Hotel Review: An Executive Room at Le Méridien N’Fis in Marrakesh

TO THE POINT: Le Méridien N’Fis makes a wonderful base for a first trip to Marrakesh. The pros: affordable rates, a great breakfast buffet that was included, a location that made it easy to see everything and an amazing resort-style pool to help you beat the heat. The cons: sluggish in-room Wi-Fi. When looking for a…

Hotel Review: A Suite King Room at the Hyatt Regency Belgrade, Serbia

TO THE POINT: If it’s your first time visiting the Serbian capital, the Hyatt Regency Belgrade is worth considering. The pros: nice price point, luxurious room and exquisite service. The cons: tourist attractions aren’t really within walking distance, ongoing construction messes up the current aesthetic and socially speaking, there’s not much going on here. Booking The Hyatt Regency Belgrade is…

10 of the Best Priority Pass Lounges Around the World

The Priority Pass program has been making headlines as it continues to expand to new airports and lounges — its current network touts more than 900 lounges in 120 countries and 400 cities worldwide. And while a premium unlimited membership costs $399 annually (additional options include a $99 Standard one-year membership — plus $27 per person, per entry — to Standard Plus, which…

Insider Series: Carrie A. Trey Answers Your Questions About Her Job as a Flight Attendant

I love being a flight attendant, but I didn’t realize until I starting reading through some of these questions how much mystery there is surrounding our role on the plane and how we feel about our jobs. Below, I’ve done my best to shed some light on what goes on behind the scenes — or rather,…

These 10 Glamorous Hotels are Actually Owned by Celebrities

Like it or not, none of us will ever get the chance to know what it feels like to walk in Brad Pitt’s shoes for a day. But in the very near future, we’ll be able to experience what kind of thread count he likes in his sheets and what his stance on free Wi-Fi…

My 5 Travel Essentials: Travel Channel Host Anthony Melchiorri

Anthony Melchiorri knows hotels. The one-time night manager of New York’s Plaza Hotel runs his own hospitality consultant service, has four hotel projects in the pipeline and is in the midst of filming the eighth season of his Travel Channel show, Hotel Impossible. Two spin-offs are also in the works: Hotel Showdown, where four hotel managers or owners…

10 Things No One Tells You About… Reykjavik

Whether you land in Keflavík International Airport (KEF) before sunrise, or find yourself left in the dark by the typical guidebook’s uninteresting regime, these 10 tips and tidbits, which you probably won’t find in a guidebook, will help you navigate your way to a locally-inspired and budget-friendly visit in Reykjavik. Save Big With Happy Hour Specials… Reykjavik is a notoriously expensive city,…

Should You Stay at an All-Inclusive Resort in Cuba?

Free drinks! — that’s what immediately pops into my mind whenever someone starts talking to me about all-inclusive resorts. It’s not really my style of vacation, some people say it’s the only way to go. On a recent trip to Cuba, I decided to see what all the fuss is about. Europeans, Latin Americans and Canadians flock…

The Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards for Authorized Users

It’s quite common for credit card issuers to offer incentives for adding authorized users to your account. This ultimately gives the consumer more opportunity to use the card and therefore increases the net income for the card issuer. But what’s in it for the authorized user? Today, I’ll cover a few frequently asked questions about adding…

Airlines Collected More Than $1 Billion in Baggage Fees in Q2

We love to help our readers avoid as many fees as possible. Using credit card benefits, checked baggage fees are some of the easiest charges to avoid. However, that hasn’t stopped airlines from hitting another new baggage fee record. From April to June 2016, US-based airlines collected over $1 billion — $1,072,856,000 to be exact — in…