hotel, Las Vegas, Villa, Hospitality, Las Vegas Strip, Midwest, Viva Las Vegas, John Locher, Tech Insider, Resorts World Las Vegas, Resorts World, Brittany Chang


Your packages may soon be flown on a massive jet with only one pilot, and it's only a matter of time before you could be too

REUTERS/Tim Chong Airbus is eyeing the newly-launched A350 Freighter as a potential candidate for single-pilot flying.  Single-pilot operations are common in the private aviation and cargo realms but not with aircraft like the A350. Airlines are already working with Airbus to make single-pilot passenger aircraft a reality.  The labor and shipping crises are taking flight as newer cargo planes may be developed in a way that would require only one pilot to be at the controls for most of a fli...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Planes, Trends, Features, Flying, Arizona, Dubai, Aviation, Airbus, Faa, Boeing, Toulouse, Airbus A350, Alexa


Your packages may soon by flown on a massive jet with only one pilot, and it's only a matter of time before you could be too

REUTERS/Tim Chong Airbus is eyeing the newly-launched A350 Freighter as a potential candidate for single-pilot flying.  Single-pilot operations are common in the private aviation and cargo realms but not with aircraft like the A350. Airlines are already working with Airbus to make single-pilot passenger aircraft a reality.  The labor and shipping crises are taking flight as newer cargo planes may be developed in a way that would require only one pilot to be at the controls for most of a fli...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Planes, Trends, Features, Flying, Arizona, Dubai, Aviation, Airbus, Faa, Boeing, Toulouse, Airbus A350, Alexa


I flew from New York to San Diego through Mexico using an obscure border loophole — here's what it was like

Using Cross Border Xpress at Tijuana International Airport.Thomas Pallini/Insider Tijuana International Airport directly connects with the US through a private border crossing called Cross Border Xpress. The cross-border terminal allows travelers to access Tijuana International and its cheap fares to cities inside Mexico without having to enter Tijuana and deal with busy border crossings.  I put Cross Border Xpress to the test by flying from New York to Tijuana and immediately crossing back i...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, California, Mexico, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, Mexico City, Delta, San Diego


From dedicated check-in desks to chauffeured cars, here are the perks Big Tech enjoys for spending hundreds of millions on air travel each year

Delta Air Lines check-in for Amazon and Microsoft employees in Seattle.Alexei Oreskovic/Insider Companies that spend millions of dollars on air travel are given incredible perks from airlines. One such perk is top-tier frequent flyer status that comes with free upgrades, lounge access, and chauffeurs. Amazon and Microsoft even have dedicated check-in counters at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.  Loyalty has its perks, especially when loyalty means spending hundreds of millions of dollars...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Amazon, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Microsoft, China, Planes, US, Trends, General Motors, Flying, Porsche, Delta


7 questions potential camper van or RV owners should ask themselves before purchasing one

The Last Resort Mercedes-Benz Sprinter conversion by Advanced RV.Advanced RV Camper vans have skyrocketed in popularity throughout COVID-19. There are several routes potential owners can take, from building one yourself to purchasing prebuilt units. Here's a guide potential camper van owners should ask themselves before making the investment.  Converted camper vans have become a popular living and travel trend across the US, and skyrocketing RV sales throughout COVID-19 has proven that ti...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, US, Trends, Ford, Ram, Mercedes Benz, RV, Cnbc, Rogers, Shark Tank, Camper, Tiny Home On Wheels, Jayco, Ford Transit, ProMaster City


United Airlines just became the first airline in history to operate a passenger flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel

United Airlines is the first airline in the world to use 100% SAF on a passenger flight.United Airlines United Airlines operated the world's first passenger flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel. The aircraft carried over 100 passengers from Chicago to Washington DC with United's CEO onboard. United has invested millions into SAF, as well as other projects to reduce its carbon footprint. United Airlines has become a global leader in reducing the aviation industry's carbon ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Climate Change, Washington, US, Trends, Features, Chicago, Washington Dc, Aviation, Airlines, Carbon Footprint, Boeing, United, SAF


