Point Reyes National Seashore, a National Park in the San Francisco area, offers a lot of outdoor activities. Nature lovers can hike along forest and beach trails, go whale and seal watching, and visit the famed Point Reyes lighthouse.
Columnist Jaia Thomas examines how Southwest Airlines engaged employees by including them in the design process for new uniforms. "Incorporating employees into the creative decision making process allows for a more authentic brand," she writes.
Hawaiian Airlines plans to introduce a system that will allow passengers to bid on unsold seats in business class.
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings signed a five-year contract with FedEx Express to provide five 747-400 freighters. "We have worked closely and successfully with FedEx for many years, but this is our first agreement that allows both companies to plan for the longer term," said William Flynn, president and CEO of Atlas Air. "We are excited to continue to serve FedEx and its customers."
American Airlines sent 20 McDonnell Douglas MD-80s to retirement this week as the carrier updates its fleet. American plans to replace the MD-80s with more fuel-efficient aircraft such as Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s.
Katarina Line, a small Croatia-based cruise line, is running promotional pushes to build relationships with more North American agents, especially those who cater to the luxury market. Over 95% of Katarina's sales are a result of bookings by agents, who receive commissions up to 20%.
Phoenix, a premier culinary city, offers food lovers an array of healthy, fusion and traditional dish choices. Foodies can enjoy tasting duck confit and some local wine at FnB, Asian-accented meals at Elements and home-style Southern cooking at The Larder and Delta.
If you do a good deed, don't expect any recognition for it, but your kind action could serendipitously lead to an increase in bookings, advises John Frenaye. Giving back to your community could cause others to want to do business with you because of your unselfish investment.
In June 2017, United Airlines will start direct flights between Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and San Francisco. United's boardings at the Cincinnati airport are up 44% since 2013.
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