Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Airlines Unveils First 787 Dreamliner
United Airlines Thursday unveiled its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which will revolutionize the flying experience for United customers and crews while delivering unprecedented operating efficiency, comfort and lower emissions.
Marriott Rewards Platinum Elite Members Get Suite Deal in Asia
When Marriott Rewards Platinum Elite members check into their rooms at participating Marriott International hotels in Asia-Pacific they may now receive a complimentary upgrade to a suite. Participating brands include JW Marriott, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels and Resorts and Courtyard by Marriott hotels in Asia Pacific.
Southwest Pays Refunds After Computer Glitch
Southwest Airlines said Sunday it has begun filing refunds to customers who were accidentally billed multiple times for a single flight, after a half-price online ticket promotion backfired, reports Fox News.
Emirates Begins A380 Amsterdam Services
Emirates has started serving Amsterdam with daily A380 flights, becoming the first carrier to offer scheduled superjumbo services to the Netherlands from Dubai, according to Business Traveller.
Dramatic Designs: Fairmont Copley Plaza's $20 Million Renovation
Boston's Fairmont Copley Plaza celebrated 100 years with a full-on $20 million makeover that includes all of the hotel’s guest rooms and suites, the Fairmont Gold club lounge, the Lower Lobby meeting space and the addition of a new rooftop health club and Lobby Lounge, Boston.com reports.
Fly Frontier Nonstop Between Phoenix-Mesa and Denver
Frontier Airlines announced new nonstop service between its Denver, Colo. hub and Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz. with daily nonstop flights beginning on November 15, 2012.
New Service Provides Amtrak Passengers Access to Eastern North Carolina
Starting this fall, Amtrak will expand its Thruway Service to Eastern North Carolina, providing more access and destination options to Amtrak passengers.
Hawaiian Sets Standard for Onboard Hospitality with Redesigned 'Mea Ho'okipa Service'
Hawaiian Airlines has cemented its signature 'Mea Ho'okipa Service' as the gold standard in domestic air travel and the only authentic Hawai'i experience in air travel, reports PR Newswire.
Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa Receives Pinnacle Award
Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa is proud to announce it has received the prestigious Pinnacle Award as one of the 2012 Best Hotels and Resorts from Successful Meetings magazine.
IAG Considering Stake in American Airlines
International Airlines Group, British Airways' parent company, is considering buying a small stake in its embattled partner American Airlines to protect their alliance, according to The Telegraph.
Survey: Business Travelers Want Flight Info Pushed to Phones
According to Executive Travel magazine, a new survey of road warriors finds that their biggest demand is for flight updates to be pushed automatically to their smart phones so they don’t have to seek out that information themselves.
16 Hotels That are Worth Checking Into for their Restaurants Alone
Whether you're looking for a high-end sophisticated dining experience or a hippo and trendy eatery, Business Insider has found the best hotel restaurants in the United States.