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Future: First Class Travel

Airlines across the world are always looking to make their first-class cabins portraits of over-the-top indulgence. Etihad Airways offers ultra-private and spacious “apartments.” Emirates even has a personal shower and spa. Then there’s SkyStue: a new concept that shows one vision of what first-class airline cabins could look like someday. read more


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Vice President Joe Biden : “LaGuardia a third-world country”

That long-awaited makeover can’t come quickly enough.
New York City’s three main airports are regularly ranked on lists of airports travelers try hardest to avoid, but it’s LaGuardia that nearly always lands the dubious honor of being named the worst of the worst. (Its detractors include no less than Vice President Joe Biden, who once famously likened LaGuardia to “a third-world country.”) read more


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Everything tastes better from the comfort of a cushy hotel bed—except shrimp cocktail.






Now, though, the logistics of room service are far from fancy. Many hotels rely on a line cook in a makeshift kitchen of the banqueting wing to prep in-room food, rather than the chefs working at the name-brand restaurant.












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Virgin Atlantic has partnered up with aromatherapy brand ‘de Mamiel’ to offer relaxation products to premium passengers

Virgin Atlantic has partnered up with aromatherapy brand ‘de Mamiel’ to offer relaxation products to premium passengers. Offered to Upper Class customers, de Mamiel’s aromatherapy is being offered alongside fellow British brand “This Works”. de Mamiel’s aromatherapy oils are offered with hot towels. The oils differ depending on whether it is a day or night flight. During the day “Enliven” has a blend of bergamot, sweet orange and yan ylang, while in the evening, read more


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This Christmas: A Ball at Downton Abbey’s Highclere Castle

Carson and Lady Mary won’t be there. But you will.

Downton Abbey may have ended its six-season run this spring, but fans don’t have to abandon their love of the hit British series. Highclere Castle, the West Berkshire estate where the show was filmed, is throwing a Christmas ball this year, read more


Airline Solutions: Connections and weather problems

This collection of airline common sense solutions have all been used by travelers over the years. They come from a book, Travel Rights, that is being issued in its 3rd Edition in late July, and by the chapter on TravelersUnited.org . Hopefully, these kinds read more


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A Flight Attendant’s Guide to Complaining Effectively

Turns out, there is a nice way to say everything.

Jet lag, flight delays, crammed airplane seats: Getting from point A to point B doesn’t always bring out the best in us. But to make it through some of travel’s most stressful scenarios, you have to stay calm and choose your words wisely. Speak like this for sm
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Video : Around the world “Pachamama”

Pachamama is usually translated as Mother Earth, but a more literal translation would be “World Mother”. In Inca mythology, Pachamama is an ever-present and independent deity who has her own self-sufficient and creative power to sustain life on this earth. This video takes you on a trip around the world showing breath taking imagery of our world, also known as “Pachamama”. read more


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Rome

Rome, Italy’s Eternal City is one of the world’s most beautiful and inspiring capitals.

Artistic Riches
Few cities can rival Rome’s astonishing artistic heritage. Throughout history, the city has starred in the great upheavals of Western art, drawing the top artists of the day and inspiring them to push the boundaries of creative achievement. The result is a city awash with priceless treasures. Ancient statues adorn world-class museums, read more


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Tipping: To complain or not to complain… Or to post on social media

What are the major differences between tipping in America and tipping in the U.K.?

Frank Laino has been working in European hotels since he was a teenager. The British-Italian dual citizen started working alongside his uncles at the Hotel San Pietro in Positano, then moved back home to London, where he worked his way up before landing at The Stafford, where

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