Representative John Mica, R-Fla., is introducing a bill that would cap the amount airlines charge for handling luggage at $4.50 per bag. "This is fair and equitable since airports have been held to that fee level for handling passengers at the same $4.50 limitation by law for the past 15 years," he said.The Hill
Airlines' baggage technology enhances travel experience U.S. air carriers' baggage technologies are enhancing the travel experience. "Passengers have expressed interest in having more control over their entire travel experience, and, as such, airlines are implementing baggage self-tagging, which enables passengers to either print their baggage tag from a kiosk at the airport or in some cases at home even before arriving at the airport," said Airlines for America spokeswoman Melanie Hinton.St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The approach at Hong Kong's Kai Tak Airport, the five-degree takeoff and landings at London City Airport and high winds at Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Nepal make these some of the most extreme airports around the globe.Gizmodo
Orlando Reaches New Heights.
Orlando's expansion continues with the completion of the largest observation wheel in the East, offering new and exciting experiences for groups. The Orlando Eye at the new I-Drive 360 will tower 400 feet above the Convention District providing the best views of central Florida and a great new way to connect and entertain clients. See why there's more to meetings in Orlando at OrlandoMeeting.com
Refuel and Refresh
W Insiders take tailored concierge service to next level Starwood Hotels & Resorts' W Insiders provide tailored guest experiences using special insider connections. "A concierge can make a call and get you a dinner reservation at a nice restaurant, but an Insider knows the chef and can set up a delectable private tasting," writes reviewer Taylor Neverman.Haute Living online