Profile

Cover photo
George Hobica
Works at Airfarewatchdog.com
Attended University of Oxford
Lives in New York and Los Angeles
340 followers|63,041 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTubeReviews

Stream

George Hobica

Shared publicly  - 
 
Some ‘backstage’ tours you can take in London to make your trip extra special.
1
Add a comment...
 
This was the coolest travel contest ever... London's "Guest of Honour" contest. You, too, can experience some of the things the winner did...
Los Angeles resident Adaeze Uyanwah recently won what was perhaps the ultimate travel contest. After submitting a brief statement and short video explaining why she should be picked, the University of California film student got a call informing he...
1
Add a comment...
 
Make your flight attendant love you on your next flight!
Maybe you don’t want to please your cabin crew next time you fly. I know, I know, it’s their job to be nice; you’re the customer, they’re the employee. But if you’re good to them, they’ll be extra nice to you. So here’s how to charm them:
1
Add a comment...

George Hobica

Shared publicly  - 
 
Australia's largest city is also the jumping-off point for exploring Australia, and the city with the most inbound flights from North America. Here are some essential tips to plan and enjoy your visit.
1
Add a comment...

George Hobica

Shared publicly  - 
1
Add a comment...
Have them in circles
340 people
Karen Kaye's profile photo
KINGSTON BEN's profile photo
Tony Haenn's profile photo
Santorinivillas forsaleoia's profile photo
Dani Rouse Holland's profile photo
Dave Eia's profile photo
Vic Eizenga's profile photo
Bui Tommy's profile photo
Darrell Pacini's profile photo
 
Airline amenity kits now do double duty once empty as iPad and iPhone cases, shoe bags, Xmas stockings, hats, even purses.
For years, airline amenity kits, most of which are handed out in business and first class on long-haul flights, were quite boring. But that's changing.
1
Add a comment...

George Hobica

Shared publicly  - 
 
Do you like to fly in newer planes? Not for the safety factor, but just because they're newer and probably have better entertainment systems and in seat power? Here's how to choose one...
The World's airlines are buying lots of shiny new planes of all sizes and types, and that's good news for travelers, giving them some sense of justice now that airfares are going up and airlines are raking in profits. Even so, the skies are full of o...
1
Add a comment...

George Hobica

Shared publicly  - 
 
Ever fly in premium economy? A guide to six airlines.
In the beginning, air travel was egalitarian, classless — and, well, classy. Everyone sat in identical seats. In the 1950s, they resembled your dad’s La-Z-Boy: luxuriously padded, with footrests. I...
1
Add a comment...

George Hobica

Shared publicly  - 
Every airline employs a cadre of fare revenue managers. These are the folks who adjust airfares throughout the day, depending on route, season, demand, su
1
Add a comment...

George Hobica

Shared publicly  - 
 
With Expedia's recent agreement to buy online travel agency (OTA) Orbitz and its CheapTickets.com subsidiary (having previously agreed to buy Travelocity), consumers and partners such as hotels might wonder if their interests will be harmed, and regulators might wonder if competition in the travel industry will be lessened.The announcement really leaves just two big players in the OTA world: Expedia and Priceline (which owns Kayak.com among other...
1
Add a comment...

George Hobica

Shared publicly  - 
1
Add a comment...
People
Have them in circles
340 people
Karen Kaye's profile photo
KINGSTON BEN's profile photo
Tony Haenn's profile photo
Santorinivillas forsaleoia's profile photo
Dani Rouse Holland's profile photo
Dave Eia's profile photo
Vic Eizenga's profile photo
Bui Tommy's profile photo
Darrell Pacini's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Founder, Airfarewatchdog.com, a TripAdvisor Company
Employment
  • Airfarewatchdog.com
    President, present
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
New York and Los Angeles
Links
Contributor to
Story
Tagline
Founder of Airfarewatchdog.com, travel writer
Education
  • University of Oxford
    Middle Eastern Studies, 1977 - 1979
Basic Information
Birthday
February 25
What I love about this place is that everyone is there to work on their music. You'll never have to endure tap dancing in the hallways, hip hop in the room next door or a room full of actors doing crazy speech exercises in the studio above you, as you find in so many other rehearsal facilities in the city. This place is a musician's haven!
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
1 review
Map
Map
Map