World Travel Partners-BTI Americas won the $20 million U.S. account
of Levi Strauss & Co., previously held for 20 years by American
Express. In an imaginary related announcement, World Travel
Partners-BTI Americas established a new office dress code for its
employees: all blue jeans, all the time.
Detroit officials reportedly are hopeful that a new labor
agreement will help spur the city's meetings business. Here's
another suggestion: Put Cobo Hall under a heinous weather-repelling
geodesic dome and maintain a temperature of 72 degrees in there at
The Airlines Passenger Fairness Act, to be cosponsored by two
Senators, would remove penalties for back-to-back and hidden-city
ticketing. This would be a milestone in the travel industry. Just
imagine -- agents might actually be allowed to employ expertise and
guile in order to better serve their clients.