Lobby Bar – March 1: Pass the Soap, Island Living, and Charles Dickens

By Jesse Sokolow on 1 March 2013
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Vote early and vote often.  There’s still time to choose your favorites for the  2013 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards.

Pass the soap, uhhh who turned the water off? Jonathan Spira checks into the Waldorf Towers.  Find out what happened shortly after check-in.

Hold the plane!  Seriously.  Neither rain, nor snow, nor the dark of night can keep Frequent Business Traveler from being on American’s inaugural Boeing 777-300ER flight.

Sing along with Alan.  The New York Philharmonic announces its European Spring tour.  Do I get to collect miles for my cello?

Heaven can waitDelta introduces new bedding in business class. What would Mr. Jordan say?

Pick me, pick me! American and US Airways begin to put together their merger and integration teams.  Find out who got picked.

Island living.  For one person, that is.  Larry Ellison purchases Hawaii Island Air so he has a way of getting to his house.

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold…  With apologies to Charles Dickens and Pip, people had great expectations for March.  Read about great moments in the history of travel for the month.

Jeeves, don’t iron that iPad.  Butlers at grand hotels across the globe are used to ironing their guests’ newspapers to remove excess ink.  Read Paul Riegler’s review of the New York Times’ updated iPad app.

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