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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