Beware, selfies can be hazardous to your health

Beware, selfies can be hazardous to your health

More and more travelers are victims of deadly selfies Since March 26, three tourists visiting the Grand Canyon have died in the famous national park. The identities of two of the dead are unknown, as are the full circumstances of their deaths. We know that one fell to...
Why the joint Boeing and FAA focus on safety failed

Why the joint Boeing and FAA focus on safety failed

The FAA’s delegation of airplane certification has gone too far Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 crashed because of design flaws with the aircraft and not because of only pilot errors. After defending the FAA safety system on radio interviews and TV and in print, I have...
8 Common travel scams and how to avoid them

8 Common travel scams and how to avoid them

Don’t fall for basic travel scams. Know what might happen and avoid it. Many are making last minute summer vacation plans now and beginning to make fall travel plans as well. Whether traveling domestically or internationally, there are thousands of scammers...
Hotel safety is still primarily on the shoulders of guests

Hotel safety is still primarily on the shoulders of guests

10 tips for staying safe in hotels Hotel security and hotel safety have been in the news lately. Both Hilton and Disney changed their “Do Not Disturb” policy. While the new policy will help make hotel guests safer, it’s still incumbent on guests to take personal...
Boeing 737 Max fleet grounded in U.S.

Boeing 737 Max fleet grounded in U.S.

US Boeing 737 MAX planes grounded. President Trump issues executive order  President Trump issued an executive order this afternoon that declared all Boeing 737 MAX planes grounded. His executive order reversed an earlier decision by the FAA. This followed the...
15 ways to prevent travel identity theft

15 ways to prevent travel identity theft

Don’t let your identity be stolen while traveling I do a lot of planning for all my travel, whether domestic or international, and my travel to-do list always includes steps to prevent travel identity theft while I’m away from home. Thieves use both tried...