Carrie Wright

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6 Hospitality Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Top 25 Online Booking Sites in Travel This Month

<i>Ed: We’re starting a new monthly feature on top trafficked sites in various sectors in travel, using data from SimilarWeb. We have found SimilarWeb’s</i> …

10 Ways to Get to Your Gate Faster

Whether you're making a tight connection or you just left your house a little late, you'll zip to the gate without getting lost, hung up at security, or delayed by other people if you follow these 10 tips.<p><b>Apply for TSA PreCheck</b><p>With the TSA PreCheck program, you'll get to use a special screening …

Why India Is The World's Fastest-Growing Wellness Tourism Destination (PHOTOS)

Even before the Beatles went on their famous pilgrimage to Rishikesh with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1969, India has been a popular travel destination for American tourists seeking serenity and spiritual growth. But in recent years, wellness travel to India has exploded.<p>Mia Farrow, Steve Jobs, and …

Best U.S. Airlines: 2013 Edition

It's that time of year again. The Airfarewatchdog team has been hard at work crunching numbers to determine the best domestic airlines. (In case you missed last year's rankings, you can see them here.) We took a look at performance in five key areas -- canceled flights, on-time arrivals, mishandled …

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Atlanta

The ATL. A-town. Hotlanta. Whatever you want to call it, Atlanta is known for many different things: its diverse musical heritage (John Mayer got his big break in Atlanta, as did Ludacris and Usher); its Southern hospitality; its sports teams (the Braves, Falcons and Hawks, to name a few) and …

Travel Well

Travel<p>Travel Intelligence<p><b>Ask the Nurse</b><p>traveler ventures into a snake cave on the Indonesian island of Flores and is bitten by an angry python while standing waist-deep in bat guano. An old <i>Indiana Jones</i> plot? Nah, it’s just one true-life challenge deftly handled by <b>Karen Barry</b>, the unflappable nurse …

Well-traveled Farmington Hills Native Launches Safari Company

Scott Brills is featured in an Oakland County Prosper profile.<p>Scott Brills has traveled to all seven continents, but he always comes home to …

Things to Do Around the World | Global Attractions

Four Seasons Launches Gourmet Food Trucks

A new food truck is hitting the streets soon. And it has a name that might surprise you: the FS Taste Truck (and that FS stands for Four …

Things to Do Around the World | Global Attractions

Four Seasons Hotel #FSTasteTruck Food Truck | Hotel Dining

Travel<p>Yes, Four Seasons Has A Food Truck Headed To SoCal Called #FSTasteTruck<p>September 19, 2013 By: La Jolla Mom<p><i>This site generates income via</i> …

Spa & Wellness | Adventure Travel

Four Seasons of Travel

How to Rack Up Miles to Fly for Free

Would you hoard coupons for free airfare? Pull up your sock suspenders, this is going to be a hell of a (free) ride.<p><b>How to Rack Up Miles to Fly for Free</b><p>Plane tickets take a huge chunk out of your travel budget -- international flights can cost $1000 or more, which could be an extra month of travel …

The 10 Best International First Class Experiences

With our return to our monthly Top 10′s, this month we celebrate the launch of several new First Class cabins around the world. Have they made our …

How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

Websites like Expedia.com, Hotwire.com and Orbitz.com have all but eliminated the need for travel agents -- why pay someone to compare flight durations and room rates when you can do it yourself? The problem is, if you're not careful, you may end up paying more in the long run. Finding a good price …

Travel Quote of the Week: On Exploration

Who doesn’t love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel …

Travel

New Skift Report: The Rise of Local in Hospitality

Last month we launched our first subscription service, the <b>twice-monthly Global Trends Report</b> series, focusing on trends across various sectors of …

Could Google Glass ease air travel?

High-tech eyewear may help ease boarding queues, speed up security lines and find lost baggage, as soon as 2014.<p>Google’s internet-enabled eyewear, Glass, is undoubtedly the star of a nascent market in wearable computers. But while BBC News has reported that the tech giant won’t sell Glass until …

Google Glass

10 essential technologies for creative professionals on the road

AS A TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER who spends most of the year moving through airports, exploring remote locations, and documenting life on this planet, I’m …

Google Glass

Travel Agency Wants To Take Your Stuffed Animals On Vacation

Is your furry companion in need of a … companion? Why not treat them on a vacation with their other furry friends?<p>Unagi Travel, started by Sonoe Azuma, offers to take your best friend stuffed animal on a sightseeing excursion. Many owners who don’t have the ability, the time, or money to travel can …

Travel Trivia: The Sistine Chapel

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Consecrated to the Virgin Mary in 1483, the Vatican’s <b>Sistine Chapel</b> was created by Renaissance men: Sixtus IV and Julius II, popes who commissioned its artworks in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, and the artists Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, and, most famously, …

Smiles are contagious, pass it on

It’s great when someone decides to use social media to spread happiness and make a difference rather than using it to send ambiguous photos of …

Social Media

The Airline Fee Hater's Guide To The Skies

Airline fees are pretty much the bane of our travel existence. It’d be one thing if they were listed clearly in the open. But alas, extra fees are incredibly sneaky, tricky, hidden and confusing. They are ZERO fun.<p>We attempted to make sense of the madness by charting the extra fees for checked …