Following is our regular summary of the latest travel news and best frequent traveler promotions reviewed during the past week.
If it was a good deal—or a notably bad deal—from an airline, hotel, or car rental loyalty program, you can read all about it here, and plan your travel accordingly.
George Hobica found out the old-fashioned way: by trying each U.S. airline’s New York/Los Angeles service.
If your belongings were incinerated in a hotel fire, would you expect the hotel to compensate you for your loss? Hampton Inn’s response to that question may surprise you.
Saveur, probably the most credible surviving culinary magazine, has just published its 2014 Culinary Travel Awards, including its expert panel’s picks of the best in inflight dining.
Through February 28, 2015, AAdvantage members can earn up to six times the normal miles for rentals of any car type from Hertz.
Through December 31, Rapid Rewards members can earn double points for stays at more than 800 La Quinta hotels.
Would you visit a country after a military coup? Thailand wants to make it a selling point.
Does the world really need another hotel brand? Hilton thinks so, and will begin opening new hotels under the Canopy name in 2015.
Through December 15, members of the Hertz Gold Plus Rewards program can earn double points for qualifying rentals, a reminder that car companies’ programs can provide solid value.
Enter the Food & Wine “Experience Barbados” sweepstakes by November 15 for a chance to win a three-night trip for two to Barbados, including air, hotel, and some meals.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.