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What Over The Counter Remedies May Help My Sick Dog?

Posted 10.13.2015 | MarloThomas

We had two wonderful dog experts on the show this week. Cesar Millan, the original “Dog Whisperer” himself, came by to talk about dealing with our...

Dr. Rosenthal Gives Us The Scoop On Feeding Your Dog The Right Food

Posted 10.13.2015 | MarloThomas

We had two wonderful dog experts on the show this week. Cesar Millan, the original “Dog Whisperer” himself, came by to talk about dealing with our...

Dr. Rosenthal's Tips On Keeping Your Dog Warm This Winter

Posted 10.13.2015 | MarloThomas

We had two wonderful dog experts on the show this week. Cesar Millan, the original “Dog Whisperer” himself, came by to talk about dealing with our...

How To Crate Your Dog For Travel With Cesar Millan

Posted 10.13.2015 | MarloThomas

We had two wonderful dog experts on the show this week. Cesar Millan, the original “Dog Whisperer” himself, came by to talk about dealing with our...

Mondays With Marlo - Healthy Dog Tips With Cesar Millan and Dr. Rosenthal

Posted 10.13.2015 | MarloThomas

We all love our dogs, but let’s face it - woman’s (and man’s) best friend may not always be the easiest creature to communicate with. And as the...

Why Travel Companies Don't Trust You

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.08.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Travelers say they're distrustful of companies for other reasons, too. Maybe they've been on a flight that was delayed by "weather" even when conditions were clear on both ends. Or maybe they've been told a hotel is sold out, even though rooms are still available on third-party sites.

The Top Methods for Getting Airline Change Fees Waived

Map Happy | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

I could make a chart telling you how much airline cancellation fees cost but it's almost not worth it. Because sometimes even ditching a flight and buying a new one can be cheaper.

Airline Space Deficit Turns Into a Human Rights Issue

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Do you have the right to room on a plane? If you answered "no," you're probably with the majority of American travelers. After all, airlines are private companies, and you always have the option of paying more for an upgraded seat, don't you?

How to Avoid the Heat on Your Next Flight

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.13.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When Eric Crusius boarded his recent American Airlines flight from Washington to Dallas, the air conditioning was powered down and the cabin started to heat up quickly, just as you might expect an aluminum tube to do under the heat of the late summer sun.

'Walking Dead' Stand-Alone Special Will Introduce New Character

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.29.2015 | Entertainment

It's a good thing Samuel L. Jackson isn't on "The Walking Dead" because a new special would probably have him complaining about all the zombies ...

Five Travel Tips To Help Stop Human Trafficking

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 08.10.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

It's not terribly surprising to learn that many trafficking victims have been exploited in a hotel. An NGO recently launched #DoesYourHotelKnow, a new awareness campaign that alerts hotels and travelers on what to do if we think it's happening (key: you don't have to be certain, that's up to the authorities to figure out).

Is It Time For The Uber Of Air Travel?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

With only four large airlines controlling more than 80 percent of domestic air travel, the industry is a classic oligopoly. Even the government, which is currently investigating airlines for collusion, seems to agree.

Fan opposition to Qatar goes viral

James Dorsey | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

World Cup host Qatar is discovering the reputational risk involved in hosting high-profile mega sporting events. Qatar Airways' sponsorship of FC Barcelona is producing exactly the kind of publicity that is a corporate sponsor's worst nightmare while a Swiss investigation of the Qatari World Cup bid threatens to expose questionable financial dealings that will fuel demands for withdrawing the tournament from the Gulf state.

Finders Keepers: Unclaimed Baggage

Dane Steele Green | Posted 07.06.2015 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

If you ever lost your luggage, permanently, there is a good chance it eventually made its way to this treasure trove in the far northeast corner of the Cotton State.

Has Congress Failed Air Travelers?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.14.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

What has Washington done for airline passengers lately? That's the question prompted by two recent political scandals that have touched the tourism world. But the answer -- or the lack of an answer -- may be far more troubling than the alleged misconduct.

"No" Doesn't Have to Be the Final Answer When You're on the Road

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

If you're thinking of taking "no" for an answer from a travel company, let Alan Schroeder talk you out of it. When a late spring storm forced the c...

5 Tips to Plan a Better Vacation

Dustin Jacobs | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Dustin Jacobs

With summer quickly approaching, the thought of a summer vacation may have crossed your mind. You may be thinking about location, activities to do and your budget.

How To Survive A Plane Crash

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Saving your life is an emergency crash situation may be simpler than it seems, so it's worth revisiting the advice from experts at the FAA on what to do.

Why We Must Not Fear Depression in the Wake of the Germanwings Tragedy

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

In the wake of the Germanwings crash, questions abound about what happened, what was going through the mind of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, what his motiv...

The Travel Industry Loses Its Way In A Blizzard

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

As the snow falls today, maybe in a quiet moment, the managers who create and enforce these draconian policies should ask themselves: Why don't we do this more often? Why don't we show our customers a little more compassion?

Economy Class Gets An Upgrade... Wait, Make That a Downgrade

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.27.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When the cheap seats get a makeover, it's easy to assume that's good news for the average air traveler. But not all upgrades are the same. In fact, Alaska's and Delta's are worth closer looks, because they offer dramatically different visions of air travel in 2015.

Learning to Let Go of Baggage... Literally

Rachel Chang | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
Rachel Chang

The carousel stopped again. It wasn't there. And neither were the bags for the majority of my fellow passengers. Suddenly I heard screaming, yelling, and even riot-like chanting erupt. But it was all in Spanish.

Why Can't Airline Fees Be Refundable?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The North American airline industry collected an estimated $8.2 billion last year from fees for items such as checked baggage, premium seat assignments and early boarding privileges -- a $700 million increase from 2013. But are they keeping more of your money than they should?

Why Did the Government Stop Fining Travel Companies?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.03.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Government fines against airlines for consumer rule violations are on track to hit a six-year low as the U.S. Department of Transportation's enforcement actions shift from punishment to preventing infractions.

If Gas Is Cheap, Why Are Airfares So Expensive?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Turns out, a series of industry developments have put airlines firmly in control of prices, in a way they haven't been in perhaps a generation. As a result, fares may be about to rise even more. Fortunately, that doesn't mean travelers have to overpay for their tickets.