New Years Special: $988 Cathay Pacific First Class Asia Back to North America

I just wrote about $675 roundtrip from Vietnam to the US in Cathay Pacific business class. Even if you just book a one way award ticket to Asia and use this for your flight back to the U.S. it’s an amazing steal.

However there are amazing (even better!) first class fares, too.

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Hurry: Cathay Pacific Business Class Back to Several US Cities From $675

Oh my goodness this is an amazing fare. You can fly from Southeast Asia to New York in Cathay Pacific business class from $675 roundtrip. Even if you book an award ticket to Asia and use this as a one way ticket to get back (and throw away the return) you come out way way ahead.

You can fly from Vietnam – the cheapest fares originate in Da Nang, but other cities work as well – to Cathay Pacific’s US gateways starting at $675.

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AHL announces suspensions

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced the following suspensions:

Wlikes-Barre/Scranton Penguins forward Joseph Cramarossa has been suspended for one (1) game as a consequence of his actions in a game at Lehigh Valley on Dec. 29.

Cramarossa was assessed an instigator penalty within the final five minutes of the third period, resulting in an automatic one-game suspension under the provisions of AHL Rule 46.22. He will miss Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s game tonight (Dec. 31) at Binghamton.

Cleveland Monsters defenseman Adam Clendening has been suspended for two (2) games as a consequence of an illegal check to the head of an opponent in a game at Grand Rapids on Dec. 29.

Clendening was suspended under the provisions of AHL Rule 28.1 (supplementary discipline). He will miss Cleveland’s games Saturday (Jan. 5) vs. Utica and Sunday (Jan. 6) vs. Utica.

from | The American Hockey League

Barnes & Noble Adds Fifth Small-Format Store

Barnes & Noble Adds Fifth Small-Format Store

Barnes & Noble is taking a different approach to revitalizing its sales with smaller stores, according to Forbes. A fifth small-format prototype store will open in Woodbury, Minn. in May 2019, following stores that opened in Columbia, Md., Vernon Hills, Ill., Hackensack, N.J. and Staten Island, N.Y. earlier in 2018.

The Woodbury store will be 21,000 square feet in size, while other stores have been as small as 14,000 square feet. The prototypes share several features, including oak bookshelves, USB and electricity ports at tables in the café area and 360-degree “book theaters” where customers can browse and read.

The new store layouts follow a February 2018 round of downsizing at Barnes & Noble that affected an unspecified number of employees, saving approximately $40 million in annual costs. The retailer is also fighting a lawsuit by former CEO Demos Parneros, who claims he was fired without cause in July 2018.

from Latest Retail News, Strategies, & Trends – Retail TouchPoints – Retail TouchPoints

Free Hotel Discount Site Signup Ends January 7

Last week I wrote about a Club1 Hotels offer. It’s a membership site that offers discounts on hotel bookings. Since they normally charge a fee to join their hotel rates aren’t subject to hotel ‘best rate guarantee’ policies and they frequently offer savings compared to how hotel websites are pricing.

Their membership has been priced at $675 for a year, but they’re giving away one year memberships that provides access to discounts. It’s worth signing up just to check out pricing.

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