Winter Storm Niko is bringing six to 12 inches of snow to the Northeast, prompting airlines such as JetBlue, American, Hawaiian and United to act early. Airlines are pre-emptively working to accommodate affected customers and offering complimentary change waivers.
A $60 million expansion of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport's international terminal is slated to begin this spring. The project will add a three-level, 70,000-square-foot extension to Concourse E that includes six new gates.
Alaska Airlines' "Wine Flies Free" program offers complimentary shipping of one case of wine for its passengers traveling between San Luis Obispo, Calif., and Seattle. The program will launch this spring.
Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport will purchase automated security lanes that could increase passenger screening capacity by 40%. The $1.6 million system will feature automatic bin dispensers and conveyors, and is expected to be in place for the summer travel season.
ZEROlevel Fitness and Wellness is a company that offers amenities at McCarran International Airport including a spa, a gym and private sleeping rooms. The facility opened in 2014 and has been primarily used by airline employees looking to rest during layovers.
Some hotels are now offering a menu of pillow options so each guest can choose bedding that suits them best and gives them the best night's sleep. Ritz-Carlton, Conrad and Leela are among the hotel chains offering specialized pillow selections.
Our new world is not so much about the evolution of technology. Rather, says Rachel Botsman, the future is about trust, and that is particularly impactful for the meeting and event industry as that trust can lead to meaningful connections.
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come indirectly through accident, except the phonograph. No, when I have fully decided that a result is worth getting, I go about it, and make trial after trial, until it comes.