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The Best Lounge in the United States Is a Delta SkyClub?

Delta is touting that their Seattle Sky Club was ‘awarded ‘North America‘s Leading Airport Lounge 2017‘ by the World Travel Awards this weekend.‘ I don‘t even know where to begin with this. Continue reading The Best Lounge in the United States Is a Delta SkyClub?...

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American Express is Building a New Dallas-Fort Worth Centurion Lounge

The American Express Centurion Lounge at Dallas Fort-Worth is going to be moving from its current D14 location to opposite space near gate D17 "on the mezzanine" level and "just inside security." Continue reading American Express is Building a New Dallas-Fort Worth Centurion Lounge...

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How the 6 Biggest Credit Card Issuing Banks are Carving Up the Market

The top 6 credit card issuers handle 61% of credit card purchase volume. Chase is the market leader by a wide margin. American Express and Citibank traded places after Citibank took the Costco co-brand card from Amex, which had been American Express‘ largest cobrand deal and substantially larger than Delta at number two (Starwood is number three). Continue reading How the 6 Biggest Credit Card Issuing Banks are Carving Up the Market...

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Chase‘s CEO Disses Bitcoin But Already Has His Own Private Currency

ast week Chase‘s CEO slammed bitcoin. He‘s ‘skeptical authorities will allow a currency to exist without state oversight.‘ Dimon said he‘d fire anyone who traded bitcoin. Continue reading Chase‘s CEO Disses Bitcoin - But Already Has His Own Private Currency...

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Delta Will Stop Serving Guam January 8, Leaving United as Only US Carrier Flying to US Territory

Delta is largely eliminating its Tokyo Narita hub in favor of non-stop flights between the US and Asia and connections over Seoul via a joint venture with Korean Air. Towards that end Delta will be eliminating service to Guam, which it flies to via Narita, with its last flight January 8. Continue reading Delta Will Stop Serving Guam January 8, Leaving United as Only US Carrier Flying to US Territory...

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Bank of America‘s New Premium Rewards Credit Card is Live

Bank of America has entered the premium rewards credit card market (or that‘s what they want you to think) and they‘ve come up with a name for the product to emphasize this: Bank of America Premium Rewards Credit Card. Continue reading Bank of America‘s New Premium Rewards Credit Card is Live...

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TODAY ONLY: 1000 Quick and Easy Marriott Points

Marriott will give you 1000 points for answering a simple question on Twitter. Points post instantly. Here‘s the answer. Continue reading TODAY ONLY: 1000 Quick and Easy Marriott Points...

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FARE ALERT: Business Class Under 1000 Roundtrip Sydney Los Angeles

Yu can fly from Sydney to Los Angeles for under US1000 roundtrip on Air New Zealand (connecting in Auckland). You do need to originate in Australia. Roundtrips starting in the U.S. don‘t price this way. Continue reading FARE ALERT: Business Class Under 1000 Roundtrip Sydney - Los Angeles...

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Emirates Closed Their New York JFK Lounge for Several Months, Handing Out Food Vouchers

Emirates has closed its lounge at New York JFK for renovations and won‘t re-open until "early 2018" though in my experience most airport construction projects delay. In the meantime anyone who would have received lounge access gets a voucher to use for food in the terminal. Continue reading Emirates Closed Their New York JFK Lounge for Several Months, Handing Out Food Vouchers...

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Why I‘m Not Worried About the Equifax Security Breach (And My Data Was Hacked)

Equifax blew it, though theirs is hardly the first hack. Personal data isn‘t safe, and that should make us skeptical of centralized databases of personal information regardless of who collects it. Indeed, the entire system of using social security numbers of personal identifiers has been broken. We‘re stuck dealing with the consequences, and while the average consumer maybe should get a credit freeze I‘m not going to, it&lsquo

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The Gut Wrenching Moment a Fallen Soldier is Removed From a Delta Plane

Mike Helms caught a glimpse of another moment of honor that‘s both special and far more somber last week as everyone on a Delta flight remains seated on arrival in Oklahoma City while the body of a fallen soldier is taken off the plane and returned to her waiting family. Continue reading The Gut Wrenching Moment a Fallen Soldier is Removed From a Delta Plane...

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Airline is Actually Missing a Boeing Aircraft and Hotel Full of Dirty Surprises

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites the latest news and tips. Continue reading Airline is Actually Missing a Boeing Aircraft and Hotel Full of Dirty Surprises...

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Pantless Woman in Hotel Bar Told Police That Vampires Destroyed Her Room

Vampires actually seem to be the second most likely explanation after substance abuse for a woman who walked into the bar of the Raintree Inn in New Castle, Indiana and asked for a Coke. Continue reading Pantless Woman in Hotel Bar Told Police That Vampires Destroyed Her Room...

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Be Careful Who You Joke With at the Hotel Pool

Marriott Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley guest Andrew James Harris ‘got into a friendly conversation with a woman and two men relaxing in the hot tub.‘ He asked them why they were at the hotel, and they told him ‘[t]heir crack lab had blown up.‘ Continue reading Be Careful Who You Joke With at the Hotel Pool...

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Airline Threatens Pilots With Jail for Secretly Filming Flight Attendants Having Sex

While a career as a pilot is more accessible to women than ever before, it remains heavily male-dominated and culturally masculine. German airline Condor, which serves a dozen U.S. destinations including my home city of Austin, is issuing a stern warning to pilots not to film flight attendants having sex in flight. Continue reading Airline Threatens Pilots With Jail for Secretly Filming Flight Attendants Having Sex...

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Motel 6s in Phoenix Work With ICE to Deport Illegal Immigrants

It seems that several Motel 6 properties in the Phoenix area have been leaving the light on for La Migra. As a result ‘[a]t least 20 undocumented people were arrested at two Motel 6 locations between February and August.‘ Continue reading Motel 6s in Phoenix Work With ICE to Deport Illegal Immigrants...

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How to Get Banned From a Hotel and Why the Red Cross Stays at the St. Regis Houston

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites the latest news and tips. Continue reading How to Get Banned From a Hotel and Why the Red Cross Stays at the St. Regis Houston...

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Airline CEO Drops Lowdown on First Class Awards and Strange Deaths at Crowne Plaza Hotels

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites the latest news and tips. Continue reading Airline CEO Drops Lowdown on First Class Awards and Strange Deaths at Crowne Plaza Hotels...

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