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Expedia Survey Unveils 10 Worst People You Find At The Beach
Find out what tourists are most likely to lose their clothing and hang out in their birthday suits at the beach with this wonderfully insightful summer survey.


Travel Leaders Group Asks Frequent Fliers ‘What Would You Do?'
We’ve all been there: trying to find some peace and comfort on a flight while your fellow passengers engage in a variety of behaviors that make flying—especially on full flights—even more challenging than it already is.


2016 World's Best Restaurant award goes to...
The hottest dining ticket on the planet right now?


Travel Tech Next: Pilot Breaks Language Barriers With Awesome Translation Tech
Conversing with other cultures is easy in science fiction fare thanks to universal translators, TARDIS telepathic fields or even babel fish. Well, one device has us ever closer to that kind of translation power becoming a reality.


Common taxi scams, and how to avoid them
Taxi drivers are a diverse lot. From the white-gloved drivers of Japan to the proud professionals of the United Kingdom and Ireland that must pass rigorous local geography tests before taking to the wheel, most are out to make an honest living. In other places, regulations are patchwork (or nonexistent) and drivers and operators may be looking for extra ways to separate you from your money.


Chasing the light: 2016 National Geographic travel photo contest entries
Unless they're hilariously bad, we normally steer clear of other people's yawn-inducing vacation snaps. With a few exceptions. National Geographic's annual travel photo contest is one of them.


Strikes to Cause Air Travel Disruptions in France
Leaders of the major French air traffic controller (ATC) unions have threatened to stage a nationwide strike from 0600 CEST June 3 to 0600 June 6.


Ben Gurion: the world's most secure airport?
As security concerns mount at international airports, more security officials are turning to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport to understand what it does differently. The airport, considered one of the safest in the world, has layers of security, only partially visible to the 16 million passengers who pass through every year.


Traveling this Memorial Day Weekend?
Don’t forget to pack the Assist America Mobile Application!


Secret hotels you don't know exist
You just checked in at the front desk of your hotel and are making your way up the elevator to your room. Unbeknownst to you, there are people checking into their rooms in the very same building, but they're checking into an entirely different hotel. How can that be?


Hilton lets guests choose rooms with views via Google maps
Loyal guests of Hilton hotels will now be able to choose a room with a view. Hilton Worldwide is now integrating Google Maps into its HHonors app for its loyalty club members.


Travel Agent in App Form: Lola Goes Live
As of Thursday, May 12, the Lola app that aims to revolutionize the travel industry had gone live. As of this writing, however, travel agents remain very much safe from the budding mobile application.


Caribbean’s 'Mosquito Awareness Week' Seeks to Sting Zika Virus
Depending on the source, this year’s Zika virus outbreak has had either a negligible or profound impact on Caribbean travel. The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) views Zika as enough of a threat to this week launch Caribbean Mosquito Awareness Week, a joint initiative among the agency’s member states.


The Potentially Life-Saving iPhone Feature You Probably Didn’t Notice
Many people keep an emergency contact in their phone, generally labeled as ICE. If you use a passcode for your phone—which you should do—that contact, though, becomes locked underneath your pin code.


National Travel & Tourism Week: May 1-7, 2016
Favorite Foods from our 50 states (part 5 of 5)


National Travel & Tourism Week: May 1-7, 2016
Favorite Foods from our 50 states (part 4 of 5)


National Travel & Tourism Week: May 1-7, 2016
Favorite Foods from our 50 states (part 3 of 5)


National Travel & Tourism Week: May 1-7, 2016
Favorite Foods from our 50 states (part 2 of 5)


National Travel & Tourism Week: May 1-7, 2016
Favorite Foods from our 50 states (part 1 of 5)


National Travel & Tourism Week 2016: Introduction
In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week and the theme of “Travel ‘16”, Assist America will be sending emails highlighting Favorite Foods from our 50 states, from May 2-6.  Regardless of your political views, great food is something we can all agree on