AmaWaterways will offer its passengers on cruises along the Mekong River in Cambodia and Vietnam the option of a longer trip, such as a 15-day cruise, starting next year. AmaWaterways will also feature a wine-themed cruise on the Mekong in March.
Starting out in a hospitality service role such as a hotel clerk, server or catering team member can help an individual develop interpersonal skills such as managing conflict resolution and effective communication. You learn to think on your feet and become adept at navigating change thanks to daily challenges that come with being on the front line of customer relations.
Chile's capital, Santiago, is starting to shine thanks to a growing art and culinary scene. Travelers can wander around the art galleries and boutiques in the Bellavista neighborhood, sample fresh seafood at the Central Market and tour the nearby Concho y Toro vineyards.
Showing up late to events, meetings and appointments shows a lack of respect, so it is best to show up early, Mike Marchev writes. A tactic that can make a good impression is to call the people you are meeting to let them know you are on your way.
An important duty for agents is educating their clients on travel issues, including passports, Tammy Levent advises. Clients who are planning to leave on a trip and suddenly realize their passport has expired should be instructed to immediately reschedule their flight and go to the nearest passport issuing office to get a new one the same day.
UPS chairman and CEO David Abney provided tips for companies that want to win international customers at the Gateway '17 event in Detroit. "To sell around the world, you must go native," he told attendees.
The Points of Light organization has named FedEx among the top 50 civic-minded companies in the US. The Civic 50 list "showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business," the group said.
Louisville, Ky., is welcoming same-plane service to Boston on Southwest Airlines and hoping the temporary route will be made permanent. "Louisville is a great market for Southwest, and Boston is a major destination for many cities throughout the US," said Southwest's Dan Landson.
The Lufthansa Innovation Hub's AirlineCheckins.com website enables check-ins on any airline that provides online check-in service.
Chicago-style deep-dish pizzas will be served aboard United Airlines US flights lasting more than 3.5 hours, airline officials say. The new menu, available in July, will also feature an egg white flatbread and a Thai-style chicken ciabatta sandwich.