Airlines & Hotels

Princess Cruises ship changes course due to Kilauea volcano

Princess Cruises will be changing their itinerary for their Sea Princess ship due to the erupting Kilauea volcano. According to USA Today Travel, the 2,000 passenger ship will skip their stop at Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii, and instead spend an extra day at sea. The cruise port at Hilo is only 43 […]

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Where to stay in Venice, Italy: Locanda Leon Bianco

Whether you use a travel agent, booking website, or airbnb, you will soon find that there are so many hotels and apartments available in Venice, and it can soon become overwhelming. Because of this, we wanted to share with you the one we experienced ourselves, because it was such an amazing stay. Locanda Leon Bianco […]


Southwest Airlines announces flights to Hawaii from 4 California cities

Southwest Airlines finally announced more details of their Hawaii flights, including that will be flying from four different California cities to the Hawaiian Islands. The initial cities that Southwest will be flying from are: Oakland, San Diego, San Jose, and Sacramento. The flights will be flying to: Honolulu, Kahului Airport on Maui, Lihue Airport on […]


Southwest Airlines announces more details on flying to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines has announced their plans to fly to Hawaii — although is still not saying when those flights will start. Southwest will be flying to four Hawaiian cities: Honolulu (Oahu) Kahului (Maui) Kona (Island of Hawaii) Lihue (Kauai) Southwest Airlines may be flying to Hawaii beginning in 2018 “While we do not yet have details to […]


Caesars to open 2 new resorts in Dubai

Caesars Entertainment is opening two new luxury hotels and a beach club in Dubai. The two hotels, Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai and Caesars Bluewaters Dubai, are both non-gaming resorts and are expected to open by late 2018. Hilton Honors rewards benefits you never knew about The two resorts will be located on a man-made island […]


Alaska Airlines announces new policy for emotional support animals

Alaska Airlines has announced a new policy for emotional support animals and psychiatric service animals. The airline will follow some fellow airlines in requiring signed document from a medical doctor or mental health professional, at least 48 hours in advance of departure. However, the policy is separate from Alaska Airlines’ policy for traditional service animals. […]


Denver International Airport closes last smoking lounge

Denver International Airport (DIA) is now a completely smoke-free facility. According to KMGH-TV, the airport’s last smoking lounge closed on March 1, 2018. The Colorado Tobacco Free Alliance launched a campaign to make the airport smoke-free nearly 10 years ago, in June 2008. Airport spokesman Heath Montgomery said they have been working on closing all […]



Hilton Honors rewards benefits you never knew about

Hilton Honors members know they can get discounts on rooms, and occasionally a free cookie. But did you know there are even more benefits of the Hilton HHonor program? Hilton introduces a new trend: using loyalty points on Amazon Hilton owns more than 5,200 properties worldwide, and included 14 brands, including Hilton Hotels, Hampton Inns, […]


6 Best places to stay in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho may be an overlooked destination, but it is quickly becoming a sought-after vacation destination. Whether it’s skiing, craft beer, floating the river, or catching a football game — you could easily spend weeks in the city and have plenty to do. Whether you prefer a hotel or bed & breakfast, there are plenty […]


Fly from New York to Dublin for as low as $148 on Norwegian Airlines

Norwegian Airlines is expanding their flights from New York to Dublin, Ireland, for as low as €120 each way (or around $148). The airline first launched flights from Dublin to Stewart International Airport in New York State and Providence, Rhode Island in summer of 2017, and will be expanding their service from Dublin to New […]


Airbnb is (slowly) adding hotels, verification process for hosts

Airbnb began as a way to find a place to stay when you didn’t want to (or couldn’t afford to) stay in a hotel. But the company has slowly been including hotels in their list of places to stay, and it is helping the company shed their “alternative” booking image. According to the company, 330 […]


Your Wine Flies Free on Alaska Airlines from 29 cities

If you are wine-cationing, Alaska Airlines may be the best option for your next west coast trip. The airline is expanding their Wine Flies Free program, allowing Mileage Plan members departing from cities in California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho to check an entire case of wine for free. The Wine Flies Free program is not […]


7 Best places to stay in Bend, Oregon

Bend, Oregon is an outdoor lover’s dream. The town is full of adventure during all four seasons. But in order to really enjoy your experience, you need a great hotel. Here are our favorite places to stay in Bend, Oregon: Click the links below to skip to any of the following sections: Sunriver Resort McMenamin’s […]


Norwegian Airlines launches $169 flights from the Bay Area to Rome

Norwegian Airlines has launched a nonstop flight from the Bay Area to Rome, starting at $169 each way. The route will fly from Oakland to Rome, and means Norwegian is the only airline to offer year-round, nonstop service from the San Francisco area and California to both Barcelona and Rome. They also offer more routed […]


Hampton Inn is most popular hotel for business travelers

Business or pleasure? According to a new study from Certify, Hampton Inn was the most expensed hotel chain among business travelers. Traveling for work is a lot different than traveling on your own — and business travelers follow some very similar trends when traveling for work. Hampton Inn is owned by Hilton, and the average […]


Southwest Airlines may be flying to Hawaii in 2019

Hawaii, here we come! Southwest Airlines is planning to launch flights to Hawaii, very soon, although they are not clear whether it will be beginning flying to Hawaii in late 2018 or early 2019. Although they have not yet announced which city the flights will be flying out of, they did say they’d like to […]


Disney plans Marvel, Star Wars cruise for 2019

Disney Cruise Line is planning to launch a few brand new theme cruises beginning in 2019 — Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea. Star Wars Day at Sea The Star Wars-themed cruise will begin in January 2019 and run until March 2019. The seven-day cruise will “transport guests to the Caribbean […]


Tinder of the skies? Southwest Airlines introduces in-flight dating app

Have you ever met your soul mate on a plane but were too shy to say anything? Southwest Airlines has you covered with their new in-flight dating app. Dating while traveling is not necessarily new, but Southwest Airlines is looking to take it to new heights. The airline has announced a new in-flight matchmaking app […]


Delta Air Lines’ pet policy is about to get a lot stricter

Delta Air Lines’ pet policy has some new, stricter rules. The airline announced the new rules for service and support animals, by requiring advanced documentation requirements for animals boarding their planes. “This comes as a result of a lack of regulation that has led to serious safety risks involving untrained animals in flight,” Delta said […]