Smart And Savvy Travel

Marriott Set to Acquire Starwood

Starwood has effectively been on the market since late April and finally this week a purchaser came forward.  Much to the surprise of many, Marriott was the one to make the big announcement! “On Monday, Marriott announced that it would acquire Starwood for $11.9 billion in stock and $340 million in cash. That means cash was used for […]

WOW Air to Commence California to Iceland Routes

WOW Air has disrupted Icelandic air travel by offering outrageously low fares from East Coast cities to capitol city Reykjavik.  In big news, they will begin offering flights to West Coast cities next summer, with tickets going on sale in January. Read more with Travel Weekly News.

Searching Early, Booking Late: How Hotel Booking Patterns Have Changed

Consumer shopping patterns have shifted over the years with the increase of internet access and smart phones.  Although hotel bookers are spending more time researching their travels, there has also been a rise in last minute final bookings.  Here is the clearer picture of buyers’ path to purchase.

Imagine a New Way to Experience the World: G Adventures & National Geographic

So excited for this new partnership!  Our clients will love these tours, launching December 15, 2015. “National Geographic has been inspiring the world for more than 125 years through exploration, science, and storytelling. G Adventures changes lives every day through the social and economic power of travel and human connection. Separately, we’ve always had similar values. […]

Cool Gadgets Making Your Travels Easier

With baggage fees on the rise we must be super efficient with our packing.  Check out these products making their way to the marketplace and be sure to bring only the best gadgets on your next business trip! 35 Innovative Business Travel Gadgets

Uber & Starwood Partnership

A perfect opportunity for Starwood Preferred Guests to rack up points by using Uber! 1 SPG point for each $1 spent with Uber every day Additional points earned when using Uber in-stay More details on this partnership and travel hack from The Points Guy.