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Wyndham Rewards announces program overhaul

Travel rewards programs change from time to time, and rarely are these changes for the benefit of the customer. That’s why today’s announcement by Wyndham Rewards is so shocking. In short, Wyndham is getting rid of all of their award tiers. One free night in a Wyndham-portfolio hotel can currently run anywhere from 5,500 to 50,000 [...]

British Airways accounts frozen as a precaution – Don’t Panic!

Don’t panic. That’s the wise advice from Douglas Adams’ “The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy”. It’s a pretty good thought to remember when you’re traveling and the unexpected happens. Yesterday, many people were surprised to find that they were unable to access their British Airways Executive Club accounts. Their login credentials were not accepted, so they requested password [...]

Craft Beer in Munich, Germany

Germany is beer heaven. The country takes their brewing seriously, following the German beer purity law, AKA Reinheitsgebot. The Reinheitsgebot has been in existence since 1487, with many modifications in recent history following legal battles. What does all of this mean for modern German beer? In addition to the classic German beers you will find from breweries [...]

Air France releases new inflight safety video

Following along in the recent trend of airlines producing entertaining inflight safety videos, here’s the latest from Air France. The video features several attractive French women, some choreographed dance moves, and a bit of humor. I’m a fan of this trend. If airlines are going to have to go through inflight safety demonstrations and passengers [...]