Monday, August 20, 2012
Set to Drop Brussels-New York Route
American Airlines has announced its intention to drop flights between New York and Brussels from November 6, reveals Business Traveller.
Marriott Expands in Russia, Announces First Hotel in Voronezh
Marriott International continues its rapid expansion across Eastern Europe with the recent announcement of a new hotel in Russia, says World Property Channel.
Essex House to Become a JW Marriott
Strategic Hotels and Resorts Inc. said Friday it is paying $362.3 million for the hotel, financing and acquisition with a $190 million loan from Bank of America, according to Crain's New York Business.
Volaris Airlines to Begin Year-Round Service from DIA to Mexico City
Volaris Airlines will begin the only year-round service from Denver International Airport to Mexico City starting in December, The Denver Post reports.
NJ Transit Shuts Off Key Commuter Tip in Feud with Web Developer
NJ Transit customers who subscribed to CleverCommute.com's "Insider Track" premium service, which revealed arrival tracks for trains at New York Penn Station, are going through withdrawal since NJ Transit pulled the plug, says The Record.
DNC Committee Opens up 1,000 Charlotte Hotel Rooms
The Charlotte Business Journal reports that the Democratic National Convention Committee has released more than 1,000 of the 15,000 Charlotte-area hotel rooms that had been reserved for delegates and other convention guests.
Tucson Airport Takes Business Travelers' Pulse
According to the Arizona Daily Star, Tucson lacks nonstop flights to 10 of 20 of the top markets identified as the most frequent destinations for local business travelers.
State Surveys Airline Fees at Logan Airport
Boston.com reveals that The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation on Friday released the results of a four-month survey of fees charged by the airlines that serve Logan International Airport.
Air France – Diverted Fliers Asked for Fuel Money as 'Precaution'
Passengers on an Air France flight got an unexpected stopover in war-torn Syria after their plane had to make an emergency landing in Damascus, reports USA Today.
Morgans Hotel Group and Capital Group Announce Delano Moscow
Morgans Hotel Group announced plans to extend their signature luxury brand into Russia with the opening of Delano Moscow, the third international Delano-branded property, in 2015.
American Working Abroad gets Nasty State Income Tax Surprise
Forbes explains how United States' citizens, who work abroad, should be careful when filing state income taxes.
These Hotel Trends Just Drive Customers Insane
Business Insider resolves the disconnection between how some hotels perceive themselves, and the service they provide, and how the ordinary customer sees them.