Joe Brancatelli is a publication consultant, which means that he helps media companies start, fix and reposition newspapers, magazines and Web sites. He is also the former executive editor of
Frequent Flyer magazine and has been a consultant to or columnist for more business-travel and leisure-travel publishing operations than he can remember. He began his career as a business reporter and created JoeSentMe.com in the dark days after 9/11 while stranded in a hotel room in San Francisco. He lives on the Hudson River in Cold Spring, New York.
JANUARY 14: NORWEGIAN'S ONE-WAY TICKET TO PALOOKAVILLE
Norwegian Air Shuttle is now officially out of the transatlantic travel market and will try to regroup as a regional Nordic carrier. But Norwegian coulda been a contender. It actually had (one good) class. But too many mistakes, bad luck and a global pandemic means a one-way ticket to Palookaville.
JANUARY 7: HOW TO THINK ABOUT TRAVEL IN 2021
Well, 2021 hasn't started off exactly as we'd hoped. But this will be a better year for travel. Here are the things that you to need think about, how to address the changes in airlines and hotels and how to adjust to the massive reorganization of everything from restaurant dining to airports.