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How to Combat Jet Lag: 8 Trips for a Better Night’s Sleep When Traveling

Tired of being tired when you should be wide awake or the opposite in a foreign land? Jet lag is not only a nuisance when on holiday but it’s a major impediment to getting things done when on a business trip.
Jet lag occurs when you quickly traverse multiple time zones, leaving your internal clock unable to adjust to the change. It causes sleeplessness, headaches, a loss of appetite, and mild …

Korean Air Chief Indicted for Embezzlement

Korean Air Chief Indicted for Embezzlement

Korean Air’s CEO was indicted on Monday for embezzlement and violations of international tax law.
Prosecutors charged Cho Yang-ho with embezzling 19.6 billion won ($17.4 million) and unfairly awarding contracts to companies controlled by members of his family.
Cho’s daughter Heather Cho was embroiled in a memorable incident in 2014 when she was a vice president of the airline and demanded that an aircraft she was on return to the gate at …

Hilton to Open First Canopy Hotel in Latin America

Hilton to Open First Canopy Hotel in Latin America

Hilton announced plans to open a Canopy by Hilton hotel in São Paulo, Brazil, next year.
The Canopy by Hilton São Paulo Jardins will be a gut renovation of an existing hotel on the site.
The hotel will offer 98 rooms that reflect the city in design as well as what the hotelier calls an “intimate” lobby with “chic” design elements.  Amenities will include Canopy Central, an area of the hotel with …

United Airlines Plans to Add 22 New Domestic Routes in 2019

United Airlines Plans to Add 22 New Domestic Routes in 2019

United Airlines said on Monday it plans to add 22 new routes in 2019 including daily service to Anchorage and non-stop service to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, fromChicago, Newark, and Washington, D.C.
The airline plans to add non-stop service between San Francisco International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio starting on June 6, 2019. On March 31, 2019, United will also link Los Angeles International Airport to …

Virgin Atlantic to Operate Pride Flight with LGBTQ Crew

Virgin Atlantic to Operate Pride Flight with LGBTQ Crew

Virgin Atlantic announced it will operate a special flight from London to New York City in honor of WorldPride next June.
The flight will be hosted by Netflix star Tituss Burgess and will be operated by an LGBTQ crew.
The special voyage will travel from London Heathrow Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport on June 28, 2019, coinciding with WorldPride as that event marks the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots.
“We’re going …

Hilton Returns to Taiwan with the Hilton Taipei Sinbai

Hilton Returns to Taiwan with the Hilton Taipei Sinbai

After a 15-year absence, Hilton returned to Taiwan on Monday with the opening of the Hilton Taipei Sinban in New Taipei City.
The new hotel offers 400 rooms and suites.  Each room features a 50-inch flatscreen television and espresso machine. All provide city views.  Guest amenities include a 24-hour fitness center and a rooftop infinity pool. Executive Rooms are on a higher floor and offer private check-in as well as admission …

Over 8,000 Marriott Employees on Strike in 8 Cities

Over 8,000 Marriott Employees on Strike in 8 Cities

If you’re staying at a Marriott, you may have to cross a picket line to check into the hotel. As of Wednesday, approximately 8,000 employees ranging from bartenders to bellmen to housekeepers at 23 Marriott hotels in eight cities were on strike.
The hotels are in Boston, Detroit, Maui, Oahu, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose.
Union officials feel that negotiations for better pay and improved workplace security have stalled.
Marriott …