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April 13, 2023

Industry News – Click on the title to read the full article. Many of the sources below require a free registration to gain access to the article. If a paid registration is required, the individual source will be noted.


Delta Expects Continued Demand, Focuses On Reliability (Source: CNBC)
Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian said the airline sees no slowdown in travel demand, but is still tempering expansion plans to ensure reliability. “We want to make sure we don’t outrun our capabilities,” Bastian told CNBC.

United Expands International Routes, Cites Surging Demand (Source: MarketWatch)
United announced it will expand the number of international routes this summer in response to a sharp increase in demand for travel outside of the U.S. “With unprecedented demand for travel overseas, we’ll have more service to popular cities while also adding new and unique destinations for customers to explore,” said Patrick Quayle, senior vice president of global network planning and alliances.

General Interest

Business Travel News 2023 Corporate Travel Index (Source: Business Travel News)
BTN’s annual presentation of business travel per diems for 100 U.S. cities and 100 non-U.S. cities, detailing hotel, meal and car rental costs, is the managed travel industry’s definitive resource of business travel costs around the world. BTN’s CTI also tracks cost changes quarterly via the free online Corporate Travel Index Calculator.

Expert Tips For Healthful Eating While Traveling (Source: woman&home)
Adding fruits and vegetables to each meal, making sure you’re hydrating, especially when flying, and trying to keep a regular eating schedule by planning where and what to eat in advance as much as possible are all ways to avoid digestive upset, fatigue and headaches while traveling, according to registered dietitian Amanda Sauceda. Eating smaller meals more often may help you avoid overeating, Sauceda suggests, along with moving regularly and taking deep breaths before eating, which “can help your gut to stay healthy because it puts your body in rest and digest mode.”


8 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About TSA PreCheck & Global Entry (Source: SmarterTravel)
Whether you’ve had TSA PreCheck or Global Entry membership for a long time or if you’re just thinking about applying, there are some surprising things about the two programs that you may not know.  From who you can bring with you through expedited screenings to who can cut you in the security line, here are some important facts about the Trusted Traveler programs.


Los Angeles Airport Working On $30B In Improvements (Source: Simple Flying)
Spurred in part by the city’s plans to host the Olympic Games in 2028, Los Angeles International Airport is spending $30 billion on upgrades including new lounge areas, check-in facilities, baggage areas, restaurants and car rental hub. Initial projects include 8 miles of new roads and 2.25 miles of automated electric train tails.


InterContinental Rome Is Set For A May Opening (Source: Travel Weekly)
IHG Hotels & Resorts will open the doors of the new InterContinental Rome Ambasciatori Palace this May.  Housed within a neo-Renaissance-style building dating back to 1900, the 160-room hotel is located in downtown Rome, situated along the city’s famous Via Veneto.

Proposal Would Add 2% Fee To Richmond, VA, Hotel Bills (Source: WWBT-TV)
A 2% assessment will be added to hotels in the Richmond, Va., area with a minimum of 41 rooms if the proposal by Richmond Region Tourism is approved by several jurisdictions. Richmond Region Tourism CEO and President Jack Berry says money from the fee would be earmarked to bring more visitors to the area and offer larger events.

Leisure Travel

Traveling Internationally? Maps Show How Much To Tip (Source: Visual Capitalist)
Tipping restaurant workers, hotel staff and cab drivers is expected in some countries, welcomed but not mandatory in some and considered insulting in others. Maps and an interactive table can help you tip culturally appropriate percentages next time you travel.

The 8 Best Destinations For Memorial Day Weekend (Source: SmarterTravel)
Looking for the perfect Memorial Day weekend vacation? From special commemorative events to large-scale music festivals, here are eight of the best destinations for Memorial Day weekend 2023.

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