Travel Industry Jargon

I was meeting a friend for coffee and he was planning a vacation.  I was providing some suggestions when he asked me for clarification when he didn’t understand some of the terms / acronyms I used.  I thought I would take this opportunity to explain some commonly used jargon in the travel industry. Charter Flight – A non scheduledContinue reading “Travel Industry Jargon”

Bed Warming Service at Holiday Inn

I couldn’t believe it when I first saw the headline…”Bedwarming Service at Holiday Inn”. This is available on a trial basis at 3 locations in the UK, 2 in London and 1 in Manchester.  The basic idea is that instead of placing a hot water bottle to warm up the bed before going to sleep,Continue reading “Bed Warming Service at Holiday Inn”

New trend for hotels?

Came across a couple of  articles in a travel journal recently about a “pay what you want”  experiments.  The Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort and Spa is offering a promotion called the “Survivior Package“.  Basically, you decide your price by deciding what amenities you can do without.  For $219  per night you get deluxe accommodations plusContinue reading “New trend for hotels?”