The Best Hotel Deals: Snap Travel
Lots of name brand hotels offer their very lowest rates through blind bidding sites like Hotwire and Priceline – where you don’t know ..
The Best Water Bottles: Under Armour
I do my best to drink as little bottled water as possible, which means I carry around a refillable bottle all the time. For a long time, I..
Mileage Math: How To Beat Frequent Flyer Inflation
Back in college, I worked a United promotion to earn a free first class ticket to Hawaii by booking a transcon trip in six segments and 8,..
Why We Shouldn’t Boycott Atlantis or Dominica Over This Week’s Arrest
Gay travel, especially the broadly visible gay travel of gay cruises has no parallel in its ability to foster the interpersonal interactio..
Merged United Continental to retain PetSafe Program
My dogs have flown back and forth from NY to LA enough times to earn a free first class ticket — if only they were allowed to accrue mil..
TSA Expands PreCheck to 35 Airports
I flew home from Miami on Monday, on the one daily AA flight to JFK that has a business class section that is sold as coach to AA elite f..
The Sea is Calling: Royal Caribbean’s “Shellphone” Ads
When I started in the travel industry 20 years ago, all cruise advertising was aimed at people who had never been on a cruise, showcasing..
The Best Hotels: Edinburgh
Marcio and I recently spent a weekend in Edinburgh. The weather forecast called for rain the whole visit, prompting the bellman at the S..
The Trouble With Tripadvisor.com
Tripadvisor.com has changed the way most of us book travel – in many ways for the better, but not all. Like any popularity contest, tri..
United-Continental Merged Frequent Flyer Program Details for 2012
The final details of the merged Mileage Plus program have been released, with few surprises, and little for most of us to quibble over. ..