Hyatt and MGM Create New Digital Hub for Las Vegas

Make Vegas Yours

I've been fairly impressed with Hyatt Gold Passport's online media efforts lately. They had a blog for a while, but sometime last year they relaunched Keyed into Hyatt, which has since offered some really stellar content surrounding their different properties and corporate activities. I … [Continue]

Review: Hyatt Regency DFW Airport


Last December I took a trip to Amarillo to visit my in-laws and spent a night at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport along the way. It's one of two Hyatt hotels located at DFW, though unlike the Grand Hyatt directly attached to Terminal D, this one is a little older and located on … [Continue]

T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Plan Works Well for International Travelers

Cellular Carrier international fees comparison

About a month ago I wrote about T-Mobile’s new Simple Choice Plan, which includes free international data and text message in over 120 countries as well as calls for only 20 cents a minute. It could be a great deal for a frequent traveler who wants to stay connected on the road, and … [Continue]

Free $25 Uber Gift Card at Some Banana Republic Stores

Uber 25 Embark

I'm really not sure how broadly available this offer is, but it appears that many Banana Republic stores in the Seattle area are offering a free $25 Uber gift card this weekend and this may be possible in other cities, as well. Just show up at any of four Seattle area stores this weekend … [Continue]

Alaska Airlines Will Launch New Boeing Space Bins

737 Space Bins at 737 Configuration Studio

If you choose to check your bags, Alaska Airlines guarantees you'll get in in 20 minutes or less -- and promises a choice between a $25 voucher or 2,500 Mileage Plan miles (worth about $50) if it's late. But I still choose to carry on my bag on almost every flight, even when I have a dozen … [Continue]

Air India Joins Star Alliance and No Fuel Surcharges with Aeroplan!

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Air India joined Star Alliance today and from the first impressions, it looks like they have some pretty decent availability. Looking on the Aeroplan website, it looks like most of their routes are wide open in Business Class and that no fuel surcharges are being added to the tickets. I … [Continue]