- Just in case you missed the news: The man that slapped a toddler during a flight and used racial slurs got eight months in prison.
- USA Today: The new NYC Marriott is the tallest hotel building in the USA.
- Lonely Planet writes about the World’s Best Luxury Boot Camps a few months back.
- Find out the 17 Most Influential People in Travel of 2013 from Skift
- The US State Department issued a travel alert for the Sochi Olympics in Russia.
- Fodor’s Travel has a slide show with the 10 Best New Spas in North America.
- Check out 101 Clever Travel Tricks for 2014 from Smarter Travel.
- Budget Travel has an article about All-Time Worst Travel Scenarios (And How to Get Out Of Them).
- CNN Travel writes about the World’s Safest Airline.
- Off Topic: In Norway, everyone is now a millionaire, thanks to oil. Find out about it from NBC News Business.
Travel Deals & Offers:
- Big changes are coming to Delta Sky Club with new membership options and they’re pretty outrageous.
- Club Carlson is running a promotion where you can Stay 3 Nights, Get 1 Free. You actually get 38,000 gold points. You must register for the offer and complete your stay by April 13.
- Win up to 15,000 points in the Choice Privileges Jewel Game. Enter by January 15.
- Win a cruise with the band Train to the Caribbean. Enter by 11:59 PM on January 16.
- Art Deco Napier is giving away a trip for 2 to New Zealand through a sweepstakes on Facebook. Enter by January 20.
- Win a Trip to Middle Earth from Air New Zealand. Enter by January 31.
- Win a Trip for 2 to Belize from The Travel Channel. Enter daily until January 31.
- Enter for a chance to Win the Ultimate Winter Escape to St Pete/ Clearwater. You can enter daily until April 15.
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