Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Expands Paris Service
Delta Air Lines will increase its presence at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris next summer with new year-round and seasonal service from 11 destinations in the United States.
Hilton Garden Inn and Texarkana Convention Center Opens in Texarkana, Texas
Business Wire reports that the 154-room Hilton Garden Inn at the Texarkana Convention Center has opened and is the city's first upscale hotel that delivers all the services of a full service hotel.
TSA Rolls Out New Body Scanners to Protect Privacy
The Transportation Security Administration has unveiled a new type of body scanner at Logan International Airport to replace ones that had raised privacy concerns, according to the Boston Herald.
Renaissance Opens a New Hotel in Barcelona
Renaissance Hotels, Marriott International's signature lifestyle brand, has opened its second hotel in Barcelona this year, the spectacular 357-room Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel.
Business Travelers Still Flying, But Without the Flair
Reuters reports that employers are asking their executives to fly more but with smaller budgets, a new survey of aviation professionals has found.
New AirTran Rewards Card is Integrated with Southwest
Chase Card Services has introduced a new AirTran A+ Rewards credit card that includes earning and redemption options not only on AirTran but also on sister company Southwest Airlines, reports Executive Travel magazine.
Four Seasons Opens Toronto 'Flagship'
Four Seasons Toronto has opened its doors, with the Canadian operator hailing the hotel as its new flagship, Business Traveller reports.
Metro-North to Add 79 Trains as Part of Service Improvement Initiative
On October 14, MTA Metro-North Railroad plans to launch its fall timetables, which will include 79 additional trains each week in the first round of service improvements announced last month.
Should U.S. Airlines Allow Cell Calls During Flight?
USA Today examines the reasons thousands of passengers on foreign airlines in parts of Europe and the Middle East are permitted to use their cellphones in the air, while passengers within U.S. airspace are prohibited from using the gadgets.
Lock Picking Hotel Rooms Like James Bond
Network World shows readers how anyone can pick a hotel room lock in less time than it takes to blink, thanks to a new device that resembles a standard dry erase marker.
'Epidemic Level' of Laser Attacks Directed at Planes
An increase in the number of brazen laser attacks on planes in the United States has reached an "epidemic level," according to CNN.