An Airbus A340 aircraft just landed on Antarctica for the first time ever — see the history of aviation on the 7th continent

The first Airbus A340 to land on Antarctica.Hi Fly An Airbus A340 made history in November when it became the first jet of its type to land on Antarctica. The South Pole has a long history of aviation that has contributed to the exploration of the continent. A number of airliners, military planes, turboprops, and luxury jets have landed on the polar tundra since 1956. Airlines operate regularly scheduled service to nearly every corner of the globe across six continents, connecting people to...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Australia, Navy, Russia, US, Trends, Bbc, Features, Ford, United Kingdom, Aircraft, Airplanes, Portugal, Antarctica, Cape Town


A Vietnamese airline made history by launching the first-ever commercial nonstop flight from Vietnam to the US

Vietnam Airlines' historic flight from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco.Vietnam Airlines Vietnam Airlines launched its historic nonstop flight from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco on Sunday. The airline has waited 20 years to become the first-ever regularly scheduled operator between the two nations. The Federal Aviation Administration made Vietnam a Category 1 country in 2019, allowing it to fly to the US. Vietnam Airlines made history on Sunday when it flew the first-ever regularly...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, California, Washington, US, San Francisco, Trends, Features, United States, Aircraft, Airbus, Airlines, Vietnam, Faa, Pacific


Frontier is launching 18 new routes to Florida and beyond with a special focus on rival Spirit's home airport of Fort Lauderdale — see the full list

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A321.Carlos Yudica/Shutterstock.com Frontier Airlines is expanding its network with 18 new routes across the US, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The airline will start service in two new cities, including Fort Lauderdale and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Frontier is focused on Fort Lauderdale where it will face rival Spirit Airlines, the airport's biggest operator.  Frontier Airlines is fueling the competition in Fort Lauderdale as it goes head-to-head with its low-cost ri...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Airports, Mexico, Boston, Trends, Atlanta, Portland, Spirit, Philadelphia, Rochester, Buffalo, Airlines, Routes


See how pets are transported on commercial airlines as animals increasingly accompany customers on vacation

American Airlines cargo handler with dogEQRoy/Shutterstock Airlines like Delta, American, United, Hawaiian, and Alaska offer pet shipping via cargo in the belly of aircraft. According to DOT data, less than .01% of pets are harmed in the cargo hold of commercial planes. Cargo handlers offer advice on how owners can keep pets safe and comfortable during their journey. Flying with a pet can be stressful, especially when they do not fit in the cabin and owners are forced to check them into car...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Dog, News, Pets, US, Trends, Features, Alaska, Delta, Airlines, United, Jetblue, Department Of Transportation, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines


Cargo planes and air carriers won big at the Dubai Airshow thanks to the shipping crisis and pandemic

Workers load a shipment of cargo onto a flight.Sean Gallup/Getty Images Air cargo was one of the big winners from the Dubai Airshow thanks to the shipping crisis. Airbus and Boeing landed orders for cargo jets, both new and converted, to meet rising demand. Boeing held off on launching the 777X Freighter while Airbus launched its A350 Freighter.  International airshows are typically a time for airlines to show off their latest and greatest innovations that seek to improve the flying experienc...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, UK, News, Air Travel, Planes, Trends, Canada, Emirates, Dubai, Aviation, Airbus, Air, Airlines, Boeing, Airbus A350


I went behind the scenes with Singapore Airlines to see how it's massively upgrading the onboard experience on the world's longest flights

Inside the Golden Door spa.Thomas Pallini/Insider Singapore Airlines has turned to the Golden Door Spa to give its ultra-long-haul flights an upgrade. Golden Door chef Greg Frey Jr is crafting a brand-new menu based on items served at the spa.  Singapore Airlines currently flies three of the top 10 longest flights in the world.  Singapore Airlines is a recognized leader in aviation when it comes to flying the longest commercial flights in the world. Soos Jozsef/Shutterstock.com While an...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, California, Singapore, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Flying, Aviation, Newark


