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Resort Offering Free Private Jet Trip (Positive COVID-19 Test Required)

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Ever wanted a free private jet trip? A Bahamian resort may very well give you one — but there’s a rather big catch involved.

Plus, the TSA seems confident that travel will return soon — and is hiring several thousand airport screeners.

Those are some of the day’s travel headlines that caught my eye. I thought you, too, may find them interesting.

Free Private Jet Trip! (But Do You Really Want It?)

Baha Mar resort in Nassau, Bahamas, launched “Travel with Confidence” — a unique promotion (for lack of a better term, I guess) to lure travelers: a free private jet trip or an extended stay to guests who test positive for COVID-19.

Private jets at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) in Van Nuys, California.
 

Travel + Leisure reports that guests who come down with the virus have their choice of two options:

  • a complimentary private jet to get home
  • a free 14-day stay in a suite (with a daily dining credit of $150 per person.

Eat your hearts out, Amex Fine Hotels & Resorts and Chase Luxury Hotel & Resorts.

Elsewhere

According to Skift:

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Friday it is launching an effort to fill more than 6,000 jobs for airport screening officers, citing anticipated seasonal travel trends and progress in COVID-19 vaccinations for the general public.

Sure, it might be cold — but how about having a New York City tour bus mostly to yourself?

‘Emily in Paris’ producers flew Golden Globes judges out to Paris for luxury set visit in 2019, report says

Cruise ships come into port, but not for passengers

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