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October 25, 2018
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.


Alaska Airlines follows competitors by increasing baggage fees (Source: Travel Market Report)
Alaska Airlines will raise its checked baggage fees to $30 for the first piece of luggage and $40 for the second piece starting Dec. 5.Interview with American Airlines’ Janelle Anderson (Source: APEX)
Janelle Anderson is vice president of global marketing at American Airlines.JetBlue looks to improve performance, ponders transatlantic service (Source: Bloomberg)
JetBlue Airways is revamping operations in an effort to cut costs, improve its on-time performance and increase service to Boston, New York and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.


Airports are revamping to accommodate more passengers (Source: CNN Travel)
Airports around the world, including New York’s LaGuardia, Newark Liberty International and Pittsburgh International airports, are expanding and renovating terminals to better accommodate growing numbers of travelers.Ga. airport the busiest in the world (Source: Cheat Sheet)
Georgia’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport served 103,902,992 passengers in 2017, making it the busiest airport in the world. Texas airport boasts a range of passenger lounges (Source: Dallas News)
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport offers a range of lounges to suit just about every traveler, including a new Centurion Lounge by American Express and American Airlines’ upcoming Flagship Lounge and renovated Admirals Club.

Video: $1.6B LAX terminal renovation breaks ground (Source: CBS Los Angeles)
Over the next decade, American Airlines will spend $1.6 billion to renovate its terminals at Los Angeles International Airport.


5 Haunted Hotels You May Not Know About in the United States (Source: Peter Greenberg)
Instead of all of the big haunted hotels you may have already heard of, such as The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado–because of the movie The Shining–we are breaking down the most haunted hotels that you probably haven’t heard about. Rosewood Washington, D.C. updates public spaces (Source: Hotel Management)
The Rosewood Washington, D.C. is renovating public areas and adding a Wolfgang Puck restaurant. Wyndham sees room to grow in Vegas (Source: Las Vegas Review Journal)
Wyndham could add up to six Las Vegas properties to its portfolio by 2021.


TSA adds 3 new airlines to Pre-check program (Source: The Points Guy)
Three new airlines have joined the Transportation Security Administration’s Pre-check program: Norwegian Air, Icelandair and Via Airlines, with the latter effective Nov. 1.

Sound Advice

Don’t let employees book on public online travel sites (Source: Travel Weekly)
It’s best that corporate travel managers do not allow employees to book trips via supplier-direct sites or public online travel agencies, because site users must agree to waive their legal rights.


Chicago has a museum for everyone (Source: New York Times)
Chicago is full of galleries and museums for visitors to explore. Enjoying a culinary journey in Tuscany, Italy (Source: The AP)
Italy’s Tuscany region offers visitors many culinary attractions to discover.
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