TravelSkills’ 10 most popular posts over the last week (descending order):
1 This post has gone viral: Kicking “support animals” off the plane
3 A sneak peek: Deep Dive: United Polaris business class (Part 1 of 3)
4 Flight 420? Unique, unusual or eccentric flight numbers
6 Low demand = super low prices this fall: The season for jaw-dropping low fares
7 100,000 members link accounts every day: Marriott Starwood: Higher prices, better rewards
9 Nice work, DL! Inside Delta’s newest SkyClub (Slideshow)
Last week I was in NYC for the Skift Forum, which is something like TED talks, but for the travel industry. I spent two days hanging out with wunderkinds, CEOs, visionaries, and media in the spectacular Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. (More on what I learned in a future post.) Thanks to the Renaissance New York Times Square hotel (4.5 stars on TripAdvisor) for putting me up for two nights to check out its latest updates, which include a refresh of the dramatic R Lounge overlooking Times Square. Since I’m not a big fan of Times Square, I found the lounge the perfect place to quietly sit above the fracas and enjoy the colors and a cocktail. I also checked out the hotel’s newest suites on the fourth floor…all are big bright (white and canary yellow) with terraces overlooking 7th Avenue. In a quirky twist, the terraces are carpeted in astroturf and have life sized plastic sheep that appear to be grazing. Rates start at around $350 per night. — Chris
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Check out what’s coming at Seattle-Tacoma International: A new glass enclosed pedestrian sky bridge that’s high enough for a 747 to pass underneath. Construction begins this fall and it’s expected to be operational in three years as part of the airport’s new international terminal. Full report from Glenn Farley here.
— Glenn Farley (@GlennFarleyK5) September 29, 2016
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