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Archive for June, 2009

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Should You Worry About Pirates On Your Next Cruise Travel?

It seems like there is a new pirate attack every week. Which has some potential cruise passengers, a little worried. So what is the real concern?

Certificate of Failure? Customer Service Recovery at United Airlines
Airlines & Airports

Certificate of Failure? Customer Service Recovery at United Airlines

Almost every week I’ve talked about my recent experience with United Airlines, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t give you an update. I reach out to anybody who either… Read More…

Yemenia Airlines, Crashes into Indian Ocean Near Comoros
Africa / Airlines & Airports / Middle East / Plane Crashes

Yemenia Airlines, Crashes into Indian Ocean Near Comoros

An Airbus A310 with 153 people on board crashed into the Indian Ocean early Tuesday morning as it tried to land in the Comoros Islands amid gusty winds and rough… Read More…

JD Power and Associates Releases Latest Airline Satisfaction Survey
Airlines & Airports

JD Power and Associates Releases Latest Airline Satisfaction Survey

It should come as no surprise that the results of the 2009 J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study, which was just released today, show that passengers are anything but… Read More…

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Medical Treatment Travel Tips

In the past few years, thousands of Americans have traveled out of the country for medical and dental treatments for a fraction of the price. So what do you need… Read More…

Hard Landing on US Airways Related to Billy Mays Death?
Airlines & Airports

Hard Landing on US Airways Related to Billy Mays Death?

A number of high-profile celebrities and entertainers passed away over the last few days, including comedian Ed McMahon, pop star Michael Jackson, actress Farrah Fawcett, and TV pitchman Billy Mays…. Read More…

Culinary Travel: 10 Restaurants in the USA That Can Challenge Your Stomach
Culinary Travel / Restaurants / USA

Culinary Travel: 10 Restaurants in the USA That Can Challenge Your Stomach

The restaurant industry is often one of the first to feel the bad times when the economy starts to tank. Recently, probably because of our current down economy, it even… Read More…

Cruise Inc. In-Flight on American Airlines
Airlines & Airports / Cruise Travel

Cruise Inc. In-Flight on American Airlines

You can cruise at 35,000 feet! If you’re taking an American Airlines flight between July 1 and July 15, you can catch Peter’s CNBC special “Cruise Inc.: Big Money on… Read More…

Foxwoods, Connecticut, and Train Travel – Hour 1 – PGW Radio
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Foxwoods, Connecticut, and Train Travel – Hour 1 – PGW Radio

On June 27, Peter was broadcasting his radio show from the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. His guests in the first hour include: Famed travel writer Paul Theroux,… Read More…

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Budget Travel, Local Travel and Once in a Lifetime Trips – Hour 2 – PGW Radio

On June 27, Peter was broadcasting his radio show from the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. His guests in the second hour include: Lori Potter, a Member of… Read More…

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China Travel Tips, China Travel Advice and Connecticut – Hour 3 – PGW Radio

On June 27, Peter was broadcasting his radio show from the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. His guests in the third hour include: J. Maarten Troost, author of… Read More…