Rolls-Royce says it has developed the 'world's fastest all-electric aircraft' topping 345.4 mph — check out the Spirit of Innovation

Rolls-Royce Spirit of Innovation all-electric aircraft.Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce says its Spirit of Innovation plane is the "world's fastest all-electric aircraft." The plane's top speed clocked in at 387.4 mph, which is more than 132 mph faster than the old record-holder. Rolls Royce CEO Warren East hopes the advanced technology will contribute to a "jet-zero" industry.  British aircraft manufacturing company Rolls-Royce launched its new "Spirit of Innovation" all-electric plane on S...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, UK, News, Planes, Trends, Features, Ministry Of Defence, Aircraft, Dell, Siemens, Faa, Rolls Royce, Warren East, Royce, Ward


Singapore Airlines unveiled a swanky new lie-flat business class seat on its Boeing 737 MAX plane

Singapore Airlines 737 MAX business class seatSingapore Airlines Singapore Airlines unveiled its new lie-flat business class seat for its Boeing 737 MAX at the Dubai Air Show. The MAX is still grounded in countries the airline operates, but Singapore expects to fly the jet again this year. The 10-seat cabin features enhanced amenities, storage, privacy, space, and comfort for shorter flying. Two years after its grounding in March 2019, the Boeing 737 MAX is slowly being recertified to fly a...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, London, News, Indonesia, China, Singapore, US, Trends, Aircraft, Northern Ireland, Airbus, Boeing, Seats, Singapore Airlines, Business Class


A Florida-based cruise line has unveiled a five-month, around-the-world cruise in 2024 for $34,700— see what it'll be like

Santorini, Greece.Azamara Miami-based cruise line Azamara has announced a five-month 2024 world cruise. The cruise will sail for 155 nights to over 40 countries across six continents. Prices range from $34,700 for an interior stateroom to $128,200 for the most premium suite.  Miami-based cruise line Azamara has announced a five-month world cruise for 2024 as global sailings continue to sell out or sell fast. Santorini, Greece.Azamara Source: AzamaraSeveral cruise lines have already announc...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, Trends, Cruise, Italy, Sydney, Peru, Miami, Azamara, Santorini, Adriatic, Venice Italy, Fort Lauderdale, Kotor Montenegro, Santorini Greece


Emirates will soon fly the world's largest twin-engine cargo plane in a landmark deal with an Israeli company

Israel Aerospace Industries' Boeing 777-300ER "Big Twin" cargo plane.Israel Aerospace Industries Emirates will convert four of its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft into cargo freighters. Israel Aerospace Industries is tasked with the conversions and is currently developing the first Boeing 777-300 Special Freighter. Cargo airlines have been clamoring for more aircraft as the supply chain and shipping crises continue.  Emirates is the latest customer for the soon-to-be largest twin-engine cargo ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, UK, London, News, Air Travel, Planes, Israel, Trends, Features, Flying, Canada, Middle East, Arizona, Emirates


We were among the first to go onboard Gulfstream's new $78 million G700 and saw how it plans to stand out among encroaching rivals - see inside

A first look at Gulfstream's new G700. Thomas Pallini/Insider Gulfstream's largest-ever private jet will soon fly the most elite travelers as its first delivery in 2022 nears. The $78 million G700 offers nearly 57 feet on cabin length with room for a shower and bedroom. Competition from rival private jet manufacturers is threatening the G700's impressive size and range. Gulfstream is preparing to debut its largest private jet yet, catering to an elite class of traveler th...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, France, Planes, US, Trends, Qatar, Flying, Aviation, Doha, Private Jets, Bombardier, Qatar Airways, Gulfstream


Playboy has recreated its Big Bunny private jet to bring celebrities and cultural icons together for fine dining in the sky - see inside

