Alaska Airlines and American Airlines Announce New Alliance and New Services

The new alliance between Alaska and American aims to create more choice for West Coast customers, expand global reach, and offer benefits for loyalty members of both airlines. This news came as a surprise for many who believed the partnership, of nearly 40 years, would be terminated in March 2020, after last year’s announcement. Aside from expanding the partnership, Alaska intends to join the oneworld® alliance by summer 2021, which will connect Alaska guests to […]

AAA Revamps Diamond Rating Program for Hotels & Restaurants

AAA is taking a major step by overhauling its well-known AAA Diamond rating program for hotels and restaurants. Changes are aimed at further setting the program apart from services that rely on unverified and often biased hotel and restaurant ratings. Travelers can rest assured that the program remains backed by professionally trained inspectors who recommend only clean, comfortable, hospitable hotels and restaurants for their travels. According to Stacey Barber, executive director of AAA Travel Information […]

Solo Travel Ideas for 2020

The world has never been more accommodating for solo travelers. With an array of articles with recommendations on best places, practices, and safety, and apps to help combat loneliness, itineraries are being created to cater to these adventures – even cruises are dropping their fees. For soul-searching experiences or moment-collecting purposes, travelers can go just about anywhere making their trip as solo as they desire –you don’t need to be on your own all the […]

New Year, New Routes

The New Year has just started, and many airlines are updating their routes and adding new destinations to your 2020 travel plans. Boston (BOS) to Vienna (VIE) – Austrian AirlinesStarting on March 29, this will become the only nonstop service between Boston and Austria. The new seasonal flights will operate from Tuesday to Sunday through October 24, 2020. Austin (AUS) to Paris (CDG) – Norwegian AirStarting on May 6, the new nonstop service will be […]

The Port of Seattle Makes Permanent its SEA Visitor Pass Program at Sea-Tac

The Port of Seattle announced it is making permanent its SEA Visitor Pass program, which allows non-ticketed visitors to go beyond security checkpoints. SEA Visitor Passes are available seven days a week, and visitors can apply for it online on the same day or up to seven days in advance. This is how it works: 100 visitors per day are admitted between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. seven days a week. You can stay in […]