The New Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C. Is Overwhelmed with Interest

By Arthur Frommer

It's such a remarkable attraction that it has been packed with more visitors than it expected, so if you want to go, you'll need to plan ahead.

Forthcoming Decisions by Trump May Have a Major, and Not Always Favorable, Impact on the U.S. Travel Industry

By Arthur Frommer

Your right to travel has always been intertwined with political affairs, and this moment in American history poses more questions about the future of travel than most.

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In Its Ability to Start and Stop the Flow of Outbound Tourism, China Possesses a Mighty Weapon to Use Against the West

By Arthur Frommer

Despite what fevered political rhetoric may imply, international relations cannot be simply reset. Countless American families depend on the tourism relationship between the United States and China.

Three Major Issues in Travel—Airbnb’s Right to Operate, the Continuation of “Marijuana Tourism,” and Travel to Cuba—Remain Unresolved as We Enter the New Year

By Arthur Frommer

Before we head into the new year, Arthur Frommer considers some of 2016's unfinished business.

The Top 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals

By Pauline Frommer

More and more companies are getting into the game this year.

An Angry Airbnb, Cattle-Car Airfares, Trump's Impact on Travel, and Colombia's Truce: Four Major New Developments in Travel

By Arthur Frommer

Arthur Frommer weighs in on four news developments that could affect travelers.

The Latest Travel Scam Targets Conference Attendees

By Pauline Frommer

A cautionary tale and some tips.

Psssst! Because of Exaggerated Fears, Paris Is Today More Accessible to the Foreign Tourist Than Ever Before

By Arthur Frommer

The case for Paris—whether you've visited a hundred times or never before

How to Make Time at the Airport a Bit Less Stressful

By Pauline Frommer

Everyone wants to go on vacation. Nobody wants to go to the airport. But with the following tips, your stay in that purgatory could be just a hair more tolerable.

Free TV on American Airlines, Booze Ban in Bali, and More: Today's Travel Briefing

By Jason Cochran

A roundup of travel news from all over

Why Florida Is the Weirdest State in the Country

By Frommer's Editors

The guy who wrote the book on Florida freakishness tells us why visitors to the Sunshine State should expect the unexpected—and embrace it.

Airbnb Discrimination, Tower of Terror Uproar, and More: Today's Travel Briefing

By Zac Thompson

A roundup of travel news from all over

Want to Save a Ton of Money on Your Next Car Rental? We'll Show You How

By David Landsel

Where are travelers most frequently being taken for a ride? The airport. But you can save money on rental cars with one simple trick—and we have the numbers to prove it.

How to Beat the High Prices of Best Buy's Airport Kiosks

By Jason Cochran

When you learn how easy it is to slash the high prices of Best Buy's electronics vending machines at airports, you may not be afraid to use them anymore.

Theme Park Insider: The Best of the Best Attractions

By Ashley DuBois

Pauline Frommer chats with Robert Niles, founder of ThemeParkInsider.com, to discuss award-winning theme parks and their attractions, from the best places to eat to the best new roller coasters.

Cruise Ships of the Future

By Thomas Faddegon

Fifty years ago, no one thought cruise ships would evolve into 1,200-foot behemoths capable of carrying 5,000 passengers. And while we’re excited by the innovations on new ships like Quantum of the Seas, it’s hard not to wonder how dramatically different cruise ships will look 50 years from now.

Gas, Food, Lodging, Payola: Why You Can't Trust Those Highway Signs

By Jason Cochran

Signs along the Interstate tell you which restaurants and hotels are nearby—but how did those signs get there?

12 Fun Things on Quantum of the Seas

By Sherri Eisenberg

Royal Caribbean's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, has a bevy of never-before-seen twists that are pleasing devotées of mass cruising. 

How Does Hurricane Season Affect Cruises?

By Thomas Faddegon

For a full six months of the year, the Caribbean is hit by an average of six hurricanes. Cruising during hurricane season means great deals from the cruise lines, but there are some things to consider before you book:

9 Tips for Cruising With Small Children

By Heidi Sarna

Cruises are great family vacations because kids are catered to as well as adults. Most ships offer supervised activities, and the biggest vessels have several spacious playrooms geared to different age groups, each with their own age-appropriate toys, electronic gaming, and furniture — there are even bathrooms with miniature toilets and sinks. If you’re the parent of a young child and are eager to cruise because you’ll have lots of time to do your own thing, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with these pointers first: 

Mix and Match Cruise Vacations: That Include Both Land or River Cruise Add-Ons

By Pauline Frommer

One week hopping ports in the Caribbean? That's old hat. To lure more customers, the major cruise lines are offering a slew of new land and river cruise options to their itineraries.