Uber started a few different initiatives today, including adding the option for riders to tip drivers within the app.
Starting today, they’ve also launched teen accounts in three cities: Seattle, Phoenix and Columbus.
Here is some info from Uber:
Uber’s driver turnover rate is abysmal.
One study found only 4% of drivers are still driving a year after starting.
Most drivers join for the lucrative sign-up bonuses, then ditch upon realizing how challenging it is to make driving worth their time.
The Fairmont Kea Lani in Maui is one of a handful of luxury resorts on a stretch of Maui’s southern shore called Wailea.
Thanks to the no-longer-available Fairmont credit card from Chase, I had two free nights to use at any Fairmont.
The starting rate for a night at this hotel is ~$500, so I figured it’d be a good spot to use my free nights.
I was a tad underwhelmed.
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Guinness and espresso are similar in that they’re both enthralling to watch as they settle in a glass.
It’s a golden storm of swirling bubbles that magically shimmer up to the surface.
Skip to 1:00 in this Starbucks video for a look at espresso:
As a former Starbucks barista, I’ve pulled many an espresso shot.
But I’ve always dreamed of pulling my own pint of Guinness.
Air Canada’s Maple Leaf Lounge in Terminal 2 of Los Angeles International Airport made that dream a reality recently.
*Update 6.15: Bad news — Air Canada moved its LAX lounge to Terminal 6, and it’s no longer a Priority Pass lounge. Delta took over the location in Terminal 2. This review is now an obituary.*
There are three airlines that fly from island to island in Hawaii: Hawaiian Airlines, Island Air and Mokulele Airlines.