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Marriott gets Bonvoyed as DC sues Marriott for deceptive resort fees (Travel News)

In a surprise announcement today, the Washington, DC Attorney General Karl Racine has sued Marriott for deceptive resort fees claiming that Marriott has violated consumer protection laws. The AG notes:… Read more »

Attempted Airport Kidnapping caught on tape, struggle ensues

An attempted kidnapping by a Kansas woman at the Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport today was caught on surveillance tape. The The Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported the incident (which occurred last… Read more »

American Airlines Eliminates Oversize Baggage Fees for Music Gear and Most Large Sports Equipment

In a press release published today, the Texas-based airline noted that it was eliminating oversize baggage fees for sports equipment and instruments and other musical equipment. The timing could not… Read more »

Buc-ee’s rated cleanest gas station bathroom in US – bathrooms now cleaner nationwide

Texas-based Buc-ee’s was rated the cleanest gas station nationwide after a survey conducted by GasBuddy which also revealed gas station bathrooms are improving in cleanliness overall. Popular mobile app company… Read more »

Best Travel Articles of the Week: Burning Churches, Airport Bathrooms, Unsung Heroes and Dead Dirtbags and More

In this week’s Best Travel Articles of the Week round up post we are talking about Burning Churches, Airport Bathrooms, Unsung Heroes and Dead Dirtbags. Here are the best travel… Read more »

Best Travel Articles of the Week: TSA Groin Chops, Surviving Water Landings, Leaky Hotel Data, Runway Heists & More

In this week’s Best Travel Articles of the Week round up post we are talking about TSA Groin Chops, Surviving Water Landings, Leaky Hotel Data, Runway Heists & More. Here… Read more »

Enterprise Rebrands Rideshare Program as Commute with Enterprise; commuter program is worth looking at

Enterprise Holdings, the largest rental car company in the world, has re-branded its vanpool ridesharing program to “Commute with Enterprise.” In their press release, Enterprise, which manages the rental car… Read more »

Thai officials say Phuket selfie snapping tourists get death penalty

New restrictions will soon be in place on the infamous “selfie runway” at Phuket International Airport. Readers are probably familiar with the photos of tourists on a beach snapping a… Read more »

Miles – the frequent flyer app for ground transportation – closes another investment round

Walk, run, ride a bus, you name it, Miles, will deposit reward points into your account which you can redeem for cool stuff. Last week, travel startup Miles, which bills… Read more »

United goes full Bonvoy on us and ditches award charts, revamps reward program

As was widely reported by many yesterday, United has revamped their mileage program. Starting in November of 2019, United will no longer publish an award chart that lists the specific… Read more »