Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Buy Pizza For US, Japan Adds Departure Tax, The Rise Of Poshtels

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Welcome to The Morning Shave. We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and tricks with you. Here are the articles for Thursday, January 17, 2019, that we think you should read.

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The Rise of Poshtels: How Hostels Went from Grit to Glam. – Millennials want an experience and are willing to pay for it. Many hotels are creating brands that simulate the hostel experience in order to attract them. But what happens when they start getting married and having kids? You’ll have a bunch of hotel rooms that are way too small and charge way too much. That equals 1) massive vacancy or 2) massive costs to redo the hotel.

Japan Follows Trend, Adds Departure Tax. – Japan expects to generate almost $500 million from this tax. It will hit everyone (citizens and tourists) who are flying out of Japan. Luckily, the fee is less than $10 per person for now.

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How United Let It Slip That Apple Is Its Biggest Corporate Client. – Here’s a little tip… don’t share who your biggest/best client is. It gives your competition someone to aim for. It will benefit them and hurt you. Win, win.

Canadian air traffic controllers are buying hundreds of pizzas for US colleagues who aren’t getting paid in the government shutdown. – Pizza makes everything better. It won’t pay your rent or car payment, but at least our friendly neighbors to the north are trying to help.

Eight Hidden Benefits of Credit Cards. – What credit card benefits are you missing out on? Check out these eight hidden benefits to see what goodies you’re paying for but may not be using.

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