Week in Review

According to Reuters, the Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of Trump’s latest travel ban. The court is set to hear arguments in April and will issue a ruling by the end of June.

The UK experienced severe gusts and snow storms resulting in widespread travel disruption, power outages and school closures, The Guardian notes.

Following the derailment of a train in Washington last month, Amtrak has appointed an airline expert as its new safety chief, King 5 News reports.

TravelDailyNews International shares findings from a report that claims U.S. hotel room construction is on the decline.

Airbnb is rolling out a feature called Pay Less Up Front that enables guests to split their payments, The Next Web reports. Guests can pay 50 percent of the bill upfront and pay the remainder just before check-in.

According to TechRepublic, consumer technology tradeshow CES revealed five trends that may have a massive impact on business travel this year.

In honor of our upcoming 50th annual Convention, this week’s Throwback Thursday post takes a comprehensive look at all of our Convention themes since 1996!

Tnooz notes fraud prevention in travel needs a different approach and shares tips for combating fraud and overcoming false declines.

According to SBS News, a Malaysia Airlines flight from Sydney made an emergency landing on Thursday due to “technical reasons”.

4Hoteliers shares the top ten US meeting trends for 2018.

American Airlines is adding Chicago O’Hare to its East Coast Shuttle service, USA TODAY notes.

According to Skift, United will begin giving passengers details about why their flights are delayed.

Hotelmarketing’com reports Italy’s Antitrust Authority has fined six online travel agencies over €4 million for unfair practices and violating consumer rights.