A weekly capsule of travel news curated by our writers and editors.
Restricted Travel China is limiting visits by residents of Shenzhen to Hong Kong, according to Xinhua, the official Chinese news agency. The move comes as tensions increase over mainland Chinese residents who travel to Hong Kong, primarily to shop. (NPR)
Report Card The annual Airline Quality Ratings study shows that as more people have been squeezed onto planes and fewer flights arrived on time, the overall quality of airline service has decreased to its lowest level since 2008. (CNBC)
Economic Power Culled from the World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual “Economic Impact” report, five charts that explain the size and scope of global travel. (Skift)
Customs Convenience If you’re sick of waiting on long lines at Miami International Airport, you may be in luck. Following in the footsteps of airports in New York, Los Angeles and Tampa, the airport is installing new self-service kiosks to speed up the customs and immigration process. (Associated Press, via The New York Times)