A hotel wants to use your biometric data to plan your next holiday

A hotel wants to use your biometric data to plan your next holiday

Struggling to pick your next holiday? This AI-powered quiz measures your PULSE using the camera on your smartphone to find out which destinations get you most excited AccorHotels has launched ‘Seeker’ system to help people pick their next holiday The algorithm uses…

Mathematician reveals ‘bus bunching’ theory ruining your travel plans 

Mathematician reveals ‘bus bunching’ theory ruining your travel plans 

Why buses really DO always arrive together: Mathematician reveals the ‘bunching’ theory that annoys commuters around the world Bus bunching is when buses that were scheduled to be spaced arrive together Researchers believe bus-tracking technology can be combined with simple control algorithms…

In for the long haul: Taupau's travel drama shouldn't ground US Test

In for the long haul: Taupau's travel drama shouldn't ground US Test

After spending the best part of three days in American airports, Martin Taupau finally boarded a United Airlines flight and began the long journey home. It ended what Taupau described on his Twitter account an “experience to forget”, although it’s likely the…

In for the long haul: Taupau's travel drama shouldn't ground US Test

In for the long haul: Taupau's travel drama shouldn't ground US Test

After spending the best part of three days in American airports, Martin Taupau finally boarded a United Airlines flight and began the long journey home. It ended what Taupau described on his Twitter account an “experience to forget”, although it’s likely the…

Commuters face fresh travel chaos as heavy rain and thunderstorms cause flooding and power cuts across UK

Commuters face fresh travel chaos as heavy rain and thunderstorms cause flooding and power cuts across UK

Emergency crews were pictured carrying commuters out of railway stations and patrolling local roads in South West England following reports of flooded homes and street power cuts on Thursday night. A Met Office yellow warning,  signalling a potential risk to life, covers…

We travel to Portugal to explore Madeira and The Algarve to discover which is the best holiday destination

We travel to Portugal to explore Madeira and The Algarve to discover which is the best holiday destination

We sent a writer to each destination to experience what it has to offer for the adventure-seeking holidaymaker. The Island Fabulous’ Acting Deputy Art Director Nikki Ackerman packs her bags for lush Madeira THE PAD Super-modern The Vine sits in the heart…

Halle Berry Debuts the Surprising Jacket You Didn't Know You Needed

Halle Berry Debuts the Surprising Jacket You Didn't Know You Needed

Robert Kamau/GC Images Halle Berry is going places in summer’s best outerwear trend. Earlier this week, the award-winning actress was spotted at JFK airport in New York, wearing a gold-tinted duster, boyfriend jeans, a sheer-paneled top, ankle boots and a large backpack—the…

Cute and Comfortable!

Cute and Comfortable!

We’re Not Kidding — These 30 Stylish Vacation Clothes Are All Under $30 on Amazon! There’s no worse feeling than being stuck on vacation in uncomfortable clothes you’re sick of. This Summer, as you plan your next getaway, treat yourself to comfortable…

Chinese travel agency ties up with Boom to develop supersonic flights

Chinese travel agency ties up with Boom to develop supersonic flights

China’s most popular travel service provider teams up with US aerospace firm to develop SUPERSONIC travel Ctrip confirms strategic investment in US based supersonic airplane developer Boom airliner said new commercial aircraft could cut travel time in half Flight time from Shanghai to…

First pictures of Southwest Airlines passenger Jennifer Riordan killed after being sucked out of jet – as female pilot hailed a hero

First pictures of Southwest Airlines passenger Jennifer Riordan killed after being sucked out of jet – as female pilot hailed a hero

Banking executive Jennifer Riordan suffered fatal head injuries after the jet exploded on Southwest flight 1380 from New York to Dallas. Riordan, who was on her way home to Albuquerque, New Mexico, was pulled back inside by heroic passengers and crew after the…

Visit this insane ‘unicorn’ island

Visit this insane ‘unicorn’ island

Life’s a beach at this Instagram-ready “Unicorn Island” in the Philippines. Inflatable Island, located off the shore of Subic Bay 80 miles west of Manila, is a photogenic obstacle course that floats on top of 36,600 square feet of water. It’s as…

Airline boarding passes are full of secrets

Airline boarding passes are full of secrets

From the moment we arrive at the airport until we pick up our luggage at the other end, our flight number guides us every step of the way. But have you ever wondered what this assortment of letters and numbers means? There’s…