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    Crowd-Sourced Reviews: Trust or Trash?

    In his latest column, contributor Joe Sharkey dives into the world of crowd-sourced reviews and how to handle the inevitable discrepancies of taste.

    Flying With Emotional Support Animals: Where to Draw the Line

    In the most recent column by contributor Joe Sharkey, he dives into the blurred lines of traveling with support animals and more recent travel news. 

    The Do's and Don'ts of Emergency Evacuations

    Do you know what to do to get yourself, and other passengers, off of a plan in under 90 seconds during an emergency?

    Your Guide to Tipping While on the Road

    Trying to figure out how much to tip in real time can leave you flustered. This guide will help you plan ahead of time.

    Business Travel Budgeting: How To Save Money

    As self-employed travel columnist for two decades, I’ve usually booked my own travel, independent of a corporate travel manager. That makes me less ...

    Hot. Hot. Hot.

    I love hot weather, so lucky for me I live in southern Arizona, where daytime temperatures in the summertime routinely exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit. ...

    Would You Opt For a Helicopter Instead of a Taxi?

    On a business trip in a big city, you or I get are likely to get to and from the airport using Uber or Lyft, a regular taxi, a hotel shuttle, a ...

    Substituting Greens for Meat

    I can’t exactly pinpoint when a good old American “hamburger” evolved into what is now usually called just a “burger,” but I do have a pretty good ...

    Air Rage

    Is airline passenger conduct declining — or are flight attendants just reporting it more? Every so often, a media scold does the bidding of the ...

    'The End of an Error'

    Ronald Reagan Airport's infamous Gate 35X is about to get an upgrade It’s been referred to online as “literally the Gates of Hell.” In the same vein, ...

    'Can You Turn It Down?'

    Forget bad food or lousy service — diners are making their true pet peeve known loud and clear What’s the biggest complaint about restaurants?

    Max Security?

    Boeing's disastrous year is having a ripple effect on the entire airline industry A headline in The New York Times the other day startled me: “Boeing ...

    Selfie Harm

    A recent rash of selfie-inflicted accidents has me wondering — should we ban the selfie? A tourist from China plunged 1,000 feet to his death at the ...

    Wait, What Time is It?

    Daylight savings time confuses a lot of people, but no one more than frequent corporate travelers? So are we all agreed on what time it is now? Let’s ...

    Travel Advisory

    The State Dept. recently added Antarctica to its Travel Advisory list — what does this mean for corporate travel managers? Even if you’re a research ...

    Not So Fast

    Is it finally time to pump the brakes on our dream of high-speed travel? Two recent travel-news items caught my attention. One said that supersonic ...

    Stranger Things

    Brexit planning, rampaging monkeys, and the disappearing breakfast are just a few of the weird things happening in the travel world The late blues ...

    Puppy Love?

    A Good Day's Sleep

    Corporate travelers need more options for staying productive on the road. Are day-rate hotels the future? Most business travelers know a version of ...

    Scooters: The New Scourge of Corporate Travel?

    Everybody in the travel business is giving you tips for travel in 2019, so let me put in my two cents, as they used to say when two cents had at ...

    Is the Mileage Run Dead?

    It’s the end of the year. That used to mean something for business travelers anxious to preserve elite status on an airline. For many of us, it meant ...

    On the Road

    I haven’t had a gun since 1968, when a Marine quartermaster in Vietnam (I was in the Navy, but on the ground) handed me an M14 rifle and snarled, ...

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