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June 21, 2018

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Airlines

Airlines improve customer service, baggage handling (Source: USA TODAY)
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ April Air Travel Consumer Report shows airlines improved customer service and baggage handling in April.

JetBlue resumes full operations in Puerto Rico (Source: ABC News)
Nine months after the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria, JetBlue Airways has returned to full capacity with 48 daily flights between the island and the US mainland.

New budget airline in the works, sources say (Source: Reuters)
David Neeleman, founder of WestJet Airlines and JetBlue Airways, reportedly wants to create a new budget airline using $100 million in startup capital.

United adds Chicago-Duluth, Minn., seasonal flight (Source: Superior Telegram)
United Airlines is adding a fourth daily flight from Duluth International Airport in Minnesota to Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Airports

Atlanta airport looks to add staff, upgrade cellular signal (Source: The Olympian)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia plans to strengthen its cellular signal for outdoor areas of the facility and is also seeking city approval to add new employees.

Hotels

Art-centric Studio Allston hotel opens in Boston (Source: CURBED Boston)
Studio Allston has opened in Boston featuring works by local artists.

Denver’s Ramble Hotel treats guests to art (Source: Westword)
The Ramble Hotel has opened in Denver featuring artwork curated by NINE dot ARTS, a company that has placed more than 250 pieces throughout the property.

Hotel 50 Bowery celebrates Chinatown’s history (Source: South China Morning Post)
The 229-key Hotel 50 Bowery in New York City’s Chinatown celebrates the district’s history.

JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa opens in Italy (Source: Travel & Leisure)
The new JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa has opened in Italy.

Car Rental

Enterprise joins driverless-car movement with new deal (Source: Skift)
Enterprise Holdings has entered a deal with startup Voyage to manage a fleet of about 12 autonomous taxis.

Security

TSA to ask foreign airports to screen powders (Source: USA Today)
The Transportation Security Administration will ask foreign airports with nonstop flights to the US to closely examine powders in travelers’ bags, starting June 30.

TSA tips help passengers fly through airport security (Source: WABC-TV7 NY)
The Transportation Security Administration offers tips for air travelers looking to pass through security with minimal fuss.

Vacations

Hong Kong is the perfect destination for the cosmopolitan crowd (Source: Travel Pulse)
Bustling Hong Kong is a place where visitors can check out a variety of hip and trendy attractions.

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