Friday, September 14, 2012
Inaugurates Non-stop Daily Service to Washington
Emirates, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, launched its daily nonstop service from Washington Dulles International Airport to Dubai, according to AMEinfo.com.
Best Hotels for Business Travelers
Gadling reveals that an annual hotel chain survey from the magazine Business Travel News shows new brands are making waves among business travelers, with some new names beating out industry stalwarts.
Southwest Airlines Offers Double Rapid Rewards® Points
Southwest Airlines Thursday launched a promotion that will reward Members of the airline's frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, double points on all travel nationwide through Nov. 15, 2012.
Hilton Worldwide to Operate New Hilton Garden Inn in Argentina
According to Commercial Property Executive, Hilton Worldwide recently announced the signing of a multi-year management agreement to operate a Hilton Garden Inn hotel in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina.
London Hotels Cozy Up to Big-spending Gulf Guests
Visitors from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE arrive in the UK capital in great numbers and, to keep them coming back, hoteliers have been considering cultural sensitivities.
JAL to Introduce New In-flight Products
Japan Airlines has launched the JAL New Sky Project to revamp its inflight products and services on international routes, and is introducing a new seat design in all cabin classes on 13 of its B777-300ER aircraft, according to Business Traveller.
Ritz-Carlton and Destination Cellars Wine Travel Experiences
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. in conjunction with Destination Cellars, a private luxury wine club, announces unique access to special, customized wine travel experiences around the world for members of Ritz-Carlton Rewards® .
5 Business Travel Essentials for Road Warriors
Juggling business objectives with travel logistics can be stressful, particularly if you are juggling tech gear and need to put forth a polished front upon arrival, reports Canada.com.
Airline Tweaks Baggage Policy After Too Many Complaints
Aer Lingus tried to restrict cabin luggage, but loosened the policy after their customers revolted and the Irish government got involved, according to Budget Travel.
US Airways New Premium Meal: Is it Worth $20?
USA Today reports that US Airways recently became what it calls the first U.S. carrier to offer coach-class customers the option to select a "premium meal option" on international flights.
Increased Comfort in the Sky
Despite the recent penny-pinching by some airlines, a number of international carriers have started taking baby steps in the other direction, installing plusher seats and constructing cozier interiors in some newer planes, says The BBC.
Update: Turkish Airlines
Executive Travel sits down with Fatma Yuceler to learn how the airline is pushing the boundaries of luxury travel.