Travel Tip of the Day: Direct Doesn’t Mean Non-Stop


Direct Doesn’t Mean Non-Stop One of my biggest pet peeves is when I see airlines (ahem, Southwest) marketing direct flights like they’re non-stop. Don’t get suckered by airline lingo, especially here in the United States. A direct flight and a non-stop flight are not the same thing. Here’s how my good friend (and co-host of our […]

Travel App of the Week: Here On Biz

Here on Biz

Are you a business professional who travels a lot? If so, then you’ll want to download Here On Biz, which brings together all of your professional contacts into one free app. What’s great about Here On Biz is that it allows you to quickly see which of your contacts are around you, keep tabs on your […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Book Your Summer Travel Now


Book Your Summer Travel Now This tip comes fully fleshed out from my colleague, good friend and #TravelSkills Twitter chat co-host Chris McGinnis. Basically, if you haven’t already made your air and hotel reservations, you should do it now—especially, as Chris explains in a recent story, “if you plan to travel on or around the summer’s long weekends: Memorial […]

Travel Product of the Week: SmartTray


Last week I attended the Airline Passenger Experience Expo (APEX) in Anaheim with Chris McGinnis. We were doing our weekly #TravelSkills Twitter chat live from the show on behalf of Gogo. The show is not open to the general public and only an aviation geek would appreciate it since it’s a gathering of all the suppliers […]

Travel Style: Chris McGinnis

Chris McGinnis Headshot

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Chris McGinnis Occupation:  Multimedia travel correspondent & consultant Hometown:  Atlanta, GA Residence:  San Francisco, CA Website: The TICKET Twitter: @cjmcginnis Facebook: chrisjmcginnis […]