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Hyatt's Fall Promotion - Nice but Not for All

Unlike an almost identical promotion that Hyatt ran a year ago, the hotel's fall 2014 bonus offer is targeted. In other words, only Gold Passport members who meet certain criteria are eligible to receive the bonus points.Offer DetailsBetween September ... [Published Smarter Travel - 52 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

New Rules Allow You to Remove Your Name from the No-Fly List

You're about to catch a flight when you get a message to "see agent," in place of a boarding pass. That agent says you can't get on your flight. Congratulations! You're on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) No-Fly List. Although this unhappy ... [Published Smarter Travel - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Flyers Don't Love In-Flight Entertainment As Much As You'd Think

When it comes to in-flight entertainment, more and more passengers prefer to ditch the seatback system and bring their own devices.According to a new study by market-research firm Osurv, a majority of airline passengers are OK with no seatback entertainment ... [Published Smarter Travel - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Airline Loyalty? Not Much!

Do airline loyalty schemes actually foster loyalty among the programs' millions of members?According to a new poll, conducted for TheStreet by GfK and reported on by Business Traveler , a solid 63 percent of Americans have no loyalty to any particular ... [Published Smarter Travel - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Airline to Perfume Its Aircraft Cabins

In what is being characterized as a move to make air travel appealing to all the senses, Iberia is introducing a custom-designed scent into its aircraft cabins.The aroma, dubbed Mediterraneo, has three layers, according to a report by Skift : "Top notes ... [Published Smarter Travel - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

The World's Seven Most Entertaining Airports

Refreshingly, TravelAge West's "7 Top Airports Around the World" doesn't purport to reveal a scientific truth. No surveys were conducted, no numbers were crunched.Rather, it's the publication's own take on what a few airports have done to distinguish ... [Published Smarter Travel - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

5-Night W. Caribbean Cruise from $199

The Cruise: Princess Cruises is offering a five-night Western Caribbean cruise onboard Caribbean Princess sailing roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale on September 1, 2014. Prices start from $199 per person, for an inside cabin.The Deal: Set sail to the Western ... [Published Smarter Travel - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

7-Night Bermuda Cruise from $629

The Cruise: American Discount Cruises and Travel is offering a seven-night Bermuda cruise onboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Breakaway sailing roundtrip from New York on September 21, 2014. Prices start from $629 per person, for an inside cabi ... [Published Smarter Travel - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Bermuda, BreakAway, Discount
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Product Review: Jackery Leaf iPhone Charger Case

What Is it: The Jackery Leaf iPhone Charger Case , which protects and powers your smartphone.Price and Where to Buy: $60.52 on Amazon .Pros:Compatible with iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S LED light changes color to show you charging status at a glance Charges ... [Published Smarter Travel - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Quiz: Which Deep-Fried State Fair Food Should You Eat?

Destination:Cruise Line:Departure:Length:Get Prices ... [Published Smarter Travel - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Acquisition
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Two Controversial Ways to Get Big Discounts on Airfare

Toss away a perfectly good plane ticket? Sometimes that's a good idea.The experience of a friend shows why. He lives near Minneapolis and wanted to visit a sick relative who lives in North Carolina. He wanted a one-way ticket from Minneapolis to Charlotte, ... [Published Smarter Travel - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

New Train to DFW Airport

You can now travel to/from Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) by train. Last week, DART, the Dallas-area rapid transit system, opened the long-awaited extension of the Orange light rail line directly to Terminal A. From the airport, it runs ... [Published Smarter Travel - Aug 20 2014]

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Typical was this comment from dclocation: "I am Diamond and I am not targeted. Not sure how their algorithm works. My stays are mostly $350+/night so far this year. I have another 50+ nights planned for the rest of the year. I guess I should maintain my Marriott Platinum status..."
...For starters, you can't log onto a DHS website and check to see if you're on a list or why you're on that list. The DHS specifically states, "Please note that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can neither confirm nor deny whether an individual is on the watch lists because this information is derived from classified and sensitive law enforcement and intelligence information." All DHS will say is that, last year, some 48,000 travelers were banned from traveling
The emphasis is on diversion and entertainment. Because, as the TAW article notes, "... time is precious. So why not put the valuable hours of a flight delay or a layover into more pleasant use than simply letting the time pass?"
The aroma, dubbed Mediterraneo, has three layers, according to a report by Skift : "Top notes of lemon, Bergamot, and citrus blossoms are followed by a floral heart of rose, iris, and jasmine, and undertones of white musk, vanilla, and sandalwood. It is a fragrance built on fresh aromas, soft and delicate which are also selected to generate a restful experience for passengers."

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Hyatt's Fall Promotion - Nice but Not for All [Published Smarter Travel - 52 mins ago]
Flyers Don't Love In-Flight Entertainment As Mu... [Published Smarter Travel - 2 hours ago]
New Rules Allow You to Remove Your Name from th... [Published Smarter Travel - 2 hours ago]
The World's Seven Most Entertaining Airports [Published Smarter Travel - 4 hours ago]
Airline to Perfume Its Aircraft Cabins [Published Smarter Travel - 4 hours ago]
Airline Loyalty? Not Much! [Published Smarter Travel - 4 hours ago]
5-Night W. Caribbean Cruise from $199 [Published Smarter Travel - 6 hours ago]
7-Night Bermuda Cruise from $629 [Published Smarter Travel - 6 hours ago]
5-Night Caribbean Cruise from $199 [Published Smarter Travel - 6 hours ago]
Two Controversial Ways to Get Big Discounts on ... [Published Smarter Travel - 21 hours ago]
Quiz: Which Deep-Fried State Fair Food Should Y... [Published Smarter Travel - 21 hours ago]
Product Review: Jackery Leaf iPhone Charger Case [Published Smarter Travel - 21 hours ago]
Traveling by Bus a Viable Option? Yes, Really! [Published Smarter Travel - Aug 20 2014]
New Train to DFW Airport [Published Smarter Travel - Aug 20 2014]
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