Amtrak resumes limited service in northeast after derailment Amtrak resumed partial service in the northeast and hopes to have everything back in order by Tuesday. The suspension of service is disrupting travel in one of the busiest corridors in the country. The railroad is currently making repairs to track, signal, and power systems north of […]
I’ve stayed at hotels that charge $20/day or more for high speed Internet access, charge extra to connect more than two devices per room, and had high speed Internet in name only, unless you paid an extra fee for “real” high speed. To eliminate those issues I use a personal cellular mobile Wi-Fi hotspot (MIFI). […]
Virgin Hotels has an opening date, and a possible plan for frequent flyers Virgin Hotels is slated to open its first property in Chicago in January 2015. · The Chambers: The guest rooms are called Chambers and they will actually have a set of sliding doors in them so that one guest can go to […]
When David Sun needs a cheap ticket, he Googles it. When James Pillow wants to fly somewhere, he doesn’t. Googling, in both cases, refers to Google’s Flight Search tool, which is the result of the Internet behemoth’s controversial 2010 acquisition of ITA Software, an airfare pricing and shopping application. The deal had to be approved […]
Ned Levi has tested thousands of travel apps for both Android and iOS based smartphones. Here’s a list of his current top general travel apps for smartphones.
Today we ponder the role of “the arts” in a nation’s budget. Is it a money-maker or should it be? Google uses backpacks to shoot videos of Venice for Street View. And, car-sharing Web startups begin making waves in the rental car and airport worlds.
The Carnival Triumph passengers are home from their ordeal, but many unanswered question are still left. It’s possible to learn from the passengers’ experience to become better prepared to handle cruise emergencies. Ned Levi discusses concrete suggestions for cruise ship passengers to help them get through a cruise ship emergency at sea.
This weekend we look at how newly passed marijuana laws passed in Colorado and Washington State might impact ski resorts. We look at the travel information served up by Google. And, Consumers Union urges airline travelers to understand the fees airlines are charging this holiday season.
United announces first Dreamliner flight on November 4th, Southwest directed through skydiving zone by controllers, Google’s field trip app take advantage of your surroundings
Airlines are Googling you to find out what you look like before you get to the airport Like it or not, if you’ve ever posted anything online, anyone can most likely find out things about you just by searching for your name. Now one airline will start to Google your name once you’ve bought a […]