Travel Roundup 6.2.17

  1. Stuck in London Town

British Airways faced an IT issue last weekend, causing all flights from Gatwick and Heathrow on Saturday to be cancelled. They’re blaming it on a power outage. It’s back up and running but the airline is still facing problems due to the cancellations.

  1. JetBlue is going paperless

JetBlue is the first airline to start using biometric boarding passes, using facial recognition software. The passenger will just need to step up to a camera and your photo will be connected to your passport, visa and immigration photos in the US Customs and Border Patrol systems. Which means you can travel internationally as well. Game changer.

 

  1. No Excuses to Get Your Sweat On

Hilton just introduced ‘Five Feet to Fitness’ in two of its properties (with plans to expand). They’ve brought the gym to your room with an exercise bike, weights and 200 guided workouts from a touch screen. So there’s no excuse to skipping the gym on your trip.

  1. Covfefe is the hottest new travel destination

Well, not exactly. The internet exploded when Donald Trump made a typo in a late night tweet. He posted the word ‘covfefe’ instead of a word we don’t exactly know. The internet exploded with jokes including Conde Nast Traveler which made the word into a hot new destination.

 

 

Travel Deal of the Week: Flights to Europe keep dropping their prices and this one is $55 ONE WAY on WOW Airlines from LAX, MIA or SFO. Check it out!

 

 

 

 

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