DESTINATION AND TOURISM
the well | March 14, 2022
The Lodge at Blue Sky, an Auberge Resorts Collection small luxury resort located outside of Park City, and THE WELL, a comprehensive ecosystem for wellness and holistic health care, are partnering together to host an exclusive retreat from May 30 to June 2, 2022. Personalized sessions conducted by visiting masters like Craniosacral Therapist and Educator Michelle Stoppi and Plant People Founder Gabe Kennedy will explore best practices in mindfulness, movement, nutrition, and medicine over four days. The Week of WELL is a guide to a more aware and connected life.
GREET SUMMER WITH FRESH PERSPECTIVE
The retreat will welcome summer with a renewed perspective after taking time to cleanse, ground, empower, and discover grace, in a perfect marriage of eastern and western practices and the Lodge's wild-crafted approach to wellbeing.
The four-day schedule begins with a sacred sage blessing inspired by the indigenous soil and includes movement lessons, meditations, trail rides, and private meals. Michelle Stoppi, a licensed craniosacral massage therapist and the leading educator of craniosacral professional continuing education in the United States, will facilitate sessions that examine the nervous system and its relationship to the Earth's biomagnetic energetic field in order to alleviate stress and achieve peace.
These include a Plant People-inspired plant and mushroom lunch, a sunrise trek to mountain top yoga and breakfast with Blue Sky's health specialists, and a six-course dinner featuring Executive Chef Galen Zamarra's food as medicine. Guests can also book private craniosacral treatments with Michelle Stoppi for a more customized therapeutic experience.
LUXURY AS NATURE INTENDED
The Lodge at Blue Sky, Auberge Resorts Collection is about 35 minutes from Salt Lake City airport but feels a world apart. On-site sustainable farm, restaurant with James Beard Award-winning Chef Galen, and transforming experiences like horseback riding and a network of onsite hiking trails will be part of the Week of WELL.
Utah's no 1 resort (Travel + Leisure) is also a premier wellness destination. It is home to Edge Spa, which offers a menu of all-natural body and skincare treatments, as well as energy healing and Ayurvedic consultations. The property also offers immersive wellness journeys, which include in-room sleep rituals, equine healing at the Arena, yoga and meditation in the forest, and DIY bloom-to-bottle products made on the farm.
TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY,COMMERCIAL TRAVEL
Mastercard | June 24, 2022
Mastercard expanded its Mastercard Travel and Lifestyle Services platform. New partnerships that focus on smooth travel experiences and memorable moments for its cardholders are at the crux of this expansion. New features include WhatsApp servicing, COVID alerts and offers like lounge access when flights are delayed are offered to customers.
“Many of us eagerly await the chance to satisfy our love for travel, but it can be stressful to plan a trip with so many uncertainties about what traveling will look like, At Mastercard, we’re here to support every step of the journey — from planning to booking to transportation to experiences in destination — so travelers can focus on what really matters. After two years of disruptions, we know that time with our loved ones is truly priceless.”
-Mastercard’s Stephanie Meltzer-Paul, executive vice president, Global Loyalty
In addition to providing direct service to cardholders, Mastercard assists governments, businesses, and brands in understanding changing consumer patterns and preferences to build and test programs and incentives. Mastercard services give customers everything they need to welcome back travelers, from market analysis and insights to marketing solutions and consumer engagement strategies. The Tourism Innovation Hub in Spain, for example, was recently established to develop customized goods and solutions to enable a sustainable, inclusive return to travel through innovation, research, and collaboration throughout the ecosystem.
Mastercard Travel & Lifestyle Services is a travel planning and booking portal that provides World and World Elite cards with unique guarantees, amenities, and upgrades, as well as 24/7 concierge and premium offers and entertainment from major travel brands. With the experience economy in full swing, travelers can satisfy their wanderlust with customized city tours informed by local experts and member favorites via the Inspiration Module. The program now features WhatsApp servicing, which is presently accessible in certain geographies2 throughout the world and will be available globally by the end of the year, where members can message Lifestyle Managers regarding travel and concierge requirements from their phone.
Cardholders benefit from the Lowest Hotel Rate Guarantee, and the Mastercard Hotel Stay Guarantee, as well as free nights and preferential treatment at over 4,000 4- and 5-star properties worldwide. In addition, travelers can book once-in-a-lifetime Priceless Experiences while in location, such as a dream vacation to London and Paris with Michelin-starred restaurants, luxury glamping in Sweden's Blekinge archipelago, or a visit to the top of New York City's One World Observatory.
Premier Programs and New Travel Partnerships
In addition to the preferred experience of Mastercard Travel & Lifestyle Services, Mastercard has formed several new alliances to provide perks that reduce travel stress and promote more enjoyable experiences.
Convenience: Cardholders enjoy access to a global network of over 1,100 airport lounges for delayed flights or relaxing in quiet. Mastercard Flight Delay Pass, currently accessible in select locations worldwide, provides complimentary lounge access on eligible delayed flights. FastTrack in Europe was also recently established, as was Mastercard Travel Pass in Canada, providing a hassle-free airport experience.
Connection: Starting in the Asia Pacific and expanding to additional regions later this year, select cardholders now have access to complimentary worldwide roaming data packs for use in more than 200 countries, and a 15% Mastercard discount on top-ups via Flexiroam.
Care: Through Sitata, cardholders can opt-in to get real-time notifications and the most recent COVID limits and requirements, including testing locations and cost.
Convenience: The new mycardbenefits.com is a digital insurance platform that allows Mastercard cardholders to instantly access – and smoothly submit – claims for the insurances contained on their card, such as vehicle rental, and lost luggage replacement, mobile phone, and trip cancellation.
Cash Rewards: Use Mastercard Travel Rewards to shop and earn cash rewards at hundreds of prestigious retailers in 19 destinations, and thousands of online deals for unique save
AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS
Sabre Corporation | November 20, 2020
Croatia Airlines and Saber Corporation, the software and technology organization that controls the worldwide travel industry, declares the carrier's fruitful innovation movement to Saber Revenue Optimizer, Saber's driving income advancement arrangement. Considering the progressing COVID-19 pandemic, the requesting venture work was done essentially distantly, with the genuine innovation execution and preparing took care of basically.
Last year, the two accomplices declared the Croatian banner transporter's move up to Revenue Optimizer, to empower the aircraft to adopt a 360-degree strategy to determining, breaking down, and streamlining its income streams. The arrangement gives constant perceivability into the complete income for each flight, each geological region and each takeoff date and assists break with bringing down information storehouses that may exist across aircraft frameworks.