- Next month, Virgin Atlantic Airways will begin daily service from Chicago to Heathrow. The carrier has also opened a new club lounge at JFK airport in New York City.
- Ontheroad.com has begun offering an Internet-based information and concierge service for business travelers. It combines reservations and ticketing capabilities with the company's recommended restaurant and event information.
- Days Inns of America now offers special "Work Zone" rooms that feature oversized work desks with chairs, data ports, free incoming faxes, and access to business services and supplies.
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