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Hotel Industry Hits Plateau In Consumer Satisfaction

The free amenities that were once considered special perks that add value to the customer experience have become the new norm, according to The J.D. Power 2016 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study, released this week. The study found that while overall satisfaction with hotels increased by 2 points in 2015, to 806 points out…

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Is the Golden Era of Frequent-Flyer Benefits Over?

Thirty-five years after American Airlines launched the world’s first major frequent-flyer rewards scheme – AAd­vantage – it is poised to become the last of the ‘big three’ US legacy carriers to complete a fundamental revamp of its particular loyalty program. Unlike the initial scheme offered back in 1981, allocating reward points to flyers based on the…

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Christmas in July?

Now is the time to book your holiday cruise with Royal Caribbean and save $$$. Get up to $400.00 to spend at sea + 50% off Second Guest+ 25% off 3rd and 4th Guests, with a bonus of up to $200 in Instant Savings! The holiday season is brought to life with traditional events on these special…

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Millennials Change Hotel Landscape

Hotels aren’t just places to sleep. They’re places to experience. That’s how the newest generation of travelers are viewing hospitality and — in the face of stiff competition from the likes of Airbnb and HomeAway — big hotel brands are having to adjust to meet the expectations of their discerning new clientele. To lure young travelers, Marriott…

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Worst Airports for Customs/Immigration Lines

If you’re traveling abroad this summer, the time you’ll spend waiting in line to get through Customs & Border Protection (CBP) on your return could be torturous – or it could be pleasantly brief. It all depends on the airport you come back through. A new study from warns that the longest CBP lines will…

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Hertz to Provide Cars for Uber Drivers

Car rental firm Hertz has completed separate deals with taxi technology operators Uber and Lyft to provide cars for their drivers. Hertz’s contract with Uber will initially start in Los Angeles before expanding across the US as part of a national deal. It will allow Uber drivers to hire Hertz cars under specified rental agreements from certain…

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Traveling to Turkey? What You Should Know…

Following Tuesday’s terrorist attack, here’s what travelers should know about traveling to Turkey, including updates on flights and areas to avoid. The State Department is advising caution throughout the country, but there is a particular emphasis on southeastern Turkey, especially near the Syrian border. Britain’s Foreign Office advises against all travel within six miles of the Syrian border,…

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The Atlanta Marriott Marquis Transformed

Atlanta Marriott Marquis recently revealed its extensive transformation, featuring redesigned guest rooms and suites that represent the new innovative guest experience that Marriott Hotels is rolling out across North America. The hotel offers more suites than any other hotel in the Atlanta market, providing ample multi-functional space for meetings, interviews, receptions or VIP accommodations with stunning…

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Jetsetter’s “Best Of The Best” Hotel Awards

Jetsetter, the world’s go-to brand for travelers with discerning taste, announced the winners of its annual 2016 Best of the Best hotel awards. This year’s awards include 20 “Best” categories ranging from Over-the-Top Luxury (Faena Hotel, Miami Beach) and Best-Looking Guests (Soho House Istanbul) to All-Inclusive (The BodyHoliday, St. Lucia) and Nightlife (The Miami Beach…

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Hawaiian Airlines Auctioning Off Unsold Seats

Hawaiian Airlines has announced it will be auctioning off unsold First Class seats on its long-haul Hawaii/North America flights. When available, coach passengers will be able to name their price on the upgrades utilizing an interactive bid screen which shows how strong their offer is compared to other passengers. If your offer is successful you will be billed…