Monthly Archives: June 2018

Here are my annual TOP 10 TIPS for using frequent flyer miles and credit card points –

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# 1 – American and United have the best frequent flyer programs – Of the big three domestic airlines, AA and UA have websites that are pretty easy to use to find freebie space. They appear to have a lot more “saver award” space that allows for redemption for a reasonable amount of frequent flyer […]


Hotel ratings on TripAdvisor can be a joke –

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If you are using TripAdvisor as your primary source for hotel ratings you might as well roll a pair of dice to rate the hotel. To show you how wacky TripAdvisor ratings are, a travel magazine pointed out how the famous Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado is rated 4.5 on Trip Advisor. And at […]


It’s time to enforce your travel policy….Or get rid of it

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I am blessed to count this as my 32nd year in the travel management industry. And now I must confess a dirty little secret about what I know about company travel policies: VERY FEW COMPANIES ENFORCE THEM. I speak around the country and one of my favorite jokes is my story about moving to a […]


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