Safest Countries in the World for Tourists, Results May Surprise You (US Not in Top 10)


The World Economic Forum has released their 2016-2017 Travel Tourism Competitiveness report, which includes rankings for 136 countries across multiple travel pillars. One such pillar is safest country in the world for tourists. Countries were ranked based on “the extent to which a country exposes tourists and businesses to security risks mainly related to serious harm to…

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“Best Job on Earth” Paying Lucky Winner $10K/Month to Stay in Luxury Homes All over the World

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A luxury vacation home rental service, Thirdhome, has narrowed down the finalists in their “Best Job on the Planet” competition. The winner will travel the world for three months, sharing their experiences on social media while getting paid $10K per month plus travel expenses. The trip will include stops to as many as 12 of…

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Marriott Hacker Confesses to Slashing Rates to “Screw His Boss”


We previously blogged about a disgruntled former Marriott employee who was being called the Robin Hood of Hotels for hacking Marriott’s reservation system and slashing rates on about 3,000 rooms, some to as low as $10 a night. The incident happened last August when Juan Rodriguez  got into the backend reservation system and updated rates that were previously…

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Delta Integrates Seamless Helicopter Service for JFK, Complimentary Service for Delta One & Domestic First?


Wow, who remembers back in 2007-2008 when Delta was offering free helicopter service from the east side of Manhattan (TSS) to JFK for Business Elite international passengers as well as domestic first class and unrestricted economy travelers? It was incredible, especially since at the time I lived right across the street from the east 34th street…

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How to Deal With Airplane Etiquette Offenders – Smells, Germs, Seat Kickers, Space Hogs, Bad Parents & More

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As those of us who travel all the time know, you’re not always in your private residence and flying itself isn’t always so enjoyable. Essentially, it’s a bunch of strangers packed in a small space trying, for the most part, to be considerate to one another. However, there are always those outliers who feel like…

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Attorney for Dragged Off United Passenger to Represent Mom from American Incident, Not Hit in Head!

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Interesting interview this morning on the Today Show with attorney Tom Demetrio who is already representing Dr. David Dao.  He clarified that the mother involved in the American incident was NOT hit in the head with a stroller. Instead, she was upset that the stroller came very close to hitting her baby as it was…

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