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Travel Tip: Why Hotels Are Getting Rid Of Room Service
Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why Hotels Are Getting Rid Of Room Service

Ever wondered why you’re agreeing to pay $15 for a pot of room service coffee? Well, those days may soon be over. Room service is notoriously overpriced. Upscale hotels assume… Read More…

Travel Tip: End of Season Ski Deals
Travel Tips

Travel Tip: End of Season Ski Deals

It may feel like ski season has just begun but, in reality, a lot of resorts shut down around mid-April. So now is the time to look for end-of-season ski… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotel Stays for a Good Cause
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hotel Stays for a Good Cause

Not everyone connects travel with philanthropy, but some hotels make it easy for their guests to give back to a good cause. The Ritz-Carlton brand has an entire program called… Read More…

Shopping with Miles: Deal or No Deal?
Mileage & Reward Programs

Shopping with Miles: Deal or No Deal?

Between air miles and co-branded credit cards, frequent flyer miles are pretty easy to earn. The real question is: how do you redeem all those miles? What about shopping with miles?… Read More…

2014 Luggage Innovations: Design Improvements Address Common Complaints
Luggage & Packing

2014 Luggage Innovations: Design Improvements Address Common Complaints

This month, the International Travel Goods Show  introduced several new products that just might make your trip to the airport a little bit easier. In 2014, many luggage manufacturers are… Read More…

The American Airlines “Deaf and Dumb” Scandal Is Sadly Commonplace
Accessible Travel / Travel News

The American Airlines “Deaf and Dumb” Scandal Is Sadly Commonplace

A Deaf couple from Texas has publicly shamed American Airlines for first losing their luggage, then returning it to them with a note attached reading “Please text–deaf and dumb.” Although… Read More…

Your MH370 Questions Answered
The Travel Detective® Blog / Travel News

Your MH370 Questions Answered

After Peter published his three theories on the disappearance of MH370, many of you wrote in with questions—remember you can reach Peter on Facebook, Twitter and, of course, on Peter… Read More…

Mindfulness in Miraval: How to Find Restoration at a Desert Retreat
Spa Travel

Mindfulness in Miraval: How to Find Restoration at a Desert Retreat

Can a reporter ever relax?  Armen Keteyian, lead correspondent for 60 Minutes Sports, leaves behind the New York rush to attempt to relax at Miraval Resort & Spa, a luxury wellness… Read More…

Why You Should Consider Taiwan for Your First Trip to Asia
Asia

Why You Should Consider Taiwan for Your First Trip to Asia

A first trip to Asia usually focuses on well-known countries—China, Japan, Thailand—but that’s not always the best way to go. Lilit Marcus shares why Taiwan is a smart landing place… Read More…

Travel Detective Blog: Theories on What Really Happened to MH370
The Travel Detective® Blog

Travel Detective Blog: Theories on What Really Happened to MH370

As the speculation regarding MH370 has expanded to include psychics and theories inspired by the TV drama “Lost,” Peter offers some much-needed perspective and analysis on what most likely happened to… Read More…

Blackfish vs. SeaWorld: What Needs to Change?
Travel News

Blackfish vs. SeaWorld: What Needs to Change?

SeaWorld has been defending itself against the controversy stirred up by the documentary Blackfish, but the so-called “Blackfish Effect” continues to grow. This month, Santa Monica Assemblyman Richard Bloom proposed… Read More…