At JFK T7 Sheraton is rewarding delays

Sheraton kiosk

Next week Sheraton Hotels and Resorts will be at JFK Airport Terminal 7 giving travelers prizes for their flight delays.

From Monday, Dec. 21 through Thursday Dec. 24, Sheraton will invite travelers to scan their plane tickets at a “Delight my Delay” kiosk for a chance to convert their delayed minutes into prizes such as resort vacations in Waikiki, cameras, drones, gift cards and more.

There’s also an option to get double prizes and pay one forward to another traveler.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the airport

On Thursday, May 3, 2012 between 10:30am – 12:30pm, San Diego International Airport (SAN) will host a Cinco de Mayo performance by Ballet Folklórico de Chula Vista in the Terminal 2 West baggage claim area.

The show is part of the airport’s ongoing performing arts series.

Cinco de Mayo is also being noted at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The Food & Shops
in the Central Terminal will be offering some special deals on food and drinks.

Participating outlets include MexiJoe’s Grill, in the center food court, Figs and Jet Rock.

Know of other airports celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Let me know.

Free Wi-Fi & cool holiday entertainment at Schiphol Airport

There are a zillion – yes, a zillion – reasons to love Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, including the casino, the airport branch of the Rijksmuseum, and the world’s first airport library.

Schiphol airport library

Now there are even more!

Starting this week, Schiphol is offering free WiFi access – for one hour – anywhere in the airport terminal, including Schiphol Plaza, the lounges, piers and gates.  Free Wi-Fi is becoming common at U.S. airport, but in Europe it’s still rare.

But, wait, there’s more.

From Friday, December 17 through Sunday, December 26th Schiphol Airport will have holiday entertainment that includes an ice queen, flashmobs, wish-granting fairies, gift-giving Santas, a giant reindeer head lit with 16,200 LED Christmas lights and a miniature version of the Netherlands’ famous elfstedentocht – the 11-city skating marathon in Friesland.

Stay tuned for more photos….