jetBlue Aircraft. Taken by WIkimedia Commons user Maarten Visser.
jetBlue Aircraft. Taken by WIkimedia Commons user Maarten Visser.

Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today:

  • jetBlue to offer baggage delivery service – The New York-based budget carrier follows some legacy airlines as it will offer a baggage delivery service for a fee soon. (ABC)
  • South Korea will ease tourist visas for Asian visitors – Many Asian visitors to the country of S. Korea will soon enjoy relaxed visa rules. (Jakarta Post [link dead; removed])
  • Bay Area Bike Share to launch soon – The San Francisco Bay Area will join the bike share game on Aug. 29, with a program that will also cover the cities of Redwood City, Palo Alto, Mountain View and San Jose. (SF Gate)
  • jetBlue teams up with BA – Adding to their stack of interline agreements, the U.S. budget carrier has joined forces with British Airways to increase cities served. (Benzinga)
  • Vietnam plans new 78 km road linking many tourist spots – Vietnam’s Roads Directorate is planning a new 48-mile, $205 million road to take in My Dinh, Ba Sao and Bai Dinh. It will pass through the northern cities and provinces of Ha Noi, Ha Nam, Hoa Binh and Ninh Binh. (Skift)

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