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Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Adds New Lounges, Amenities for Holiday Travel Season

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Adds New Lounges, Amenities for Holiday Travel Season

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport said Wednesday it was adding a variety of new features and amenities to make holiday traveling easier.
The airport has added a new 24-hour 53-space parking lot where those picking up travelers can wait for up to two hours. Two new lounges, the Bubble Zone presented by Coca-Cola, in Terminals A and E, offer travelers vintage décor as well as a place to relax and charge their …

Uber Concealed Data Breach Affecting 57 Million Accounts

Uber Concealed Data Breach Affecting 57 Million Accounts

Uber’s new CEO disclosed on Tuesday that hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers and that the company concealed the breach for more than a year.
The news came as the ride-hailing company fired its chief security officer, Joe Sullivan, for his role in the cover-up.
The company said that the information that was stolen was limited to driver and passenger names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers. …

Brookstone Employee Arrested for Stealing 2 Million Delta Miles

Brookstone Employee Arrested for Stealing 2 Million Delta Miles

A former executive assistant at Brookstone’s corporate headquarters was arrested for theft after managers discovered she had stolen millions of Delta SkyBonus points when she was no longer an employee.
Tiffany A. Tomaselli of Manchester, New Hampshire, was taken into custody on Saturday after turning herself in to the Merrimack Police Department following the issuance of a warrant for her arrest. She was charged with theft.
Executives at the …

Boathouse Phuket Reflagged as Boutique Collection Property

Boathouse Phuket Reflagged as Boutique Collection Property

The Boutique Collection announced that the Boathouse Phuket hotel in Thailand has been officially reflagged as one of the company’s properties, following a five-month top-to-bottom renovation at the hotel.
Located on Kata Beach Phuket, the property has nautical elements in its design, such as ropes, wood, and ocean blue and white hues, meant to evoke the feeling of a yacht and boathouse.
Guests may dine at the hotel’s Boathouse Restaurant, which first …

DOJ Files Suit to Block Merger Between AT&T and Time-Warner

DOJ Files Suit to Block Merger Between AT&T and Time-Warner

The U.S. Department of Justice filed suit Monday to block AT&T’s $85.4 billion bid to acquire Time Warner.
The move came as a surprise as many observers believed that the Trump administration would not obstruct such blockbuster deals.
AT&T is already one of the country’s largest telephone and Internet providers and, following its 2015 acquisition of DirecTV, also the largest television content distributor in the United States. Time Warner owns HBO, Warner …

SLS Baha Mar Hotel Opens in the Caribbean

SLS Baha Mar Hotel Opens in the Caribbean

Hotelier sbe announced the opening of the SLS Baha Mar hotel in Nassau. The property is located within the Baha Mar, a $4.2 billion beachfront resort district that includes a number of luxury hotels.
The SLS Baha Mar has 299 guestrooms and suites. Guests can dine at the hotel’s Monkey Bar, the signature SLS lobby bar, as well as at the Bungalow Pool Bar and Grill.
In addition, Bond, a nightclub, will …

Volvo to Produce Fleet of 24,000 Self-Driving Taxis for Uber

Volvo to Produce Fleet of 24,000 Self-Driving Taxis for Uber

Volvo announced that Uber Technologies will purchase 24,000 self-driving cars with delivery dates set to begin in 2019.
The deal, announced without any specific financial terms, is estimated to be worth $1 billion.
The Swedish automaker, owned by China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, will supply a vehicle based on the current Volvo XC90, a luxury sport-utility vehicle that seats seven including the driver.
As delivered to Uber, the vehicle will “incorporate all necessary …