Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 2, 2014

Fireworks

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Flying July 4? Be Prepared for Busy Airports New fear terrorists are planning to bomb flight from Europe Southwest Airlines has begun flying overseas for the first time Robot valet to park cars at German airport FAA bars model planes/drones within 5 miles of airports JetBlue Has […]

My Weekend Trip to Glasgow, London and Wimbledon on British Airways

Johnny Jet at Wimbledon!

My eyes almost popped out of their sockets when I received an invitation from British Airways to go to the U.K. for a long weekend. First stop was Glasgow for the night to check out what’s happening there as they get ready to host the Commonwealth Games. Then we flew to London for a couple […]

British Airways: Toronto to London and Glasgow

British Airways 787 at YYZ

My eyes almost popped out of their sockets when I received an invitation from British Airways to go to the U.K. for a long weekend. First stop was Glasgow for the night to check out what’s happening there as they get ready to host the Commonwealth Games. Then we flew to London for a couple of […]

Travel Video of the Week: British Airways’ “Go further to get closer”

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I really love this British Airways video, and I’m not surprised that it went viral. It’s not even five-minutes long, but it gives you a little insight into what it’s like to be part of an arranged marriage in India and not really be able to know your spouse, before and even after marriage because of family […]

Travel Video of the Week: Little Britain Travel Agent Spoof

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Whenever I fly British Airways (like I did last week) I almost always watch their in-flight entertainment, which includes reruns of a hilarious English show called Come Fly With Me. I guess it’s a spinoff of a show called Little Britain, which features actors Matt Lucas and David Walliams playing all the main characters in […]

Travel News: Week of May 7, 2014

The past?

Top Travel News Wearables Replace Room Keys and Credit Cards at Two Ibiza Hotels Accorhotels Drops the Hotel Check-in Desk for a Mobile App Prince William Flies Coach, on American 5 New Travel Startups That Streamline Travel Search and Booking Tour guide breaks Guinness Record for the most national capital cities visited within 24 hours […]

Travel Video of the Week: British Airways’ #lookup

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Have you seen British Airways’ new video billboard in London’s Piccadilly Circus where children point up every time a BA plane flies overhead? It’s incredible technology! See the 27-second video clip above to see what I’m talking about. The ad really is spotting the British Airways planes, and the flight information (BA475 from Barcelona) is […]

Travel News: Week of December 24, 2013

Southwest

Top Travel News Southwest joins United, JetBlue & Delta in saying no to in-flight phone calls TSA Allows Soldiers to Keep Their Shoes On; You Could Be Next Airlines and airports look to take the pain out of boarding planes The world’s newest island British Airways to permit PED use throughout a flight This pilot […]