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.
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The Plastic Merchant Finally Files for Bankruptcy
The drama with The Plastic Merchant (TPM) has a new chapter, this one being a bankruptcy filing. You can read about TPM issues in my previous post. Read more about the bankruptcy filing here.
Airbnb’s New Animal Experiences
Airbnb said the experiences will be “underpinned by a new, industry-leading animal welfare policy, created in collaboration with World Animal Protection.” The company’s new approach to animal welfare is based on the latest research, and policies range from feeding limitations to avoiding exploitive offerings — like elephant rides — in general. Read more here.
PSA! Alliant makes you forfeit cashback when PCing
This is strange. Apparently, when you product change an Alliant credit card, you must forfeit any accrued cashback. Read more here.
The CEO of American Completely Misunderstands What’s Wrong With His Airline
American Airlines Chairman and CEO Doug Parker thinks the only thing wrong with the airline is their operational performance, that’s the fault of the mechanics. Read more here.
Best Cryptocurrency Deals (Get Cryptocurrency For Free)
A good list of options that get you free cryptocurrency. Some are completely free, while some others require purchases. Read more here.