prnewswire | May 23, 2023
United today became the first U.S. airline to support Live Activities for iPhone, giving customers real-time access to their boarding pass, gate and seat number, and countdown clock to departure time on their Lock Screen or while unlocked in the Dynamic Island, all without opening the United app.
United customers check their mobile boarding pass and flight status nearly 800,000 times each day, and this new feature makes it even easier and faster for United flyers to receive timely updates and find important flight details.
"We're seeing soaring demand for travel this summer, and Live Activities puts all the flight information you need right at your fingertips, whether your iPhone is locked or you're doing something else like checking email, listening to music or texting friends," said Linda Jojo, Chief Customer Officer for United. "This new feature is another way United is leveraging technology to improve our customers' travel journey. It's going to save passengers a lot of time, and we think they're going to love it, especially during a busy travel season."
Live Activities helps United customers with iPhones stay informed in real time, so they can see live flight updates, flight details and alerts right on the Lock Screen or in the Dynamic Island on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.
With a quick glance at the iPhone screen, customers can:
Get details like the flight number, on-time status, inbound aircraft status, estimated departure and arrival times, and more in the Live Activity on the Lock Screen or the Dynamic Island when expanded
Open their boarding pass directly from the Live Activity to easily scan during security check-in or while boarding their flight
See departure and arrival gates, pre- and in-flight countdowns, and baggage carousel information right in the Dynamic Island
Support for Live Activities has started to roll out to United travelers and will be widely available by the end of May. To experience the new features, customers should verify that their iPhone is running iOS 16.1 or later and their United app is up to date.
With up to three million users interacting with the app daily, United' mobile app is recognized for its accessibility options for the visually impaired, personalization options and improved navigation. The air carrier has consistently rolled out industry-leading app features in recent years, including:
Agent on Demand: Only United has a virtual, on demand customer service tool that lets customers scan a QR code and video chat, text or call a customer service representative instead of waiting in line at the airport. Last year, 1.3 million customers used Agent on Demand, and in 2023, we've already seen 192,000 customers use the platform.
United Map Search: Customers can easily compare and shop for flights based on departure city, budget and location type, with an interactive map feature. Available on the United app and website, this digital tool displays fares in a map view, allowing customers to simultaneously compare travel to a variety of destinations in a single search.
Travel Ready Center: This one-stop digital assistant on united.com and the United app outlines any necessary travel requirements with clear guidance, helping customers prepare for their travel and breeze through the airport without stopping for manual document checks.
Terminal Guide: Customers receive personalized day-of instructions to navigate point-to-point throughout the airport – from directing them to the most ideal airport entrance to finding their departure gate.
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businesswire | May 04, 2023
An investment exceeding $100 million, the Versailles Tower will feature a new exterior and interior. The renovation will introduce 756 redesigned luxury guestrooms and a pedestrian bridge connecting the Versailles Tower to the existing Paris resort. Caesars Entertainment offers more than 23,000 rooms across Las Vegas, and this renovated tower will showcase some of the finest rooms throughout its nine resorts.
“We know our guests, especially our Caesars Rewards® members, love Paris Las Vegas. Over the past year we’ve made significant enhancements to elevate the destination, bringing new concepts like Vanderpump à Paris, Nobu, The Bedford by Martha Stewart and most recently, a completely renovated sportsbook,” said Sean McBurney, Regional President of Caesars Entertainment. “The addition of the Versailles Tower makes Paris one of the largest resorts in the heart of The Strip. The interior and exterior will be completely reimagined and transformed into some of the best rooms in Las Vegas. When it opens this fall, our guests will have easy access to the incredible restaurants and gaming options they have grown to love at Paris Las Vegas.”
The Versailles Tower will feature some of the largest standard rooms on The Strip, starting at 436 square feet. In addition, select guestrooms will offer new 55-square-foot balconies with unmatched views of The Strip as part of the renovation. The enhanced rooms in the Versailles Tower at Paris Las Vegas are slated for completion in late 2023 with the pedestrian bridge to follow in early 2024.
About Paris Las Vegas
Paris Las Vegas brings the passion and sophistication of the City of Light to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, transporting guests to Europe's most romantic city. Distinctive for its dramatic 46-story replica Eiffel Tower with a free, nightly light show and authentic architectural reproductions, the resort features more than 2,900 rooms and suites, including Burgundy Rooms. The new Versailles Tower will soon be integrated into Paris Las Vegas, adding 756 redesigned luxury guestrooms to the hotel, with select rooms featuring balconies. The resort offers an 85,000-square-foot casino; the renovated Caesars Race & Sportsbook at Paris Las Vegas; the two-acre Pool à Paris; Las Vegas’ first rooftop bar and grill, BEER PARK, spanning 10,000 square feet; Voie Spa & Salon; two wedding chapels; unique French retail shopping located along the resort’s Le Boulevard District and the opulent nightlife venue Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop. Restaurants include a distinctive array of fine cuisine such as Chef Joho's acclaimed Eiffel Tower Restaurant, French-bistro Mon Ami Gabi and internationally renowned Gordon Ramsay Steak. Paris Las Vegas also offers quick service options like Brioche by Guy Savoy and Bobby’s Burgers by Bobby Flay. Additionally, the resort is home to Lisa Vanderpump’s second Las Vegas venue, Vanderpump à Paris, Nobu restaurant and The Bedford by Martha Stewart. Featuring one of the largest ballrooms in Las Vegas, Paris offers 140,000 square feet of pillarless function space.
prnewswire | April 04, 2023
Target Hospitality Corp. one of North America's largest providers of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services, today announced two strategic hires focused on accelerating Target's growth and diversification strategy. Judson Greif and Hope Hunter, two distinguished government affairs professionals with extensive experience in Washington, D.C., have joined the Company as Vice President of Government Affairs and Strategic Growth and Vice President of Federal Affairs and Strategic Partnerships, respectively.
Mr. Greif joins the Company from Leidos where he was most recently Vice President, Business Development and Government Affairs. A veteran government relations, business development, and policy professional, Judson brings over 20 years of experience partnering with the United States Departments of Defense, Energy, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs.
Ms. Hunter brings nearly two decades of experience inside the United States federal government, most recently with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, where she worked successfully with Republican and Democratic appointees and Congressional staff, advancing policy initiatives as a liaison representing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
"Target Hospitality has become a trusted partner, providing comprehensive turnkey facilities and wrap around services to the United States government. We see continued growth opportunities across numerous government agencies especially in support of national security and defense," said Brad Archer, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Hope and Judson bring deep knowledge of government services that will enable us to capitalize on these opportunities, and drive growth across multiple government agencies," concluded Mr. Archer.
About Target Hospitality
Target Hospitality is one of North America's largest providers of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services in the United States. Target builds, owns and operates a customized and growing network of communities for a range of end users through a full suite of value-added solutions including premium food service management, concierge, laundry, logistics, security and recreational facilities services.