How KFC Addressed Its Chicken Shortage

Kentucky Fried Chicken — or KFC, as it is better known — suffered from a shortage of chicken to the point where it was forced to either temporarily close or offer a limited menu of items at most of its 900 restaurants in…

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The Glory of a Glory: What is a Glory — and Have You Seen One?

“After hundreds of flights over the last couple of years, I snapped this out of the window as we descended to LHR from Düsseldorf this morning- something I’ve never seen before. I thought it was a circular rainbow and I had been lucky to get the shadow of the aircraft in the middle, but it turns out it’s a ‘Glory’”, FlyerTalk member Row9 posted. “So frequent travellers, how common is it?”

The definition of a glory is…

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Earn 1,000 AAdvantage Miles Per Stay With Hyatt Place or Hyatt House

You can earn 1,000 AAdvantage miles per qualifying stay at participating Hyatt Place or Hyatt House hotel properties worldwide through Saturday, June 30, 2018 — but you must be a member of both the World of Hyatt and American Airlines AAdvantage frequent travel loyalty programs who registers for this promotion by…

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Save 20 Percent on Redemption of MileagePlus Miles to Four Destinations

In what is called a “rare, limited-time Saver Award sale to these breathtaking cities”, United Airlines is offering a discount of the redemption of MileagePlus miles for travel in the economy class cabin between the United States — excluding Hawaii — and Porto, Reykjavik, Singapore and Sydney when travel is completed on or before Sunday, June 17, 2018…

…but you must…

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A Visit to George Washington’s Headquarters in Morristown

After parking the car in the small parking lot, the building many visitors usually see first is the museum for George Washington’s headquarters — which features a number of historic collections and exhibits displaying furniture, weapons, documents and other objects from the 1700s — and is a…

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Standing Where George Washington Was Born

Known as the father of the United States — as well as served as its first president — George Washington would have been 286 years old today, Thursday, February 22, 2018; and in his honor is this article pertaining to my unintentional visit to his birthplace.

I used the word unintentional because…

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One Lesson Travel Corporations Can Learn From Small Businesses

One lesson travel corporations can learn from small businesses can be summed up in this example: one entrepreneur in particular owns and operates a fitness center in Atlanta; and as he mentioned the services which he offers in general, he also talked about how he recognizes when his customers seem to be experiencing stress or other issues. After a session has been completed, he will…

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Air Canada Joins the Basic Economy Bandwagon

Air Canada has introduced basic economy fares earlier today, Tuesday, February 20, 2018, which — for the most part — emulate those of its brethren which are based in the United States; and the Economy Basic airfares apply to domestic flights within Canada for now.

Compare the eight different airfares now offered by Air Canada, with Economy Basic highlighted in red…

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Should Passengers Who Evacuate With Baggage Be Fined?

“As a woman, I don’t have the luxury of putting my most important documents, phone, etc, in my front pocket. If I leave my purse on the plane, how do I prove who I am? Fortunately, this has never happened to me, but you can be sure that if it ever did, I will certainly be grabbing my purse.”

Thankfully, most passengers of flights will never get to experience an evacuation from an airplane due to a crash or a fire as two examples of a critical emergency; but…

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