WestJet reduces fares
Canadian airline WestJet recently cut the rates of all flights within North America and the Caribbean by 25%. The move comes as a reaction to customers that were unhappy with unpredictable fares and competitive seat sales.
BC campsites filling up fast
Anyone looking to go camping in BC this summer will have to act quickly, as there have been 2,000 more reservations than last year and prime spots are running out. The new Discover Camping service allows people to reserve preferred sites such as ones near lakes and playgrounds, and is being cited as the reason for the increased interest.
Two Holiday Inn locations in Chicago and Houston are experimenting with new technology that allow guests to unlock their hotel rooms using apps downloaded to their smart phones, eliminating the need to wait at the front desk for room keys. The apps, which will play specialized, coded tones to unlock the doors, can be downloaded when users book their rooms online.