Holiday Inn – Midtown, Grand Island, Nebraska

I am on some travel for work and I am in the metropolis of Grand Island, Nebraska.  Overall, the town is really nice and the hotel I am staying at, Holiday Inn – Midtown, is ok.
It is only ok, because when I am traveling for business and personal reasons, one of the big things I look for is a hotel that has good internet access.  Well it has been a struggle with this one.

It has been extremely slow, both the wired and wireless connections.  It is just taking forever to get to pages and anything to load.

They must have a real limited bandwidth or a bunch of people downloading music at the same time.  What they need to do is to study and look at what they have so that it won’t be a negative experience in the future.

The rest of the hotel is good and the front desk staff was helpful.

DIA looking to ease security lines

9NEWS – Article – DIA looking to ease security lines
The problem is not the lines or the people in the lines, it is the people that are hired by the Transportation Security Administration  to watch the monitors and make sure that nothing bad is getting on.

Most of them are rude and have a power complex.  They have power over you.  They can make your life hell.

In one experience I had going through DIA security, there was a couple from Denver who spoke very little english and they were going on a visit to their former home in Bulgaria.

To try and communicate with them, the TSA person just spoke louder.  She never tried to slow down and speak calmly and try to understand where these people were coming from.  It was quite rude. Continue reading “DIA looking to ease security lines”