Advice From American Airlines for Dealing With a Smelly Seatmate and Elderly Men Fight on a Beach

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. Ever since Trump ran for president common courtesy and decency has been thrown out the window. American tourists fighting over a stupid umbrella? It’s just embarrassing and shows what has become of us. Reminds me of a Trump rally.

  2. Heaven forbid we are responsible for our own behavior!! I find this a ridiculous statement when we start blaming Trump or anyone for our own bad behavior. And I am not a Trump lover but we are getting crazy in our thinking!

  3. Gary, loved reading the headline along with the subheader about “the most important stories of the day” – don’t you mean most entertaining?

  4. GDSs own a TON of data and have for many years. The robust data collection, storage, and access was years ahead of its time and companies today are just starting to realize the value in big data. I worked at Worldspan in 2000 and it was very impressive the amounts and kinds of data we had…there was a distinct reason that Orbitz, Expedia, and Priceline paid big $$ for access to that data.

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