Omaat Happy Hour Youtube Thursday

Join Us For Today’s OMAAT Virtual Happy Hour!

We'll be having our weekly OMAAT virtual happy hour this evening at 6:30PM EasternĀ (just follow this link and you can be reminded when we go live) and hope you guys can join us. In addition to taking questions, this evening we'll be talking about the…

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Filed Under: Misc.
Jerry Remys Boston Airport – 1

US Passes 750K Daily Air Travelers Over July 4 Weekend

A few months ago demand for air travel began to plummet, as we've seen airlines cut capacity unlike ever before. During that time I've been keeping an eye on passenger numbers, as it's interesting to see how demand is evolving. The pace at which travel…

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Filed Under: Security/TSA, Travel
Road Trip

New Senate Bill Could Pay For Your Next Vacation

If newly introduced legislation is passed, the US government (aka taxpayers) could be footing the bill for your next vacation. The tourism industry is obviously suffering, and I recently wrote about how the Trump Administration proposed a new travel…

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Filed Under: Travel
Virgin Atlantic 787 9

Full Details: Virgin Atlantic Resuming Flights

In March 2020 Virgin Atlantic more or less discontinued scheduled passenger flights in light of the current pandemic. In early June the airline outlined schedules to resume flights to five destinations, and the airline has now revealed plans to add flights…

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Filed Under: Virgin Atlantic
W Dubai The Palm – 5

Dubai Will Reopen To Visitors In July (With Testing)

The United Arab Emirates is one of the world's largest aviation hubs, given that Emirates is based in Dubai and Etihad is based in Abu Dhabi. Since late March the country has more or less closed borders, with locals largely not being allowed to enter…

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Filed Under: Emirates, Etihad
Hyatt Place Breakfast

How Has Coronavirus Changed Hotel Breakfast?

It goes without saying that hotel protocols have changed as a result of coronavirus. One of the things I was curious to observe during my trip was how hotels have adjusted their breakfast offerings, especially at limited service hotels that have free…

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Filed Under: Hilton, Hotels
Travel

Coronavirus Culture Shock While Traveling

Ford and I have been on our current trip for a few days now, and it has really surprised us. We are doing a road trip (after flying to Las Vegas), enjoying the great outdoors, and we're driving through Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and Colorado. The scenery…

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Filed Under: Travel
Hyatt Place Lobby

Hotels Aren’t Living Up To Their Coronavirus Promises

The past few days of travel has been so incredibly eye-opening for me. I want to start talking about our actual road trip, but there's so much to cover first when it comes to flights and hotel stays (which is ultimately the focus of the blog). I've stayed…

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Filed Under: Hotels
Allegiant Air

Why Doesn’t Allegiant Air Require Face Masks?

Wearing face coverings on planes has become a shockingly controversial topic. At this point most US airlines require passengers to wear face masks, and some have even promised to step up enforcement. What some people don't realize is that there's one…

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Filed Under: Allegiant Air