With four math and computer science degrees from MIT, including a PhD, under his belt, Chief Technology Officer of KAYAK, Giorgos Zacharia is a leading expert at applying the hot topics of data, analytics and machine learning to the real world of travel.
The Four Seasons has been making big moves lately and the brand has been expanding in a big way--from Casablanca to Kuwait--Four Seasons hotels seem to be sprouting luxury all over the world. Iconic properties, though, like the Four Seasons New York also undergo major renovations annually just to stay "in season."
Just in time for Disney's new Cinderella movie release, we've found seven secret castles you can sleep in that will make you feel as if you are living in a real-life fairy tale... no fairy godmothers required!
We love a parade -- and anything world's shortest, longest, biggest, or smallest. So bright and early on March 17th, we motored into the heart of "The Valley of The Vapors" and staked a claim on a spot to watch the compacted cavalcade.
No Australian seemed to mind my demi outfit and none ever questioned it. No photos were taken, so don't ask. At least we had some clean clothes. The owner of the house even said we could keep them, she felt guilty about the wallabies' misbehavior.
I looked forward to my first visit to Mississippi. During decades of travel across the USA, I have covered much of the South, but had not wandered through or made any forays into the great State of Mississippi.
We are at the beginning of a brand new year! This means new resolutions, new goals, and new dream destinations. I'm going to show you how to stop dreaming, and make your trips a reality.
Offering deals on everything from cruises to rental cars, wholesale retail clubs are quickly becoming a one-stop shop for members' travel needs. So why should non-members care?
While most of us are accustomed to the sign in nearly every hotel room bathroom prompting us to reuse our towels to aid conservation efforts, millennials expect more when it comes to environmental awareness -- and they want it without a price tag attached.
If you're not a business traveler, why should you care? Because this group of globe-trotters is changing the hospitality industry in a way that affects leisure travelers, too.
A few hotel chains also offer no-expiration loyalty program points, but most airlines and hotels have timeframes that essentially force you to use your miles or forfeit their value.
Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find your next layover more bearable with these apps at your fingertips.
While millennials may not be the majority of travel consumers at the moment, they will be soon. Many hotels are now trying figure out what this generation, encompassing 8 million individuals, is looking for. From catering to Gen Y's always connected tendencies to providing anything but cookie-cutter experiences, here are some ways hotels are appealing to millennials.
Between faster Internet, more options for cruisers traveling alone and pick-your-own deals, 2015 is shaping up to be a great year for cruisers. Whether you've set sail numerous times or are contemplating taking your first cruise, this year promises to be a memorable one for those hitting the high seas.
Some say more customization and personalized service while others discussed micro-destinations -- places we were previously unaware of that are now much more accessible to us.
Style is subjective, but wrinkle resistance, durability, and comfort aren't. So we think you'll like these top-quality travel clothes, shoes, scarves, and swimsuits just as much as we do.