A few months ago, IHG announced that they would be eliminating mini-toiletry bottles that everyone steals collects from their hotel rooms by 2021. And in the travel industry, typically, when one organization makes a move, it’s not long…
Passenger Turns Down $1500 (from Cam Newton) to Swap Airline Seats
How much money would it take for you to switch economy seats with someone that was sitting in economy also? Apparently, $1500 was not enough for one passenger…
President and CEO of Hilton Hotels Does Not Tip Housekeeping
I trust that most people, including myself, welcome great service and information that may lead to a phenomenal experience and believe in rewarding individuals that…
Is Alitalia On The Brink of Collapse (Again)?
UPDATE: 23 MARCH 2019 – This is an update from a post last month. We now have confirmation that EasyJet has pulled out of negotiations.
Successful Airline Entrepreneur Starting Airline…With No Customer Service?
Yup, you read that correctly. David Neeleman, the founder of Jetblue, plans to start another airline. If you aren’t familiar with David Neeleman, here’s a
SNEAKY: Delta Increases Business Class Award Redemption Rates to Europe
Delta SkyMiles is an interesting loyalty program because unlike other carriers, they do not publish an award chart. Each airline has an award chart that
The Reason Brazil Just Jumped Into My “Top 5 Bucket List Destinations”
Bossa Nova playing throughout the streets. 2,000+ beaches that stretch the shoreline. Iguaçu Falls. Brazilian Cuisine. The Amazon River and Rainforest. Travel-Friendly weather. African-Brazilian Culture.
Cautionary Tale: Book Your Bucket List Before It’s Too Late – Marriott Devalues My #1 Aspiration: Al Maha (Dubai)
Did you make an award redemption to stay at the ultra-luxurious Al Maha resort before last week? I hope so because Marriott just gutted the
Black Marriott Executive Compared To ‘Buckwheat’ And Ordered To Dance For Colleagues
Daryl Robinson, a former sales executive for Marriott Vacations Worldwide alleges in a lawsuit that he was asked to dance during meetings as entertainment for
The One Travel Moments that Everyone Is Ignoring
$50 Billion…yes, with a B! This number reflects the annual spending habits of African-Americans on travel and tourism. The hotel and travel industry is a