This Week in Travel
Uniworld, European Waterways waive solo fees on select sailings
Waterways have joined a growing list of river cruise operators that have waived or reduced their single supplement fees on select sailings.
Read more at Travel Weekly
Carnival to ban smoking on balconies
Carnival Cruise Lines will ban smoking on cabin balconies beginning this fall. Smoking already is prohibited in all staterooms.
Read more at USA Today
JetBlue offering automated early check-in
The airline said travelers will get an email with ready-to-print boarding pass and an option to download a mobile boarding pass 24 hours before their flight.
Read more at Wall Street
Germany Increases Airport Security After US Request
The United States said last week it planned to step up security at overseas airports with direct flights to its cities. That includes airports in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Britain took precautionary measures similar to Germany’s last week.
Read more at Airwise
Riding the Tour de France through WWI battlefields
This year marks the first time the Tour de France passes through the Belgian town of Ypres — a route chosen to commemorate the millions who died a century ago on nearby World War I battlefields.
Read more at CNN