United says its newer 'stretch' version of the Dreamliner is expected to 1st fly within U.S.
I’m driving north through Berkshire County, Massachusetts, returning as a guest lecturer to Williams College, my alma mater, just shy of the Vermont state line. It’s two days after a deep snowfall and the broad-shouldered, smoothly curving highway is nearly empty of traffic. Show More Summary
Schlitterbahn, the Texas water park company, is building a very tall, very fast slide at its new location in Kansas City, Kan.
Keeping up with a fitness plan is hard enough when we're at home in our normal day-to-day routine, but it becomes a real challenge to fit in some training while jaunting all over the world. But thanks (we think?) to One & Only's newest initiative to bring high-end health to their guests, there should be no excuse for skipping the sweat session. Show More Summary
We were one of the first people inside the London Edition when it opened back in September (an award-winning opening, we might add) and while HotelChatter contributor JasonD got to chat with hotelier Ian Schrager as well as peep the presidential suite, we never got to properly spend the night. Show More Summary
Today is National Thai Elephant Day, so it's fitting that the Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort in Chiang Rai, Thailand would choose today to debut its newest addition—a baby elephant.
Loyalty Traveler reports on rumored changes to the Marriott Rewards program for 2015. These are uncomfirmed, though Ric is usually quite circumspect in terms of the sorts of rumors he passes along. The points required for award stays...Show More Summary
With the merger and integration between American and US Airways underway, I know a lot of people are trying to figure out the best way to maximize status with the new airline. Both American and US Airways offer “shortcuts” to achieving...Show More Summary
AA says the cancellations hurt first-quarter profit, but it didn't give a figure.
Thinking of where to go this spring and summer?how about Wisconsin? Okay, we understand that it might not have the appeal of the Caribbean or Europe, but their latest tourism campaign has put the state back on our radar. Take a break...Show More Summary
The Benrath Palace in Düsseldorf, Germany was built by Elector Carl Theodor von der Pfalz when Düsseldorf was an important city in the Holy Roman Empire. The post Benrath Palace – Düsseldorf, Germany – Daily Photo appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.
From Abbey Road to Broadway, the world's most famous streets have become travel destinations of their own.
By Robert Niles: Walt Disney World's annual passholders soon will be getting MagicBands and access to the park's new Fastpass+ ride reservation system. The resort has begun emailing its passholders, inviting them into the new system....Show More Summary
A massive Banksy creation will be beamed simultaneously onto buildings the world over tonight, including the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., London's Trafalgar Square, and Paris’s Eiffel tower.
The Free Library of Philadelphia has opened a branch in the city's airport.
By Robert Niles: Before we get to the final first-round match-up in our 2014 Theme Park Insider Tournament, let's take a moment to honor another roller coaster that would have made the field, had it not (apparently) closed permanently last summer. Show More Summary
The Hyatt Chase Visa Card offers a sign-up bonus of two free nights at any Hyatt property worldwide, and then on your account anniversary each year you get one free night at a Category 1-4 Hyatt property. These free nights have always exclusively been bookable by phone. Show More Summary
Higher oil prices resulting from the current crisis in Ukraine prompted the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to reduce its 2014 profit predictions from $19.7 to $18.7 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. To see...Show More Summary
As I noted last month, Barclays now issues the Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite MasterCard®. When I wrote about the product previously, there was no referral credit available for it. For full disclosure, now there is, I do receive credit if you use my link when signing up for the card. Show More Summary
Register now for the Double Days promotion by Amtrak Guest Rewards and earn double points on qualfying travel on Amtrak trains in the United States from March 17, 2014 through May 17, 2014 — which seems to be a regular event in the spring and autumn, as this promotion is virtually identical to the most recent promotion last year. This promotion also has a history of...