On this day in 1901, a 63-year-old schoolteacher named Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person to take the plunge over Niagara Falls in a barrel. After her husband died in the Civil War, the New York-born Taylor learned of the growing popularity of two enormous wat...

Break out the Fireworks and Champagne! It’s time to celebrate!

With Americans just returning back to the workweek after their July 4th Independence Day celebrations and the French celebrating their 2,068th Birthday today, there are some monumental milestones being celeb...

Some years back, our Director of Sales & Marketing, Mary Grieder, and our CEO, Kirk Stephens, took a client trip to Paris. A colleague and her son were on the trip as well. Sort of. This photo was taken on that trip. Today, we celebrate the awe of Notre Dame and send o...

Recent studies are indicating that many travelers are simply confused by loyalty and frequent flyer programs. YouGov, a global opinion and data company has released the following results:

  • 54% of Americans surveyed find frequent flyer programs confusing

  • 47% say...

In today’s social media and technology-driven world, text heavy articles, news postings, and personal messages have gone by the wayside.  Almost anything posted online, even just random musings, includes a photo or video, enhancing the viewer’s understanding of the sub...

The Brooklyn Bridge, with its unprecedented length and two stately towers, opened on this day in 1883. Dubbed the “eighth wonder of the world,” it connected the massive population centers of Brooklyn and Manhattan and changed the course of New York City forever.

Spannin...

It’s Royal Wedding Time!! The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is due to take place on 19 May 2018 at Windsor Castle in England. The groom, Prince Harry, 6th in line as heir to the British crown, will wed his bride, Meghan Markle, an American actress.

The coupl...

On this day in 1904, Theodor Geisel, better known to the world as Dr. Seuss, the author and illustrator of such beloved children’s books as “The Cat in the Hat” and “Green Eggs and Ham,” is born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Geisel, who used his middle name (which was...

Chicago-based United Airlines has sent its last 747 out for a final curtain call.

The Boeing 747, known as the “Queen of the Skies,” a regal nickname it has had since entering service in 1969 has made its final flight with United Airlines. While many airlines have...

The streets of London will be a bit quieter beginning next week and for the next four years. At precisely noon next week on August 21st (which coincidentally is also the date when Americans will be experiencing a very rare total solar eclipse), the famous bells of Big...

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