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United Opens new Polaris Lounge at LAX

On January 12th, United has opened its fifth Polaris Lounge, this time at the Los Angeles International Airport. Facing west, the lounge allows travelers to view the city’s vibrant sunsets, offering an atmosphere and gastronomy inspired by Southern California’s energy and culture. The new lounge features art from three Los Angeles-based artists (Rema Ghuloum, Chris Trueman, and Ruth Pastine), and a robust menu influenced by the City of Angels. Still included is the already loved […]

Corporate Travelers Favor Bleisure & Card Rewards

A new study from Wex and Mastercard found that, of the more than 375 business travelers the companies surveyed, 55 percent of them were likely to extend business trips to further explore cities, and that 65 percent of travelers used personal payment cards to pay for business travel expenses. Even though rewards have increased in the corporate card sector, the preference for using a personal card is due to rewards being widely associated with them, and […]

Hertz and Clear partner-up to expedite services

In order to improve customer experience and reduce time spent on exit lines at the Hertz Atlanta airport location, the company has partnered with Clear to offer a biometric and facial recognition system to travelers who are both Clear and Hertz Gold Plus Rewards members. With operations having started in December of 2018, Hertz plans to replicate the Fast Lane at more than 40 additional locations by the end of 2019, including LAX, JFK and […]

Fort Lauderdale’s Atlantic Hotel & Spa Launches Dog-Friendly Program

Fort Lauderdale’s Atlantic Hotel & Spa Launches Dog-Friendly Program For those that like to travel in style with their pampered pooch, Fort Lauderdale’s Atlantic Hotel & Spa has the ideal VID (Very Important Dog) program to make you howl. There is a $150 nonrefundable fee for the VID to enjoy perks like a designated check-in area, a welcome bag with a reflective collar tag, relief pads and treats. In the room your pet will enjoy […]