Elaine Glusac

Writer

Chicago-based Elaine Glusac covers travel and transit for The New York Times and National Geographic Traveler.

14 Recent Stories

Why Airline Loyalty May No Longer Pay Off
Marketing

Why Airline Loyalty May No Longer Pay Off

Reward programs have been eroding over the last 10 years as airlines shift their devotion to cold, hard, calculable dollars.
What – or Who – is Driving Hotel Updates?

What – or Who – is Driving Hotel Updates?

Hotels are rethinking front desks and guestrooms. While they’re driven by millennials, many of these changes have been long in coming.
Why Your Last Flight Was So Expensive
Lifestyle

Why Your Last Flight Was So Expensive

Understanding what's driving airfare costs up can help keep you plan ahead and even save a little cash.
Is This the Airport of the Future?
Lifestyle

Is This the Airport of the Future?

Some of the country's busiest airports are being re-imagined. Here's what to expect and how it will transform your next trip.
Operating a Business Without a Permanent Address
Business Travel

Operating a Business Without a Permanent Address

The 'treps who take off--and keep going
Sharing Economy Offers Business Travelers More Options (and Hassles)
Business Travel

Sharing Economy Offers Business Travelers More Options (and Hassles)

The collaborative economy offers additional alternatives to tech-savvy business travelers willing to forgo the typical work trip experience.
Travel Trends We Loved in 2013
Business Travel

Travel Trends We Loved in 2013

These trends gave business travelers something to cheer about this year. Is your favorite listed?
Fido Takes a Business Trip
Business Travel

Fido Takes a Business Trip

Taking pets on business trips is easier and more popular than ever – but not without its challenges.
Airlines Compete For Premium Customers With Crazy Perks
Business Travel

Airlines Compete For Premium Customers With Crazy Perks

From in-flight showers, to airport spas and hair salons, airlines' premium classes are exploding with perks. Meanwhile in economy, space is getting even tighter.
4 Strategies for a Less Turbulent Airline Experience
Business Travel

4 Strategies for a Less Turbulent Airline Experience

Tips for making your trip more convenient and comfortable.
Check in to These Hotels Whenever You Want
Business Travel

Check in to These Hotels Whenever You Want

Some hotels are rethinking the 3 p.m. check-in time with 24-hour stays.
Hotel Loyalty Programs: Loyalty Not Required
Business Travel

Hotel Loyalty Programs: Loyalty Not Required

Savvy travelers are discovering the benefits of instant rewards at a growing number of hotel chains.
The Blocked-For-Now Airline Merger: What Travelers Can Expect
Business Travel

The Blocked-For-Now Airline Merger: What Travelers Can Expect

A November trial will decide if the merger between American Airlines and US Airways should move forward. Here's how it might affect travelers.
How Boutique Hotels Are Courting Googlers and Gamers
Business Travel

How Boutique Hotels Are Courting Googlers and Gamers

Put down your iPad. It’s the ping pong paddle you'll need at boutique hotels targeting a new type of business traveler.

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