Here are some articles and links from around the travel world that came across my desk this week. If you have any questions or suggestions, leave them in the comments, post them on our Facebook page or send them my way on Twitter.
FlyerTalk members know a thing or two about airlines, so when they get together and nominate the best travel reward programs, it’s worth paying attention. The community boasts over 500,000 users, including business travelers, million milers, airline staff, and more. CNN goes over which companies treat their customers the best, including airlines, hotels, and car rental agencies.
How fun would this be? Don and Shelly Hafner are quitting their jobs, renting out their house, and hopping in an RV to tour the country. They leave on April 1st, and you can follow their journey on their website, 59nationalparks.com.
Finding a good bathroom when you’re on the road can be frustrating, but now Flushed (available in the App Store for iOS) is looking to make bathroom visits a little easier. Sort nearby bathrooms by distance away and their rating, keep track of your time spent in the stall, and even read up on current events with their included news aggregate feed.
InterContinental Hotels Group, with over 350,000 employees and 4,700 hotels, was recently added to Fortune’s “World’s Most Admire Companies” list. IHG includes properties such as Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Candlewood Suites, and more.