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French Tourism Ad Campaign to Bring in Brits During Olympics is a Total FAIL

French Tourism Ad Campaign to Bring in Brits During Olympics is a Total FAIL April 30, 2012 | Business, Travel News | Read More
Whoops. Stock images apparently don’t always save the day. Particularly if you are heading up an advertising agency who is running a large campaign for a country. Unfortunately, an agency out of Britain called The Line Agency seemed to believe otherwise. Atout France – France’s tourism...

Lost in an Airport? Bing’s got You Covered

Lost in an Airport? Bing’s got You Covered October 26, 2011 | Business, Gear Guide, Travel News | Read More
Have you ever been wandering around an airport, completely confused about where you’re going and wondering where you can find just a simple bite of food to eat? Where the heck is the bathroom, and why aren’t there any coffee vendors in sight?! Well, Bing has a solution. Bing recently launched a brand...

World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel to be Built in Vegas

World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel to be Built in Vegas September 30, 2011 | Business, Travel News | Read More
In a move that’s sure to surprise no one, Las Vegas is determined to build the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. The original London Eye? Phffft. The 165m Singapore Flyer? Whatevs. The new 168m “Las Vegas High Roller,” which will have 28 cabins that hold 40 people each, is set to...

Germaphobes, It’s Time to Trade in Your TV Remotes

Germaphobes, It’s Time to Trade in Your TV Remotes July 8, 2011 | Business, Travel News | Read More
Germaphobes, you’re gonna love what some hotels have in store. Dr. Gerba, a notorious germ expert, discovered through his studies that the TV remote used in a hotel is often the most germ-covered object in the room. That business trip to Milwaukee just got a little more dangerous! In fact, even E....

Hotel Williamsburg’s Staff Uniforms are Stylin’

Hotel Williamsburg’s Staff Uniforms are Stylin’ June 27, 2011 | Business, Travel News | Read More
Seems the powers-that-be at the gorgeous new Hotel Williamsburg in Brooklyn figured their staff needed to look as cool as the hotel’s design So they called in fashion brand Brooklyn Industries to create uniforms for the entire staff, including waitstaff, poolside bartenders, and housekeeping....

Folding Screens Could Seriously Change Techy-Travel

Folding Screens Could Seriously Change Techy-Travel May 23, 2011 | Business, Gear Guide, Travel News | Read More
Sleek, sexy and compact…nope, not supermodels–computer screens! The trend for ridding technology of “clutter” isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and now a foldable screen will soon be hitting the market. At the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology in South Korea, geeks (JK,...

Foodie Alert: New Menu Means we be Eatin’ at the Holiday Inn

Foodie Alert: New Menu Means we be Eatin’ at the Holiday Inn May 10, 2011 | Budget, Business, Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
How many of you simply cannot utter the words “Holiday Inn” without breaking into some Snoop Dogg lyrics? We thought so. But over the past little while, Holiday Inn has spent $1-billion to re-launch and rebrand their entire business…the largest ever seen in the hospitality industry. Some highlights...

Flight Attendant Mistakes Toilet Paper for “Suspicious Substance”, Chaos Ensues

Flight Attendant Mistakes Toilet Paper for “Suspicious Substance”, Chaos Ensues May 4, 2011 | Business, Travel News | Read More
We hate to believe all the complaining that “terrorists have already won”, but stories like these seem to reinforce the notion. If terrorism is intended to generate fear, well it sure as heck has…especially when you can make someone fearful of toilet paper. As reported by AOL Travel,...

Licensing Loophole Allows Alcohol to Flow Freely at UK Airports

Licensing Loophole Allows Alcohol to Flow Freely at UK Airports October 28, 2010 | Business, Travel News | Read More
We’re all familiar with the cliché of the bartender cutting off drinks to someone who has to drive at the end of the night, but how many of us guessed this rule wouldn’t apply to airports?  Thanks to a loophole in the Licensing Act not covering airport bars, international flyers in the...

Recession Killer: More Americans Are Traveling Abroad

Recession Killer: More Americans Are Traveling Abroad August 13, 2010 | Business, USA | Read More
Many people are wondering if we’re headed for a double dip recession because of a lack of strong economic indicators. One finance writer argues that travelers like you and me are doing our part to help keep the economy strong. Seeking Alpha contributor Andrew Butter wrote a recent piece that focused...