AAA unveiled a transformed, contemporized version of its highly acclaimed AAA Diamond Program. Replacing ratings with designations, a Diamond designation reflects AAA’s professional inspector reviews using updated, member-centric guidelines, setting the program apart from services that leverage unverified, often biased hotel and restaurant ratings. The program will remain backed by professionally trained inspectors.
Hyatt Hotels Corp. announced plans to expand its Americas footprint by about one-third, with 50 hotels slated to open in 2020 and more than 140 by 2022, adding to its current total of 585 properties operating in the region. The company credited business demand in several markets, including California, New York, Texas, Canada and Mexico.
Traveling to unfamiliar territory can be an intimidating experience for business travelers. And while most hotels prioritize guest safety, travelers still need to be aware of their surroundings and take their own proactive measures. From key envelopes to hotel safes, learn about best practices to keep travelers safe and extra cautious when traveling.
InterContinental Hotels Group has introduced a dashboard for corporate enterprise clients that offers monthly and yearly spending data breakdowns by brand, city, state and region, as well as booking channel, allowing users to see whether travelers are booking through global distribution systems, central reservations offices, directly through IHG hotels, its website or app or other methods.
American Airlines now offers customers access to an Admiral’s Club in every terminal of the DFW airport. The newest lounge, opening in Terminal E, expands lounge services to regional customers traveling through DFW’s recently redeveloped satellite terminal.