The Most Instagrammed Cities, Locations and Hotels of 2016

Instagram has quickly become many travelers’ go-to app for sharing photos from their adventures. In fact, it’s become so popular that it’s sparked the great debate: When does sharing your vacation photos become too much? No matter where you stand on that issue, there’s no doubt that Instagram has completely changed how we share our travel…

Score 500 Bonus Points Just for Following Marriott Rewards on Instagram

Earlier this year, Marriott announced that its Rewards members would get special discounts on stays when they book directly through the chain. Now, the hotel brand is running a promotion where members can receive 500 bonus points simply by following the Marriott Rewards page on Instagram before June 21. If you’re not already a member, you can still sign up for…

How to Engage With Airlines on Social Media

Social media is an effective (and speedy) way to engage with airlines, and many carriers see Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as vital parts of their customer engagement and support strategies. Here, TPG Contributor Sid Lipsey shares some of his best tips for engaging with airlines on social media. Great news for flyers with something to say…

Watch NASA’s Supersonic Flight Test on Facebook Live Today

Aviation enthusiasts are intrigued by the constant and ever-developing world of flight. Whether that be commercial airlines flying reduced emissions aircraft, the A380 transporting more than 500 people from one location to another or hugely impactful NASA research. Through the years, NASA has brought to light numerous developments in the way of supersonic flight, but its latest includes a…

Inside Southwest’s Social Media “Listening Center”

Social media is an increasingly important aspect of each major airline’s customer service strategy. There are those that perform well and respond quickly on social media, and there are others that travelers know to avoid. But consumers are largely unaware of how airlines handle things behind the scenes — we’re used to opening our Twitter app, typing a…

Expedia CEO Predicts that Facebook Will Enter Travel Booking

Ask anyone to name their favorite travel booking site and you’ll likely hear Booking.com, Kayak, Expedia, TripAdvisor, Airbnb and Priceline. But if Expedia, Inc. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is right, Facebook may soon be joining that list. Yes, the same site that reconnected you with your best friend from kindergarten might very well become your first stop…

Dating While Traveling: How to Have Fun and Stay Safe

Are you a single traveler? TPG Contributor J. Keith van Straaten is, too. From the newest dating apps to old-fashioned fix-ups, here are his best tips for having fun — and staying safe — while traveling. If it weren’t for dating on vacation, my parents never would have met. I’ve continued the family tradition of…

Take Advantage of These Super Bowl Credit Card Perks

For football fans — especially those of the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers this time around — the Super Bowl is one of the highlights of the year. If you’re planning on going to the Big Game this weekend, you probably know who you’re rooting for. What you may not know is that before the game…

Saving Money with Discount Offers from American Express

You can earn plenty of valuable points and miles simply by using a solid travel rewards credit card for everyday expenses, but some cards offer opportunities to save money as. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen explains how American Express cardholders can access a variety of discounts online. If you’re reading this, I’m…