CPP-The Myers-Briggs Company and Royal Caribbean International have created the 13-question Adventure Personality quiz, which helps travelers determine which destinations they would likely love based on their needs and motivations.
Responding to guest demand, Standard Hotels has entered the extended-stay arena with Stowaway, a program that gives discounts and luxury perks to people who stretch their visits to a week or longer. Jimmy Suh, Standard's chief revenue officer, says amenities such as a personal concierge distinguish Stowaway from other extended-stay brands.
American Airlines announced 52 new nonstop flights in 2018, including hourly weekday shuttle flights between Chicago O'Hare International Airport and New York's LaGuardia Airport. "Many of the new routes are focused on connecting smaller cities to one of American's major hubs to create new city pairings for customers," said American Airlines executive Vasu Raja.
United Airlines will use Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft for its first and last daily flights between Duluth International Airport in Minnesota and Chicago O'Hare International Airport. The carrier's other daily flights between the cities will continue to use 50-passenger jets.
Agencies tallied $88.5 billion in plane ticket sales last year, a 3.4% increase over 2016, ARC reports. The year also brought strong gains for agencies in the ancillary market in 2017, with $77 million worth of product sales versus $50 million the year before.
When people take a trip, many service providers may be involved in making their trip a success but this process leads to a travel experience that isn't seamless, Arnie Weissmann writes. To overcome this, the travel industry and agents can turn to technology to streamline the travel process.
Tradition blends with modern amenities at the Illini Union Hotel on the campus of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. The landmark occupying the third and fourth floors of the Illini Union has grown from 23 rooms to 72 in 77 years and is booked solid for special UI events.
The Bohemian Foundation's promotion of music programs and sites in Fort Collins, Colo., is being extended by way of a new hotel co-owned by Bohemian's for-profit arm. The Elizabeth Hotel, a joint venture of Bohemian Companies and developer McWhinney and Sage Hospitality, features two music venues, turntables in every guest room and musical instruments for lending.
Alaska Airlines has revealed redesigned uniforms created by Seattle fashion designer Luly Yang. "Like our refreshed brand, launched in early 2016, our new uniform collection includes bright pops of color, clean lines and stunning finishes, creating a stylish yet approachable look," said Sangita Woerner, vice president of marketing.
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