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January 23, 2020

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.

Airlines

Delta to notify passengers in app when their seat is boarding (Source: Travel Pulse)
Delta Air Lines has unveiled virtual queuing to its app, which alerts travelers when their seat is boarding.

Delta to upgrade Atlanta club as part of systemwide project (Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle)
Delta is planning a $670,000 renovation of its Sky Club at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.

Airports

3 US airports to screen for coronavirus; first US case confirmed (Source: The New York Times)
Three US airports — San Francisco International Airport, New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport — will begin screening travelers arriving from central China for a new coronavirus causing a pneumonia outbreak in China. 

CDC to provide airports with fast coronavirus test (Source: UPI)
Testing for the 2019-nCoV coronavirus originating in China currently takes place at Centers for Disease Control labs, but the CDC will be rolling out faster testing options.

Hotels

Hilton’s new Tempo brand makes time with wellness crowd (Source: Yahoo News)
Hilton’s new Tempo brand is aiming for a wellness mindset rather than an age group, but millennials definitely fit the bill of its targeted “modern achievers.”

Security

Always shred your boarding pass (Source: Huff Post)
A lot of information is stored in the barcode on a boarding pass, says IntSights Chief Security Officer Etay Maor.

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