- The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in California has just opened an expanded business center on the hotel's conference level. Amenities include cell phones, as well as several high-speed PCs equipped with the latest software, laser printers and quick Internet access. For more information, call (949) 240-2000.
- Hertz is deploying new "Easy Access" courtesy shuttles at 13 U.S. airports. Able to be lowered four inches at the curb, these environmentally friendly vehicles offer improved access for people with physical disabilities. For more information, call (800) 654-3131.
- Midwest Express Airlines recently introduced service to Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina, from Milwaukee and Kansas City, Missouri. The carrier has also expanded its existing service between Milwaukee and Toronto. For more information, call (800) 452-2022.
American Express Small Business Travel, http://www.americanexpress.com/smallbusiness
Caribbean Tourism Organization, (212) 635-9530
Corporate Travel Management, 2943 Defford Rd., Norristown, PA 19403, (610) 584-6939
Sheraton Bal Harbour Beach Resort and KeyWest Hotels, 9701 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, FL 33154, (305) 868-2510
U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, (800) 853-1351, http://www.bts.gov
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