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Alaska Air to Ask Customers to Bring Their Own Water Bottles on Board

Alaska Air to Ask Customers to Bring Their Own Water Bottles on Board

As part of its ongoing initiative to reduce the use of single-use plastics on flights, Alaska Airlines is asking passengers to bring their own water bottles with them under its #FillBeforeYouFly initiative.
The airline said it hopes to reduce inflight waste per passenger going to landfills by 70% by the year 2020.
“We’re passionate about working with our guests, employees, airports, and partners to reduce waste, protect habitats, and improve water health,” …

Conrad Shenyang Opens in China

Conrad Shenyang Opens in China

Hilton announced on Monday that the Conrad Shenyang had opened its doors to guests.
The new 315-key property sits atop the 1,260-foot-tall (384-meter-tall) Forum 66, Shenyang’s tallest building.
Guest rooms feature a modern tan-and-cream décor with marble bathrooms that have underfloor heating. Amenities include a children’s playroom, a fitness center, and a heated indoor pool with views of the city.
The property can accommodate meetings and events ranging in capacity from 24 to 850 …

Hilton Honors to Offer New ‘Power Up Your Points’ Promotion

Hilton Honors to Offer New ‘Power Up Your Points’ Promotion

Hilton Honors, the guest loyalty program of Hilton hotels, announced a new promotion, Power Up Your Points.
The new program goes into effect on September 9, 2019, and runs through January 5, 2020.
Members of the guest-loyalty program will earn double points on all stays while the program is in effect, while those using a Hilton Honors credit card to pay for the stay will earn triple points.
The list of Hilton Honors …

New York Hilton-Midtown to Offer 3 P.M. Checkout with ‘City That Never Sleeps’ Package

New York Hilton-Midtown to Offer 3 P.M. Checkout with ‘City That Never Sleeps’ Package

The New York Hilton Midtown announced a new package for guests who wish to start off their stays by going out on the town in New York Cityand sleep late the next day.
“The City That Never Sleeps” offer starts with a midnight or later check-in time, either at the front desk or via the Hilton Honors app. Arriving guests receive two complimentary beverages at Bridges Bar in the hotel to …

Serial Burglar Posing as Guest Targets Hotel Rooms in New York City

Serial Burglar Posing as Guest Targets Hotel Rooms in New York City

A man posing as a guest was able to trick housekeeping staff in at least five hotels in New York City into letting him into rooms that were being cleaned, which he then proceeded to clean out.
The spree of burglaries started at the Club Quarters hotel on William Street in the Financial District on July 23, 2019, where he stole an Apple MacBook Pro, a backpack, and a wallet. Police …

Lobby Bar – June 14th: Tom Bodet, Hotel Slogans, and ‘I’ll Take Ancient Romans for 500 Aureas, Alex!’

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When in Rome…The Eternal City is taking steps to curtail rowdy tourist behavior and also rein in unscrupulous hucksters dressed as Roman Centurions who prey on tourists. In other news, the Poliziadi Stato announced it was reverting to more traditional uniforms modeled after Roman army officers who, coincidentally, were Centurions.
We’ll leave the light on. Seeking to find a place for …

Hilton to Celebrate WorldPride with Complimentary Glitter Stations

Hilton to Celebrate WorldPride with Complimentary Glitter Stations

Hilton announced it will offer guests and visitors to New York City complimentary glitter glamour stations to celebrate WorldPride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, a major milestone in the gay-rights movement and for civil rights.
The entire month of June is LGBTQ Pride Month in the city and visitors will have a choice of dozens of events and exhibits.
The crowning event will be the Pride March on Sunday, …