Author Archives: Steve Glenn

Get ready for an airfare war to Hawaii –

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We are just days away from Southwest Airlines announcing their new schedule and service to Hawaii from California. For years industry experts have been anticipating Southwest would add the Hawaiian islands to their route map. Other major airlines like United, America, Alaska, and Delta are not going to take this sitting down and they have […]


Travelers reject “SMART” hotel rooms

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85% of travelers surveyed oppose the idea of having Amazon Alexa in their hotel room Executive Travel CEO, Steve Glenn, recently released his travel predictions for 2019. Included in his 72 predictions was that some hotels would add Amazon’s Alexa in hotel rooms in 2019. These “smart” artificial intelligence/voice recognition devices could replace the TV […]


Are you ready for a smart device in your hotel room – 

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Included in my 72 travel predictions for 2019 was my prediction that some hotels would add Amazon’s Alexa in hotel rooms in 2019. These “smart” artificial intelligence/voice recognition devices could replace the TV remote, room thermostat, clock, and even the light switches in rooms. Parallel to the 2019 predictions we surveyed 241 travelers and asked […]


2019 Travel Industry Predictions (Part 4/4)

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Here are my 20 car rental, Uber, travel technology and miscellaneous predictions for 2019 #1 – Get ready for paying $10 a day to walk the major cities of the world – Too many tourists, not enough space. Overtourism is a big issue in many of the major tourist cities around the world during the […]


Best destination and travel deal predictions for 2019

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Here are my 19 best destination and travel deal Predictions for 2019 #1 –  It will be cheaper to cruise than to stay in assisted living – You do the math. A seven-day cruise costs as low as about $75 a day. Living in an assisted living center is over $100 a day. What a […]


Here are my 15 Hotel Predictions for 2019

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2019 Travel Industry Predictions (2/4) Here it comes… The second of four travel industry predictions for 2019. This week we focus on hotel predictions. This year I simplified by having four sections of predictions. Here is my predictions calendar and when my crystal ball predictions will arrive in your inbox: January 8: Here are my […]


2019 Travel Industry Predictions Part-1

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2019 Travel Industry Predictions (1/4) Here it comes….the much-anticipated travel industry predictions for 2019. During the past sixteen years, 71% of my predictions have come true! (I slipped a little this year from 73%) Over the next four weeks, I will provide you with 60 of my travel industry crystal ball predictions. This year I […]


Here are my 8 annual tips to make flying easier this holiday weekend

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  This will be one of the busiest weekends of the year for flying. Here is my advice if you are brave enough to fly this weekend and during the coming Christmas and New Year holidays. #1 – Take an Uber or have your friends or relatives take you to the airport – Airport parking […]


Warning! – Change the passwords on all your travel and important apps

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  As you have probably heard by now Marriott Hotels recently announced they had a massive breach of security that affected 500 million accounts. The bottom line is the bad guys probably have all your passwords, credit cards and personal information stored in your Marriott website profile.  If you are like me and sometimes use […]


Executive Travel sponsoring Global Entry Interview Event in Lincoln, Nebraska

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Interviews to be held January 8-10, 2019, at the Executive Travel office Executive Travel is pleased to announce that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers will be presenting a special enrollment event in Lincoln, Nebraska in January, 2019. This event is to conduct in-person enrollment interviews for applicants to CBP’s Global Entry program and will be held […]


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