5 Stories To Read This Weekend: October 18, 2014

By Robert Waldner on 18 October 2014
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The weekend’s here, which means that it’s a great time to catch up on key Frequent Business Traveler news and features from this past week. Here are five stories that you should read.

1.) Jeremey Del Nero covers a new FBT poll that surveyed frequent flyers about the Transportation Security Administration. Find out what the TSA is doing right, what they are doing wrong, and how the survey was conducted.

2.) Jonathan Spira boards Air Canada’s new business class, flying from Montreal, Canada to London, England. Read why he found the Airbus A330 a great place to sleep.

3.) Karin Sun travels to Austria’s Wachau Valley. Stroll through the region’s vineyards, visit the ruins of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was held captive, and enjoy a glass of Grüner Veltliner while sitting overlooking the Danube River..

4.) Jonathan Spira reviews the Raffaello Chicago Hotel. Located in Streeterville, the boutique style hotel has a rooftop bar that should not be missed

5.) Finally, Paul Riegler reports that officials in New York plan to crackdown on Airbnb rentals. Find out how Airbnb listings are violating state and city laws.

It was a busy week for travel-related news, so here are a few more stories to check out. You might be interested to learn that fuel prices are down across the nation, a Nobel-Prize winning scientist was questioned by the TSA about his Nobel prize, and that the first Ebola screenings started at New York’s JFK Airport.

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