5 Stories to Read This Weekend: September 13, 2014

By Karin Sun on 13 September 2014
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It’s the weekend.  Once again, it’s a good time to catch up on Frequent Business Traveler news and features that you may not have had time to read over the past week.  Here are five stories that are worth putting on your reading list:

1.) Jonathan Spira reviews the Louis Hotel in Munich, Germany.  The hotel was difficult to locate but the good food and service and a prime location in the heart of the city made up for it.

2.) Christian Stampfer paid a visit to the InterContinental San Francisco, which features floor-to-ceiling windows with great city views  The hotel’s club lounge stood out, offering, offering excellent food and personalized service,.

3.) Frequent Business Traveler reviews Air Canada’s service on a flight to Montreal.  The airline offers business-class passengers a full hot meal even on the shortest of flights, along with friendly attention.

4.) Volkswagen introduced the seventh-generation Golf and we test drove several of the most fuel-efficient models, the Golf TDI and the e-Golf.  The former is a fuel-sipping diesel while the latter can go over one hundred miles on a single charge.

5.) Apple launched a new smartwatch earlier this week that allows users to unlock their hotel rooms without a key and get directions on the go.  Since many of the watch’s functions are already covered by existing apps, time will tell how useful it will be to travelers.

Because it was another exciting week for news, here are two more stories to peruse this weekend:

The Department of Transportation reported that the nation’s airlines brought more passengers to their destinations on time in July and had fewer cancellations than in other recent months.

Gogo and T-Mobile are offering free in-flight texting to passengers on all U.S. airlines with Gogo Wi-Fi Internet access.  The service is available to T-Mobile customers only.

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