Miles Away

Road Notes

  • Kiwi International Airlines now offers nonstop service between Boston and Newark, New Jersey and between Boston and West Palm Beach, Florida. Call (800) JET-KIWI.
  • The newly renovated Cheeca Lodge in Islamorada, Florida, offers special summer midweek rates for business travelers. Call (800) 327-2888.
  • Holiday Inn's Holiday Hospitality frequent guest program offers 10 Priority Club Worldwide points for every dollar spent on a qualifying room rate at any Holiday Inn Express hotel. Members who automatically collect frequent flier miles with any of their seven North America-based airline partners will now earn 2.5 miles for every dollar spent on a qualifying room rate.
  • Avis is offering its Satellite Guidance computerized directions system at selected Florida airports. The system helps travelers find the most direct route to a destination.

Contact Sources

Commercial Traveler Association, (800) 538-2607,

DFI-Aeronomics, 650 Castro St., #300, Mountain View, CA 94041,

Runzheimer International, (800) 558-1702,

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Christopher Elliott is an Orlando, Fla., writer and independent producer who specializes in technology, travel and mobile computing. His work has appeared in numerous newspapers, magazines and online. You can find out more about him on his website or sign up for his free weekly newsletter.

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This article was originally published in the June 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Miles Away.

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