#FSTravels NEWS 23.11.2016

Busy travel week for our US friends. Hitting the road, train station, bus station, or airport for Thanksgiving? Some travel news to ease the stress. Happy Thanksgiving!

Andrew Moore To Lead Contiki Holidays Canada

Contiki Holidays, a global provider of youth and millennial travel, has announced the appointment of Andrew Moore as President of Contiki Holidays Canada, effective immediately. Moore’s background includes numerous positions driving marketing and brand strategy for the hospitality industry. Most recently he served as the director of marketing and digital strategy for Cineplex Entertainment, where he drove ‘The Rec Room” initiative, a program aimed at young adults and families.

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Airbnb Dismisses Lawsuit Against New York State, Continues Fight Against City

In the ongoing saga being carried out between New York lawmakers and Airbnb, the San Francisco-based short-term rental platform, some sort of resolution seems to be nearing.

Today, Airbnb settled its lawsuit against the state of New York, saying the state was not responsible for enforcing a new short-term rental advertising law which heavily fines people who advertise listings on platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway that violate the state’s current Multiple Dwelling Law.

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Lufthansa Cancels Almost 900 Flights Ahead of Labor Action

A planned one-day pilot’s strike scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday has forced Lufthansa to cancel almost a third of its scheduled flights on that day ahead of the labor action, the airline announced Tuesday.

More than 870 flights have been cancelled so far from German airports, including 50 international overseas flights, affecting almost 100,000 passengers, Lufthansa said

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Do You Have the Right Apps for Holiday Travel?

You’ve used Kayak to find your flights and booked your favorite hotels with an app, but are your travel apps going to help you navigate the holidays?

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Remember: it's a travel day so keep your tempers in check, no grouching and complaining! Happy Thanksgiving to our US followers and #TravelWell!

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