Marriott to put envelopes in rooms to encourage housekeeper tipping

Hotel housekeepers have to deal with unspeakable things that you’ve never even imagined (unless you’re someone who is frequently destroying hotel rooms, in which case, shame on you). They don’t get great compensation for it. It’s customary to leave housekeepers a few dollars as a thank you for their hard work cleaning up after you, but […]

Done with TSA security screenings after landing? Maybe not!

Most people would think that once their journey is complete, they are not going to be subjected to any further searches by the TSA. Kahler Nygard of Orono, Minnesota, found out on a recent trip that that’s not necessarily the case. Nygard’s Spirit Airlines boarding pass had the dreaded “SSSS” marking, which means that he should […]

Princess Cruises to feature exclusive line of craft beers

The latest travel company to announce their craft brew offering is Princess Cruises. In an e-mail sent this week, Princess said that a line of beer called “Seawitch” will be available on their ships beginning in November. By 2015, all of their ships will have the beers, which will be brewed by Strike Brewing Company […]

“Frozen” attraction coming to Epcot at Disney World

The movie “Frozen” has been a massive cash cow for Disney, so it’s not surprising that the company is going to keep coming up with new ideas to get parents to spend money on it. The winter-themed animated musical, which takes place in Norway, is now going to be turned into an attraction at Epcot […]

T-Mobile to offer customers free in-flight texting via Gogo

Starting September 17th, T-Mobile subscribers will have a new service available to them. Through a partnership with Gogo, fliers will be able to use in-flight texting for free. Additionally, customers will be able to send photo messages and access their visual voicemail. Instead of just posting on social media that you’re on a plane with […]

Watch a cute bear play on a resort golf course – Video

The golf course at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in British Columbia, Canada is a picturesque place for a golf getaway. You’ve got the Rocky Mountains all around you, plus pine trees and natural water hazards. The resort describes their course as: Situated amid the breathtaking scenery of BC’s Rocky Mountains, Fairmont Hot Springs has always been […]

Roller coaster catches fire at Six Flags Magic Mountain – Video

For over 35 years, Colossus thrilled visitors at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, California. The ride closed down in August for transformation into a newer, updated ride, but it gave one last spectacle after catching fire on Monday. Construction workers were in the process of working on demolishing part of the roller coaster when […]

Southwest Airlines reveals new livery

Over the past few days, leaked photos have circulated around the web showing Southwest Airlines’ new paint scheme for their planes. Today the airline made it all official in an unveiling at Love Field in Dallas. In addition to the repainting of their planes, Southwest will be refreshing the rest of their corporate branding as […]

Get $5 free from PayPal

Back in the day, PayPal used to be a nice little way to earn some quick money for referring friends. Now that they’re an established company, they rarely give money away, which is why it’s surprising to see this offer. You can get a $5 coupon for free from PayPal just for doing a quick […]

3,000 Club Carlson points for booking through their app

Booking an upcoming Club Carlson hotel stay? Do it through their app and get 3,000 bonus Gold points! From September 8 to November 16, 2014, you can earn 3,000 bonus Gold Points for every stay booked through the Club Carlson mobile app. Club Carlson hotels include Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn […]