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WEEKLY CORPORATE TRAVEL NOVEMBER 29

American Airlines Changes Compensation Policy for Bumped Passengers

The new system, internally called “Pay What You Bid,” builds on recent functionality in the AA app that allows travelers to volunteer to be bumped while specifying how much compensation they would want. The compensation comes in the form of a voucher for use on a future flight.

Lufthansa to Base Status on Number of Flights, Not Miles Flown

Beginning Jan. 1, Lufthansa will give a flat number of points per flight based on the class flown and whether the flight was intercontinental or intracontinental. However, Lufthansa's Miles & More program and its allocation of miles will not change, according to the carrier.

Here are the Hotel Trends That We’ll See in 2020

As 2019 draws to a close, it’s time to take a look at what 2020 has in store for the hotel sector and trends that travelers can expect to see in the New Year.

Los Angeles International Airport Makes More Room for Uber, Lyft and Taxi Cars

LAX-it is a new pickup process for taxi, Uber and Lyft customers at LAX and is only available for pickups. Officials at LAX are reporting that the airport saw significant reductions in wait times for passengers following the introduction of the expanded pickup area last week.

2 Important Things to Know About Dynamic Currency Conversion

Dynamic Currency Conversion is a merchant-provided service that allows users to pay in US dollars when they are overseas, and to view overseas credit card transactions in US dollars at the point of sale Here are a couple of important things to know about this mysterious currency conversion fee.


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