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United Airlines opens newest Polaris lounge at Newark

Luxury Polaris Lounge opens at Newark United Polaris, a first and business class service designed to bring a new level of quality to travel – from lounge to landing – opened new doors at Newark Liberty International Airport on June 4. The most recent opening follows the introduction of Polaris lounges at Chicago O’Hare and San Francisco International. Polaris is currently available on key international flights such a Newark-Tokyo and Los Angeles-Shangai. The airline plans […]

Alaska Airlines takes J.D. Power’s top ranking again

North America Airline Customer Satisfaction Improves for 7th Consecutive Year Despite a year of airline customer service snafus, power outages and other operational failures, consumers participating in the J.D. Power airline satisfaction survey credited the industry with its seventh consecutive year of improved services. According to the J.D. Power 2018 North America Airline Satisfaction Study, overall passenger satisfaction with airlines improved six points to 762 (on a 1,000-point scale) in 2018, a record high. Consumers […]

Top European Summer Travel Destinations for 2018

European Summer Destinations Reykjavik’s popularity with American travelers is up and Barcelona’s is down, according to an analysis by travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance. While this year’s list of the top 20 European summer travel destinations saw significant movement from 2017, London and Paris continue to be the most popular for Americans this summer. A survey of trips planned from Memorial Day to Labor Day conducted by Allianz Global Assistance revealed that American travel […]

Uber vs. Lyft: What’s the difference?

Are all ride-hailing services the same? As ride-hailing apps integrate themselves more deeply into managed travel programs, how do travel buyers choose which supplier, if any, to tap as a partner? Uber and Lyft have similar interfaces and offer many of the same features, but there are subtle differences between the two market leaders. 2017 rides 4 billion 375.5 million Business travel market share* 56% 12% Tiers UberPool: Shared rides UberX: Standard UberXL: SUVs that […]

ME to WE Northern India Culturally Immersive Experience

ME to WE Multi-Day Tour | Escorted, Group, Locally Hosted Northern India Culturally Immersive Experience (4 days)     Udaipur, India to Udaipur, India Valid for Departures Now Through: 04 Feb 2019 ME to WE is an innovative social enterprise that provides products that make an impact, empowering people to change the world with their everyday consumer choices. ME to WE measures the bottom line by the people empowered and the lives transformed. Living ME […]