United Airlines is adding 10 new routes from its five hubs, including service to two cities not currently on its schedules: Elmira, N.Y., and Wilmington, N.C.
Air Canada, on Dec. 15, will increase its nonstop service from Toronto to Grand Cayman to six flights per week.
FedEx is expecting to handle between up to 4 million packages between Nov. 24 and Dec. 24 this year. The shipper points to cross-border e-commerce as a growth driver.
FedEx has expressed support for the tax legislation pending in Congress. "These bills offer pro-growth, pro-business tax reform solutions that will power the economy, increase business investment and expand job opportunities," the company said in a statement.
Southwest Airlines' 40-member team of social media-focused customer service experts monitor social channels around the clock to help customers sort out little problems before they snowball into big ones. The team can solve most problems without referring travelers to other departments.
The Lagoon Spa at Bali's Laguna Resort & Spa features access to a Javanese holistic therapist. The resort also includes private outdoor massage areas.
Developers in Iceland are working on a plan to create a spa on the Snaefellsnes peninsula, taking inspiration from the saga of Barour Snaefellsas. The spa will guide guests through five emotional states based on the saga: contemplation, exposure, confrontation, clarity and enlightenment.
London's Not Another Salon is finding success with hair coloring options that do not use bleach. "As a company that is obsessed with hair condition we started to experiment with blonde hair color instead of bleach," founder Sophia Hilton said.
The Goodland hotel in Goleta, Calif., is eschewing the latest in-room music technology, instead opting to place record players in each of its 158 guest rooms. "For our younger clients, they're a new discovery, and for our older ones, they're a throwback to the past," said the hotel's Drew Parker.