Bag Bites

Craig OuthierDecember 2019
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Still Cookin’: The recent implosion of UK-based travel firm Thomas Cook has evidently not affected the operations of subsidiary Condor Airlines, the German budget carrier that started hauling Phoenicians nonstop to Frankfurt two summers ago. Euro-curious Valley residents can book travel out of Phoenix starting in April for about $700 round trip. condor.com

Up the Junction: One of our favorite airfare deals this winter is the $97 nonstop round-trip fare to Grand Junction, Colorado, in December on American Airlines. Because we love Grand Junction? No. Because you can fly there and take a rental car to, say, Vail. And carve snow to your heart’s content. aa.com

Canine Hospitality: Sure, your favorite five-star resort has its own salt-rock room and James Beard Award-winning chef… but does it have a dog ambassador? The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain does. Ranger Ainsley, a Labrador retriever, was recently tapped by the Tucson-area resort to lead kiddie craft classes and perform official tasting duties for its dog-friendly menu. Luxury, redefined. ritzcarlton.com

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