Playboy’s Big Bunny jet Playboy Enterprises Playboy has recreated its Big Bunny private jet to host high-profile celebrities and cultural icons. The plane will bring the same level of luxury and sophistication that its predecessor did in the 1970s. Guests can expect lavish seats and tableware as they enjoy a "once-in-a-lifetime dinner party in the sky." Playboy is one of the most recognizable brands in the entertainment industry, having been founded by Hugh Hefner in 1953 with a men's ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Planes, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Chicago, Aircraft, Hugh Hefner, Playboy, Jets, Playboy Mansion, Hefner, Playboy Enterprises


Amtrak is getting a piece of $66 billion for rail from the infrastructure bill, but Amtrak is already debuting new trains that will take travelers across the US - see inside

An Amtrak GE Genesis P42 locomotive. Thomas Pallini/Insider Amtrak is a big winner in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill with $66 billion going towards rail. More cities across the US may receive rail service while existing lines, stations, and services will see upgrades and improvements. Amtrak in June debuted the new interiors of its long-distance trains that will traverse the country. Amtrak is on the verge of a new era as it will soon find itself flush with capital following th...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Trains, Planes, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Chicago, David, Infrastructure, Rail Travel, Biden


Amtrak is getting part of $66 billion for rail from the infrastructure bill, but the agency is already debuting new trains that will take travelers across the US - see inside

An Amtrak GE Genesis P42 locomotive. Thomas Pallini/Insider Amtrak is a big winner in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill with $66 billion going towards rail. More cities across the US may receive rail service while existing lines, stations, and services will see upgrades and improvements. Amtrak in June debuted the new interiors of its long-distance trains that will traverse the country. Amtrak is on the verge of a new era as it will soon find itself flush with capital following th...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Trains, Planes, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Chicago, David, Infrastructure, Rail Travel, Biden


I went aboard Celebrity Cruises' newest cruise ship - see what it's like inside the $1 billion Apex

The Celebrity Apex. Brittany Chang/Insider Celebrity Cruises' latest ship, the Celebrity Apex, has begun its inaugural US sailings from Florida. The $1 billion ship was initially set to debut in March 2020 but was delayed amid COVID-19. See inside the Apex, which has an adults-only pool, a martini bar, and a gym with Pelotons. Leisure travel levels are quickly creeping back to pre-COVID-19 levels as borders continue to reopen and pent-up demand for travel remains high. The Ce...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, Mexico, US, Trends, Cruise, Michelin, Bahamas, Caribbean, Cnbc, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Florida, Greek Island, Rooftop Garden, Magic Carpet


A private jet firm is using Honda's $5 million private jets to offer the wealthy a luxurious experience for less than the price of using larger planes

A Volato HondaJet Elite. Thomas Pallini/Insider Volato is a private aviation company using the HondaJet as its flagship aircraft. Wealthy flyers can purchase an ownership stake in the aircraft and pay an hourly rate of $3,200 plus fuel. The HondaJet is underutilized in the US but offers an impressively spacious cabin with a range of nearly 1,500 nautical miles. When Americans think of the name "Honda," chances are most of them aren't thinking about a private jet. But one company is l...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, Air Travel, US, Trends, Features, Flying, Aviation, Honda, Long Island, Private Jets, Private Jet, NetJets, Liotta, FlexJet


American and JetBlue are expanding their Northeast Alliance despite a looming DoJ lawsuit that could unravel it all

American Airlines and JetBlue Airways NYC Russ/Shutterstock American Airlines and JetBlue Airways are strengthening their controversial Northeast Alliance. Despite a lawsuit filed by the Justice Department, the duo is expanding its network and catering to business travelers. The alliance has the most frequencies in New York, with JetBlue adding its code to more American flights. American Airlines and JetBlue Airways announced their Northeast Alliance in July 2020 with the intent to of...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, London, News, Boston, Trends, Features, Chicago, Washington Dc, Airbus, John, Department Of Justice, Jfk, Boeing, Doj


