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Dodging the Roadkill: Dear Hotels, We need to talk about your Wi-Fi

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – We all have our favorite hotel chains. We each have different needs and expectations when we travel. But the one thing that is absolutely imperative for me is the internet.

I’m writing stories on the road and I need a good connection. But not only that, we ALL could use good WI-FI for all of our social media and email.

Most hotels fail miserably.

When I bought my motorcycle and started traveling, I immediately noticed that the “free Wi-Fi” advertised by the hotels I stayed in was a miserable excuse for bandwidth. It took forever to connect, took forever to load the page, and watch a video or live stream?

“Fuh-get-about it!”

Why is there a lack of good internet connections today at hotels.

Why is there a lack of good internet connections today at hotels.

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AAA releases 2017 List of Top-Rated Tennessee Restaurants and Hotels

 

19 Tennessee Properties receiving AAA Four and Five Diamond Ratings

AAAKnoxville, TN – AAA, with the help of its undercover inspectors, has unveiled the hotels and restaurants that have earned the coveted Four or Five Diamond rating in the past 12 months.

New to the list in Tennessee is The Guest House at Graceland, located in Memphis. The Guest House at Graceland joins other exceptional properties in providing a high degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office says be Fire Safe this Summer

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As the school year comes to a close, many Tennesseans are turning their attention to family vacation plans. The State Fire Marshal’s Office asks that you remember to incorporate fire safety into travel plans before hitting the road for your summer vacation.

“Hotels and motels become a home away from home for travelers, so it is important to become familiar with new surroundings and to have a plan in place should an emergency arise,” says State Fire Marshal and Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office shares Hotel Safety Tips for Travelers

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As the school year comes to a close, many Tennesseans are turning their attention to family vacation plans. The State Fire Marshal’s Office asks that you remember to incorporate fire safety into travel plans before hitting the road for your summer retreat.

“Hotels and motels become a home away from home for travelers, so it is important to become familiar with new surroundings and to have a plan in place should an emergency arise,” says State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak.

Being mindful of the following safety points will help ensure that your upcoming vacation is as safe as it is fun! «Read the rest of this article»

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Fisher House Foundation launches “Hotels for Heroes” Program to provide Free Hotel Stays for Families of Wounded Warriors

 

American Public Can Donate Hotel Reward Points to Support Military Families

Fort Campbell Fisher HouseWashington, D.C. – Tennessee Wounded Warrior Staff Sergeant Charles Allen and his family joined David Coker, President of Fisher House Foundation, which provides free, temporary housing to the families of service members receiving medical care at military hospitals around the world, Maryland Senator Ben Cardin and Maryland Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger for the official launch of the new nation-wide “Hotels for Heroes” program, which allows the American public to donate their unused hotel reward points to allow the families of wounded warriors receiving medical treatment to stay for free in hotels around the country.

(left to right): David Coker, President Fisher House Foundation; Senator Ben Cardin; Jessica Allen and her husband; Staff Sgt. Charles "Chaz" Allen, US Army and their daughters, Ryann and Deryn Allen; Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger; Mark Nicpon, VP of Marketing, Distribution and CIO, AmericInn; Debbie Marriott Harrison, Senior VP of Government Affairs, Marriott; Joseph A. McInerney, president and chief executive officer of American Hotel & Lodging Association.

(left to right): David Coker, President Fisher House Foundation; Senator Ben Cardin; Jessica Allen and her husband; Staff Sgt. Charles “Chaz” Allen, US Army and their daughters, Ryann and Deryn Allen; Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger; Mark Nicpon, VP of Marketing, Distribution and CIO, AmericInn; Debbie Marriott Harrison, Senior VP of Government Affairs, Marriott; Joseph A. McInerney, president and chief executive officer of American Hotel & Lodging Association.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office shares hotel safety tips for travelers

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – With the end of the school year fast approaching, family vacation season is on the horizon. Hotels and motels become a home away from home for travelers, so it is important to become familiar with new surroundings and have a plan in place should an emergency arise.

Being mindful of these points will help ensure that your upcoming vacation is as safe as it is fun! «Read the rest of this article»

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