What’s Not To Like

Business Traveler (USA) - - INSIDE -

In a mo­bile so­ci­ety where ev­ery­one’s at­ten­tion is turn­ing to so­cial me­dia, travel is mak­ing the most of it

The line weaves around the cor­ner; the din of whiney pas­sen­gers is more rau­cous than a swarm of teenage girls queue­ing for a Justin Bieber con­cert. The elec­tronic boards are bright red with the long list of can­celed flights. Ex­pert road war­riors know ex­actly how to han­dle such a sit­u­a­tion. There is no lounge for my air­line here, and the 1-800 num­ber of­fers noth­ing but end­lessly loop­ing on-hold Muzak. So nat­u­rally I turn where more and more trav­el­ers th­ese days are look­ing for so­lu­tions: I take to so­cial me­dia. Within min­utes, my itin­er­ary for to­mor­row’s travel is rec­ti­fied.

Wan­der­ing through the ter­mi­nal, I no­tice a Cen­tu­rion Lounge from Amer­i­can Ex­press. Since I am not a Plat­inum card­holder, I be­moan the fact I must wait by the gate and take to Twit­ter to

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