In Case Of Fire

Road Notes

Quikbook, one of the country's leading hotel discount services, now allows individuals to book accommodations at rates 40 percent to 65 percent below retail via its Web site ( Hotels are available in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and Washington, DC.

Hyatt Hotels now offer check-in by telephone. Call (800) CHECK-IN after 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and at least one hour before arrival, and receive a room number right over the

Hilton Hotels Corp. and Hilton International Co. recently launched Hilton HHonors Worldwide, giving members both hotel points and airline frequent-flier miles for each qualifying stay. Travelers can earn and redeem HHonors points at more than 400 participating hotels in 50 countries.

If you're looking for someone to take you around town, help you with errands or just advise you about the best restaurants when you're traveling on business in the United States, Canada or Europe, call Elite Concierges (800-ASSISTANT) to be provided with a personal assistant to help you out on trips.

Want more free SkyMiles? Between now and June 30, travelers who book a ticket online at Delta's new Web site receive 500 bonus SkyMiles.

Talk about a window seat! Four of Japan Airlines' 747-400s are now equipped with a lavatory that is not only one and a half times larger than a typical in-flight restroom but also has marble sinks, gold-plated faucets and a window.

Continental Airlines will begin service from New York/New Jersey to Moscow effective August 30. Daily DC-10 flights will feature Continental's BusinessFirst service and will be timed to provide connections at its Newark hub for passengers traveling to and from cities in North America.--Catharine Brockman Kuchar

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This article was originally published in the May 1997 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: In Case Of Fire.

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