Travel News: Week of February 26, 2014

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Top Travel News Supersonic jet ditches windows for massive live-streaming screens Another price hike at Disney World Ohana by Hawaiian says aloha to launching service in March Cruise Ship Attack Shocks Industry At Newark Airport, the Lights Are On, and They’re Watching You United to replace 747s with 777s for flights to Sydney Radisson to […]

Sneak Peek: SilkAir’s New Boeing 737

SilkAir’s new Boeing 737-800

Last week I flew to Seattle compliments of Singapore Airlines so I could witness a momentous occasion for both Boeing and Singapore Airlines’ regional carrier SilkAir. In 2012, SilkAir made an important decision to go from an all Airbus fleet to a Boeing fleet. SilkAir currently flies more than 350 weekly flights to 45 destinations […]

Hotel profile: Four Seasons Seattle

Room at the Four Seasons Seattle

I was recently in Seattle touring Silk Air’s new 737 plane and the Boeing plants. I spent the first three nights at the Westin, which is a fine hotel, but for the last night, I was invited to stay at the Four Seasons Seattle. The Four Seasons is arguably the best hotel in Seattle—as is the […]

Fare of the Day: Seattle to New York for $48

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I’m researching airfares for an interview and just stumbled across a $48 one-way JetBlue fare from Seattle to New York on February 3! Not sure how long it would last but if you’ve never been to NY nows the time! Here’s the link to our booking tool.  

The Seattle Seahawks’ 2014 Victory Parade

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I was in Seattle last week to witness SilkAir welcome its first Boeing 737-800 but as luck would have it I was also able to catch the Seattle Seahawks’ Super Bowl win and victory parade while I was there! Unfortunately, it was unseasonably cold and because the parade started really late and I was dressed inappropriately, watched […]

Travel News: Week of September 18, 2013

Travel News September 18, 2013

Top Travel News United says it will honor free tickets in online mistake WSJ: Airplane Wi-Fi Gets Up to Speed LAX to open 9 new gates in international terminal Seattle airport to install automated gate exits TSA unveils plans for tiered screening process Passenger who groped woman on flight sentenced to 9 months Former TWA […]

A weekend in Seattle

Argosy Cruises

My husband Chase and I took off for a weekend in Seattle.  Seattle is a great city, the atmosphere is very relaxed and casual and around every corner there are great restaurants, cafes and stores to browse through. We were determined to take in as much of the city as we could in the short amount […]

A Night at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel

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By Caroline Livengood: My husband Chase and I stayed at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel for a night on our recent trip to the rainy city, and I wish we could have had more time there. Here are a few highlights: Location: Situated in downtown Seattle, we were within easy walking distance of numerous attractions including […]