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Members of Hyatt’s loyalty program can now earn and redeem points for personal experiences from IfOnly.
But don’t expect the U.S. to make the top five.
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The nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization, the NAACP, has accused the nation’s largest airline, American, of racism.
In a surprising move, Starwood has announced the end of its partnership with ride-share service Uber.
A “top places list” favorite, New Zealand, is obvious, but selections like Djibouti make this an interesting selection.
Where to go this fall? If quality and value are your guides, TripAdvisor has 10 Affordable Tripshotel recommendations that deliver the goods.
Here’s how to save up to 52% on nine trips picked by TripAdvisor reviewers as their Dream Vacations.
The grand prize: a 10-day trip for two on Windstar’s cruise.
Somebody has to win this, right? Might as well be you.
After 20 years working in the travel industry, and almost that long writing about it, Tim Winship knows a thing or two about travel. Follow him on Twitter @twinship.
This article first appeared on SmarterTravel.com, where Tim is Editor-at-Large.