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Uber customers at Portland airport can test new PIN-based pickup feature
Consumers looking for a hotel peruse 45 digital touchpoints when researching a hotel, up from 39 in 2017
American Express allows passengers to use loyalty points to bid for flight upgrades
DoorDash partnership with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts will expand food delivery access to over 3,700 of the hospitality chain’s properties
According to a Skift survey, 66% of affluent travelers have not used a travel agent to book a trip in the past 12 months
Moxy NYC Chelsea, one of Marriott International’s millennial-focused hotels, announced that guests can access exclusive ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) videos in their rooms
British Airways has announced that it is extending biometric boarding to international flights departing from London’s Heathrow Airport
Dr. Mehmet Oz helped Turkish Airlines develop an in-flight wellness program meant to help passengers ward off air travel’s negative effects
Shoppers who enjoy foodservice at retail centers spend up to 35% more time there and spend an average 15% more on purchases
Icelandair connects passengers with a local ‘buddy’ for phone tips
“Dispersed hotels,” where rooms and amenities are scattered throughout a destination, encourage travelers to live and discover like locals 
Airbnb has launched Bob Ross-themed Airbnb Experiences, with the help of teachers local to your area who are skilled in the techniques Ross himself taught
American Airlines became the launch customer for Airbus’ giant Airspace XL bins, which the manufacturer claims are roughly 40% larger than existing bins
Air Italy has today unveiled a new dining concept for Business Class passengers, featuring brand new tableware, cutlery and chinaware as well as a ‘Dine On Demand’ menu