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Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class, Hong Kong – Bangkok

Must-read Earlier Installments: Singapore, Cathay, and Qantas First Class.. Some of the Best Meals of My Life, and a Tour of Hyatts in Bangkok, Singapore, and Sydney Inside the New Oneworld Lounge at LAX’s Tom Bradley International TerminalCathay...Show More Summary

Hyatt to Offer Free Wi-Fi; Discontinue My Elite Rate; New Gold Passport Promotion; Hotel Category Changes

47 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Good news and bad news have been imparted in recent announcements from Hyatt Hotels Corporation — but let us start with the good news: free Wi-Fi access to the Internet will be offered to all guests at all hotel and resort properties...Show More Summary

New York: One of The Algonquin's Greatest Legends is The 'Cats Meow'

2 hours agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

The next time you check into The Algonquin Hotel, you may notice a special member of the hotel's family hanging around the front desk. Say hello to Matilda, the 10th consecutive cat to live at The Algonquin since the 1930s. Hello gorgeous. Show More Summary

3 Key Rewards Program Tools for Staying in Good Hotels at Very Little Cost

I receive compensation for many links on this blog. You don’t have to use these links, but I am grateful to you if you do. American Express, Citibank, Chase, and other banks are advertising partners of this site. I do not write about...Show More Summary

New York: Sing ?O Christmas Tree? In The Privacy Of Your Suite At The Greenwich Hotel In TriBeCa

2 hours agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

If you find yourself in New York over the holidays, The Greenwich Hotel (Robert de Niro?s TriBeCa hotel) doesn?t want you to be green with envy of those sitting around their fresh Christmas tree at home. The 88-room hotel -- where no...Show More Summary

Pint-Size Activities With an Adult Twist

3 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : In Transit

Child-friendly activities are getting a slightly grown-up spin at hotels from Chicago to Saint Lucia.

A Return on Investment in Loyalty: Is This a Fallacy?

3 hours agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Travel companies have slowly been chipping away at the benefits and amenities which were once offered for free and have either eliminated them — or now have attached a price to them which must be paid in order to have access to them....Show More Summary

Next Up: Gulf Air Business Class To Bahrain!

I'm slowly enroute to Colombo, as I'll be originating my Etihad A380 inaugural flight journey from there, thanks to the relatively cheap first class fares published out of Sri Lanka. I had a bit of a detour to Toulouse this week forShow More Summary

Petit St. Vincent : This Brand New Caribbean Dive Resort Has a Cousteau Connection

4 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Petit St. Vincent Each year, thousands of people head to the Caribbean to complete their scuba certification. There are endless islands to choose from, some cheaper than others and each known and regarded for different types of dives and scenery. Show More Summary

[From Our Partners] The Art of Gift Giving: Jaquet Droz

5 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

Jaquet Droz The figure eight, Jaquet Droz's lucky number, has been regarded as the cornerstone of the La Chaux-de-Fonds watchmakers’ style since the Age of Enlightenment. A symbol of balance and perfection, it shines a bright light on the dial of the Grande Seconde, the iconic design of Jaquet Droz. Show More Summary

US Airways Discontinues Trial Preferred Program

I've previously written about the US Airways Trial Preferred program, which is hands down the best way to earn top tier status with US Airways (and now by connection, with the new American). It’s one of the few “shortcuts” to top tier...Show More Summary

US Airways Pulls Its Elite Challenge (“Trial Preferred”) Offer

US Airways has long offered a paid status challenge program where you get temporary status for 90 days and then have an opportunity to fly to keep that status on an accelerated basis. Three months ago US Airways eliminated the ability...Show More Summary

Event-o-Rama: 5 Must-Dos in January

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in January.

Hawaii: The Obamas Aren't the Only Famous Family Celebrating in Hawaii This Week

5 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

The holidays are here, which means the annual onslaught of celebrity vacation photos is also upon us. And, it looks like The Obamas won't be the only famous family enjoying Hawaii this season. Already, two other celebrity couples have attracted their own entourage of photographers on the islands. Show More Summary

Qatar Airways is first airline to get the Airbus A350

The handover came amid a Monday ceremony at Airbus' factory in Toulouse, France.        

Travel to Northern Australia – Episode 444 Transcript

transcript of Travel to Northern Australia – Episode 444 Fodor's Australia (Full-color Travel Guide) DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Australia Chris: Amateur Traveler Episode 444. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about waterfalls and […] The...Show More Summary

Monday Top 10: Robert Niles' Top 10 Theme Parks

By Robert Niles: Last week on the Monday Top 10, we continued our year-end wrap-up with a personal list from your editor of the top 10 theme parks I have not visited but want to, someday. Today, let's celebrate the top parks we have visited, and I'll get the conversation going with my personal list of the world's top 10 theme parks. Show More Summary

Cleveland: The Best Little Souvenir Shop in All of Cleveland

6 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

West Side Market. Lake Erie. LeBron James. Polka. CLEVELAND. The city on the southern shore of Lake Erie has the nickname of "mistake by the lake," but these days Cleveland is much more deserving of the other popular saying, "Cleveland...Show More Summary

Royal Caribbean to cut emissions on 19 ships

Royal Caribbean will implement new pollution-reducing scrubbers between 2015 and 2017.        

United Airlines to fly nonstop between Chicago and Rome

The Chicago-Rome route is one of several new United trans-Atlantic routes for 2015.        

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