By Robert Niles: The Orlando theme parks provide some of the world?s most accessible vacation destinations. Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando accommodate millions of visitors each year, including many with varying degrees of physical and cognitive abilities. Show More Summary
We've known for a long time that American and US Airways were planning on merging their frequent flier programs. This week, new details were released regarding how the programs will be integrated. Here's what AAdvantage and US Dividend...Show More Summary
Footage and photos of yesterday's Antares rocket explosion during launch from Wallops Island, VA are making their way around the internet, but all have been from a pedestrian perspective. This morning, however, a video emerged of the...Show More Summary
I know the whole Knee Defender controversy is totes last month, but I just have to chime in now. For those of you not familiar with the Knee Defender, it sparked a national controversy over seat recline, after an August 24 flight was...Show More Summary
Review of Dining Out in Paris: What You Need to Know before You Get to the City of Light, by Tom Reeves. Available as an e-book from Amazon. Tom can be reached […] The post Book Review – Dining Out in Paris by Tom Reeves appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.
Next year Delta is only going to award miles based on the cost of a ticket. Right now though you can earn the actual miles flown on Delta plus 5000 miles for your next flight. The only catch is you have to credit the flight to Delta’s...Show More Summary
MANY of us have felt that almost irresistible urge to make a sarcastic quip to a security official while trying to board a plane—and then quickly thought better of it. For sound reasons, airport staff like straight talking. No matter...Show More Summary
Looks like I have to carry the FLAME torch for IHG on my own, as I am seemingly the only Boarding Area blogger burned last week by a complete change of tasks for the Into the Nights promotion. Over the past week I deconstructed my experience with the IHG Into the Nights events. IHG Into […] The post IHG Into the Nights fiasco deconstructed appeared first on Loyalty Traveler.
Standard Hotels are well known for their naughty nude guests so we find it very cheeky of them to partner up NudeAudio to unveil a flesh-colored, portable speaker called, The Super-M. (What, Super-O was taken?) The Bluetooth speakerShow More Summary
Travel Lately—a roundup of the best new dispatches from the travel blogosphere—is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday. You can play, too. Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTravel and tag your favorite travel stories #NGTRadar to help us find the crème de la crème on the Web. Here are our latest picks.
It has been an exciting couple of days as far as SkyMiles and delta.com go. First, Delta stopped pricing stopovers on award tickets, both through delta.com and through their reservations center. Their response? Basically "oh yeah, it was part of a website update, but you can still book those stopovers through our excellent reservations center... Show More Summary
The other day we received an email from an upset travel agent wondering what had happen to our beloved booking site, Quikbook, a site we told you to know and use last year. She wrote: What has happened to Quikbook? I have had an account with them for more than 20 yrs. Show More Summary
Ah, London. One of the world?s most exciting, cosmopolitan, culture-rich and diverse cities. If you?ve never been, this sprawling mass of fun, fashion, food and high living should definitely be on your bucket list. But what to do when you arrive? Well, luckily for you, there are plenty of luxurious experiences to immerse yourself in. Show More Summary
Virgin Atlantic launched 787 service Tuesday, flying from London Heathrow to Boston and back.
If you are not an elite member — or if you happen to hold Silver Preferred elite level status — of the US Airways Dividend Miles frequent flier loyalty program, there is one bit of good news for you pertaining to the recent announcement...Show More Summary
London attracts millions of visitors from across the world each year. To meet the demand there are about 9,000 plus hotels in the Central London alone, but alas, the city has a reputation for being quite expensive. So where can a budget...Show More Summary
Air New Zealand is the launch customer for the Boeing 787-9, which began operating between Auckland and Perth as of October 15, 2014. By next month it will also be flying to Tokyo Narita and Shanghai. I'd argue Air New Zealand's 787-9...Show More Summary
This is my best read and advice, not something that Delta has officially confirmed, just something I believe they have tipped their hand on. Delta rolled out IT changes that caused stopovers not to price correctly a couple of days ago. Show More Summary
Not far from Amsterdam's famous Anne Frank House is a small museum devoted to far more psychedelic matters. Owned and operated by pony-tailed artist Nick Padalino, Electric Ladyland can be found underneath the similarly-named street-level art gallery, Electric Lady. Show More Summary
Thierry Ehrmann was perhaps an unlikely candidate for scandal when he created a museum in 1999. Founder and CEO of the Serveur Group, a large company with over 400 employees and 70 billion Euros of annual revenue, and Artprice, ensuring Ehrmann spent many years deeply entrenched in the art world. Show More Summary