News and notes from around the interweb:
- Military cracking down on Bangkok nightlife. Not really, enforcement is sporadic, it creates uncertainty which isn’t great for the business.
- Delta introducing finger print scans for accessing SkyClubs
- A documentary about my award booking partner Steve Belkin debuts at the Cleveland International Film Festival April 10th.
- The Marriott social media employee who was fired for ‘liking’ a tweet about China speaks. He talks about being ‘underwater’ when Marriott was giving away points on Twitter in conjunction with NFL games, that he learned about his firing from the media before he met with HR, and that his job was “think[ing] of a polite way to tell [complainers] to eff off.”
— Friends of Tibet (@friendsoftibet) January 9, 2018
- Man faces 5 years in jail over air rage incident
Mr Foster was seen drinking from a “goon bag” (boxed wine) that was in the overhead bin during the flight. After cabin crew refused to serve him alcohol he became “angry” and “agressive”
…Mr Foster went on a foul mouthed tirade saying, “All I want is a f***ing [sic] drink. This is f***ing pathetic. F*** Tiger, what a piece of s**t, f***ing unbelievable. It’s because I’m black. Tiger is racist.”
It is also alleged that that the AFP found a life jacket from the plane in his bag.
- Hotel occupancy rates continue to rise
- Happy birthday from Southwest Airlines.
Shut the window shades and hit those call buttons! These awesome @SouthwestAir employees put together an in-flight celebration for a passenger’s birthday this morning on my flight to Denver from Kansas City. #SWA5067 #MCI ✈️ #DEN pic.twitter.com/QLRGYlmXaG
— Michael Konopasek (@MikeKonopasek) March 25, 2018