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Amazing Footage: Video Of Severe Turbulence From Inside A Cabin

Yesterday an American Airlines flight from Seoul to Dallas diverted to Tokyo after hitting severe turbulence. Four passengers and one crewmember were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. We don't generally put much thought into reports of turbulence, since it's not something that really kills people. Show More Summary

Alaska Airlines Will Sell That Seat Right Out from Under You (As A Bag)

2 days agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Airlines go through a lot of stuff each and every year, so it?s nice to see when they?re able to recycle some stuff instead of sending it off to the landfill. Alaska Airlines is one such carrier, as they?ve been sending their seat covers elsewhere for a chance at a new life. Show More Summary

MSP to reconfigure security checkpoints in $18M makeover

The improvements are expected to be complete in March 2016.        

Istanbul: Stop Everything and Look at These Mindblowing Videos of Soho House Istanbul

20 minutes agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Sometimes a property comes along that is so mindblowingly different, superlatively amazing and completely unique that all you can do is let that mouth of yours fall unattractively open. This is one of those times. Seriously, we just found footage of the new Soho House Istanbul. Show More Summary

The new American

53 minutes agoLifestyle / Travel : Gulliver

IT HAS BEEN a bit more than a year since American Airlines and US Airways officially merged. Integrating the two airlines will take another few years. But the merged entity—dubbed American Airlines—is already planning to spend significant sums on its planes and hubs. Show More Summary

Newly Single Guy Finds New Elizabeth Gallagher To Take On Trip

In early November Travis wrote about the crazy story of Jordan Axani, a Canadian guy who booked a round the world trip with his girlfriend, only to break up with her. He went on a search to find a replacement travel companion that had...Show More Summary

Jaipur, Coimbatore: India Is Getting Millennial Too with Zone by the Park Hotels

1 hour agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Millennial brands are popping up left and right, so it shouldn?t be a surprise that one is surfacing in the second most populous country in the world: India. And honestly, when the brand logo uses the word ?ideate?, what else could it...Show More Summary

Marriott’s MegaBonus is Dead, But the Name Lives On. Here are the Offers.

As mentioned, Marriott is back with their MegaBonus offer — although it seems to be MegaBonus in ‘name only’. MegaBonus, archetypically, means “stay twice and earn a free night” (generally capped at category 4 redemptions). It’s been a perennial offering. Show More Summary

Marriott deals scored on Super Silent Auctions

Yesterday offered one of the best deals I have seen for discount rates at Marriott Hotels. On Monday, I posted Bid for 64 Marriott deals in Omaha Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser and I was surprised there was little feedback on the offers. Show More Summary

Name that airport ... (Bucharest)

Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.        

Reviewing 2014 Operational Performance: Delta is the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion

As we get toward the end of the year, I thought it would be fun to dig in to airline... Read More

A student group does volunteering in Nepal during Langtang Trek

A student group of 15 from Hong Kong, Great Britain and Canada led by their tutors Ms. Donna Gee and Mr. David Ensor were with us for the Volunteering Holiday in Nepal.

Caruso Opens Its First Store

6 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

In November, the Italian brand Caruso, known for impeccably tailored men’s clothing, opened a 4,500-square-foot store on East 58th Street in New York that celebrates the company’s heritage and culture. Caruso’s first retail locationShow More Summary

7 Best New York City Tours Outside Manhattan

If you to want to get to know the real New York City, you'll have to step out of the shadows of Manhattan's skyscrapers and venture off for a brush with the outer boroughs. Yes, beyond Times Square and Central Park, the city's otherShow More Summary

Top 10 U.S. Towns With Huge Christmas Celebrations

Like Christmas cards sprung to life, some towns go all out for the holidays. From coast to coast, these communities go to great lengths to make the season bright by decking out their streets with twinkling lights by the thousands—or even millions. Show More Summary

The Clean Truth About the Dirty Truth Behind “Superspreaders” of Disease

10 hours agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Twenty percent of the population is responsible for the transmission of 80 percent of infectious pathogens or diseases, according to Sumathi Reddy, a personal journal reporter for The Wall Street Journal who was interviewed in this recent...Show More Summary

Houston: EVA Air to Fly Brand New Hello Kitty 777 Nonstop Between Houston and Taipei

11 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

OMG OMG OMG. We have good news and great news, both related to Hello Kitty and a certain airline fond of covering their planes in the illustrated character. First, the good news: Taipei-based EVA Air will soon add another Hello Kitty aircraft to their fleet, bringing the total to 7 airplanes covered in Sanrio cuteness. Show More Summary

Say My Name, E.T. Say My Name!

12 hours agoTravel / Family : The Blog Flume

By Robert Niles: Fans are reporting that E.T. is once again saying riders' names on the E.T. Adventure at Universal Studios Florida. E.T. SAID MY NAME ? Brad (@midnightsky82) December 17, 2014 Listening to other followers on Twitter, the reaction to this news seems to be split between "Wait a minute, E.T. Show More Summary

A Card With 8% Return at Grocery Stores and Beyond, and Getting Money Back from Paypal When They Shut You Down

News and notes from around the interweb: Heartwarming: United’s fantasy flight to the North Pole for sick kids. Frequent Miler ‘may’ have had his account frozen by Paypal for buying Paypal My Cash cards and cashing them out. Here’s how he got his money back. Show More Summary

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