This Week in Travel

This Week in Travel

Survey Says: More Affluent Travelers Plan to Use Travel Agents
MMGY Global’s annual poll also cites top domestic and foreign destinations.
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Seeing 2020: Hyatt Unveils New Environmental Sustainability Plan
Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s new vision for the year 2020 continues the company’s longstanding commitment to use resources thoughtfully and build smart.
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Here it is: Southwest confirms a new look for its planes
Southwest Airlines unveiled a new logo amid a brand overhaul that includes a new look for its aircraft. The new “Heart” paint scheme will be the carrier’s first new livery since it introduced its current “Canyon Blue” look in 2001.
Read more at USA Today

Etihad Airways opens new arrival lounge
Etihad Airways (EY) has opened the Arrivals Lounge at its base in Abu Dhabi International Airport. The facility is the first of its kind to be operated by airline, and is available for the exclusive use of its first and business class passengers.
Read more at Business Traveler

Top Hotel Chains for Customer Service for Business Travelers
Find out which hotel chains earned the highest marks for customer service in T+L’s annual business travel survey.
Read more at Travel + Leisure

Luxury travel is going to the dogs
According to the Travel Industry Association, 30 million Americans travel with their pets every year, and that number consistently rises. Traveling with your pets has become seamless thanks to pet-friendly programs at high-end hotel chains, airlines and public transportation.
Read more at New York Post

Oceania’s Free Internet: Inside The Cruise Ship Wi-Fi Race
Oceania Cruises is adding free Internet access to guests booking upper-category accommodations starting with the winter 2015-16 season.
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