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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 »

Airbnb reports solo females booking 2x as many Experiences as Males

Airbnb recently reported that solo female travelers are booking twice as many Airbnb Experiences than males. Airbnb Experiences are: “…activities designed and led by inspiring locals. They go beyond typical… Read more »

Cruise for Stupid People now available with Flat Earther Cruise in planning stages

According to the Flat Earth International Conference (wtf…there’s a conference!?!), a cruise is in the planning stages and slated for 2020. Few details are available on their website (literally…nothing…just a… Read more »

Airbnb and Pinterest team to offer Summer “experiences guide” to inspire travelers

Powerhouse rental property company Airbnb has teamed with visual search engine company Pinterest to create a guide for Pinners planning their next travel “experience.” In a blog post published yesterday,… Read more »

Poppy Apocalypse Creating Major Problems for Lake Elsinore & Tourists

The California rainy season was especially strong this year which has created an almost unprecedented wildflower bloom. The Poppy, in particular, has bloomed in abundance blanketing Southern California mountainsides and… Read more »

Delta moving to New Terminal at New Orleans International Airport (MSY) – May

Earlier today, Delta announced they are moving their Louis Armstrong New Orleans International (MSY) operations from Terminal D to a newly built Terminal C (aka the North Terminal). The North… Read more »

New Hilton “Babymoon” Contest for Expecting UK Couples announced

Hilton has announced a new promotion for expecting couples in the United Kingdom. As the UK anxiously awaits the birth of another royal, Hilton’s new “Babymoon” promotion will give 8 expectant… Read more »

New Marriott Bonvoy Promotion to let members bid to stay on Mercedes F1 Yacht in Monaco

Marriott has one heck of a promotion going on for racing fans. Today, Marriott announced an expansion of their Formula 1 racing partnership with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport team where… Read more »

Ultimate Bitcoin Travel Directory: How and where to use crypto for travel

Can I use bitcoin to pay for travel? Great question! In this article we identify 35 Bitcoin Travel Resources for folks interested in using cryptocurrency to pay for their travel. We… Read more »