Airlines Nixing Middle Seats And Beverage Service
News You Can Use Delta Air Lines, Southwest and American Airlines have all announced this week that they’re temporarily suspending beverage service and cutting meal service as a way to cut costs and reduce the number of items flight attendants touch. The changes, which seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago… CNN
Socially Isolating In A Five-Star Resort
News You Can Use As countries close their borders, most travelers are hunkering down at home. Some are scrambling to return home. And then there are those people who are sheltering in place, exactly where they were when the news started to ripple around the world—in intimate, remote, five-star hotels… Bloomberg
How Much Should You Tip Room Service?
News You Can Use Ask most travelers what they leave for room service, and chances are you’ll be met with a blank stare. The fact is, most of us don’t know! And Americans are used to tipping one way, which in other countries people might take as an insult.” Fortunately, there are some guidelines, say the travel experts… Travel + Leisure
Travel Podcasts To Satisfy Your Wanderlust
News You Can Use Borders are closed, resorts deserted and planes grounded during the global COVID-19 pandemic. But even though you’re stuck at home you can still get your travel fix without leaving your house. Satisfy your wanderlust for new places by listening to top rated travel podcasts… Forbes
Why Planes Fly At 36,000 Feet
News You Can Use It’s a common situation for travelers. You fasten your seat belt, listen to the pre-flight safety demonstration (we hope), and prepare yourself for takeoff. After a few moments, the pilot comes on the overhead, “Ladies and gentlemen, we are now at our cruising altitude of 36,000 feet”… Travel + Leisure
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