This Week in Travel

This Week in Travel

American & US Airways: Frequent-Flier Programs to Combine This Spring
American Airlines will combine its AAdvantage frequent flier program with US Airways’ Dividend Miles program in the second quarter of 2015.
Read more at USA Today

United Now Flying The World’s Longest Dreamliner Route
United Airlines launched the world’s longest Dreamliner route, using its new Boeing 787-9 for service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia.
Read more at USA Today

Royal Caribbean Opens New Terminal In Bayonne
Royal Caribbean Cruises held a dedication ceremony for a new 125,000-square-foot terminal at Cape Liberty in Bayonne, N.J.
Read more at Travel Weekly

Israel Looks to Expand Beyond Faith-Based Travel (Featuring FROSCH’s Rachel Epstein!)
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) aims to broaden its appeal beyond faith-based visitors by targeting a host of niche markets including the LGBT community, sport and adventure enthusiasts, families and more. FROSCH’s very own Rachel Epstein, President of Group Travel, gives an insider scope of her Israel-bound clientele latest travel trends.
Read more at Travel Market

Costa Rica Volcano Erupts, Causing Evacuations
The Turrialba volcano’s largest eruption in over a century rained ash over parts of central Costa Rica and prompting the evacuation of some nearby communities.
Read more at Yahoo Travel

The New Airline Seat That Turns Economy Into Business Class
A new airline seat concept gives airlines the ability to adjust their seating configurations at will. On one flight, an airline could opt for more premium economy seats, while on the next flight, the airline could rework its cabin to have more business-class seats.
Read more at Yahoo Travel