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 relatable please send them my way.
My father had a lifelong ticket to fly anywhere. Then they took it away
In the early 1980s, American rolled out AAirpass, a prepaid membership program that let very frequent flyers purchase discounted tickets by locking in a certain number of annual miles they presumed they might fly in advance. Then, a few years later, American introduced something straight out of an avid traveler’s fantasy: an unlimited ticket. Read more here.
Italian Aviointeriors Proposes Bold New Business Class Seat
This seat is being promoted as zero gravity. The unit is being designed to adapt to the passenger’s movement and body, distributing the passenger’s weight across the frame. Altogether, Aviointeriors states that this will give greater comfort for the customers in business class. Read more here.
New Resort Fee Legislation Would Disrupt How Hotels Are Sold Online
New bipartisan legislation in the U.S. Congress would change the way hotels and online travel agencies display what one supporter called “the most-hated fee in travel,” hotel resort fees. Read more here.
Aero is a premium air travel startup with $16M in funding
Aero said its goal is to offer the luxury of private jet travel while charging “less than the cost of commercial first class.” To do this, it matches up travelers who are going to the same destination, putting them on direct flights into and out of private airports. Read more here.
The 50 best islands in the world for 2019
The 50 best islands in the world for 2019 revealed, from Scotland’s Inner Hebrides to a scenic gem in Washington State and a James Bond location in the Philippines. Read more here.