An Insider's Guide to Travel: News, Tips, Information & Inspiration

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Travel Tip: How I Get a Good Night’s Sleep While Staying at a Hotel
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How I Get a Good Night’s Sleep While Staying at a Hotel

My friends are always amazed at my ability to function on about four hours of sleep each night. I consider myself one lucky traveler. But what about the rest of… Read More…

Private Retreats Where You Can Catch Up on Rest & Relaxation
Luxe Lodgings

Private Retreats Where You Can Catch Up on Rest & Relaxation

Looking for a quiet or secluded place where you can rest and relax? Luxe Lodgings contributor Angela Fairhurst found six resort and hotel properties with private retreats around the world where… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Often Travelers Actually Use the Hotel Pool and Gym
Health & Fitness / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Often Travelers Actually Use the Hotel Pool and Gym

If you listen to most travelers, they’ll tell you in just about every survey that they make their hotel reservations based on whether the property has a great fitness center…. Read More…

Travel Tip: China on Course to Compete With U.S. on Infrastructure
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: China on Course to Compete With U.S. on Infrastructure

One area where President Trump might actually receive bipartisan support is America’s infrastructure problems. In the recent past, New York’s LaGuardia Airport was often described as a third world airport…. Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Southwest Effect Extends to More Airlines

In the past, it was called the Southwest Effect. Just about any time Southwest entered a market, airfares to and from that market dropped substantially. Well, that Southwest Effect has… Read More…

Travel Tip: What the Travel Ban Means for Americans
Airlines & Airports / Passport, Visa & Customs / Travel News / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What the Travel Ban Means for Americans

It’s been a little more than a month since President Trump signed the first executive order that created a travel ban for citizens of seven separate countries. That was successfully… Read More…

10 Animals Your Kids Should Meet—and Where You Can Find Them
Caribbean / Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / South America / USA

10 Animals Your Kids Should Meet—and Where You Can Find Them

With the abundance of technology, it can be hard to get children to spend time outdoors. In addition to letting her son play Minecraft, mother and contributing writer Margot Black schedules time for… Read More…

Radio Guest List—Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, California—March 4, 2017
Guest List

Radio Guest List—Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, California—March 4, 2017

This week, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, California. Located across the San Diego Convention Center and in the heart of… Read More…

My Very Vegas Vacation: A 17-Year-Old’s Experience in Las Vegas
Family/Kids Travel / USA

My Very Vegas Vacation: A 17-Year-Old’s Experience in Las Vegas

Las Vegas has never been effectively promoted as a family-friendly destination—and for good reason. The city has never positioned itself that way. If you happen to be under the age… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Domestic Airline Performance Improved in 2016
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Domestic Airline Performance Improved in 2016

There’s some good news when it comes to airline service in America. Last year, it actually improved—according to most measurements. Seven percent fewer flights arrived late. The airlines lost fewer… Read More…

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Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Using a Smartphone While You’re Traveling Internationally

Here’s a little news bulletin. Just because you have a smartphone, it doesn’t make you smart—especially when you travel outside the U.S. International calling charges on cell phones remain the… Read More…

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Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why You Should Use Your Vacation Days

Let’s face it. Americans, almost more than any other society, are historically bad at taking their vacation days. About 73 percent of all American workers get paid vacations. But less… Read More…

Travel Tip: Visiting a Major City? Where to Look for Hotel Rooms
Budget Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Visiting a Major City? Where to Look for Hotel Rooms

Negotiating the best hotel room rate is an art—and a game of finesse. How and when you play the game are the keys to how much you can save. For… Read More…

Travel Tip: Using the Art of Conversation While Booking a Hotel Room
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Using the Art of Conversation While Booking a Hotel Room

Other than getting a great room rate, a great location and, of course, safety and security, what’s important to you while staying at a hotel? Free Internet connectivity, in-room lighting, and… Read More…

Travel Tip: Airlines Introduce Lie-Flat Seats in Business Class
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airlines Introduce Lie-Flat Seats in Business Class

For years, many airlines that offered so-called business class seats got away with a little game. You were actually sitting in a coach seat, but the airline didn’t fill the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Major U.S. Cities to Add 33,000 Hotel Rooms
Budget Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Major U.S. Cities to Add 33,000 Hotel Rooms

If you believe in the law of supply and demand (and how it affects price), and if you happen to be traveling to Los Angeles, New York, or Chicago, then… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: More Airports Offer Helpful Apps for Travelers

The world of apps has landed at the airport. In fact, 90 percent of airports worldwide are now developing individual information-driven apps. Fifty percent already offer them. More and more… Read More…

Travel Detective Blog: The Problem With Valentine’s Day
The Travel Detective® Blog / Valentine's Day

Travel Detective Blog: The Problem With Valentine’s Day

It’s time to deal with one of the most overrated, needlessly expensive American holidays. If you’re a florist, a jeweler, a chocolatier, a champagne maker, a hotel, or a restaurant,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Secret Flights You Might Not Know About
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Secret Flights You Might Not Know About

In the airline industry, they’re called secret flights. Well, they’re not exactly secret. But they’re not well known. They certainly are, in most cases, a surprise. I’m talking about airlines that… Read More…