Articles tagged “seattle”

Business Travel

Amazon’s New Remote Work Policy Gives Regional Airlines a Lift

The tech giant’s latest tinkering with office policies will likely chip away further at the legacy carriers' traditional corporate travel volumes.

Amazon’s New Remote Work Policy Gives Regional Airlines a Lift

Airline Weekly

Seattle Emerges as Oneworld Hub With Qatar Airways’ Entry

Seattle Emerges as Oneworld Hub With Qatar Airways’ Entry

Airlines

Seattle-Tacoma Airport’s New Arrivals Facility May Cost $1 Billion

A review panel gave a new final estimated cost for Sea-Tac's International Arrivals Facility of $968 million, up from the original $608 million. Let's hope they stay on budget from now on.

Seattle-Tacoma Airport’s New Arrivals Facility May Cost $1 Billion

Tourism

Seattle Space Needle Facelift Signals City’s Spike in Popularity

It's nice to see an iconic attraction get a new lease on life. But rapid visitor growth from markets like China will make it increasingly difficult for Seattle to balance tourism and livability.

Seattle Space Needle Facelift Signals City’s Spike in Popularity

Airlines

Privately Run Terminal in Suburban Seattle Could Be the Future of U.S. Airports

Is the U.S. ready to embrace a model that is already in widespread use throughout Europe? If the private company developing a passenger terminal in the Seattle suburbs is successful — a big if since this will be its first airport project — others will likely follow suit.

Privately Run Terminal in Suburban Seattle Could Be the Future of U.S. Airports

Business Travel

Visit Seattle Enlists Its Big Tech Companies to Reposition City to Meeting Planners

Visit Seattle is positioning itself as a broker of innovation, versus a sales conduit for meeting space, by introducing meeting planners nationwide to some of the world's most advanced companies.

Visit Seattle Enlists Its Big Tech Companies to Reposition City to Meeting Planners

Airlines

Robot Helps Passengers Navigate Seattle-Tacoma Airport in 6 Languages

Tracey speaks six languages and doesn't accept tips, but hands out advice as a demonstration of her special talents at Seattle-Tacoma Airport. It's a great idea but when Tracey can rebook passengers from cancelled flights, then we'll get really excited.

Robot Helps Passengers Navigate Seattle-Tacoma Airport in 6 Languages

Hotels

Hotel Groups Sue City of Seattle Over Hotel Workplace Safety Measure

A classic case of a law designed to protect hotel employees, but doesn't align with hotels' bottom lines.

Hotel Groups Sue City of Seattle Over Hotel Workplace Safety Measure

Airlines

In the Battle for Seattle Flyers, Delta Is Practically Giving Away Elite Status

Delta is once more doubling down in its campaign to woo Seattle customers.

In the Battle for Seattle Flyers, Delta Is Practically Giving Away Elite Status

Rental Cars

Driver Unionization at Uber and Lyft Escapes a Court Challenge

It isn't often that you see an organization such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce come to the defense of ride-sharing companies that compete with more established car-rental and taxi interests out of concern about unionization efforts at these sharing-economy companies. Lyft and Uber are finding friends in all kinds of crazy places.

Driver Unionization at Uber and Lyft Escapes a Court Challenge