Air Canada has been named North America's Best Airline at the Paris Air Show. "This award shows customers are enthusiastically embracing the significant investments Air Canada is making in its products and services," said Air Canada's President of Passenger Airlines Benjamin Smith.
A program will allow some travelers on international flights arriving at Terminal 4 of New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to collect their baggage and bypass a secondary inspection by US Customs and Border Protection officers. An officer at the primary checkpoint will determine if a secondary inspection is required.
Columnist Lucas Peterson shares advice on getting through airport security quickly and with as little fuss as possible. Tips include monitoring security checkpoint wait times via apps, putting small items in jacket pockets so they won't be lost and signing up for a Trusted Traveler program.
The Watergate Hotel is remaking Room 214 to pay homage to the room's infamous role in American politics. "Because of the infamous break-in 45 years ago, the Watergate Hotel has been a household name with a scandalous past that can't be ignored," said Rakel Cohen of owner Euro Capital Properties.
Starting out in a hospitality service role such as a hotel clerk, server or catering team member can help an individual develop interpersonal skills such as managing conflict resolution and effective communication. You learn to think on your feet and become adept at navigating change thanks to daily challenges that come with being on the front line of customer relations.