Hawaiian Airlines is targeting deep-pocket leisure travelers with an all-new business class cabin

Hawaiian Airlines is installing Adient Aerospace's Ascent business class seat on its Boeing 787 Dreamliners Adient Aerospace/Angel DiBilio/Shutterstock Hawaiian Airlines is upgrading its business class seat for high-budget leisure travelers from Asia and Australia. The seat comes from Adient Aerospace and is expected to enhance comfort, space, and luxury. Hawaiian is anticipating tough competition from Japanese carriers once the borders open between Japan and the US. The US is open...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, Japan, London, News, Australia, US, Trends, Features, Hawaii, Aircraft, Airbus, Boeing, United


Check out these pictures showing how an airliner that crashed and sank to the ocean floor was recovered

Forward fuselage on Bold Horizon NTSB The National Transportation Safety Board recovered a sunken Transair Boeing 737 from the ocean floor. The cargo plane broke into two pieces when it crash-landed off the coast of Hawaii, though both pilots survived. The job took 20 days to complete and required specialized underwater equipment, a research vessel, and a barge. Recovering an aircraft is a big job for the National Transportation Safety Board, which is the federal agency tasked with inv...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, California, Planes, Trends, Features, Hawaii, Washington Dc, Connecticut, Aircraft, Shirley, Boeing, Airline, Cargo, Air Crash


These are the airlines - and airports - most likely to experience delays or cancelations

AP Photo/Eugene Garcia A new study reveals the airlines and airports that are the most likely to experience flight delays or cancelations. The study looked at a two-year period from July 2019 to July 2021 to capture pre-pandemic and pandemic flying. Allegiant Air and Newark Liberty International Airport are the entities most likely to have a flight disruption. Airlines have had a rough couple of months with delays and cancelations, with many major US carriers experiencing operational ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, New York City, US, Trends, Features, Dallas, Tsa, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Stephen, Cnbc, Laguardia Airport, Flight Delays, Flight Cancellations


Southwest Airlines paints state flags on its aircraft - take a look

Southwest Airlines state flag liveries Southwest Airlines/Southwest Airlines Southwest painted 12 aircraft with special state flags liveries to honor the destinations it serves. The painting can cost $50,000 to $300,000, and more intricate plane designs are more expensive. The job takes 12 days to complete, according to Southwest. Southwest Airlines is the country's largest domestic carrier and celebrated its 50-year anniversary in June. The company prides itself on its history, strong...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, Texas, News, Maryland, California, Trends, Cnn, Features, Tennessee, Aircraft, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Louisiana


The 20 best large airports in the US, according to travelers

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport Elliott Cowand Jr/Shutterstock J.D. Power named Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport as the top large airport in the US. Airport rankings were based on customer surveys, focusing on things like dining options and terminal facilities. Customer satisfaction was skewed over the study period due to changing traveler expectations during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. J.D. Power revealed its 2021 North...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, Texas, News, Airports, Oregon, New York City, US, Sacramento, Trends, Chicago, Ronald Reagan, Missouri, Washington Dc, Portland


I prefer to fly low-cost carriers like Spirit and Frontier over major airlines - here's how I avoid the extra fees for tickets, luggage, and food

Spirit Airlines A320 at Boston airport Taylor Rains/Insider Low-cost carriers offer an a-la-carte business model that charges for extra amenities like luggage and seats. The surprise fees can frustrate passengers, but knowing what to expect can help avoid last-minute expenses. Customers can save money by buying tickets at the airport and booking add-ons in advance. Budget carriers like Spirit, Frontier, and Allegiant have made flying affordable for many travelers, though the low-cost b...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Washington Post, Boston, Trends, Features, Spirit, Las Vegas, Frontier, Spirit Airlines, Daniel, Spirit Airlines Frontier, Allegiant Air, Allegiant, Frontier Airlines, Carlos Yudica Shutterstock



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