The Best and Worst Airports in the United States and Canada: Satisfaction Study 2015

In the rankings of both large airports and medium airports in North America, J.D. Power and Associates has revealed the results of the North American Airport Satisfaction Study for 2015 — and according to this article released from J.D. Power and Associates, the top large airport in the United States is Portland International Airport; while the top medium airport is Dallas Love Field.

The study measures overall traveler satisfaction with large-sized and medium-sized airports located in North American by examining six factors in order of importance…

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Survey: What Are Your Travel Plans for 2016? You Could Win a Prize

The end of 2015 is only 19 days away; and many travelers are already looking forward to the destinations in which they will visit in 2016 — as well as the new adventures they will encounter on the road, in the air and in a hotel or resort property.

Are you planning on taking more business trips in 2016 as opposed to 2015? Do you prefer a particular airline or lodging company which you intend to patronize next year? What will be…

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Poll: Are You In Favor or Against Telephone Calls During Flights?

The Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protection of the Department of Transportation of the United States reportedly approved a recommendation that — if safe and secure — commercial airlines should be able to decide whether passengers can place telephone calls during flights.

A video of the meeting — which occurred in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 and included consumers and representatives of commercial airlines — is…

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The Top 16 Hotel Pet Peeves Amongst Frequent Guests

Despite literally dozens of irritants and annoyances found at hotel and resort properties as expressed by frequent travelers over the years, here is a list of the top 16 hotel pet peeves amongst frequent guests for 2015 — according to the results of a survey released from Frequent Business Traveler magazine in conjunction with input from members of FlyerTalk — along with comments by me…

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100 Free Marriott Rewards Points For a Few Seconds of Your Time

Earn an easy 100 free Marriott Rewards points for a few seconds of your time — certainly less than a minute, by my experience — by completing a simple survey of six questions, as reported at Points, Miles & Martinis: “Remember that your points now expire after 24 months of qualifying activity, so if nothing else this will help extend the life of your points.”

In addition to the six questions…

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The Top 10 Air Travel Pet Peeves Before the Flight Begins

“What irks you the most in the pre-flight experience (everything from planning an itinerary until you are walking down the jet bridge)?” was the question Jonathan Spira — who is the editorial director of Frequent Business Traveler magazine — asked of me via e-mail message back on Thursday, March 16, 2015 in preparation for a survey pertaining to the top 10 air travel pet peeves before the flight begins.

The following list is what immediately came to my mind with little thought and in no specific order — and I am certain that I could have more than doubled the items on the list if I actually gave myself some time…

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Travel News From 2014?

Another year will soon be in the record books, as 2014 is coming to an end — but how well do you really know what transpired throughout the past year?

For example, what was the destination of a certain airplane which is still missing? The design of which hotel was approved by Joseph Stalin?

Here is your chance to find out by…

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Do You Fear the Ebola Virus? I Do Not — and Here is Why

There has been an abundant amount of media attention in recent months pertaining to the spread of the Ebola virus — to the point where some people seem to be panicking about the possibility of contracting the disease.

Here is a list of recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — which is based in the Atlanta area — for the prevention of contracting the disease caused by the Ebola virus if you travel to or are in an area affected by an Ebola virus outbreak…

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