Greater Than 50 Percent of Americans Are Last Minute Holiday Shoppers 2018 — and Other Interesting Statistics

Despite the additional time to shop between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day in 2018 — 32 days this year, to be exact — greater than 50 percent of shoppers wait until the last month; and approximately 40 percent of them wait until the final week, or worse: they do not even finish shopping at all.

Those statistics are according to holiday research from…

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Earthquake 2018: Epicenter in…Tennessee?!?

Yes, you read that correctly: an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale occurred yesterday in the state of Tennessee, with the epicenter located approximately 11 kilometers — or slightly greater than 6.835 miles — north northeast of Decatur in the state of Tennessee.

Tremors were reported in at least six states, in cities as far away as Atlanta, Huntsville, Nashville, Knoxville and Bowling Green.

As I was in Georgia at the time the earthquake occurred…

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90 Percent Off of Select Hotels With Expedia End of Year Getaway Sale 2018 — Plus…

Starting at noon Eastern Standard Time today, Thursday, December 13, 2018, new coupons will be offered from Expedia with a discount of 90 percent off of stays at participating hotel and resort properties when you download and book your reservations through the official mobile software application program of Expedia — but only while supplies last.

Also offered in this deal is…

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7 Floor Plans of Famous Hotel Rooms From Film — In Which Ones Can You Actually Stay?

You might be watching a movie and noticing a scene in a hotel room. In fact, you might likely be watching that movie while staying in a hotel room, if you are a frequent traveler. Perhaps you are taking a needed break from an otherwise hectic day while on the road — or maybe you are winding down from a memorable vacation. At this time of year, you could be in a hotel room simply to qualify once again for elite level status — and here is one way to do that…

…and filmmakers choose the hotel room as the set for the many iconic moments of their movies because staying in one usually feels a little out of the ordinary — but have you ever wanted to stay in some of the most famous hotel rooms from film?

This…

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Emotional Support Animals Banned on Long-Haul Delta Flights — And…

Passengers who purchase tickets as of Tuesday, December 18, 2018 will not be permitted to originate travel with emotional support animals on any flights operated by Delta Air Lines which are greater than eight hours in duration; and regardless of the date when tickets were booked, all emotional support animals will be banned on those flights effective as of Friday, February 1, 2019…

…and passengers who purchase tickets as of Tuesday, December 18, 2018 will not be permitted to originate travel on any flight operated by Delta Air Lines — regardless of the length of the flight — with…

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How to Get Behind the Scenes at the 61st GRAMMY Awards With Hilton

Nominations for the 61st GRAMMY Awards were announced on Friday, December 7, 2018. Many people are likely looking for ways to score a seat inside the theater or a spot on the red carpet to see all their favorite celebrity musicians and bands.

Are you one of those people? 

Your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity has arrived: if…

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