The BIG Stories: Room Checks at Caesars + Where to Spring Break + Airbnb’s 10-Year Plan + WN Raises Prices for Priority Boarding

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In case you missed something, following are the biggest travel stories and best deals covered this past week. Check ’em out!

Wallet Watch: Southwest Raises Fees for Priority Boarding

$50 to jump to the head of the Southwest boarding queue? Hmmm.

Airbnb’s 10-Year Plan to Rock the Travel World

Airbnb wants your lodging dollar. The hotels will have something to say about that.

United Discounts Award Travel to 4 Hot Spots

Here’s how to save 20% on United award flights to four popular destinations.

Top 10 Most Popular Spring Break Destinations

Do you want to immerse yourself in spring break, or avoid it? Either way, these list of the most popular destinations will be helpful.

Coming to Caesars Palace: Daily Room Checks

When does “Do Not Disturb” not mean do not disturb? At a growing number of hotels, it turns out.

United Is Now Selling Wi-Fi Subscriptions – Deal or No Deal?

United is now selling monthly inflight Wi-Fi subscriptions. Should you buy?

New Hyatt Promotion Features 1,000 Bonus Points Per Night

Hyatt’s latest promotion is among the company’s more generous offers.

Wallet Watch: Price Hikes at Disney Parks

A visit to the happiest place on earth just got more expensive—by as much as 9 percent.

Here’s How You Can Win a 5-Night Trip to Cartagena, Colombia

Win a five-night trip for two to Cartagena, Colombia, including a $1,000 airfare credit, hotel, tours, Colombian cuisine cooking class.

Somebody has to win this trip, 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, where Tim is Editor-at-Large.