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When Did Travel Become a Commodity?

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When Did Travel Become a Commodity? When did it stop being an experience and more of a package, a deal, a search result? Travel has turned into an obsession for the cheapest airfare, cheapest hotel room and pretty much the lowest, cheapest cost for anything and every thing related to travel. Wasn’t so long ago that airlines, the most commodified ... Read More »

And The Best Airline Search Sites Are?

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And The Best Airline Search Sites Are? We’re suspicious when research shows this or that airline, web site or hotel was voted the best, because we know people and statistics don’t tell the truth. On the other hand, when results jive with what we have experienced and researched on our own, we believe. Then there’s the all-important method the researchers ... Read More »

Why We’re Unhappy With Travel Web Sites

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Why We’re Unhappy With Travel Web Sites To most, “Travel Agent” means the company on the corner with a couple of big glass windows, lots of fading brochures lying around and inside, a faint whiff of yesterday. But the term “Travel Agent” also refers to giants like Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Thomas Cook, AAA and lots of others, referred to as ... Read More »

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