Is ride sharing a green Lyft or an Uber hype idea?

Uber Lyft ride

Two cutting edge transportation startups, Lyft and Uber, they’ve done a good job of marketing anything and everything that could help them convert. Long billed as green friendly ride share services, the two have pledge in the past to help reduce the number of cars on the road.

TAP and GOL begin operating codeshare flights

TAP logo

TAP Portugal, the leading airline operating between Europe and Brazil, and Brazilian airline GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes, the largest low-cost airline offering the best fares in Latin America, are launching a business partnership to operate codeshare flights that will enable both airlines to offer more convenient services to their customers.

Magnuson Hotels Worldwide releases local performance tool

Magnuson Worldwide

Magnuson Hotels Worldwide has just released a global hotel performance calculator which allows owners to benchmark their individual hotel performance versus local markets. In a move the company says is a “first ever” approach to measuring true performance at the local level, Magnuson’s release of the tool on Hotel Authority seems destined only for those in dire need of revenue help. Here’s a brief look at a local performance indicator.

Aeroflot’s Pobeda set to take off

Pobeda Boeing 737-800 Next-Generation (NG)

In air travel news, Russia’s Federal Aviation Agency has granted Pobeda, the low-cost carrier subsidiary of Aeroflot, its operator’s certificate and air transportation licence. The award of the documentation, under Russian legislative rules, allows the new low cost airline to begin ticket sales as of November 11.