Category Archives: Travel Services

Delta And Marriott Named Best Airline And Hotel Chain For Business Travelers

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and Bethesda-based Marriott International have been voted as the top airline and hotel chain respectively for business travelers in North America.
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United Airlines Simplifies Seat Upgrades With Points Incentives

Many U.S. road warriors have given up on the frequent flyer miles awarded by airlines. For all but the most profligate spenders, miles are tougher than ever to earn from flying, and they’re not so easy to redeem. Continue reading United Airlines Simplifies Seat Upgrades With Points Incentives

This Startup Wants U.S. Airlines to Use Buses to Replace Smaller Regional Jets

As network planners at Alaska Airlines charged with where the carrier would fly and when, Ben Munson and David Sunde sometimes identified smaller communities that were ripe for air service, only to realize their employer didn’t have the right airplane to profitably fly the route. Continue reading This Startup Wants U.S. Airlines to Use Buses to Replace Smaller Regional Jets

Debt, Egos and Bad Decisions: How Thomas Cook Failed to Adapt to a New Era of Travel

Thomas Cook’s collapse was a disaster played out in slow motion. An ill-fated acquisition spree, a bloated retail footprint, and a commoditized product left it unable to deal with changes in consumer behavior and economic shocks Continue reading Debt, Egos and Bad Decisions: How Thomas Cook Failed to Adapt to a New Era of Travel

Mobile Passport: A Growing App to Help Beat Long Customs Lines

Have you heard of Mobile Passport yet? Or better yet, have you tried it? This free – yes free – mobile app is quickly becoming utilized at most major airports and saving travelers, and customs agents, tons of time. Continue reading Mobile Passport: A Growing App to Help Beat Long Customs Lines

Here Are the U.S. Airports with the Shortest and Longest Wait Times at Security

For many travelers, TSA security checks are the first true test of whether their travels will be a positive experience or not. Going through these checkpoints can be a stressful and time-consuming process that can also contribute to people missing their flights. Continue reading Here Are the U.S. Airports with the Shortest and Longest Wait Times at Security