Archive for June, 2009
It seems like there is a new pirate attack every week. Which has some potential cruise passengers, a little worried. So what is the real concern?
Almost every week I’ve talked about my recent experience with United Airlines, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t give you an update. I reach out to anybody who either works at United or who might know this answer. When a United Airlines plane has a problem and they ask you to fill out a [...]
An Airbus A310 with 153 people on board crashed into the Indian Ocean early Tuesday morning as it tried to land in the Comoros Islands amid gusty winds and rough seas. The Yemenia Airlines jet was making its final approach to Moroni airport when it went down about nine miles off the Comoran coast. Weather [...]
It should come as no surprise that the results of the 2009 J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study, which was just released today, show that passengers are anything but satisfied. It’s been a tough year financially for airlines, and the strain has taken its toll on the flying public. The study reveals that survey [...]
In the past few years, thousands of Americans have traveled out of the country for medical and dental treatments for a fraction of the price. So what do you need to know about medical tourism?
A number of high-profile celebrities and entertainers passed away over the last few days, including comedian Ed McMahon, pop star Michael Jackson, actress Farrah Fawcett, and TV pitchman Billy Mays. What, you may ask, does any of this have to do with the world of travel? Well, Mays, 50, who passed away in his sleep [...]
The restaurant industry is often one of the first to feel the bad times when the economy starts to tank. Recently, probably because of our current down economy, it even seems like entrées are getting smaller and prices are going higher. But these next 10 restaurants are bucking the trend by having competitions that are [...]
You can cruise at 35,000 feet! If you’re taking an American Airlines flight between July 1 and July 15, you can catch Peter’s CNBC special “Cruise Inc.: Big Money on the High Seas.” Select flights will be showing the hour-long special as part of American’s in-flight entertainment programming.