This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the travel and deal content you regularly see here at Danny the Deal Guru. Sometimes just interesting and not related at all, but I hope you enjoy them just the same. If you come across any interesting articles, or if you have your own blog and have something related to this content, please send them my way.
The Dutch food delivery company beat out Uber to buy Grubhub, whose chief executive will oversee operations in North America.
Social Distancing Whopper
Burger King Italia introduced a new Whopper last month. In most respects, it’s a standard Whopper — except for one major difference: it has three times the onions as a normal Whopper. Dubbed the “Social Distancing Whopper,” Italy’s newest fast food item aims to “to help others stay away,” according to its new commercial.
Ventana Big Sur has adjusted its service and is currently selling only all-inclusive stays (alcohol extra). Bottom-line is all rates include three meals a day whether taken via room service, as a picnic, or in a restaurant.
Starbucks will close up to 400 company-owned locations over the next 18 months while also speeding up the expansion of “convenience-led formats” such as curbside pickup, drive-thru and mobile-only pickup locations.
Caesars Rewards has extending status because of the pandemic. People were worried about the diamond celebration dinner. But there’s good news. Caesars Rewards diamond celebration dinner was extended along with other perks. So there is no need to rush out there to use it if you don’t feel comfortable yet.