One of Delta’s most popular new non-stop routes, Brisbane, Australia (BNE) to Camp Springs, Maryland (ADW)! Well, not exactly but Delta did operate a charter for press members who had accompanied President Obama on his Asian / Australian tour last week. The Delta 777 -200LR supposedly had more than 200 empty seats and completed the journey… Read full article

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Emirates has fantastic award availability via Alaska’s Mileage Plan, literally with most days having at least two Economy and Business seats and many days having First awards from several of their US gateways. Beginning March 8th, Emirates will have a 4th daily flight to JFK. EK 207 will be operated by an A380, departing Dubai at… Read full article

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Well, don’t get too excited yet! These trains will be debuting some time in the next ten years. The video looks great though and the carriages will finally feature air conditioning! We are making sure our trains will be future-proofed as they’ll start to be rolled out by the mid 2020s and will last for… Read full article

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Make sure your relationship status isn’t changing before booking those RTW trips!!! Calling all Elizabeth Gallaghers in Canada: Would you like a free trip around the world? Toronto resident Jordan Axani, 28, is looking for a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend to take a couple of airline tickets off his hands. Axani… Read full article

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Well, we’ve covered Flight Attendants and Pilots…now it’s time for the juicy Confessions of a Concierge! As always, thanks to Mark from Yahoo! for sharing this new weekly series. Here’s the first entry from this past week, remember to check out the full posts over on Yahoo!. Concierges always answer with a smile, but behind that grin… Read full article

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After 13 editions of “Confessions of a Fed-Up Flight Attendant”, we never stumbled upon which of those in-flight questions cause flight attendants to completely lose their cool..until now: 1. “Am I going to make my connection?” Well, let’s see… we just collected your empty cup, it’s 1:15 p.m., and your connecting flight leaves at 1:20 p.m…. Read full article

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Starwood Hotels today officially launched its SPG Keyless service, allowing guests to skip check-in and use their iPhone, Droid, or Apple Watch (coming later in 2015) to unlock their hotel room doors. There are currently only 10 properties participating, however in 2015 all Aloft, Element, and W hotels and resorts are scheduled to launch SPG Keyless…. Read full article

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When boarding a flight, passengers rarely think about the pilot being anything less than professional and skilled. After all, people are putting their lives in the pilot’s hands. But there are plenty of kooky pilots out there. Pilots continue spilling their secrets. Thanks to Mark from Yahoo! for sharing a new weekly series called “Confessions of A Pilot” written… Read full article

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Virgin Atlantic announced this morning that Little Red, its domestic airline, will officially be closing next year. The statement noted that “Little Red has not been able to make a positive contribution” to the company. The airline just recently launched in March 2013.  Virgin stated that they will instead be focusing on their transatlantic routes in partnership with Delta… Read full article

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We fly blind. if you were allowed to visit the cockpit during a westbound flight late in the afternoon, you probably would see much of the windshield covered Pilots continue spilling their secrets. Thanks to Mark from Yahoo! for sharing a new weekly series called “Confessions of A Pilot” written this week by Captain Tom Bunn. Captain Tom is a… Read full article

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“Our caring room attendants enjoyed making your stay warm and comfortable. Please feel free to leave a gratuity to express your appreciation for their efforts.” That’s the message that appears on Marriott’s new in-room envelopes that launched this week as part of their “Envelope Please” campaign. The envelopes will appear in 160,000 rooms in the U.S. and… Read full article

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