Providing a clean comfortable bed is fundamental for hotels, but Ned Levi doesn't think that's enough in the 21st century. Ned discusses his own hotel needs and peeves, plus those of travelers he knows, and of readers who have written him.
What we’re reading: Delta lands safely after bird strike, bullfighting ends in Catalonia, private jet at public prices, man jumps overboard
Delta flight lands safely after bird strike, bullfighting ends in Catalonia to standing room only plaza, private jets at public prices on Facebook, man jumps overboard off Carnival
At the ABA Forum on Air and Space Law held in Montreal, Canada, last week, a speaker presented a chart he had prepared showing the differences in the value of a life based on where the court case is held after an airline disaster. The results are amazing.
Weekend what we’re reading: Laser-guided travel pods, TSA and silver shirts, avatars in French airports
This weekend we take a look at laser-guided travel pods in Heathrow, how shiny shirts confuse TSA scanners and Paris tests virtual gate agents. Go figure.
What we’re reading: UA revamps FF program, Hyatt to launch Hyatt House, Wynn to change loyalty program
United to revamp frequent flyer program, Hyatt to launch Hyatt House, Wynn to change loyalty program
Known Traveler" is a long way from fruition and has a long way to go before it gets off the ground in any significant way. From who will be included and what TSA security lane they will be allowed to use to what "hassles" passengers will be allowed to avoid, nothing is cast in stone.
What we’re reading: Mysterious markings on SWA planes, bid on eBay for 787 seats, passenger accused of threatening seatmate
Mysterious markings on SWA planes under investigation, bid on eBay for first 787 seats, passenger accused of threatening seatmate over armrest
Baggage fees are so ubiquitous that Southwest, one of the last holdouts, uses their lack of fees as a marketing point. Plus, other carriers market some of their branded credit cards as being a way to save on fees.
Vermont and New Hampshire market their fall foliage as the most brilliant and ahhh-inspiring in the country. And it's true: New England is a leaf-peeper's paradise. But nature puts on this spectacular show all across the country. Get out and take a look.