News and notes from around the interweb:
- Pizza In Motion featured by NPR for where his family is at with travel and vaccines.
- American Airlines Says Their New Goal Is To “Passionately Drive Efficiencies” and for employees to ‘continue to feel cared for.’ Is ‘passionately driving efficiencies’ like living a purposeful life by laying off people? From Doug Parker’s “State of the Airline” presentation to employees
- Rod Stewart reaches plea deal for altercation at The Breakers hotel in Palm Beach one of the most overrated properties I’ve ever been to (and I’ve stayed multiple times for work).
- Two years ago Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson disclosed he had pancreatic cancer. The company is now putting in place an interim management structure while he seeks treatment.
- Florida couple arrested for violating Hawaii quarantine rules they showed up without a negative test, and declared “they were not prisoners.” They were given a single-use key to their hotel room, but left and simply checked into another hotel.
- And you thought it was just the airlines lining up at the trough to steal more of your money, airports want another round of stimmie, too asking for $13 billion.
The first $10 billion, which distributed funds to 3200 airports, became such a mess that some airports received 25 to 50 times their annual expenses. And they don’t even seem wiling to first clean up corruption at airports like Atlanta, Detroit, and Washington Dulles and National and New York LaGuardia, JFK, and Newark.
- French Polynesia closes to tourism