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8/15/2018

Andrew Watterson, Southwest Airlines' chief revenue officer, is proud of his airline's website, which he said is "blazing fast" because Southwest sells its flights as a bundle. "We do not nickel-and-dime you and try to make our money on selling you extra stuff, so we want our funnel to be really fast and really friction-free," he said.

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Skift
8/15/2018

Alaska Air Group reported a 7.6% year-over-year increase in July's revenue passenger miles, a 6.8% rise in available seat miles for the month and a load factor of 87.7%, up from 87% in July 2017.

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8/15/2018

American Airlines travelers flying in economy class can now pre-order light meals through the airline's reservation system. Passengers pay for the meals when they are served.

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8/15/2018

The Pai-Shau Signature Hydrating Ritual at Remede Spa in Miami "aims to nourish and hydrate your hair using a signature tea complex that is infused into every one of the luxurious products," Paige Mastrandrea writes.

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Haute Living online
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8/15/2018

Habitude Salon Spa, Antonio Spa, and Penelope and the Beauty Bar are among Seattle-area spas offering interesting treatment options. Habitude has a massage on its menu that uses cannabidiol-based lotions.

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Seattle magazine
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8/15/2018

The Rancho La Puerta spa in Mexico has added a trio of villas for guests that feature outdoor gardens and lounging areas. Some villas include an in-room, 90-minute spa treatment.

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Forbes
8/15/2018

Coffee is the inspiration behind the cold-brew hair color, a look that is gaining traction on social media.

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PopSugar
8/15/2018

Gaming advertising has been outlawed in all forms in Italy by a measure called the Dignity Decree. The move comes shortly after The Guardian noted that gaming was the subject of 17% of the World Cup's television ads.

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USA Online Casino
8/15/2018

A union called MoveUP has granted certification to surveillance employees at Cascades Casino Resort in Langley, British Columbia. The move is the most recent sign of the industry's increasing union popularity across the province.

8/15/2018

A social casino game company is harnessing the power and speed of blockchain technology to allow players to purchase its KamaGames Tokens at a discounted rate. CEO Andrey Kuznetsov points out this isn't a strategy to raise funds for the company, but rather a service that allows players who like offers and discounts to buy using cryptocurrency.

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VentureBeat
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