Road Notes

New services from Austrian Airlines and
This story first appeared in the May 2001 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

Passengers who buy a full-fare business-class ticket to any destination served by Austrian Airlines will receive a free overnight stay at a Vienna luxury hotel. The offer is good through 2001, with no blackout periods., a new site that allows frequent fliers to convert their miles and points into a new online currency, now lets travelers use their miles to purchase items from vendors like The Sharper Image, Orvis and L.L. Bean online.

Christopher Elliott is a writer in Annapolis, Maryland. Contact him at

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