Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 28, 2015

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: FAA warns of fire danger caused by e-cigarettes on planes SkyMall files for bankruptcy Virgin Australia dropping fuel surcharges for US flights Chicago’s O’Hare regains title of world’s busiest airport Orbitz Gives In, Hires Bankers to Find a Buyer British Airways announces big changes to its Executive […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 21, 2015

Denver Airport Marriott

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Marriott Bows to Pressure on Wi-Fi Blocking But There’s Lots of Wiggle Room This Is Happening: U.S. Eases #Cuba Travel Restrictions, No License Needed US preclearance at Abu Dhabi coming for all Etihad flights Orlando launches curbside valet parking DOT fines Southwest a record $1.6 million for […]

Marriott Hotels Cyber Monday Promotion

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Happy Cyber Monday! Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Now that the turkey is packed away and we’ve all stuffed ourselves with enough stuffing to last us until Christmas, it seems it’s time to make a dent in your Christmas shopping for the season. Cyber Monday is here and the best part about it, besides […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 15, 2014

Heart One, the first in Southwest's new livery, sits at a hangar at Dallas Love Field

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Southwest Airlines celebrates end of Wright Amendment Virgin Atlantic cancels Little Red domestic flight service Marriott to adopt new stricter cancellation policy Detectives in Dubai are going to be wearing Google Glass so they can fight crime using facial recognition technology. Federal Officials Cast Doubt on Ebola […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 8, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: How Different Countries Are Screening for Ebola Can you catch Ebola on a plane? Marriott fined $600,000 by FCC for blocking guests’ Wi-Fi 2-yr-old $2.1B Atlantic City Revel hotel sells for $110 million. Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF SWISS […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of September 24, 2014

Air Canada

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Bag fees coming for Air Canada domestic flights to pax traveling on the cheapest economy class Tango fares Spirit raises bag fees for holiday flights Los Cabos Airport Expected to Be Operational by Nov. 25 United offering flight attendants six-figure severance British pair found murdered on Thai resort […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of September 17, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Marriott to Place Gratitude Envelopes in Hotel Guest Rooms Free In Flight GoGo Wifi & Free In Flight Texting with T-Mobile WestJet to charge some travellers for first checked bag Minnesota Man Films TSA Attempt To Screen Him After He Lands Southwest plans Baltimore-Costa Rica flights Australia […]

Adventure and solitude at the JW Marriott Guanacaste in Costa Rica, in words and pictures

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For years I’ve heard stories describing Costa Rica and all it has to offer and for years, I’ve been eager to experience a particular region of this country. Recently my quest to visit Central America came to fruition and Guanacaste, Costa Rica didn’t in any way fall short of everything I had hoped it would […]