News and notes from around the interweb:
- From my award booking partner Steve Belkin, aka beaubo, comes a new project.
- Was Citibank able to obtain the Costco co-brand relationship because it had lost so much darned money in the recent past?
- Abercrombie & Fitch’s private jet.
Mr Jefferies, who was pushed out in December amid slumping sales, once had near 50-page “Aircraft Standards” rulebook for those who worked as his crew. Male staffers had to be clean-shaven, wear a uniform of Abercrombie polo shirts, flip-flops and boxer briefs. They also had to have a “spritz” of the company’s cologne. It specified which music to play and stipulated staff will wear black gloves when handling silverware and white gloves to lay the table.
- Several airports are rolling out comfort dogs… that you can pet to relieve the stress of travel.