June 30, 2017

My Travel Pet Peeve That’s Even Worse Than Bare Feet on the Bulkhead

I can sort of understand (but not condone) creepy dudes who want to make attractive passengers climb over them, or who want to climb over attractive […]
June 29, 2017

Use Points for Timeshares and Vacation Rentals, and New Diplomatic Tours

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites […]
June 29, 2017

New Hyatt Resort Redemption to Find Your True North, Cleanse Your This-and-That

At the beginning of the year Hyatt bought Miraval which includes the Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa in Tucson, Travaasa Austin Resort, and Miraval Life in […]
June 29, 2017

The Veterans Administration Owns a Boutique Hotel in Paris That Used to Be a Brothel

In 1936 the federal government acquired a memorial for General John Pershing at 49 rue Pierre Charron in Paris from the American Legion. The American Legion […]
June 29, 2017

American and United Need to Learn a Lesson from Prisoner Transport Ships

An airline may not control the alleys around their gates at the airport. They certainly don’t manage air traffic control. They can’t control the weather. American […]
June 29, 2017

Laptop Ban is Off the Table, Provided the World Does Everything the Trump Administration Says

Two weeks ago I wrote that the U.S. was using the threat of an electronics ban to force countries around the world to adopt more U.S.-style […]